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  • pcmwebmaster
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    Hello
    I am going to merge two forums in to one forum, i want move threads and posts from one vBulletin to another, how i can do it? should i use IMPEX?
    Both forum are vBulletin 4 Version.
    Thanks

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  • Trevor Hannant
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    I don't believe Impex imports from vB4 yet but it will from a previous version.

    Have you tried posting in the Impex forum? If you raise specific points, Jerry will pick these up and answer them in there.

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  • coolnikin
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    would like to know the same, is it possible to merge 2 vbulletin forums ?

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  • 04wayne
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    Okay, I've spoken to my host regarding the merger, and they can't help me I've also tried a simple Impex installer, and that just wipes my forum clean, and allows the new database on its own (losing my older one) So how do I go about the merger?

    I've searched far and wide on the web, but nobody seems to have a comprehensive answer.

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  • 04wayne
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    Merging Two VB4 Databases

    Okay, so I think this is the step I need to take. I've recently converted one an IPB database into a VB4 database. I now want to merge that newly converted database into my current (and active/main) VB4 one. I'd like two things:

    1) Instructions on how to go about it; I don't think its possible with Impex, as Impex concerns itself with importing other boards into VBulletin, not VBulletin into VBulletin. So how would I do it? Should I get onto my host and ask them to merge the two databases for me?

    2) What are the implications of merging two databases? The residue data - is it likely to cause any problems?

    Sorry if this seems like a rehash of that other topic, its just this is a different issue at hand now, and that old topic became messy.

    Thanks in advance for your help!
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