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Data import to Links 3.1.0

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Data import to Links 3.1.0
Hi, I've checked this forum and user manuals for Links 3.1 and a bit confused - there seems to be some controversy. Hope you can help.

Basically, I need to move Links (currently I run v 2.1.0) to another server. I thought it would be a good time to install v 3 at the same time. So I did and then tried to import data from an old server v.2.1.0 as I mentioned. It did not work. There is a post here saying that such import would not be possible, while manual says it is possible and import options (from 2.x and even 1.x) suggest so.

My question is, is it possible and how to import data to v 3 from v 2 or I have to delete the installation and start from 2 all over again and then import data and then upgrade? Well obviously Id like to do straight import as it was a bit painful to install it in the first place (well just for me, I barely can switch on a PC).
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Re: [JOliver] Data import to Links 3.1.0 In reply to
The manual is talking about importing from Links 2 (ie. not Links SQL/Gossamer Links [I guess the naming can be a little confusing Smile]). If you should either upgrade your copy on the old server to 3.1 before moving it onto the new server. Or you can install the same version on the new server, move your data over and then upgrade. I believe we can also perform the transfer for you (though I'm not sure on cost). You can contact jack at gossamer-threads.com if you wish for us to do the transfer and upgrade for you.

Adrian
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Re: [brewt] Data import to Links 3.1.0 In reply to
Thanks for the reply, you might want to clarify this in the manual to prevent further questions, as well as helping the users to plan the moves better.

I will try to perform this turn around, see if it works.