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vBulletin 5

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Config file for vbulltin 5 located at


Making a user Admin

You can create a new user, then edit its usergroupid to 6.

nvb> select userid, username, usergroupid from user where username="hostonnet";
| userid | username  | usergroupid |
|     61 | hostonnet |           6 |
1 row in set (0.00 sec)


Now you need to edit core/includes/config.php and add

$config['SpecialUsers']['superadmins'] = '1,61';

Where 1 is userid of default admin, 61 is userid for the new admin with username “hostonnet” in this case.

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