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  • [NEED HELP] Converting phpBB2 using Impex

    I want to import my phpbb2 forum to vbulletin but got this error:

    The source database entered in ImpExConfig.php does not exist.
    I know..I know...most of you would say RTFM and I understand that
    But, the thing is I follow the manual and up to the step where I got it working on my test forum (under admincp there was "import" option) but when clicked it says the above error.

    I'm sure I did wrong here but don't know what! So, can you tell me if I want to import/convert a phpbb2 database:

    1- Where should I place the phpbb2 database? Inside impex folder?

    2- How exactly or what exactly should I enter here:
    $impexconfig['source']['databasetype']    = 'mysql';  // mysql OR mssql
    $impexconfig['source']['server']        = 'localhost';
    $impexconfig['source']['user']            = 'root';
    $impexconfig['source']['password']        = '';
    $impexconfig['source']['database']        = 'source';
    $impexconfig['source']['tableprefix']   = 'phpbb_';
    How to make this work? Please advise.

    **Oh, wrong section. Should be in
    Mod please move this there and reply too

  • #2
    Somehow it occur to me that I need to have the source database in my database first instead of a dump sql.


    • #3
      Yes, it has to be an active database.
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