Oops. Disabled board. Logged out. Help!

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RogueWolfe
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Oops. Disabled board. Logged out. Help!

Post by RogueWolfe »

Forgot to put in this.
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Your board's URL: http://www.wolfesden.org/forum
Version of phpBB2: not sure.. it was the latest 2.0 upgrade, I know that.. (whatever that was lol)
Was this a fresh install or a(n) update/upgrade/conversion? see below
Did you use an automated wizard provided by your host to install phpBB? no
MODs you have installed: yes, but this is n/a
When the problem started: n/a
Your level of expertise (be honest): Mostly familiar with the coding in it/extremely familiar with the forum itself. My upgrades of mods have given me alot of knowledge about the forum files themselves, so I'm aware of where most everything is.

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So! I disabled my board for a little while and then, not realizing it, I couldn't get back in once my login cookie expired. So now I'm disabled out of my board and NEED to get back in it. I was planning to upgrade to 3.0 but it seems there is a slight step backwards here.

What I want to know is: Is there a way to get into the database or the files and edit them to my advantage? Somehow manually enable the board again so that I can access the forum?

Thanks, this is kind of important.. I'm needing a reply quickly. I noticed the 2.0 forum won't be up much longer, so this needs to be resolved very soon. I want the forum back online so that I can upgrade.

Wolfe
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Re: Oops. Disabled board. Logged out. Help!

Post by KevC »

You should be able to log back in and get to the admin panel. It's been a feature for quite a while.

However, you can look in the database config table and change the disable board field to 0 or use the starfox admin toolkit linked in my sig below to re-enable the board.
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RogueWolfe
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Re: Oops. Disabled board. Logged out. Help!

Post by RogueWolfe »

Thank you! All solved. :D

I had to go into the database, the board wasn't letting me login, that's why I was having problems. lol

Thanks bunches!!
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Re: Oops. Disabled board. Logged out. Help!

Post by NazTheEternal »

I'm having the same issue, and I even tried changed the database as you stated in the top reply, but that didnt help.... :(

What to do?!
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Re: Oops. Disabled board. Logged out. Help!

Post by ric323 »

The StarFox Admin Toolkit that Kevin already mentioned will let you re-enable your board.
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