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Upgrade with UserID != 1

edited November 2010 in Vanilla 2.0 - 2.8
Is it possible for any administrator to be able to upgrade the forums?
I took over the forums some time ago and since moved them onto my own hosting etc, but if I'm reading the documentation I need to have UserID == 1 to actually upgrade them now, is this true?
Are there any workarounds?


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    TimTim Operations Vanilla Staff
    Vanilla 2 has always required that the primary administrator perform upgrades. UserID is NORMALLY == 1 based on the fact that the root administrator is the first user, but it can be other UserIDs if you'd added the 'admin = 1' flag to other users in GDN_User.

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    So then
    Navigate to the page in your forum that updates your database (this will not work if you did not sign in as UserID = 1):
    In the upgrade guide is incorrect?
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    LincLinc Detroit Admin
    It's the easiest way to explain it to a novice user.

    Tim explained how you can work around it if necessary.
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