Register Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 28 Aug 2008, 17:10
bulldog71169 bulldog71169 is offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
copy to new server

I am in a situation where I own the vbulletin software and someone else ownes the domain. due to a dispute he has already deleted the forum once, but we were able to restore it. I have chosen another domain name just in case and want to know if there is any way to copy that over to the new account.

I know the backup copies all database contents but not the databse and tables itself. how would I go about doing this.

the plan is to just do daily backups once established so I can always bring the new domain up and send a mass email with the new address if needed.

Thank you,
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 28 Aug 2008, 17:12
soundbarrierpro soundbarrierpro is offline
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
change config. php to match the new domain specifics. Now you've changed everything.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 28 Aug 2008, 17:27
Lynne's Avatar
Lynne Lynne is offline
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Real name: Lynne
Originally Posted by bulldog71169 View Post
I know the backup copies all database contents but not the databse and tables itself. how would I go about doing this.
I'm not sure what you mean here. If you backup the database contents, you are backing up all the tables and such.
__________________
Former vBulletin.org Staff Member

Try a search before posting for help. Many users won't, and don't, help if the question has been answered several times before.
W3Schools -
Online vBulletin Manual
If I post some CSS and don't say where it goes, put it in the additional.css template.
I will NOT help via PM (you will be directed to post in the forums for help.)
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 29 Aug 2008, 09:30
Marco van Herwaarden Marco van Herwaarden is offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
In the manual: Moving Servers

You will need a backup of your database.

The only reliable method of backing up and restoring a database is with shell access via telnet or ssh. This is because backing up with a PHP script like that in the Admin CP or phpMyAdmin can result in PHP timeouts errors and an incomplete backup file. Please see the instructions here:

Backup:
http://www.vbulletin.com/docs/html/m...nce_ssh_backup

Restore:
http://www.vbulletin.com/docs/html/m...ce_ssh_restore

P.S. If you don't have shell access, some people have also reported success with these scripts:

MySQLDumper:
http://www.mysqldumper.de/en/index.php

MySQLHotxcopy:
http://www.vbulletin.com/forum/showt...t=mysqlhotcopy

Bigdump:
http://www.ozerov.de/bigdump.php
__________________
Marco van Herwaarden
Ex vBulletin.org Coordinator
Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[Linux] loadsock (retrieve server load from remote server) fastforward vBulletin 2.x Full Releases 5 18 Mar 2002 10:55



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 08:21.

Layout Options | Width: Wide Color: