My host provides DirectAdmin (tm) under which I run my blog domain. It seems from what he says that I cannot run the kind of Automated Upgrade that WordPress has introduced with WP Version 2.7 and above. At least, he says he can't see why it won't operate - "I'll dig into it a little more, however I don't see any obvious solution." he says.
Under my host's direction I messed a bit with Permission settings (in the wp-admin folder) but that made no difference.
I was able to update SEO All-In-One (icluding the API validation procedure) without hassles while WP 2.7 was running so it seems thaere is no problem so far as the ACTUAL Plug-ins are concerned.
QUESTION: Does anyone else in the Forum have DirectAdmin site administration software and have they experienced a similar problem??
QUESTION: Can WordPress revise the Upgrade Software so that those of us operating under DirectAdmin can also use it? Or suggest a fix?
My Host is CyberWurx and they are very helpful, including now, aside from not removing this hiccup. My Host supplied the Blog, running under an earlier version of WordPress, and I expected it would continue to run smoothly. Has done for well over a year. (The blog was on another Host before that - on Joomla too)
I manually upgraded to WP 2.7.1 and the Blog is fine.
Just for stamps I clicked on the Tools/Upgrade link, despite the Dashboard saying I have ver. 2.7.1 and Yes - it came up still with the same message: "you do not have sufficient permissions to update plugins for this blog".
I would really like to be able to run the Automatic Upgrade by the time 2.8 comes out. I think it's due about March?