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Re: [CONVERT] Proboards/Invisionfree/ActiveBoards converters

Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2009 2:18 pm
by mbird_2005
Arrnea wrote:Hi, I am attempting to use your IPBfree crawler converter to move my IPBfree forums to phpBB.
However, when I attempt to do so, I find the following error upon executing the topics_posts_phpBB.py file:

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Topic ID 1 ... Error: Topic is empty!                                          
Topic ID 2 ... Error: Topic is empty!                                          
Topic ID 3 ... Error: Topic is empty!                                          
Topic ID 4 ... Error: Topic is empty!                                          
Topic ID 5 ... Error: Topic is empty!                                          
Topic ID 6 ... Error: Topic is empty!                                          
Topic ID 7 ... Error: Topic is empty!                                          
Topic ID 8 ... Error: Topic is empty!                                          
Topic ID 9 ... Error: Topic is empty!                                          
Topic ID 10 ... Error: Topic is empty!                                         
Topic ID 11 ... Error: Topic is empty!                                         
Topic ID 12 ... Error: Topic is empty!                                         
Topic ID 13 ... Error: Topic is empty!                                         
Topic ID 14 ... Error: Topic is empty!                                         
Topic ID 15 ... Error: Topic is empty!                                         
Topic ID 16 ... Error: Topic is empty!                                         
Topic ID 17 ... Error: Topic is empty!                                         
Topic ID 18 ... Error: Topic is empty!                                         
Topic ID 19 ... Error: Topic is empty!
This continues through all of the Topic IDs until the cap specified in settings.py is reached.
Any ideas what is causing this?

I'm running python2.6 on Ubuntu 9.10 'Karmic', by the way.

i have the same probelm here
but the topics which is recently added is the only which is converted but the other posts are not

any one can help me plz ??

Re: [CONVERT] Proboards/Invisionfree/ActiveBoards converters

Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2009 6:13 pm
by nneonneo
@mbird_2005: What converter are you using?

Re: [CONVERT] Proboards/Invisionfree/ActiveBoards converters

Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2009 11:08 pm
by mbird_2005
nneonneo wrote:@mbird_2005: What converter are you using?

the cinverter named "Forumotion.zip"

and i also checked the folder named "Forumotion." which is found in the "Crawler Converters.zip" Crawler Converters [Sept 20 2009]

Re: [CONVERT] Proboards/Invisionfree/ActiveBoards converters

Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2009 11:22 pm
by nneonneo
Did you change your date/time preferences in your profile preferences (*not* in the admin panel!!)? Is the forum in phpBB3 mode?

Re: [CONVERT] Proboards/Invisionfree/ActiveBoards converters

Posted: Fri Jan 01, 2010 9:28 am
by mbird_2005
nneonneo wrote:Did you change your date/time preferences in your profile preferences (*not* in the admin panel!!)? Is the forum in phpBB3 mode?
yes the conversion is nearly done for users and forum names
but the problem is about the topics
it convert the topics which is recently added only


and the following is what appear to me

E:\Convert\3\Crawler Converters\Converters\Forumotion\members_topics_posts_phpBB
3.py:8: DeprecationWarning: the md5 module is deprecated; use hashlib instead
import os,re,urllib2,sys,random,md5,cgi
Downloading Members...


Member 1 ... Downloading - 13515 bytes
Unknown field Send e-mail, data <a href="mailto:mlkeaa@yahoo.com"><img s
rc="http://illiweb.com/fa/prosilver/icon_contact_email.gif" id="i_icon_email" al
t="Send e-mail" title="Send e-mail" /></a>
Member 1 ... Completed! User Password: 8708033

etc ....................

Downloading Forum Structure...
Forum f2 ... Completed!
Topic ID 1 ... Error: Topic is empty!
Topic ID 2 ... Error: Topic is empty!
Topic ID 3 ... Error: Topic is empty!
Topic ID 4 ... Error: Topic is empty!
Topic ID 5 ... Error: Topic is empty!
Topic ID 6 ... Error: Topic is empty!
Topic ID 7 ... Completed: 1 post
Topic ID 8 ... Completed: 1 post

Converted 2 posts and 2 topics.
Complete! Press <enter> to exit.

Re: [CONVERT] Proboards/Invisionfree/ActiveBoards converters

Posted: Fri Jan 01, 2010 8:47 pm
by nneonneo
Your date format is incorrect! It should be "2008-03-29, 19:46", but you have it set to "28.12.09 0:53". You should change this option in your *profile preferences*.

Re: [CONVERT] Proboards/Invisionfree/ActiveBoards converters

Posted: Fri Jan 01, 2010 11:55 pm
by mbird_2005
nneonneo wrote:Your date format is incorrect! It should be "2008-03-29, 19:46", but you have it set to "28.12.09 0:53". You should change this option in your *profile preferences*.

now it have been solved i covered a problem in the main setting for the timing for all the forum
which uses PM/Am or not

please i have another one question
how could i give the privillage to the admin after transfering
because there will be no administration privillage after transferring


thank you very for your hard work

Re: [CONVERT] Proboards/Invisionfree/ActiveBoards converters

Posted: Sat Jan 02, 2010 2:17 am
by mbird_2005
the problem now is , the emails that carry new passwords arenot sent
is there any another setting that mus be done

the dos windoe show me that it is completed sending the emails to all users
but actually the users havenot recieved any mails

Re: [CONVERT] Proboards/Invisionfree/ActiveBoards converters

Posted: Sat Jan 02, 2010 6:20 am
by nneonneo
They are personal messages on the forum, not emails.

Re: [CONVERT] Proboards/Invisionfree/ActiveBoards converters

Posted: Sat Jan 02, 2010 10:13 am
by mbird_2005
im sorry
yesterday it was working but now it make the same problem
that not all the posts are converted

my dos window give
Unknown field Send e-mail, data <a href="/profile.forum?mode=email&u
=1"><img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/prosilver/icon_contact_email.gif" id="i_icon
_email" alt="Send e-mail" title="Send e-mail" /></a>

Re: [CONVERT] Proboards/Invisionfree/ActiveBoards converters

Posted: Sat Jan 02, 2010 1:20 pm
by mbird_2005
nneonneo wrote:They are personal messages on the forum, not emails.

when completion was finished successfully
PM is not working actually although when clicking on pm_passwords.py

Re: [CONVERT] Proboards/Invisionfree/ActiveBoards converters

Posted: Sat Jan 02, 2010 8:16 pm
by LittleTiger
Is there a way of converting an IF forum to phpBB 3x without need to convert to phpBB 2x first?

If not, is there a reason that it is not possible to convert directly to phpBB 3x?

Thanks in advance!

Re: [CONVERT] Proboards/Invisionfree/ActiveBoards converters

Posted: Sun Jan 03, 2010 3:54 pm
by nneonneo
LittleTiger wrote:Is there a way of converting an IF forum to phpBB 3x without need to convert to phpBB 2x first?

If not, is there a reason that it is not possible to convert directly to phpBB 3x?

Thanks in advance!
There is no IF->phpBB3 converter, since I have not written one (you are welcome to contribute it, if you can).

Re: [CONVERT] Proboards/Invisionfree/ActiveBoards converters

Posted: Sun Jan 03, 2010 9:17 pm
by LittleTiger
nneonneo wrote:
LittleTiger wrote:Is there a way of converting an IF forum to phpBB 3x without need to convert to phpBB 2x first?

If not, is there a reason that it is not possible to convert directly to phpBB 3x?

Thanks in advance!
There is no IF->phpBB3 converter, since I have not written one (you are welcome to contribute it, if you can).
Okay, we found a way around that issue. But, the main problem now is that there is no admin. Can you confirm that if you set up a different account before the import, that has the admin privs, then it will not be overwritten and thus you have admin available?

Re: [CONVERT] Proboards/Invisionfree/ActiveBoards converters

Posted: Mon Jan 04, 2010 1:51 am
by nneonneo
Importing will erase all accounts, so that won't work. In order to get a working admin account, you have two options: you can either use the phpBB Admin Toolkit to set someone as an admin, or you can configure the "groups" setting in settings.py to match your Invisionfree setup (in particular, the administrative group on the Invisionfree board should be mapped to group ID 1; the default group name is "Admin" but it may have been changed on your forum).