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XenForo - Beta Release with vB migration utility

Discussion in 'XenForo Pre-Sales Questions' started by Rob, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. Rob

    Rob Well-Known Member

    I think it would greatly help the beta process if a migration tool was rolled out with the beta version but then that may just be wishful thinking.

    Can Mike or Kier confirm if a migration tool from vB -> XF will be included in the beta release or will we need to wait until a stable release version surfaces?

    Thanks guys
     
  2. Rob

    Rob Well-Known Member

    Ahhhh.... I just read a blog which states there will be a vB3 importer included in the beta - great news.
     
  3. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Yes that's correct.
     
  4. Ruven

    Ruven Well-Known Member

    Kier recently said that the vB migration tool should be ready by gold release, if not beta even.
     
  5. PompeyScot

    PompeyScot Member

    This is great news.

    I was on the verge of renewing the VB licence when I stumbled on the news of Xenforo, so have been holding off until I saw what was happening withi this before wasting my money on a sub-standard VB, so the beta date release, along with the promised VB migration, is just what I was looking for.

    Will be purchasing as soon as it's released, great work guys.
     
  6. Jaxel

    Jaxel Well-Known Member

    I'm a bit upset that I renewed my VB license right before I heard of XenForo... but at least XF is only $100.

    Will the VB migration tool be for VB4? or only VB3?
     
  7. Ingenious

    Ingenious Well-Known Member

    Excellent, by good fortune I'm running vB 3.x so am looking forward to trying this. As it's beta I'll be duplicating my database first (so the source is not used!) before running the import in case it goes tits up.
     
  8. Rob

    Rob Well-Known Member

    Only vB3 jason.... at least during beta. once it's gold, who knows.
     
  9. Blandt

    Blandt Well-Known Member

    where do I buy a license ?
     
  10. lazer

    lazer Well-Known Member

  11. Blandt

    Blandt Well-Known Member

    Oh thanks.. So it's not out yet :) ... bookmarked. Thank you
     
  12. lazer

    lazer Well-Known Member

    No probs :) hth.
     
  13. bambua

    bambua Well-Known Member

    I really do hope that with the gold version that it will include a vb 4 migration utility, that'd be a show stopper for me :/
     
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  14. Mr_Bob

    Mr_Bob Well-Known Member

    I'm still on the 3.8 series, so although this wouldn't be a showstopper for me personally, I hope a VB 4 importer is developed before XF 1.0 Gold. If for anything, as a way to help out the innocent.

    That being said, I thought I heard rumblings of it from somewhere.
     
  15. Lawrence

    Lawrence Well-Known Member

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  16. Mr_Bob

    Mr_Bob Well-Known Member

    Thanks Lawrence; I knew I read that somewhere.
     
  17. bambua

    bambua Well-Known Member

    Sweet thanks Lawrence, that'll help out a lot!
     

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