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#1 Brockie

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Posted 27 September 2011 - 03:07 PM

Hi guys,

New to IPB - Ex vB, so obviously bery limited knowledge of an inferior product!!!

Just a quickie - i wanted to confirm that if i do an import from either Xenforo or vB that the source DB remains unchanged and unaffected? I want to have a play initially, and want to import a live DB, however want to take this direct from the source db (the corresponding board being closed that is!)

Many thanks
Paul

#2 Cloaked

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Posted 27 September 2011 - 04:54 PM

Yes source is untouched.

#3 John.W

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Posted 28 September 2011 - 07:15 AM

install uwamp or similar, make a backup of the site you want to convert and try it locally

#4 Alex

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Posted 02 October 2011 - 11:52 AM

To confirm, we only ever read from the source database, we don't write to it.

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