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XF 1.4 IPB 3.4.7 --> XENFORO Migration problem

Discussion in 'Installation, Upgrade, and Import Support' started by Fedork, Mar 12, 2015.

  1. Fedork

    Fedork New Member

    Hi ! I have a problem with migrataion from IPB 3.4.7
    IPB database encoding utf8_general_ci but have a Cyrillic symbols (see attach)
    When I import data and all is done - i see XenForo with this Cyrillic symbols...
    Please help and sorry for my English

    Снимок экрана 2015-03-12 в 14.13.11.png Снимок экрана 2015-03-12 в 14.12.38.png
  2. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    What is the URL of your IPB forum?

    The IPB importer pulls the charset from IPB's database. Perhaps this is set incorrectly. I would like to look at your IPB forum to see what encoding it is using.
  3. Fedork

    Fedork New Member

    Check PM
  4. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Are you saying that the import looks like it does in phpMyAdmin? In that case, you likely need to redo the import (restore to a pre-import state or reinstall XF) and choose the option to force a character set when starting up. First try:


    If that doesn't resolve the issue (I suspect it will), you can try:

  5. Fedork

    Fedork New Member

    In phpmyadmin Russian words looks like:

    Поиск торговых систем и стр...

    I neet choose in "Force Character Set:" - latin1 ? right?
  6. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    That's what I'd try first, yeah.
  7. Fedork

    Fedork New Member

    Yes, latin1 fixed this problem... thank you

    Tell me please - IPB file manager can converted to a XEN resource manager?
  8. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    It would require custom development to import content from IPB to the RM.
  9. Fedork

    Fedork New Member

    Mike & Brogan thanks for your support!

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