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404 on Dashboard for everything under Forum Settings

edited November 2010 in Vanilla 2.0 - 2.8
I recently upgraded from 1.10 to 2.0.13 via the fresh install/export/import process. All of my roles and permissions were jacked up by this process - the old roles were imported, but every permission flag was unticked, and some of the roles new to Vanilla 2 like Confirm Email and Moderator were missing. I imported the default roles and permissions from a 2.0.13 fresh install and updated all the UserRoles to match, and everything seems to be working fine now...

...except that I, as an administrator, get a 404 when I try to access anything under the Forum Settings menu on the Dashboard. I'm assuming there are permissions somewhere associated with editing Categories permissions that I messed up when I reset the roles. The Administrator role has the "Manage" option checked under Vanilla -> Categories, Settings and Spam. I thought that would give me access, but it doesn't seem to be working. FYI, I was able to edit Categories as an administrator before I changed the broken roles.

Does anyone have any advice on what I may have missed while fixing the imported roles?


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    LincLinc Detroit Admin
    edited November 2010
    @jrsmith Want to make you aware of this discussion in case they are related: Does not pose a solution yet, but it may as we look into this.
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    Thanks. I saw that thread, but wasn't sure it was related since they were upgrading from 2.x to 2.x.

    I'm going to keep digging.
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    OK, I think this is actually related to mod_pagespeed. I disabled it for completely unrelated reasons, and this issue has resolved itself. Weird.
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    LincLinc Detroit Admin
    Very interesting. If you have a recurrence of the unticked permissions issue during your next upgrade, please let us know.
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    ToddTodd Chief Product Officer Vanilla Staff
    I actually don't import the permission tickboxes and they must be manually set up after the import. There are a lot of permissions in the application and it's not that easy to translate them. I figure since this is a one time thing it's not that bad although I understand it can be confusing.

    Maybe I should add this feature down the line.
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    It's understandable. I just wasn't expecting everything to be reset. Perhaps adding a step to the import process to preserve some of the default roles in Vanilla 2 (like the ones I mentioned above) if they don't already exist, and a notice saying that the permissions for every role need to be checked after import. It would have saved me some confusion if I knew that, after the import, nobody other than the admin user I created during installation would have the "SignIn" privilege.

    Otherwise, this is one of the more painless import procedures I've used.
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