@anonymous-piwik-user opened this Issue on July 5th 2011

I recently migrated my Piwik installation from one server to another. As stated in the documentation, the installation process should be aware of the database when I'm using the same database name and prefix like in the other database.

But I only got presented with the choice to delete the found tables and not an option that I can reuse them.

@robocoder commented on July 6th 2011 Contributor

When you migrate, you have to install the same Piwik software version. It's also easier to copy your existing config.ini.php and edit it for the new server.

However, if you install a newer version of Piwik with an older version of the db schema, Piwik doesn't offer to reuse because it expects more tables to be present. It's a bit of a catch22... the db update can't run without a config.ini.php.

@robocoder commented on July 6th 2011 Contributor
@mattab commented on July 16th 2011 Member

In fact there was a bug, see: http://dev.piwik.org/trac/changeset/5024

This Issue was closed on July 16th 2011
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