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How do I import my backup copy of my forums?

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  • How do I import my backup copy of my forums?

    I did a backup copy of my forums in november and I need to import that backup. How do I do that?

  • #2
    you need

    1. telnet/shell access
    2. need to run this command in shell

    mysql -u mysqlusername -p emptynewdatabasename < /path/to/backupfile.sql

    if you don't have shell/telnet access you need to ask your host to import your sql backup file into an empty mysql database for you
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    • #3
      when i do this my server freezes at different points of the import - any idea if i should change some mysql-settings??
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