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How do I move the catalog from machine to machine??? 
 
stevedaly
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Joined:  2008-08-07
Cincinnati, OH
 

I have edited our catalog on my local machine.  I would like to provide a copy of the catalog to the other developers as well as move it to our development server.  I tried dumping/restoring the entire Magento schema, but it didn’t work.  I get the following error when I try to access the admin screens.

Notice: Undefined index:  0 in /Applications/MAMP/htdocs/wearport_site/src/magento/app/code/core/Mage/Core/Model/Mysql4/Config.php on line 86

#0 /Applications/MAMP/htdocs/wearport_site/src/magento/app/code/core/Mage/Core/Model/Mysql4/Config.php(86): mageCoreErrorHandler(8, ‘Undefined index...’, ‘/Applications/M...’, 86, Array)
#1 /Applications/MAMP/htdocs/wearport_site/src/magento/app/code/core/Mage/Core/Model/Config.php(214): Mage_Core_Model_Mysql4_Config->loadToXml(Object(Mage_Core_Model_Config))
#2 /Applications/MAMP/htdocs/wearport_site/src/magento/app/code/core/Mage/Core/Model/App.php(230): Mage_Core_Model_Config->init(Array)
#3 /Applications/MAMP/htdocs/wearport_site/src/magento/app/Mage.php(397): Mage_Core_Model_App->init(’’, ‘store’, Array)
#4 /Applications/MAMP/htdocs/wearport_site/src/magento/app/Mage.php(416): Mage::app(’’, ‘store’, Array)
#5 /Applications/MAMP/htdocs/wearport_site/src/magento/index.php(46): Mage::run()
#6 {main}

How can export the _entire_ catalog (e.g. product, attribute sets, etc) to another machine??  I can’t to a import/export because the export will fail if the attributes/sets aren’t defined in the destination Mage implementation.

 
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Brandlive_br
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You can try dumping your database.
After that, clean the dump file and let only the categories and products tables.
Once you get the clean file, you make a restore of that tables. The restore only need to make the inserts of the records. You don’t need the create statmenets if you move yoir catalog to another installation.
Antoher detail: yo need to copy the images files of media in your old instalation to the new one.

 
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