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  • DB's and Reinstalling- Please Help

    Alrighty- here's my dilemma, thanks in advance!


    I had the echohype forums up previously and had lost the server, so I got the vb.sql - database file(with all the users and such) and the echohype.tar(all the files on the server and forum junk)

    What I'm wondering is this....how can I restore all of it back online now that I've got a new server? Please be as specific as possible. Also, I'd appreciate it if you included on how to go about upgrading it as well, since it may be different.


    Thanks!

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    Upload the .sql and .tar files to your new server. Untar your vB forum files. Then run the database restore procedure in Step Three on this page:

    http://www.vbulletin.com/manual/movingservers.html

    To upgrade, follow the instructions here:

    http://www.vbulletin.com/members/upgrade.html
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    • #3
      Thank you very much smachol!


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