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Re: [Convertor] vBulletin 3.x to phpBB3

Post by Lumpy Burgertushie » Thu Aug 07, 2014 8:55 pm

you can't use any of the convertors with 3.1 they are all for 3.0 versions.

you will have to wait until 3.1 actually comes out as final and then wait for someone to write a new converter for it for whatever other bb you are using.


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Re: [Convertor] vBulletin 3.x to phpBB3

Post by bonelifer » Fri Aug 08, 2014 1:13 am

Actually you can convert it to phpBB 3.0.12, then run: http://www.example.com/YOURFORUMFOLDER/ ... update.php to convert that to 3.1-RC2.
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Re: [Convertor] vBulletin 3.x to phpBB3

Post by Lumpy Burgertushie » Fri Aug 08, 2014 1:22 am

silly me, I wasn't thinking about that. :oops: :lol:


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Re: [Convertor] vBulletin 3.x to phpBB3

Post by FredQ » Mon Nov 03, 2014 11:02 am

Hi Guys,

Anybody interested by an update of the converter for phpBB 3.1.0?

I recently inherited of a board using an old version of vBulletin 3.7.2, and as a small community we don't want to pay for an upgrade (since so many people hate it anyway). I've tried the actual converter to phpBB 3.0.12 but there are many things not going through. The converter was made for vBulletin 3.0 at the time, and new things are not converted from a vBulletin 3.7 version.

I'm working on it for my board right now. I can happily give the converter to the community once it's ready ;)
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Re: [Convertor] vBulletin 3.x to phpBB3

Post by bonelifer » Mon Nov 03, 2014 11:46 am

Of course the community would appreciate an updated converter for 3.1.x. Hopefully you'll be able to submit it to the Customisation DB - Converter category.
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Re: [Convertor] vBulletin 3.x to phpBB3

Post by grizzlor » Wed Nov 19, 2014 3:09 am

While attempting this conversion I got the following error. Could someone please assist me in troubleshooting this?

This is happening at the stage of the conversion where it first says

final statements 2 of 10

then: converting zebra ()

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General Error
SQL ERROR [ mysqli ]

Out of range value for column 'poll_option_id' at row 1 [1264]

SQL

insert into phpbb_poll_options (poll_option_id,topic_id,poll_option_text,poll_option_total) values(128,7930,'Lion-o: the king needs a queen (and someone to get over Cheetara)',20)

BACKTRACE

FILE: (not given by php)
LINE: (not given by php)
CALL: msg_handler()

FILE: [ROOT]/includes/db/dbal.php
LINE: 757
CALL: trigger_error()

FILE: [ROOT]/includes/db/mysqli.php
LINE: 189
CALL: dbal->sql_error()

FILE: [ROOT]/install/convertors/functions_vb30.php
LINE: 56
CALL: dbal_mysqli->sql_query()

FILE: [ROOT]/install/install_convert.php(1654) : eval()'d code
LINE: 2
CALL: vb_import_polloption()

FILE: [ROOT]/install/install_convert.php
LINE: 1654
CALL: eval()

FILE: [ROOT]/install/install_convert.php
LINE: 799
CALL: install_convert->jump()

FILE: [ROOT]/install/install_convert.php
LINE: 203
CALL: install_convert->convert_data()

FILE: [ROOT]/install/index.php
LINE: 326
CALL: install_convert->main()

FILE: [ROOT]/install/index.php
LINE: 203
CALL: module->load()

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Re: [Convertor] vBulletin 3.x to phpBB3

Post by grizzlor » Thu Nov 20, 2014 4:12 am

I guess nobody cares about helping people convert over to phpBB anymore

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Problem converting from vBulletin 3.8

Post by grizzlor » Thu Nov 20, 2014 6:41 pm

While attempting this conversion I got the following error. Could someone please assist me in troubleshooting this?

This is happening at the stage of the conversion where it first says

final statements 2 of 10

then: converting zebra ()

------


General Error
SQL ERROR [ mysqli ]

Out of range value for column 'poll_option_id' at row 1 [1264]

SQL

insert into phpbb_poll_options (poll_option_id,topic_id,poll_option_text,poll_option_total) values(128,7930,'Lion-o: the king needs a queen (and someone to get over Cheetara)',20)

BACKTRACE

FILE: (not given by php)
LINE: (not given by php)
CALL: msg_handler()

FILE: [ROOT]/includes/db/dbal.php
LINE: 757
CALL: trigger_error()

FILE: [ROOT]/includes/db/mysqli.php
LINE: 189
CALL: dbal->sql_error()

FILE: [ROOT]/install/convertors/functions_vb30.php
LINE: 56
CALL: dbal_mysqli->sql_query()

FILE: [ROOT]/install/install_convert.php(1654) : eval()'d code
LINE: 2
CALL: vb_import_polloption()

FILE: [ROOT]/install/install_convert.php
LINE: 1654
CALL: eval()

FILE: [ROOT]/install/install_convert.php
LINE: 799
CALL: install_convert->jump()

FILE: [ROOT]/install/install_convert.php
LINE: 203
CALL: install_convert->convert_data()

FILE: [ROOT]/install/index.php
LINE: 326
CALL: install_convert->main()

FILE: [ROOT]/install/index.php
LINE: 203
CALL: module->load()

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Re: [Convertor] vBulletin 3.x to phpBB3

Post by grizzlor » Wed Nov 26, 2014 5:41 am

To all possible users of phpBB ... don't waste your time trying to convert. Nobody answers your questions so when you inevitably get stuck... you'll be ignored.

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Re: [Convertor] vBulletin 3.x to phpBB3

Post by FredQ » Wed Nov 26, 2014 9:17 am

If you want professional support, stay with vBulletin. Here, it's a community of benevolents doing it on their spare time. Sorry if you don't get an answer within a minute :roll:
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Re: [Convertor] vBulletin 3.x to phpBB3

Post by iriebeatz » Fri Nov 28, 2014 8:55 am

HI Guys, I have been lurking read this thread for a while and it's proved very helpful. My situation is I am converting a vbulletin 3.8.7 board to phpbb3. So far everything has been ok, untill I reached step 7. the phpbb_posts conversion.

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This is proving very tedious and slow, I have to keep clicking "continue conversion" often the php times-out and the process is tiny (sometimes 200 rows, sometimes 20 rows)

Is there another way to do this.. I have 7 forums I have to convert, and this one is the smallest.

Give thanks in advance for any help :)

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Re: [Convertor] vBulletin 3.x to phpBB3

Post by UKDen » Mon Jan 26, 2015 5:40 pm

I am new to this forum.

I am thinking about converting a VBulletin 3.8.1 forum to phpBB3.

Where can I find the link for the download of the converter?

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Re: [Convertor] vBulletin 3.x to phpBB3

Post by FredQ » Mon Feb 09, 2015 2:54 pm

I've just posted the new converter over there:

https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/conv ... pbb_3.1.2/

Hope this will work for you 8-)
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Re: [Convertor] vBulletin 3.x to phpBB3

Post by Jazzy22 » Tue Feb 17, 2015 3:48 am

Hi FredQ. I'm not sure if you are aware of it but the link you posted
above goes to a blank page. Is you converter actually available somewhere?

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Re: [Convertor] vBulletin 3.x to phpBB3

Post by FredQ » Tue Feb 17, 2015 9:16 am

Hi,

Yes, it's because it's waiting for validation by the phpBB team.

In the meantime, if you want to try it, here's a link to download it:

vBulletin 3.? to phpBB 3.1 converter

It works on my instance of vBulletin, but that's the only instance it's been tested so far, so your comments will be much appreciated.
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