XF 1.4 Help to create moderators

Dear friends, I have a forum with no moderators, only 1 administrator (me)

Now I need to create supermoderators. I create 1 supermoderator, I added the user to Moderators group, I checked all options in General Moderator Permissions, Profile Post Moderator Permissions, Personal Conversations Moderator Permissions and Forum Moderator Permissions.

Now I test the user permissions, and I see that the moderator can edit or delete my posts (administrator posts) and can see my ip. I dont want this, how prevent this problem?

Another problem, The moderator can't access to Thread Tools/Moderator Actions, appears this message: "No moderator actions have been logged". And further I see this moderator can't ban users.

How to made a supermoderator with this powers:
1 - Delete, move, edit, view ip, etc. all posts except the administrator posts, and access to moderator actions.
2 - Ban forum users, excepto administrator off course



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Testing permissions applies permissions to the viewing user, permission analysis is he better tool.

You can't give permissions to edit posts except administrators, that would require an add-on.

Moderators do not have the capability of banning users, that functionality is restricted to administrators. Setting a warning action is a work around that can be used.

The message appears when nothing has been logged. Have you performed any moderator actions on the thread in question?


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If there hasn't been an action taken within the thread, that is the proper message. Edit a post or take an action (such as close the thread, etc.), that will show a list of what's happened.
Thanks Jeremy, I confused moderation actions with moderation tools, sorry.

I have two more questions. You do not believe it is dangerous that a moderator can edit administrator posts?

And with the warning system... an user is automatically banned if he reaches a point limit ?



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I don't particularly mind a moderator editing any post, as I have administrators that aren't above moderators. It's essentially rules for you and your staff. Administrators in XenForo are separated from moderators, so there isn't a software hierarchy.

You set up warning actions, a point threshold can be the trigger for a ban, yes.