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    I am planning on giving my website a make over and rebuidling it from scratch including my forum.
    I would like to keep my users, their info and login/pswds but lose the rest of the forum i.e posts, attachments etc. My VB is updated to the latest version and I was wondering what tables in sql I would need to backup to save only my users details. It would seem obvious by the table list which ones I need to dump, but I am not gonna take anything for granted when it come to backing up.

    I know I could just lose all posts and then backup the forum empty. But the forum has so many mods and themes. That I want to have a fresh install and not have rogue code and tables bouncing about.

    Many thanks to anyone who can advise me on this.

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    You cant just backup users, Your only real possiblity would be to take a full backup, restore it to another database, redo the site and impex the users back in.

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    • #3
      That sounds like an excellent idea and good enough for me.

      Many thanks

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