re: I only have the one site using Connections. It’s Steve Scott, the other contributor to this topic with the two sites.
Ahhh… I completely missed that, obviously. Apologies!
re: Should I have known a db update would be required?
No, not really. From time to time I need to make db tweaks to support upcoming features. This db tweak simply added and
order column to support the new Custom Entry Order extension I am going to be releasing soon.