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Moving CiviCRM from one server to another, including cloning, changing domains or install locations etc.

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Migration from CiviCRM (Drupal 7) to Salesforce

I'm a Drupal engineer with plenty of migration experience, but I have never migrated data out of Civi. Before I start trying to reverse engineer the database from source, maybe someone can give me ...
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Creating UFField using API - error with field_name

I'm trying to migrate data using the API and I'm having issues with UFField. Some entries are inserted correctly while others give me the following error: Fatal error: Uncaught API_Exception: [0]: The ...
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Upgrade drupal 7 to backdrop

I am trying to upgrade a Drupal 7 site with CiviCRM to backdropCMS, but am struggling. Am looking https://docs.civicrm.org/sysadmin/en/latest/misc/switching-cms/drupal-to-backdrop/ and https://docs....
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migrate Civi data from Drupal to Joomla

I am getting ready to migrate a Drupal 7 site running CiviCRM 5.44 to a Joomla 3.10.4 site running CiviCRM 5.44 for Joomla. Can someone point me to directions for doing this migration of Civi for ...
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Migrated WP site -> "critical error"

I'm trying to migrate my site from Bluehost to Cloudways hosting. The migration goes thorough successfully, but when I try to access the WordPress Admin (/wp-admin) I get "There has been a ...
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migrating data from CiviCRM to a different CRM platform

I need to migrate my database from CiviCRM to a different CRM platform and need to capture as much data from Civi as possible. What is the best way to do this to make sure I get everything?
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Do I have to empty the database of a fresh civicrm install, before I import a dump from another server? (and a question about mysql 5.7 dump ->8.0)

Salut. I am following this wonderful guide https://docs.civicrm.org/sysadmin/en/latest/misc/switch-servers/ in order to migrate civicrm from one server to another (wordpress, external civicrm database)...
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Where is the link between a CiviCRM contact and Wordpress user stored in the database?

I am migrating my CiviCRM database to a new server with a fresh install of Wordpress and CiviCRM. I would like to know where in the database the link between CiviCRM contacts and Wordpress Users are, ...
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How to update "wpLoadPhp" setting for CiviCRM WordPress when moving/migrating installation?

On my Civi WordPress multisite installation, I just discovered that there is a wpLoadPhp setting in the CiviCRM settings for each Civi domain that contains the absolute filesystem path to wp-load.php (...
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Trying to migrate data from Drupal 7 to new install on Drupal 9

Isn't it possible to just copy tables of contacts, groups, mailings and their related data into the new install? I'm trying to figure out which tables contain essential data on contacts, activities, ...
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Wordpress Server Migration

sorry for what is probably a ridiculous question. Our wordpress site was migrated to a new server by our host, the domain is unchanged. Now several of the CIVICRM features are not working anymore. ...
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Migrate from Drupal to WordPress - 'DB Error: no such table'

I'm following the methodology at https://docs.civicrm.org/sysadmin/en/latest/misc/switching-cms/drupal-to-wordpress/ to migrate from Drupal to WordPress. After importing the database tables to the ...
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Moving all contacts from CiviCRM to Kepla

my organisation is currently switching from CiviCRM to Kepla. I'm wondering about the best way to export all contacts information out of Civi and import it into Kepla. I have been able to export ...
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How do I get my menus back after my host moved my domain to another server?

My host moved my Wordpress sites to another server without regard for my civicrm implementation, in the process they changed the directory path for the website also. I have got the site working again ...
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Trying to migrate an install

EDIT: OK... I followed the instructions in the link that's in my comment, but I'm back at exactly the situation described below in OP. I guess that's good - at least there's some consistent thing ...
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Is there a best practice or recipe for migrating a two database CiviCRM installation into one database?

I am replicating a Drupal 7 CiviCRM installation into a Pantheon CiviCRM Kickstart site. I have gone through the tedious effort of moving the Drupal content and settings from a default Drupal profile ...
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Copied site to different domain - modules not recognized - resolved

I reviewed tutorial on migrating to a new domain. It suggests fresh install of wordpress, then civicrm, which I did. I changed settings in wp-includes/update/civicrm/civicrm.setting.php file to ...
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"Could not find a valid session key." when making a contribution

Error: "Error type: Could not find a valid session key." This is similar to a number of other times people have run into this problem, but I've looked through all of those here on StackExchange, have ...
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Joomla move to another server/test env

I administer a website for a small local charity which has Civicrm 4.7.6 / Joomla 3.6.4 with php 5.6. I am wanting to upgrade all 3 to latest versions. In order to do this i need to create a test copy ...
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Have any scripts been developed for migrating GiftWorks to CiviCRM

Apparently GiftWorks has been bought by Frontstream and we have had our first enquiry from someone wanting to explore shifting to CiviCRM. They have been told their old system will be shut down in ...
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Migrating to WPEngine

I'm working on migrating our Wordpress site to WPEngine, and I don't know how to get the civi database onto WPEngine. WPEngine doesn't allow the creation of a new database for civi. Has anyone done ...
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Unable to create InnoDB tables. MySQL InnoDB support is required for CiviCRM but is either not available or not enabled in this MySQL database server

I'm trying to install an old CiviCRM version on Drupal 6, the purpose is to migrate an old database data to the latest CiviCRM version, but I'm getting this error when I try to install CiviCRM in a ...
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Cannot redeclare civicrm_enable()

I am trying to migrate a Drupal+CiviCRM from an old server to a new one. I copied the files and database, updated civicrm.settings.php and settings.php, cleared the cache and made a drush up + drush ...
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Implementations Basics (Costs, Timescales, etc)

We're looking for indicative figures with regards to migrating across an Access Database to CiviCRM. Early stages (but we need to migrate soon as our Access config is grinding to a halt) so any ideas ...
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Issues with Migration - Cannot add foreign key constraint

I'm having multiple issues with a CiviCRM 4.7.17 on WordPress 4.9.5 which has encouraged me to make different attempts to migrate the site following the official SysAdmin Guide. The closest I've ...
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Migration of data from CiviCRM Drupal 7 to CiviCRM in WordPress (Version 4.9.4)

We are currently setting up a new website for a client. They old site is using CiviCRM Drupal 7. However the fields in the new site using CiviCRM in WordPress (Version 4.9.4) the fields of the ...
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Http 500 Page not Found error when plugin clicked on backend - Wp-engine

I recently moved from linod sever to Wp-Engine server. I did the migration but Civicrm plugin wont work. I see it in the sidebar but when I click on it to access it I get a Http 500 page not found ...
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CiviCRM Wordpress Migration: Stumped by the Database

I am attempting to migrate an existing Wordpress CiviCRM installation to a new server, but am having some difficulty with the database part. The existing installation is Wordpress 3.8.1 and CiviCRM ...
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Uncaught ReferenceError: CRM is not defined whilst open the "directories" page on the admin page

I moved my civicrm installation from Drupal to Joomla (well testing the migration). So far all seems to be ok.. However when I open the "directories" page via the admin page I get a unstyled page that ...
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Civicrm inacessible after migration

Today i had to migrate my civicrm installation from an old server to a new server On the new server i found an existing drupal and civicrm ready. So i tried to proceed as in this guide https://...
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how to transfer data from one server to new one for Civi CRM on wordpress

we have data in wordpress based Civi CRM on one server and want to migrate to another server with wordpress. please guide us.
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Javascript MIME type mismatch error after server move

I have moved the installed civicrm with Drupal from windows PC to Linux PC and changed the civicrm settings file. Everything working fine but only the javascript files are not loading. The resource ...
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Site transfer from Joomla

I have a prospective clients who would like me to take over their site currently on Joomla and using CiviCRM I prefer to "hand code" my sites. How easy is it to integrate existing CiviCRM into such a ...
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Migrate Wordpress installation to new server

I am having crazy trouble moving my CiviCRM/Wordpress installation from one server to another. I don't have many customizations, and we are a young organization, so I am OK with whatever solution ...
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All Contribution pages result in "Your browser session has expired" "Could not find a valid session key"

Currently on: Wordpress 4.7.2 CiviCRM 4.7.16 As I am making changes here and there on this clean Civi install with a migrated database, I noticed when submitting all contribution pages result in, "...
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New to CiviCRM: Hosting (VPS) requirements and migration from NationBuilder

this is my first question to the forum, hope you can help me. My org wants to migrate from NationBuilder to CiviCRM. We currently have a shared hosting solution with GreenGeeks, so: Question 1: with ...
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Migrating database into a newer version of civicrm?

I have tried importing the database from a production server running civicrm 4.4 into a development server running 4.7 - but it appears that only contact names are present - email, address, activities,...
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Copy a Sites Customizations (Custom Fields, report instances, etc)

I would like to make a copy of our production site that includes all the custom changes that we have made (fields, event templates, tags, groups, etc). I need this copy for development purposes, but ...
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MySQL errors when transferring database from one server to another

I am shifting my server for my DRUPAL7 + Civicrm website. I followed the process outlined here I have the drupal site working fine and a fresh install of Civicrm working fine. Now i just need to ...
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New Hosting - Blank Page in Wordpress

The organisation that hosts our Wordpress site (a Church Diocese) is migrating all their sites to a new host by moving the full cPanel configuration across. Our Wordpress site seems to have migrated ...
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Migration from Lexware Vereinsverwaltung to CiviCRM

Has anybody moved from the Windows-based Lexware Vereinsverwaltung application to CiviCRM? Might there be features, which CiviCRM is missing? How can I best migrate the data from that application ...
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Change domain name (wordpress)

I have civi crm 4.7.8 on wordpress 4.5.3 and I've changed my website domain name. When I go to wp admin, i can see civicrm icon and go the taskboard, but I haven't civicrm menu. I supposed there are ...
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Does anyone have experience with migrating a MS Dynamics database to CiviCRM

We are in touch with an organization that is planning a move to CiviCRM. They currently use Microsoft Dynamics and they will want to migrate the data into CiviCRM (I suspect 4.6). Anyone done that ...
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Moved Wordpress and CivCRM to new server recently

Recently I moved my Wordpress Install with CiviCRM over to a new server. I changed the path location in civicrm.settings.php file to reflect the new location. The front end of appears as if nothing is ...
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How should I copy a site from production to staging?

I think the procedures on migrating a site at https://wiki.civicrm.org/confluence/display/CRMDOC/Moving+an+Existing+Installation+to+a+New+Server+or+Location are out of date. They certainly don't ...
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Error messages galore from contact.php and mailing.php, but eveything works? Should I worry? how do I fix it?

I've just migrated a civiCRM instance from Joomla! to Drupal. Everything I've tried so far works and it's the best thing ever. I find everything we want to do so much easier to get around in Drupal. ...
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Changing hosts for CiviCRM -without current host cooperation

We need to change our civi hosting to another company. We have already moved our website, but the civi hosting still seems to be with the original company. The tricky part is that our current hosts ...
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Migration error: “The user specified as a definer does not exist”

I recently moved the site to a new server and changed from a remote to a local MySQL server with different credentials. Most things seem to be working fine, but even though I've flushed caches, ...
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All dashlets display "Object Moved" after host name change

We've changed server host name recently and all seems to be fine excluding dashlet reports disappearance: there is just "Object Moved, This document may be found here" like on this screen grab http://...
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How to migrate database without logs

I’d like to move my CiviCRM installation from one Drupal server to another. But I enabled logging in the current server and I don’t want that data to be transferred to the new server. How can I delete ...
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