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No luck finding a Vanilla Importer

Discussion in 'XenForo Pre-Sales Questions' started by ggaudrea, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. ggaudrea

    ggaudrea New Member

    I'm very interested in xenForo, and I'd like to be able to test it's performance with my existing forum data, which is a Vanilla 1 forum. Has anyone been able to convert a Vanilla forum either directly or indirectly?
  2. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    There is no official Vanilla importer, but it can be done using vB as an intermediate.

    How big is your database? If you give me a copy of your database then I can run it through the double import and give it back to you.
    Andrej, Puntocom, kyrgyz and 2 others like this.
  3. ggaudrea

    ggaudrea New Member

    I think it's about 100mb or so, but unfortunately I can't release a copy of the db. Thanks so much for the offer though! :D
  4. Slavik

    Slavik XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Youll need to get a vbulletin license and run it via impex first then.
  5. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Also need a XenForo license to import it into.
  6. Vincent

    Vincent Well-Known Member

    xFServices.com is able to do it :)
  7. ggaudrea

    ggaudrea New Member

    Thanks for the replies!

    Do you happen to know if the online demo supports data import? I'd like to test performance compared to Vanilla.
  8. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    I doubt it. Besides, performance is dependent on the server, so you would really need to test it on your own server.
  9. ggaudrea

    ggaudrea New Member

    Silly me. You're totally right. Ah well...

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