SSH Upgrade Problem

This Question was answered on ServerFault by the asker. I am adding his answer here as a community wiki. Here is the full solution, thanks to michaelmior for his help, it got me half way. Run this command to generate keys: ssh-keygen You’ll get this output: Generating public/private rsa key pair. Enter file in which …

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WSOD after upgrading to 3.1

I had the same issue after upgrading my local environment (wordpress/xamp). I ran http://localhost/wordpress/wp-admin/upgrade.php and then I could get back in to the admin. I then had to update the database and upgrade to 3.1 again. After that all seems to be fine. Hope it helps you too!

Problems updating wordpress

Try adding all of the following: define(‘FS_METHOD’, ‘ftpext’); define(‘FTP_BASE’, ‘/path/to/wordpress/’); define(‘FTP_CONTENT_DIR’, ‘/path/to/wordpress/wp-content/’); define(‘FTP_PLUGIN_DIR ‘, ‘/path/to/wordpress/wp-content/plugins/’); #define(‘FTP_PUBKEY’, ‘/home/username/.ssh/’); #define(‘FTP_PRIKEY’, ‘/home/username/.ssh/id_rsa’); define(‘FTP_USER’, ‘username’); define(‘FTP_PASS’, ‘password’); define(‘FTP_HOST’, ‘’); define(‘FTP_SSL’, false); This is sourced from the official wp-config document here.

Warnings On Updating WordPress

The issue is that the files cannot be written to by the web/php process due to permissions. This is: Good! Those files can’t be updated with malware and other nasty surprises Bad! The updater cant update them either So, I’d advise you do the following: Follow these chmod settings religiously What is true chmod for …

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