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Vbulletin 3.7.x to SMF?

Started by pittu, October 16, 2009, 08:30:46 PM

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pittu

It says Converter doesn't import Member groups and permissions.

So I can install SMF > Create member groups and permissions before import?

Norv

I'm sorry, I'm not sure what you mean by "install SMF > Create member  groups and permissions". If you mean defining other membergroups in SMF before converting, then I would suggest doing the other way around: first convert, then define additional member groups and set their board visibility and other permissions.
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pittu


pittu

One more question:

My vbulletin forums are in 'forum' folder.

I want SMF into same folder after I delete vbulletin. So I can install SMF into 'forum2' folder and after import, I can rename it 'forum'?

Norv

Quote from: pittu on October 18, 2009, 11:15:27 PM
One more question:

My vbulletin forums are in 'forum' folder.

I want SMF into same folder after I delete vbulletin. So I can install SMF into 'forum2' folder and after import, I can rename it 'forum'?

Yes, you can. After you rename it though, you need to upload in your SMF directory the repair_settings.php tool ( What is repair_settings.php? ), run it from the browser, and check the paths on the page it will display. Make sure to change all ./forum2 related paths and URLs, to ./forum, then save the settings.
To-do lists are for deferral. The more things you write down the later they're done... until you have 100s of lists of things you don't do.

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pittu

I converted all data to SMF. No errors so far.

But my problem is: In VB half of board users are in a specific Primary group 'Access level 2'. I created that group in SMF, but all converted members are 'Newbie' group.

I have 1200 members to change their group to 'Access level 2'. How? :(

Norv

Is there something specific to the "Access level 2" group that distinguishes the members from others? Like, is it a postcount-based group for users with more than N posts, or anything that may help select the members?
To-do lists are for deferral. The more things you write down the later they're done... until you have 100s of lists of things you don't do.

File a security report | Developers' Blog | Bug Tracker


Also known as Norv on D* | Norv N. on G+ | Norv on Github

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