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I have an old Magento database file, but the files associated with it are gone.

The database file is for Magento 7.02

I need to export the orders with the line items and a description of the item from the database.

Does anyone have a way that I can get this data from the database extract, without having the original files for Magento itself?

Fields: Order - Order ID, Customer Name, Email, Order Date, Amount

OrderContents - OrderId, LineItem, Name, Description, Cost

Anyone have a good idea to extract the data?

Cheers

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The involved tables are:

  • sales_flat_order - for base order data such as Order ID, date and total amounts;
  • sales_flat_order_address - to retrieve customer data (unless the order is related to a virtual/downloadable product, there are two rows per order, respectively the billing and the shipping address);
  • sales_flat_order_item - to retrieve order contents; the number of rows (items) depends on the product types; pay attention to the items with a not null parent_item_id value which means that a particular product type (such as a configurable) was ordered; for the type of data you want to retrieve you should find it in parent item rather than in child one;

There are other tables related to the order that contain data you don't seem to need:

  • sales_flat_order_payment
  • sales_flat_order_status_history
  • sales_order_tax
  • sales_order_tax_item
  • sales_payment_transaction

Hope it helps.

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Not sure why you do not want magento files. i would recommend following apporach

1) Take fresh Magento of the same version as the database.

2) Change setting in local.xml with the database you have

3) install this module

https://www.magentocommerce.com/magento-connect/bulk-import-export-orders-to-csv.html

Which would export all the order in csv format and you can use the same format to import into newer version.

Hope this will help

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