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    Alright, I am getting a 500 internal server error when trying to backup my database, and I DID add this line to the top of the backup.php file...

    #!/usr/local/bin/php

    So it looks like this;

    #!/usr/local/bin/php
    <?
    Script
    ?>

  • #2
    As I said in the other thread you have on this subject, if PHP is running as CGI you also need to chmod the file to whatever your host recommends, most likely 755.

    Also while you can certainly try the backup option in the Admin CP, please note that the most reliable method of backing up your forums is through shell access via telnet or ssh. This is because backing up with a PHP script like that in the Admin CP can result in timeouts errors and an incomplete backup file. The recommended backup procedure is explained in Step One on this page:

    http://www.vbulletin.com/manual/movingservers.html
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    • #3
      My host doesnt have shell access

      I will try the CHMOD thing now, and tell you how it goes. Thanks!

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      • #4
        Still no luck

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