[SUPPORT] vBulletin 3.0.x to phpBB

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the.helper
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Re: [SUPPORT] vBulletin 3.0.x to phpBB

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thanks for your quick reply
Couldn't select from start date Table
1146: Table 'islamic_bb2.vb_user' doesn't exist

SELECT MIN(joindate) AS board_startdate FROM vb_user

Unable to insert anonymous user into user table
1064: You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right syntax to use near ' 0, 0, '0', NULL, '', '', 0, 0, 0, NULL, 0, 0, 0, 1, 1, 1, 0, 1, 0, 1, 0, NULL, ' at line 1
this message appears to me when I try to convert members :roll:

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I see some inconsistencies. In your previous message you said that your database name is islamic_vb. In this message you have islamic_bb2.
In your previous message you said your table prefix is _vb. In this message you have vb_

Make sure you have entered the correct configuration settings.

Also the vBulletin database tables have to be in the phpBB database.
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'islamic_bb2.vb_user'

sorry .. this is one of my tests to the perfix :D

and the true perfix is vb_ and the first table in the vb data base is vb_ acsess

Make sure you have entered the correct configuration settings

I made sure .. and Tables not found. Check the table prefix in conf.php

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when I finish i see some thread and other say to me this message "No posts exist for this topic"

what can i do .... please help me

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DES-29 wrote:when I finish i see some thread and other say to me this message "No posts exist for this topic"

what can i do .... please help me
The two main reasons for posts not displaying, is that they either didn't convert or the members didn't convert.

Using phpMyAdmin, check the phpbb_posts and the phpbb_posts_text tables that they have the same number of rows andt he same number of rows as the vb_post table. Then check that the posterid's for the posts exist in teh phpbb_users table.
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all go wrong // i can convert only 350 - 400 of 6500 members , +- 1000 posts of + 100.000 and 300 threads of 9200 ...

the script don't work for 3.6.x or what's the problem ??

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Re: [SUPPORT] vBulletin 3.0.x to phpBB

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The convertor does work for vb 3.6.x. It sounds like you may be having server timeout issues. You should try doing the conversion locally, using EasyPHP, WAMP or XAMPP.
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phpBB : Critical Error

Could not get theme data for themes_id []



What do I need to do ?

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marcelovarela wrote:phpBB : Critical Error

Could not get theme data for themes_id []



What do I need to do ?

ok... it's works :D

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marcelovarela wrote:phpBB : Critical Error

Could not get theme data for themes_id []

What do I need to do ?
Use this Knowledge Base article, Could not open theme/get template config
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Can it work for converting from vBulletin 3.6.8 PL2 to phpBB 2.0.22?
Which part of the old forum of vB can't be converted, i.e. what will I lost?
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I dont know how to do this at all! Can someone give me baby steps as to how to do it?

I am using Cpanel and CoreFTP Uploader.

Thanks in Advance!

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msibm wrote:Can it work for converting from vBulletin 3.6.8 PL2 to phpBB 2.0.22?
Which part of the old forum of vB can't be converted, i.e. what will I lost?
Thanks!
I don't know for sure if it works with 3.6.8 PL2. AFAIK it works with previous version of 3.6.x

Attachments will be lost and possibly PM's

XxGimmeMorexX wrote:I dont know how to do this at all! Can someone give me baby steps as to how to do it?

I am using Cpanel and CoreFTP Uploader.

Thanks in Advance!
The instructios that come with the convertor explain what you need to do.
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D¡cky wrote:The vBulletin 3.0.x convertor will transfer the following:
  • Forums and subforums. Subforums are placed into a new category.
  • Topics
  • Posts
  • Users
  • Groups
  • Ranks
  • Private messages
  • Topics watch
  • Polls
  • Banned list
  • Censored words
This convertor should work for all 3.0.x versions.
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Can the attachments be converted? I'm using vBulletin 3.6.8 PL2, and will use phpBB 2.0.22+Attachment Mod 2.4.5.
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msibm wrote:Can the attachments be converted? I'm using vBulletin 3.6.8 PL2, and will use phpBB 2.0.22+Attachment Mod 2.4.5.
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