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I am using Openfire as collaboration software in windows server 2008 R2 Domain. Today I am planning to install Elastix 2.3 on my Hyper-V server for VoIP implementation that Elastix has built-in openfire server. Is there any solution to backup windows version of openfire and restore it on Elastix?

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Last time I checked OpenFire used some built-in Java database system. That one could be ported to other systems back then. It was about 304 years ago, however. –  0xC0000022L Mar 6 '13 at 13:16
    
Do you use the openfire embedded db? If it's a large organization it might be worth migrating to a MySQL db for greater flexibility. –  Kyle Mar 11 '13 at 20:35
    
that, you are right, but I'm using embedded DB right now! –  Kaveh Mar 12 '13 at 10:17

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Openfire is great software!

Try installing the "User Import Export" plugin from the Plugins tab (under Available Plugins). Then go to your Users/Groups tab and you will notice the new "Import & Export" option. Reverse on the new system and hopefully that will make the migration easier!

BTW: the embedded database is HSQL and uses the connection string:

jdbc:hsqldb:/opt/openfire/embedded-db/openfire 

if you have a little java know-how, you could connect to the same database and write a script to export the data to whatever format you prefer then insert to your MySQL database. The schema should be the same on both databases (I think!).

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