Re: Configuring for reCAPTCHA also upgrading if Dada Mail manually installed

 
From: "Justin J justin@PROTECTED [Dada Mail Developers]" <dadadev@PROTECTED>
Subject: Re: Configuring for reCAPTCHA also upgrading if Dada Mail manually installed
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Date: September 6th 2020

The installer would be needed to install and upgrade the app.

The installer would also help make sure the prereqs. to use Google reCAPTCHA are working correctly, and allow you to test the config of it all, so it's what I also suggest if you want to set it up.

How to configure it via the global config file also changes - and it has changed between what you're running and what's out now - again the installer helps smooth out those sort of details.

How the heck did you install Dada Mail without the installer?

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On Sep 6, 2020, at 2:24 PM, Chris Holt chris.holt@PROTECTED [Dada Mail Developers] dadadev@dadamailproject.com wrote:

From: chris.holt@PROTECTED

Justin

Firstly - thank you! Since we corresponded through the list in November about the semaphore messages, my ssh cli-installed and Schedule::Cron Dada Mail installation has worked continuously and flawlessly.

Now, I would like to add reCAPTCHA to my subscription form, so that a publicly visible link to the form can be put on the astronomy club website. I want to be reasonably assured that the subscription request I see are genuine. In your online documentation about 'Google reCAPTCH v2 Support', you describe configuring Dada Mail for reCAPTCHA either by using the web-based installer at an upgrade or to make configuration changes. I am not clear either option is available to me, given the restricted shared host currently in use. Can the configuation be done manually? Which files should I look for/ in?

A related question concerns upgrades. I installed 11.4.6 and sooner or later should upgrade to a newer version. Assuming I cannot use the web-based installer, can it be done manually? Is it 'just' a case of overwriting files with new versions and adding those that are additional, having backed up user data?

Kind regards

Chris

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