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Any one imported VB?

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by Sagar, Oct 6, 2010.

  1. Sagar

    Sagar Active Member

    I see couple of people reporting errors on importer. Just wanted to check if there is any one who has successfully imported VB
  2. moody

    moody Active Member

    i imported my vbulletin 4.0.7 without errors, just the attachments i lost.
    however there is a way to fix that.

    check my forum if you want
  3. Booth

    Booth Well-Known Member

    I have, it worked fine but we're not a big board by any means.
  4. Ruven

    Ruven Well-Known Member

    We imported vB4 fine, but since its just a test forum we left out posts and threads, instead we just imported PM's, users, profile messages, forums, etc...
    Our DB is huge, a full import would take hours.
  5. wii

    wii Active Member

    Imported vB3.8 - works perfectly.
  6. SeToY

    SeToY Active Member

    How could you import vB4? I currently only see a vB3 importer. :(
  7. Sagar

    Sagar Active Member

    Thank you folks, will test IPB-VB-XF migration now
  8. Paul M

    Paul M Well-Known Member

    As posted elsewhere, the vb3 importer should import everything except attachments.

    It would only take some minor code changes to fix it to import vb4 attachments.
    SeToY likes this.
  9. Walter

    Walter Well-Known Member

    My vb3 import was 100% ok.
  10. wii

    wii Active Member

    Ok, one feature is not working after the import:

    Profile > Information > Find all threads by wii

    Doesn't show any results, even though there are many threads started by me.

    Other than this, the board is working 100%
  11. Walter

    Walter Well-Known Member

    Have you rebuilt the search?
  12. Andy.N

    Andy.N Well-Known Member

    I only got problem with import PM from 3.8.6.
    Everything else imported fine.
    And you need to rebuild the search after import.
  13. wii

    wii Active Member

    YES, no change.
  14. Tigratrus

    Tigratrus Well-Known Member

    I've been grinding through an import on our testbed, but it keeps choking on the user table with a deadlock error. If I hit the browser back button it seems to pick back up where it left off, but I'm worried that it may be missing records. If you have a largish User table (we're at about 160K records) expect it to take a looooooong time to import. We also had to make the tweak to the vbulletin.php that sneakydave posted in order to get the user import to function.
  15. Tim

    Tim Active Member

    My import on an old forum I use for testing now went well... except the "join date" under my account indicates the date that I installed xenForo... every one else's info looks fine. And the attachments issue, imported from a vb 4.0.7 board.

    Other then this, it went very smooth.
  16. steven s

    steven s Well-Known Member

    Nope. Did not import all my forums or private messages.
    Since it's hung up on forums I don't know if it will import threads.
    I'm stuck.

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