GovCMS D9 update 2.18.0
Scheduled Maintenance Report for GovCMS
The scheduled maintenance has been completed.
Posted Aug 04, 2022 - 10:18 AEST
Deployment of D9 2.15.0 is complete for production sites and the deployment block has now been lifted.
Posted Aug 02, 2022 - 13:23 AEST
In progress
Scheduled maintenance is currently in progress. We will provide updates as necessary.
Posted Aug 02, 2022 - 05:00 AEST
- Who is affected: GovCMS Drupal 9 (D9) community
- Distribution was updated on Monday 1 August 2022
- It addresses a recent security advisory issued by
- Nothing was added/removed from the distribution
- No outages are expected to websites during the deployment process.
- The D9 distribution will continue to be supported after this update.
- If you have any concerns, raise a ticket at

Deployment schedule plan:
- Commence from 5am Tuesday 2 August 2022
- Conducted throughout the daytime and into the evening.
- Production branches completed by 10am Wednesday 3 August 2022
- Non-Production branches completed by 10am Thursday 4 August 2022

❗ IMPORTANT NOTICE 1: deployments during maintenance window
- During the scheduled maintenance window, ALL D9 SaaS deployments will be blocked while we deploy to the D9 Production branches.
- PaaS and D7 deployments schedules are not impacted.

❗ IMPORTANT NOTICE 2: update local environments
- Ensure you update your local environments to the latest release. Not rebasing your codebase results in mismatched database configuration causing errors in forklifts and deployments.

❗ IMPORTANT NOTICE 3: for customers with configuration management enabled
- The latest configuration from your production database has been created for you in GitLab in a branch called action-required/latest-config-export.
- You need to review and test the changes in the merge request. Once you are satisfied, please check the “Delete source branch” box and click “Merge”.
- This MUST be done before any new commits.
- All subsequent deployments will be blocked in the CI pipeline until this merge request branch is deleted
- Not merging the latest configuration provided could result in your new database configuration reverting to an older version when you next deploy, potentially causing issues for your website.
- If no merge request is lodged after a release then no configuration has changed and no further action is required.

Module updates
- Drupal Core from 9.3.17 to 9.3.19 ( ; ; ;
- Config Filter module from 2.3.0 to 2.4.0 (
- Entity Browser module from 2.6.0 to 2.7.0 (
- Facets module from 1.8.0 to 2.0.5 (
- Media File Delete module from 1.1.1 to 1.2.1 (
- Migrate Plus module from 5.2.0 to 6.0.0 (
- Migrate Tools module from 5.1.0 to 6.0.0 (
- Search API module from 1.23.0 to 1.25.0 (

Information for PaaS customers
- If you use the GovCMS D9 distribution. You should aim to apply this update to your distribution as soon as possible.
- Updated files will be available from
- If you manage your own distribution, this core release should have been assessed and addressed.
Posted Aug 01, 2022 - 15:29 AEST
This scheduled maintenance affected: GovCMS Projects (Individual websites).