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Author Topic: How to Convert vbulletin 3.6 to smf 2.0 RC 1.2  (Read 2942 times)

Offline NukeGaming

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How to Convert vbulletin 3.6 to smf 2.0 RC 1.2
« on: November 01, 2009, 10:29:59 AM »
i just wondering how can i convert my site to vb version 3.6

Also i need to know in what folder must i send this on my host to be able of converting this .

file i think i need is convert.php that i alredy have but problem is that i dont know how to convert this .

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Re: How to Convert vbulletin 3.6 to smf 2.0 RC 1.2
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2009, 03:12:30 PM »
Please see:
Converting to SMF
All the instructions, step by step, are there.
The main point to pay attention to is IMHO the database users: the database user for the SMF database should have access to the VB database. You can do that by using the same database for both forums, or by using two databases but setting the same user for the two databases, or making modifications in your host's panel to have the user for the SMF database have rights on the VB database.

You need two files to convert, a convert.php and an .sql file. Please try the attached ones. They need to be in the SMF folder, after you install SMF 2.0 RC1.2 on your host's server.
After it's all set up, please run convert.php.
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