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  • How do I change email of admin ?

    I need to change my email address due to incoming spam, but whenever I change it I get this:

    Sorry, this user is protected from being altered in the config.php file by the $config['SpecialUsers']['undeletableusers'] variable.

    The only config.php file I could find is includes/config.php but the email address isn't anywhere in it.

    How the heck do I change my email address in vb users admin??

  • #2
    Look down config.php until you see unalterable users and remove the usernumber (usually 1 for main admin), remember to put it back when your done for security.

    //    ****** UNDELETABLE / UNALTERABLE USERS ******
        //    The users specified here will not be deletable or alterable from the control panel by any users.
        //    To specify more than one user, separate userids with commas.
    $config['SpecialUsers']['undeletableusers'] = '1';


    • #3
      Edit the user in the front-end after logging in...
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      Wayne Luke
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      • #4
        AAck!! Thanks Wayne - I did not even think to just edit it in my own user settings as I'm so used to editing users through AdminCP. That works

        Donald1234: thank you! I missed the part about 'unalterable' in the undeletable part that I actually DID read.


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