In Q3 of 2016, we carried out an operating system update on Linux-based shared hosting and managed servers. This udpate allows you to benefit from a better use of resources, higher system security, and the use of current security protocols such as TLS 1.2.
With this update, new scripting language versions as well as new database libraries will be used. If you use one of the following scripting languages or libraries for your website, please ensure that your scripts are compatible with the following versions that have been installed:
With the update to the Apache 2.4 web server, it is possible that older directives may cause an internal server error when accessing your website and using a .htaccess file.
If you use the directive Options All (-Indexes, -DirectoryListing, etc.) in the .htaccess file, please delete the word All as this is invalid.
After the update to the new operating system, some Joomla! installations may encounter the following error:
You can fix this issue by editing the configuration.php file in the Joomla! Main directory. Replace the line:
with this line:
After saving the change and uploading the new file, your site will be operational once again.