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Requirements or Server Requirements to Upgrade from Old Version of IP Board to the Newest Version

Valerie Huard
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To check what version you're running, click on the "Support" link in the upper right of your ACP.  

It should tell you what version you're running such as:

Could contain: Word, Page, Text

If you want to check to see if your site is able to run the IPB software, you can use the compatibility checker:

But in a nutshell one of the major requirements is PHP 8.0 or 8.1.  7.4 technically works right now, but PHP 7.x support ends in November and as a result in the November release, IPS will be removing support for it.  So I would just stick with 8.0.x or 8.1.x.  Full details can be seen when you run that script.  

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