• Step 1: Login
  • Step 2: Upgrade Options
  • Step 3: Backup
  • Step 4: Database Changes
  • Step 5: Convert serialized strings to JSON
  • Step 6: Convert to UTF-8
  • Step 7: Delete Upgrade.php

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Updating Your SMF Installation!

Thank you for choosing to upgrade to SMF 2.1 RC2. All files appear to be in place, and we're ready to proceed.

Your FTP connection information

The upgrader can fix any issues with file permissions to make upgrading as simple as possible. Simply enter your connection information below or alternatively click here for a list of files which need to be changed.

The address (often localhost) and port for your FTP server.
The username to login with. This will not be saved anywhere.
The password to login with. This will not be saved anywhere.
The path in the box above was automatically detected.
Admin Login:

For security purposes please login with your admin account to proceed with the upgrade.

Note: If necessary the above security check can be bypassed for users who may administrate a server but not have admin rights on the forum. In order to bypass the above check simply open "upgrade.php" in a text editor and replace "$disable_security = false;" with "$disable_security = true;" and refresh this page.