GovCMS D9 update 2.24.0
Scheduled Maintenance Report for GovCMS
The scheduled maintenance has been completed.
Posted Nov 14, 2022 - 10:18 AEDT
Deployment of D9 2.24 is complete for production sites and will commence on non-production sites tomorrow. The deployment block has now been lifted.
Posted Nov 08, 2022 - 16:27 AEDT
In progress
Scheduled maintenance is currently in progress. We will provide updates as necessary.
Posted Nov 08, 2022 - 05:00 AEDT
- Who is affected: GovCMS Drupal 9 (D9) community
- Distribution will be updated on Monday 7 November 2022
- It addresses a recent security advisory issued by
- Nothing was added to the distribution
- GovCMS is removing the Update Notifications Disable module.
- 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 8 November 2022
- Conducted throughout the daytime and into the evening.
- Production branches completed by 10am Wednesday 9 November 2022
- Non-Production branches completed by 10am Thursday 10 November 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.
- While the production block is on, you will still be able to develop and deploy to non-production feature 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:
- Search API from 8.x-1.25 to 8.x-1.27 ( ;
- Diff module from 8.x-1.0 to 8.x-1.1 (
- Field group module from 3.2.0 to 3.3.0 (
- Metatag module from 1.21.0 to 1.22.0 (
- Password policy module from 3.1.0 to 3.2.0 (
- TFA module from to alpha 10 (

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 Nov 07, 2022 - 14:17 AEDT
This scheduled maintenance affected: GovCMS Projects (Individual websites).