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    Hello everyone,

    I'm trying to import a phpBB 3 to vB 4 and keep getting errors. Here is the message:

    ImpEx Database error

    mysql error: Link-ID == false, connect failed

    mysql error:

    Date: Saturday 13th 2011f August 2011 02:26:25 PM
    Database: MainDatabase
    MySQL error:

    Can someone please help me understand what I am doing wrong. As far as I know I've entered all the fields correctly in the config file except for maybe this entry:

    $impexconfig['source']['server'] = 'website.com'; (I've changed the name to website.com but, there I have the real domain)

    Is that the error? What should go there? The exact address? website.com/forums for example?

    Thank you

  • #2
    You need to have the phpBB database on the same server as vB.
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    • #3
      That is the problem.. so far I have not been able to import the database successfully. I was hoping that I could do it remotely.

      Thank you

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