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XF 1.1 Conversion from vb4 works ok but redirection not

#1
http://xenforo.com/help/import-redirection/
http://xenforo.com/community/threads/vbulletin-4-x-url-redirection.7584/

I followed those instructions, editing 301config.php with the information when complete import, uploading the files of the redirection add-on to the forum root (after making backup, I uploaded first to Xenforo directory and didn't work........ then I deleted them and uploaded to vbulletin directory.... and 500 server error).

I don't know how to do it.... Import everything ok, but without redirections.
 
#3
arrrr, sorry and 1000 time sorry (from 00:00 + or - until.... now. Spanish hour....) the problem was with not removing //. Well, ok, conversion ok...... redirection ok (from google, from manual links, etc...) but:

-VB was on "foro"
-XF is on "xenforo"
-well.... what I have to do if I want to move "xenforo" to "foro"...... because in "foro" I already have the modified files for the redirection...... I supose I have to chose "foros" instead..... right?
 

Jake Bunce

XenForo moderator
Staff member
#4
well... now every forum and every thread/post from vbulletin redirects to xenforo forum root....
That usually means the import_log table is not correctly named in the 301config.php file. Edit that file, remove the "//" from this line:

Code:
//	define('IMPORT_LOG_TABLE', 'import_log_x');
...and try using archived_import_log for the name:

Code:
	define('IMPORT_LOG_TABLE', 'archived_import_log');
That is usually the correct name. You can confirm it by looking in your database.
 

Jake Bunce

XenForo moderator
Staff member
#6
-well.... what I have to do if I want to move "xenforo" to "foro"...... because in "foro" I already have the modified files for the redirection...... I supose I have to chose "foros" instead..... right?
XF can be in the same directory as the redirect scripts. But you need to be mindful of rewrite rules in the same directory.
 
#7
XF can be in the same directory as the redirect scripts. But you need to be mindful of rewrite rules in the same directory.
-First, I have to follow those/these steps
RewriteRule ^/old-dir/showthread.php /new-dir/showthread.php
RewriteRule ^/old-dir/forumdisplay.php /new-dir/forumdisplay.php

-Second... do you mean I can delete ALL files and directories from "foro" (vbulletin directory) and keep only the files from redirect script?
 
#9
oh, they only need to be in the original directory.

Then again (sorry, seriously) its safe to delete ALL files and directories? (well, I'll keep database and forum files/directories on my PC, maybe not neccesary but it not hurts).
 
#11
HELP!

I am using NGINX. I used the Mod Rewrite method and placed the following in my nginx configuration file...

rewrite ^/threads/ /xen/threads;
rewrite ^/forums/ /xen/forums;

It is working and taking me to the thread but its not taking me to the correct full url.

For example...

If I go to http://www.satelliteguys.us/threads/279670-SatelliteGuys-FIRST-LOOK-DISH-s-Hopper-and-Joey

it takes me to... http://www.satelliteguys.us/threads/satelliteguys-first-look-dishs-hopper-and-joey.279670/

You can see the thread... but there is no css as its taking out the xen in the redirect. If I go into the url bar and add /xen/ back in then the css and everything else works fine.