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#1 Guest_Sara_*

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 04:08 PM

Will Backup Buddy smoothly migrate a site from subdomain to root, in my case : test.domainname.com to--> domainname.com?

Would I still have to mess with the database?

I'm a newbie w/ dealing with migration or anything MySQL, so with that knowledge : is BUB a good choice?

#2 Dustin Akers

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 05:14 PM

Hi Sara,

BackupBuddy can migrate from a subdomain to the main domain. For a BackupBuddy restore or migration it will need a blank database to import into at the destination site. How it got there or blank doesn't matter as long as one is. Most either create a new database (that has an associated user with all privileges) or wipes the one already at the location to re-use it. If host has a cpanel then ImportBuddy can help in creating a database, but generally it is something the user will need to do.

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#3 Guest_sara_*

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 05:23 PM

Very helpful, I can handle that much, thank you for the info so quickly! I will look further into a purchasing decision. :)