Contemporaneous notes from post-release maintenance activities

27 September, 2020

  • Take backup
  • php File scan
    • check baseline;OK
  • Review Changelog; Update Extensions
    • Akeeba Admin Tools Pro - to - 5.8.0
    • Akeeba Backup Pro - to - 7.3.2.1
    • Coala Web Contact - CORE - to - na
    • Coala Web Gears -CORE - to - na
    • Installer from Web - to-  2.1.2
    • JoomDonation - to - pending 5.8.0 (need to renew)
    • JSiteMap Pro - to - 4.7.3
    • JSocialIcons - to - 3.2.0
    • OSSystem - to - na
    • Reg Labs Adv Mod Mgr - to - 7.13.2FREE
    • Reg Labs Articles Anywhere - to - 10.4.2FREE
    • Reg Labs Cache Cleaner - to - 7.3.2FREE
    • Reg Labs Ext Mgr - to - 7.4.6
    • Reg Labs Sourcerer - to - 8.4.2FREE
    • Shack Slides - to - 3.1.21
  • Update Joomla core
    • 3.9.20 to 3.9.21
  • php File scan
    • purge cache & reports
    • Create new baseline
  • WAF Check & prune logs to Jul 31
    • Auto IP blocking history
    • blocked request log
  • Take backup; copy offsite

8 August, 2020

  • Take backup
  • php File scan
    • check baseline;OK
  • Review Changelog; Update Extensions
    • Akeeba Admin Tools Pro - to - 5.7.4
    • Akeeba Backup Pro - to - 7.2.2
    • Coala Web Contact - CORE - to - na
    • Coala Web Gears -CORE - to - na
    • Installer from Web - to-  2.1.2
    • JoomDonation - to - pending 5.6.17 (need to renew)
    • JSiteMap Pro - to - 4.7.2
    • JSocialIcons - to - 3.2.0 -- deferred Joomlashack site down
    • OSSystem - to - na
    • Reg Labs Adv Mod Mgr - to - 7.12.6FREE
    • Reg Labs Articles Anywhere - to - 10.2.1FREE
    • Reg Labs Cache Cleaner - to - 7.2.3FREE
    • Reg Labs Ext Mgr - to - na
    • Reg Labs Sourcerer - to - 8.3.0FREE
    • Shack Slides - to - 3.1.21 -- deferred Joomlashack site down
  • Update Joomla core
    • 3.9.19 to 3.9.20
  • php File scan
    • purge cache & reports
    • Create new baseline
  • WAF Check & prune logs to Apr 31
    • Auto IP blocking history
    • blocked request log
  • Take backup; copy offsite

21 June, 2020

  •  Take backup
  • php File scan
    • check baseline;OK
  • Review Changelog; Update Extensions
    • Akeeba Admin Tools Pro - to - 5.7.3
    • Akeeba Backup Pro - to - 7.2.1
    • Coala Web Contact - CORE - to - na
    • Coala Web Gears -CORE - to - na
    • JoomDonation - to - pending 5.6.17 (need to renew)
    • JSiteMap Pro - to - 4.7.1
    • JSocialIcons - to - na
    • OSSystem - to - 1.3.1
    • Reg Labs Adv Mod Mgr - to - 7.12.5FREE
    • Reg Labs Articles Anywhere - to - 10.2.0FREE
    • Reg Labs Cache Cleaner - to - na
    • Reg Labs Ext Mgr - to - na
    • Reg Labs Sourcerer - to - 8.2.2FREE
    • JoomlaShack - Shack Slides - to - 3.1.20
  • Update Joomla core
    • 3.9.16 to 3.9.19
  • php File scan
    • purge cache & reports
    • Create new baseline
  • WAF Check & prune logs to Mar 31
    • Auto IP blocking history
    • blocked request log
  • Take backup; copy offsite

13 April, 2020

  • Take backup
  • php File scan
    • check baseline;OK
  • Review Changelog; Update Extensions
    • Akeeba Admin Tools Pro - to - 5.6.0
    • Akeeba Backup Pro - to - 7.1.3
    • Coala Web Contact - CORE - to - na
    • Coala Web Gears -CORE - to - 0.6.0
    • JoomDonation - to - pending 5.6.17 (need to renew)
    • JSiteMap Pro - to - na
    • JSocialIcons - to - na
    • Reg Labs Adv Mod Mgr - to - na
    • Reg Labs Articles Anywhere - to - 10.1.4FREE
    • Reg Labs Cache Cleaner - to - na
    • Reg Labs Ext Mgr - to - na
    • Reg Labs Sourcerer - to - 8.2.2FREE
    • JoomlaShack - Shack Slides - to - 3.1.19
  • Update Joomla core
    • 3.9.15 to 3.9.16
  • php File scan
    • purge cache & reports
    • Create new baseline
  • WAF Check & prune logs to Jan 31
    • Auto IP blocking history
    • security exceptions log
  • Take backup; copy offsite
  • Apply Akeeba security recommendations  to backups dircteory
  • Disable Joomla version email

3 March, 2020

  • Take backup
  • php File scan
    • check baseline;OK
  • Review Changelog; Update Extensions
    • Akeeba Admin Tools Pro - to - na
    • Akeeba Backup - to - 7.0.2
    • Coala Web Contact - CORE - to - 1.1.7
    • Coala Web Gears -CORE - to - 0.5.8
    • JoomDonation - to - pending 5.6.15 (need to renew)
    • JSiteMap Pro - to - na
    • JSocialIcons - to - na
    • Reg Labs Adv Mod Mgr - to - 7.12.4FREE
    • Reg Labs Articles Anywhere - to - 10.1.2FREE
    • Reg Labs Cache Cleaner - to - 7.2.2FREE
    • Reg Labs Ext Mgr - to - 7.4.4
    • Reg Labs Sourcerer - to - 8.2.1FREE
    • JoomlaShack - Shack Slides - to - 3.1.18
  • Update Joomla core
    • 3.9.14 to 3.9.15
  • php File scan
    • purge cache & reports
    • Create new baseline
  • WAF Check & prune logs to Dec 31
    • Auto IP blocking history
    • security exceptions log
  • Take backup; copy offsite

8 January, 2020

  • Take backup
  • php File scan
    • check baseline;OK
  • Review Changelog; Update Extensions
    • Akeeba Admin Tools Pro - to - 5.5
    • Akeeba Backup - to - na
    • Coala Web Gears - to - 0.5.7
    • JoomDonation - to - na
    • JSiteMap Pro - to - na
    • JSocialIcons - to - na
    • Reg Labs Adv Mod Mgr - to - na
    • Reg Labs Articles Anywhere - to - 10.0.0FREE
    • Reg Labs Cache Cleaner - to - na
    • Reg Labs Ext Mgr - to - na
    • Reg Labs Sourcerer - to - na
    • JoomlaShack - Shack Slides - to - na
  • Update Joomla core
    • na
  • php File scan
    • purge cache & reports
    • Create new baseline
  • WAF Check & prune logs to Sep 31
    • Auto IP blocking history
    • security exceptions log
  • Take backup; copy offsite
  • update server to php7.3.13