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upgraded from 1.5 SQL to 2.7 SQL and my users are gone. Not reading Users.xml

Jan 26, 2013 at 11:58 PM
Edited Jan 27, 2013 at 12:17 AM

I had a SQL version of 1.5.  All my posts were stored in SQL but my users came from Users.xml under appdata.   I've upgraded, and everything was successful, however, I have no users.  It wants to 'read' my users from dbo.be_Users which is an empty table.   All my users are in users.xml.   I can manually add them to the table, but not sure how to do this properly as the table has a blogid field that I do not know what goes in there.    I want to make sure if i manually add them, then the existing posts won't be properly associated to them.   How can I fix my blog?  Any help is GREATLY appreciated.

Jan 27, 2013 at 1:52 AM

You should be able to log in as admin/admin and add users from admin panel.

Also, web.config has separate membership provider entry that you can set to DB or XML per your choice. 

Jan 27, 2013 at 2:02 AM



membership defaultProvider="XmlMembershipProvider"



THat was the magic line....I had it set to DB.  Thanks a lot rtur.  fixed it all in one swoop