This update is complete. Please let SAA know if you are having problems
related to this update.
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On 8/23/10 3:03 PM, Benjamin Coddington wrote:
> SAA will update UVM's central webfarm, hosting www.uvm.edu and other
> sites, to PHP 5.3.3 at 7am, Tuesday September 7th, 2010.
> If you manage a website on www.uvm.edu, we encourage you to test it on
> the new version of PHP at your earliest convenience. This is especially
> important if you are using more than basic magicscript functionality, or
> have installed your own PHP applications.
> As with previous updates, there are two methods for testing your website.
> To use the first method, replace http://www.uvm.edu with
> http://php53test.uvm.edu when going to your website. While testing, you
> need to check that the URL address at the top of your browser continues
> to read http://php53test.uvm.edu/. If your site redirects you back to
> http://www.uvm.edu/, be aware that you are changing back to the
> production PHP 5.3.2 server, and you will need to re-edit the server
> name in your address bar to continue testing the PHP 5.3.3 instance.
> The second method addresses this redirection hassle. There is an
> application at http://www.uvm.edu/it/utilities/gotoarch/ that will set a
> cookie in your browser to allow you to view sites under
> http://www.uvm.edu/ in PHP 5.3.3. If you set the suffix to "/", then all
> requests to http://www.uvm.edu/ will be served by PHP 5.3.3. Or you can
> set a more specific suffix to just redirect part of http://www.uvm.edu/.
> You can dump these cookies by restarting your browser or removing them
> in the application.
> PHP 5.3.3 is a minor conversion; it contains bug fixes and security
> updates. The change log can be found here: