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Update from v4.1.x to v4.2

This update procedure applies if you are using a v4.1 installation.

Update from v4.1.x to v4.1.latest

Before you update to v4.2, you need to go through the following steps to update to the latest maintenance release of v4.1 (v4.1.5).

Update the application


composer require ibexa/content:4.1.5 --with-all-dependencies --no-scripts
composer require ibexa/experience:4.1.5 --with-all-dependencies --no-scripts
composer require ibexa/commerce:4.1.5 --with-all-dependencies --no-scripts

VCL configuration for Fastly

The Fastly .vcl configuration files have changed. Follow the upgrade steps below to update them:

  1. Locate the vendor/ibexa/fastly/fastly/ez_main.vcl file and update your VCL file with the recent changes.
  2. Do the same with vendor/ibexa/fastly/fastly/ez_user_hash.vcl.
  3. Upload a new snippet_re_enable_shielding.vcl snippet file, based on vendor/ibexa/fastly/fastly/snippet_re_enable_shielding.vcl.

Once the VCL configuration has been updated, you may enable Fastly Shielding if you prefer.

Update from v4.1.latest to v4.2

When you have the latest version of v4.1, you can update to v4.2.

Update the application

First, run:

composer require ibexa/content:4.2.4 --with-all-dependencies --no-scripts
composer recipes:install ibexa/content --force -v
composer require ibexa/experience:4.2.4 --with-all-dependencies --no-scripts
composer recipes:install ibexa/experience --force -v
composer require ibexa/commerce:4.2.4 --with-all-dependencies --no-scripts
composer recipes:install ibexa/commerce --force -v

The recipes:install command installs new YAML configuration files. Review the old YAML files and move your custom configuration to the relevant new files.

Run data migration

Next, run data migration required by Product Categories:

php bin/console ibexa:migrations:import vendor/ibexa/product-catalog/src/bundle/Resources/migrations/2022_06_23_09_39_product_categories.yaml --name=013_product_categories.yaml

If you are using Ibexa Experience or Ibexa Commerce, run data migration required by the Customer portal feature:

php bin/console ibexa:migrations:import vendor/ibexa/corporate-account/src/bundle/Resources/migrations/corporate_account.yaml --name=001_corporate_account.yaml

If you are using Ibexa Commerce, additionally run:

php bin/console ibexa:migrations:import vendor/ibexa/corporate-account/src/bundle/Resources/migrations/corporate_account_commerce.yaml --name=002_corporate_account_commerce.yaml

Run php bin/console ibexa:migrations:migrate -v --dry-run to ensure that all migrations are ready to be performed. If the dry run is successful, run:

php bin/console ibexa:migrations:migrate

Update the database

Next, update the database.


Always back up your data before running any database update scripts.

After updating the database, clear the cache.

Do not use --force argument for mysql / psql commands when performing update queries. If there is any problem during the update, it is best if the query fails immediately, so you can fix the underlying problem before you execute the update again. If you leave this for later you risk ending up with an incompatible database, though the problems might not surface immediately.

Apply the following database update scripts:

mysql -u <username> -p <password> <database_name> < vendor/ibexa/installer/upgrade/db/mysql/ibexa-4.1.latest-to-4.2.0.sql
mysql -u <username> -p <password> <database_name> < vendor/ibexa/installer/upgrade/db/mysql/ibexa-4.2.2-to-4.2.3.sql
psql <database_name> < vendor/ibexa/installer/upgrade/db/postgresql/ibexa-4.1.latest-to-4.2.0.sql
psql <database_name> < vendor/ibexa/installer/upgrade/db/postgresql/ibexa-4.2.2-to-4.2.3.sql

Ibexa Open Source

If you have no access to Ibexa DXP's ibexa/installer package, database upgrade is not necessary.

Ensure password safety

Following Security advisory: IBEXA-SA-2022-009, unless you can verify based on your log files that the vulnerability has not been exploited, you should revoke passwords for all affected users.

Remove node_modules and yarn.lock

Next, remove node_modules and yarn.lock before running composer run post-update-cmd, otherwise you can encounter errors during compiling.

rm -Rf node_modules
rm -Rf yarn.lock