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Database migration

Hi Team, just wondering if we have database migration tool. Just installed fresh vanilla forum 2.6 & I want to migrate data from vanilla 2.2 database. TIA


  • whu606whu606 I'm not a SuperHero; I just like wearing tights... MVP

    If you have installed it on the same server, then the steps are:

    back up your database and config.php file

    change the details in your 2.6 config.php file to point to your production database


    clear files from cache folder

    That should do it.

    If you have moved to a different server, you will need to export your DB using something like phpMyAdmin.

  • I'm working on it local first, so that's same server. There are tables that on the db2.6 which is not present on db2.2 (like GDN_AccessToken) and vice-versa. How about columnconflict on same table, Will the utility update take care of it?

  • I'm working on it local first, so that's same server. Thanks to utility/upgrade & clear cache, it works like charm. I'm good now, thanks @whu606

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