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Kunena 5.1.18 Released (30 Jun 2020)

The Kunena team has announce the arrival of Kunena 5.1.18 [K 5.1.18] which is now available for download as a native Joomla extension for J! 3.9.x. This version addresses most of the issues that were discovered in K 5.1 and issues discovered during the development stages of K 5.1.

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Question Change table type from MyISAM to InnoDB to enable encryption

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2 months 4 weeks ago #1 by sohopros
For Kunena (v5.1.16) we are currently using MariaDB 10.2 with the MyISAM engine. We would like to switch to the InnoDB engine so that we can enable encryption of data at rest. Does anyone know if using ALTER table to switch from MyISAM to InnoDB will cause any issues with existing tables?

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2 months 3 weeks ago #2 by 810
Yes, it can cause a number of troubles. However, troubles are rare.

All the 'troubles' I know of are listed: mariadb.com/kb/en/converting-tables-from-myisam-to-innodb

(Do not change tables in the databases mysql or information_schema or performance_schema; that will cause serious trouble.)

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2 months 3 weeks ago #3 by sohopros
Thanks for getting back to me. Let me ask a different question. This is going to sound dumb but is there any reason Kunena can't use an InnoDB engine for its tables?
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