Development Log: 2023-08-10

2023 August 10

Made a mirror backup to Juno.

Made a backup AMI:
    Scanalyst Backup 2023-08-10 ami-022120c0a785ceb67
        /           snap-0c327639f2208409d
        /server     snap-049e43b1c5f17f82a

The system had been up for 12 days.

Installed 17 update packages, 16 for security including a new kernel.
    yum update

Stopped Discourse.
    cd ~/discourse/image
    ./launcher stop app


The system came up promptly after the reboot.  We are now running on
kernel 4.14.320-243.544.amzn2.x86_64.

On the Discourse Upgrade manager page:

I upgraded:
    docker_manager      (This upgrade must be run first:
                        the other upgrade buttons are
                        disabled until it has been updated.)
The upgrade page, running in Chromium, hung displaying the
progress in this update.  I finally gave up, reloaded the page,
and it reported docker-manager updated successfully.

With docker_manager updated, I now proceeded to update:

The Admin page now reports we're running on 3.2.0.beta1-dev.

Verified that spoilers are working after being updated.

Verified that Shalmaneser (discourse-chatbot) is working after being

With the release of 3.2.0, the original top of screen navigation menu
has been retired in favour of two "new and improved" options: "Header
Dropdown" and "Sidebar".  I chose Header Dropdown since it conserves
screen real estate when viewing posts, which is particularly desirable
on mobile devices with small screens.