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Beta Testers

Are you the pioneering type or an early adopter of technology? Are you comfortable with your Rock installation and database? Do you want to be the final line of defense before a new Rock is released to the entire world? Beta testers use an upcoming version of Rock in a real environment in order to discover any lurking bugs that were missed by the Alpha Team.

Ready to start more formal testing? Click this button and then choose "Run checklist..." Test Checklist


  • Using your copy of your production Rock system (or less ideally, an empty test system) you'll perform updates of Rock beta releases when notified. (hint: here's a SQL script to help you clean-up the copy of your production database.)
  • Test (using button above) and use as many features as possible during the beta period and report any bug you find (after searching to verify it hasn't already been reported).
  • Let your staff and team in on what you're doing and have them pay special attention too, looking for anything out of the ordinary.

If this is the right role for you, simply:

  1. Subscribe to the Beta Tester group to receive beta release announcements.
  2. Edit your Update Server URL found under Admin Tools > General Settings > Global Attribute > and set it to


Contact us via email to let us know you're interested.

Commitment Level

Sherpa: 2-6 hours every few months when releases go to beta.

Please note that alpha and beta testers should be members of the Early Access program. Click here for more information on how to join this program.