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Rawbert
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So I installed YAF succesfully on my Server 2008 VPS, DNN 7.0.4.
The first board I created works fine and has the Admin and Host links up top.

None of the secondary boards have the Host link which is not a big deal (yes, 'Host Admin' is checked under Host-Users, also 'Administrators' under User Roles).

The new boards I added they all have an Admin link up top at first, but as soon as I reboot my server the Admin link is GONE!!!

Searched google and the support forums here to no avail.
Please help me!

TIA,
Rob
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Rawbert
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9 years ago
The Admin links are back now!
I think the solution was to log in to the server via RDC after the reboot.
Rawbert
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9 years ago
bummer.. I just lost Admin link on one of them again.. didn't do anything.. no server reboot, no settings change.. why is this happening?
tha_watcha
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9 years ago
Originally Posted by: Rawbert 

So I installed YAF succesfully on my Server 2008 VPS, DNN 7.0.4.
The first board I created works fine and has the Admin and Host links up top.

None of the secondary boards have the Host link which is not a big deal (yes, 'Host Admin' is checked under Host-Users, also 'Administrators' under User Roles).

The new boards I added they all have an Admin link up top at first, but as soon as I reboot my server the Admin link is GONE!!!

Searched google and the support forums here to no avail.
Please help me!

TIA,
Rob



The current version has a few problems when creating new Boards.

Currently there is no Host User created when a new Board is created, this is fixed in the next release.

For the Admin Link, when you created a new Board do you choose a different Admin User? The YAF DNN Module syncs the user groups between the dnn user roles and yaf user roles.

Is the YAF Admin user, part of the DNN Administrator Role?
Rawbert
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9 years ago
'For the Admin Link, when you created a new Board do you choose a different Admin User?'
- no, because I was hoping it'll pick up the dnn host user account I was logged in to; also it said: 'Only required when creating a board using a new & different membership application name.' - so I wasn't sure, didn't wanted to mess up anything,, should I try and create a board with a new Admin user?

'Is the YAF Admin user, part of the DNN Administrator Role?'
- it is on the main portal, where I created the first Board, but that host user doesn't show up on the other domains/boards and didn't wanted to sync up users because I think that'd merge all users from all domains and I don't wan't that. If I log in with a dnn admin user the Admin link comes back but not the Host link.

How do I get the Host link back for my secondary boards?

Thanks Watcha!

tha_watcha
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9 years ago
Originally Posted by: Rawbert 

How do I get the Host link back for my secondary boards?



There is a check box in the User Profile

  1. Under Admin (YAF) - Users and Roles -> Users
  2. Search for the Host User and click on edit on the Right
  3. On the Edit User Page you need to check the Option "Host Admin"

Rawbert
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9 years ago
Originally Posted by: tha_watcha 

Originally Posted by: Rawbert 

How do I get the Host link back for my secondary boards?



There is a check box in the User Profile

  1. Under Admin (YAF) - Users and Roles -> Users
  2. Search for the Host User and click on edit on the Right
  3. On the Edit User Page you need to check the Option "Host Admin"



That's the problem Watcha! The 'Host Admin' is checked, but still no Host link.. only Admin/Moderate links.. :cry: tried with 2 different user accounts.. both have admin roles in dnn.. what else can I try?

Also tried to create a new board with a new Admin user, but it won't let me, it says Access Denied..

Thanks,
Rob
Rawbert
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9 years ago
bump.. I still don't have Host link on secondary portals/boards.. 😞
tha_watcha
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9 years ago
Originally Posted by: Rawbert 

bump.. I still don't have Host link on secondary portals/boards.. :(



Can you check the database if the flags are correctly set? Under Yaf Admin -> Database -> Run SQL Query Execute the following command

SELECT u.Flags
    FROM [{databaseOwner}].[{objectQualifier}User] u
    where u.Name = 'UserName'

Replace UserName with the actually username. there should be two equal results.

Rawbert
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Thanks Watcha, here's my results:

For the first board I created that has the Host link and I used the built in DNN host account:

RowNumber,Flags
"1","67"
"2","2"
"3","2"
"4","2"

For the second board that has no Host link and I used a DNN admin account that is also checked in YAF as 'Host Admin':

RowNumber,Flags
"1","66"
"2","2"
"3","2"

For the 3rd board that has no Host link and I used another DNN admin account that is also checked in YAF as 'Host Admin':

RowNumber,Flags
"1","66"
"2","11"
"3","2"

Now what?
tha_watcha
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9 years ago
Originally Posted by: Rawbert 

Thanks Watcha, here's my results:

For the first board I created that has the Host link and I used the built in DNN host account:

RowNumber,Flags
"1","67"
"2","2"
"3","2"
"4","2"

For the second board that has no Host link and I used a DNN admin account that is also checked in YAF as 'Host Admin':

RowNumber,Flags
"1","66"
"2","2"
"3","2"

For the 3rd board that has no Host link and I used another DNN admin account that is also checked in YAF as 'Host Admin':

RowNumber,Flags
"1","66"
"2","11"
"3","2"

Now what?



t. he values should be 67 not 66Run the following command

UPDATE [{databaseOwner}].[{objectQualifier}User] SET
  Flags = 67
    where Name = 'UserName' and Flags =  66
.

After that you need to restart the Application.

Rawbert
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9 years ago
That worked like a charm Watcha thank you!!!

Now the only link I'm missing is the 'Moderate' one from the first board I created.. all the secondary boards have Admin/Host/Moderate, the first one only has Admin/Host.

Any magic trick for this one?
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