That could be done programmatically, provided that the PHP installation on the old ESMB server has the PDF extension module.What if each thread was turned into a pdf? Could that be done to preserve the old forum?
But none of this may be necessary. I think I understand what is going on now. The parking page shows a XenForo copyright for 2021. Maybe she is in the process of updating the XenForo installation from an old version. The message database has to be updated to the new version, if that is the case. Perhaps there have been issues.