How to Upgrade Magento Linux from 1.6 to 1.7 via SSH

In our last blogs we have provided some useful tutorials as to upgrading Magento from 1.6 to 1.7 in windows. In this blog, we’ll share a Magento tutorial of upgrading your store from 1.6 to 1.7 in Linux. We will cite some steps which should be followed for Magento Linux 1.7 upgrade.

Step 1

In the first step you need to put your website in maintenance mode by pointing your website to customized landing page with message like “Site is temporarily Down” or any other message.

Step 2

The second step is about taking backups. You must take backup of:

  • Database
  • Website Files

Step 3

In this step you need to upgrade your Magento store through command prompt shell.

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Magento Upgrade 1.6 to 1.7 via Connect Manager

Magento 1.7 Stable CE is all set to use. Any one who is looking for a step by step guide on Magento 1.7 upgrade? If yes, then we have brought an useful Magento Tutorial for all of you.

Before any one of you try this upgrade , we suggest you to take a full backup of:

  • Database
  • Website

Also prepare a list of extensions you are using along with compatibility level. Make sure all your extensions and theme are compatible with 1.7 version.

Steps to be followed:

1. Go to Magento Connect Manager and login

2. Open Downloader via

3. There you will see “Install New Extensions”

4.  Under “Install New Extensions”, there will be an option- “Paste extension key to install”. In this, you need to put- “”

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