primedomain wrote: you can put the backup file whereever you want, e.g. into your 'root'; just make sure that the path in the command actually points to the file.
primedomain wrote: yep, the size is possibly the problem. You will have to split the backup file: http://www.phpbb.com/kb/article.php?article_id=59
Do you have shell access (SSH/telnet)?
primedomain wrote: Please open the backup file with a text editor: does it contain any ERRORs or lots of NULLs?
Techie-Micheal wrote: How large is the backup?