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XF 1.2 How to replace test data with live

Discussion in 'Installation, Upgrade, and Import Support' started by Pedelecs UK, Nov 6, 2013.

  1. Pedelecs UK

    Pedelecs UK Member

    Hi folks,

    I've been evaluating XF for a couple of weeks now on a test server and I like it very much so have decided to replace our vB4/vbSEO system.

    The test server will become our new server (we're switching hosting) and when trialling XF I took a copy of my vB data to play with.

    In a couple of weeks time we want to move over so can anyone advise the best way to replace our test data with the live?
     
  2. HWS

    HWS Well-Known Member

    You should install a brand new XF with an empty database, import your vb4 forum and apply your style and your add-ons from the test installation (after you exported them from there).
     
  3. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

  4. Pedelecs UK

    Pedelecs UK Member

    Thanks for the replies. Of course, I didn't read the instructions fully in the beginning so I didn't take a copy of the empty db so I'll do a clean install.
     

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