If i copy all the PHPbb files as of now from my FTP, does that copy over all the posts?

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If i copy all the PHPbb files as of now from my FTP, does that copy over all the posts?

Post by gnarly1014 » Sat Nov 30, 2019 4:04 pm

Hello, first post here.
I just wanted to know if copying all the current files from my FTP server of PHPbb would count as a backup of all the posts, if not, what do i do then?

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Re: If i copy all the PHPbb files as of now from my FTP, does that copy over all the posts?

Post by david63 » Sat Nov 30, 2019 4:15 pm

No - you need to backup the database in order to do that.
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Re: If i copy all the PHPbb files as of now from my FTP, does that copy over all the posts?

Post by gnarly1014 » Sat Nov 30, 2019 4:28 pm

How would i do that? I am still new to PHPBB and PHP in general.

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Re: If i copy all the PHPbb files as of now from my FTP, does that copy over all the posts?

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Re: If i copy all the PHPbb files as of now from my FTP, does that copy over all the posts?

Post by Exclusive » Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:44 pm

No, you will also need to back your database. You can do this from ACP or from cPanel, Go to phpMyAdmin and export your database.
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