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Database(S) Required During Server To Server Migration.

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#1 Guest_mliving_*

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Posted 25 March 2013 - 04:47 PM

If I use Backup Buddy to move a WordPress website I created on one server to another does the server I'm locating the WordPress site need to have a database present and/or do I need any special requirements at the receiving server in order for the migration to work? IE Do I need to have an empty database available on the receiving server? Are their any special permissions required on the receiving server?

Sorry for the questions but I want to make sure Backup Buddy will work without problems prior to my purchase of a developer license.

Thanks in advance.

#2 Gerroald


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Posted 26 March 2013 - 08:31 AM

Hello Mliving,

Thanks for your interest in BackupBuddy!

You will need an empty database for the migration. As far as special permissions there aren't any. Below is a link to our codex, it may clarify the process a little more.


Please let us know if you have any other questions!