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Offline Steelponycowboy

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Can Member numbers be changed ?
« on: November 14, 2019, 03:16:29 PM »
Can member numbers be changed and if so, how ?

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Re: Can Member numbers be changed ?
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2019, 03:17:33 PM »
no
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Offline Arantor

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Re: Can Member numbers be changed ?
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2019, 03:22:09 PM »
Better question, why would you want to?
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Offline Steelponycowboy

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Re: Can Member numbers be changed ?
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2019, 03:24:45 PM »
We had a major loss of data and GoDaddy could not find any backups of the data base they are supposed to do every night,  the one they did find was from 2016.   

In addition to loosing 3 years of posts, etc,  we had to add every member since 2016,  the numbers are all wrong now.

Also,  as people leave and are added,  there are gaps in numbers.

Offline Sir Osis of Liver

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Re: Can Member numbers be changed ?
« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2019, 04:45:20 PM »
GoDaddy. :P

If you manually re-registered every member who registered since 2016, id_member will be different from their original id, but doesn't matter because all of their posts/pms are also lost, so there's nothing to connect them to.  Gaps in id_member sequence shouldn't cause any problems, why are you worried about them?

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Re: Can Member numbers be changed ?
« Reply #5 on: November 14, 2019, 10:33:47 PM »
Just one of those crazy things you think of................

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Re: Can Member numbers be changed ?
« Reply #6 on: November 26, 2019, 11:41:02 PM »
Can Member numbers be changed ?

No bit in your case hosting providers can be, and should be. NOW-ish.

Just my humble opinion, which is shared by millions of others.. :)

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