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Old 27 Dec 2007, 19:35
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silver surfer silver surfer is offline
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ima not sure about this :(

I am not sure if and how i can restore my backup (mysql4.1) to 3.7-3 ?

I mean...i want to backup my live forum (3.6.8.-2, 27K members) and create a new VB 3.7-3.Then get somehow the members and posts. I restored already 2 times my forum with a backup and i know how this part works.But i am not sure if its so simple like i imagine right now. If not,can i and SHOULD i try it on my live forum (after doing a backup of course) ?

Any hints appreciated !

Cheers and happy new year to all of you !!!

sorry mods, if this is in the wrong place.feel free to remove it if its so.
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Old 27 Dec 2007, 22:23
snakes1100 snakes1100 is offline
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1. Create a subfolder called test-373 and upload the new 3.7.0-3 files to it.

2. Dump/Backup your live db and create a new db named test_373, import the backup you just took into it.

3. Perform the upgrade on the new test-373 you've just created.
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Old 28 Dec 2007, 03:58
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3.7 Beta 3 is still a beta and should not be used in live environments. Also, the beta should only be used if you have sound knowledge of vBulletin (I've used that term loosely).
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Old 28 Dec 2007, 08:57
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You are missing 1 step:
2b) Edit your config.php for the test board to point to your test database.
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