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XF 1.2 Question about GROUPS and Permissions

Discussion in 'Installation, Upgrade, and Import Support' started by andrew3d, Jul 2, 2013.

  1. andrew3d

    andrew3d Member

    Good Morning,

    The installation for my move from PHPBB3 completed with almost no issues to solve at all. Started at midnight, done by 2AM. :)

    Now for the work on permissions. The tutorial or post by Brogan "Implementing permissions across multiple user groups" is great. Thanks!

    I still have a couple of questions.

    I have a bunch of groups. (Quoted below) Some came from the PHPBB3 board. Others were
    created by XF I presume.

    I am looking for simplicity. I want 4 basic groups to begin with.
    Those would be Registered, Global Moderator, Administrator, Super Administrator?

    Are some groups pre-defined by XF that I should never delete?
    Will XF be expecting to see some of these groups?

    I need to stay out of trouble with permissions/groups so need to know which groups XF expects to
    find? (I do understand the cumulative permission feature)

    Share with me any advice or warnings you can think of. :)


    2. Delete...
    3. Delete...
      Steering Committee
    4. Delete...
      Unregistered / Unconfirmed Guest
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    There are 4 pre-defined groups which you can't delete.


    You can safely delete the others and any members will fall back to the default Registered group.

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