I converted 90K+ posts from my phpbb 3 forums, I did not have the pbphh-SEO mod you mentioned. But I do have 1000's of links inside my community that points to other threads inside the community. They all look soemthing like:
The conversion did it's thing and correctly and converted all the posts into IP.Board however I have 1 major problem. A vast majority of those posts had links to other forum posts within the community. Now that my forums are on IP.Board those links are still pointing to forum posts on the old phpbb 3 forums.
Is there a way to fix this? A way to convert all those hard links to point to the newly created IP.Board topics? Some sort of a .htaccess rewrite perhaps? I hope ?
Installed Converters and converted my database from phpbb 3
When it was all said and done, Only the "Administrator group" from the previous board were transferred into the correct group (Administrators).
All the other 30+ groups were converted, however none of their permissions were set correctly. Every single group was converted as if it was a "new" group. Which in a sense can be understandable as the groups names are not IP.Board "default" groups, however it seams that's exactly what IP.Board did. It created a new group, called it the group name that was imported, but it did not copy that groups permissions and it gave it "default" group permissions, meaning everything was set to "No".
Do I manually have to go in and edit all 30+ groups and set their permissions? I was under the impression that the conversion would copy over the correct permissions as well.