I have created this topic because I have a doubt of what is the best way to upgrade an instance of OJS 2.4.6 which has about 80 journals, some have editorial process and others don’t. I need to care all the information about the editorial workflow of the journals have it.
In the past I have made the upgrading of a journal with editoral process and I have to say that was a hard task, because for some reason the upgrading process always finished with the PHP Fatal error. With the help of @bozana in this topic I could get the success in that process.
I have made the upgrading of a extracted journal from this instance OJS 2 with multiple journals, i.e, using the native export plugin for issues, articles, and users, I have took out that journal and set up in an clean OJS 2 instance, and over this instance execute the upgrading process and finally I have got success.
However this time I need to upgrade the OJS 2.4.6 with all its journals, and I have fear that this could be a harder task and the process could take an exponential time in accomplish it.
For the upgrading of my first journal, which has editorial process, it took me about 2 o 3 weeks cleaning the rows in the database that resulted in the failure. And for my second upgrading process for the journal without editorial workflow, it took me about a couple hours.
That’s why I have created this topic because I couldn’t find in the forum about this. I hope the team of PKP could give some suggestions about it.
Thanks in advance.