X
Tap here to go to the mobile version of the site.

Support Forum

How ca I avoid the continous profile version upgrade? I have over 100 pc with user working around many workstation. It is annoying !

Posted

Say: 1- you have 100 workstations, every workstation have firefox 70.0.1; 2 - for some reason a workstation X upgrade 70.0.1 to 70.0.2. It happened unfortunately; 3 - a user A that open its profile on X workstation upgrade his profile to 70.0.2; 4 - the day after he use a different workstation Y and his profile won't work, firefox will start with a default-release profile; 5 - IT manager (me) have to move (!) because you need to upgrade workstaton Y firefox to let the user A works, but this time it will upgrade to 70.0.3; 6 - return to 2 - because users move - (and "for some reason ... upgrade" become "you need to upgrade" of point 5) and everything become s**t!

I need to avoid the profile upgrading at least on minor release to control the system even if I will leave firefox to other browser for my organisation.

Please help!

p.s.: sorry for my english p.s.2: let me say that one the best things of firefox is that profiles worked every where on every system every time. It is really annoying.

Say: 1- you have 100 workstations, every workstation have firefox 70.0.1; 2 - for some reason a workstation X upgrade 70.0.1 to 70.0.2. It happened unfortunately; 3 - a user A that open its profile on X workstation upgrade his profile to 70.0.2; 4 - the day after he use a different workstation Y and his profile won't work, firefox will start with a default-release profile; 5 - IT manager (me) have to move (!) because you need to upgrade workstaton Y firefox to let the user A works, but this time it will upgrade to 70.0.3; 6 - return to 2 - because users move - (and "for some reason ... upgrade" become "you need to upgrade" of point 5) and everything become s**t! I need to avoid the profile upgrading at least on minor release to control the system even if I will leave firefox to other browser for my organisation. Please help! p.s.: sorry for my english p.s.2: let me say that one the best things of firefox is that profiles worked every where on every system every time. It is really annoying.
Quote

Additional System Details

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/78.0.3904.97 Safari/537.36

More Information

philipp
  • Top 25 Contributor
  • Moderator
5324 solutions 23509 answers

hello ccorsani, you could get back to the old behaviour by setting the MOZ_LEGACY_PROFILES variable in your environment. some more technical information for this would be available at Understanding in depth the profile per installation feature

i hope this can help you with your firefox deployment.

hello ccorsani, you could get back to the old behaviour by setting the MOZ_LEGACY_PROFILES variable in your environment. some more technical information for this would be available at [[Understanding in depth the profile per installation feature]] i hope this can help you with your firefox deployment.
Was this helpful to you?
Quote
Ask a question

You must log in to your account to reply to posts. Please start a new question, if you do not have an account yet.