Unable to Import from PHPBB-3

I have fully setup with vanilla but my existing DATABASE is unable to merged with vanilla.


I have followed instructions given here [ https://success.vanillaforums.com/kb/articles/150-vanilla-porter-guide ]


Accorgin to Point No#3 , I have uploaded the porter exported zip file in /uploads but When I go to browser I could not get upload button or select button for that zip file. See the screens.


Please help me in migrating this.

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  • You have to enable the import function, see this thread.


    https://open.vanillaforums.com/discussion/comment/258532#Comment_258532

  • R_JR_J Cheerleader & Troubleshooter Munich Moderator

    Your screenshot looks as if you haven't installed vanilla. The first thing you have to do is to set up a" blank" vanilla forum. Only after your have completed vanillas set up process, you can go to the dashboard and start the import process


  • Hello , Thank you I got the Import option. Enabled it.


    But when I tried to upload this Export File and Import it, I got the attached screens with error.


    Need Help.

  • Hello,, Can anyone help me ?

  • R_JR_J Cheerleader & Troubleshooter Munich Moderator

    It's hard to tell what the exact problem is. It might be that the only problem is that something has timed out. If you have set up a new Vanilla forum and you can access it as the admin (the user which has been created during the setup process) you should be able to start the import. There is no better advise I can give you than to log in to your clean Vanilla forum and to try again. That's no clever advise, therefore I simply said nothing, sorry...


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