The instance of Mattermost where CSC Agora lives has needed an upgrade for a while, and Peter Kaminski has finally gotten the stars to align to make it happen soon, perhaps even this weekend, 5-6 March.
We will be upgrading from an older 5.29.0 version to the newest 6.4 version, which among other things, should fix the annoying “Server upgrade required” popup on mobile devices. A new deployment method should also make future upgrades much easier and more frequent, with less disruption.
Due to database changes between version 5.x to version 6.x, a few things will happen:
Stay tuned to the this page for more information as it becomes available. You’ll also receive an email with information before the upgrade. Join the [csc] Meta channel for discussion about the upgrade.