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Admin to see inactive board?

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by Preemo, Nov 16, 2011.

  1. Preemo

    Preemo Member

    Is there a way for the Admin to see the board index and post etc. whilst the board is inactive to guests and regular users?

    Thank you
  2. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Admin CP -> Home -> Options -> Board Active -> Board is Active
  3. Preemo

    Preemo Member

    No, like I'm the Admin and I get this message "Sorry, we're currently unavailable. Please check back later." when the board is inactive. I don't want people to access it, but I want to see it all still. Is there a way to do that?
  4. Preemo

    Preemo Member

    So, so, so, so, so sorry. I wasn't logged in on the forum index, but I was logged in on the Admin Panel. I really do apologise!
  5. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Admins can still view the forum after they login.

    Or you can put the entire forum behind a directory login:


    Many hosting control panels (e.g. CPanel and Plesk) have online tools to setup directory logins.

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