Roster:FirstUpload

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This guide assumes you have [[Roster:Install|Roster installed]]
 
This guide assumes you have [[Roster:Install|Roster installed]]
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===Set Up Roster===
 
===Set Up Roster===
* Go to Roster Config (''roster/admin.php'') and enter your Guild information in the "Guild Config" Tab
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* Go to RosterCP (roster/?p=rostercp | roster/rostercp.html) then to [[Roster:CP#Upload_Rules|Upload Rules]]
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*: View [[Roster:CP#Upload_Rules|Upload Rules]] for information on adding rules
 
* Enter your server name and guild name EXACTLY like they are spelled in-game
 
* Enter your server name and guild name EXACTLY like they are spelled in-game
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*: If the case or spelling is wrong, WoWRoster will refuse the upload
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====Tips====
 
====Tips====
* Make absolutely sure you have your server and guild name entered in Roster Config
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* Make absolutely sure you have your server and guild name entered in RosterCP
*: Try copying your guild and server name directly from CharacterProfiler.lua
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*: Try copying your guild and server name directly from wowroster.lua
 
*: This is especially important if you have characters in the names with accent marks
 
*: This is especially important if you have characters in the names with accent marks
 
*: Also, all names are case sensitive. "Feathermoon" is not the same as "feathermoon"
 
*: Also, all names are case sensitive. "Feathermoon" is not the same as "feathermoon"
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* WoWRoster is made and tested for use with official Blizzard servers. WoWRoster.net does not support WoWRoster for use on private servers
  
  
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===CP, GP, and WoW===
 
===CP, GP, and WoW===
 
This is a quick guide on how to gather data in WoW<br>
 
This is a quick guide on how to gather data in WoW<br>
There is more detailed info on the use of CharacterProfiler and GuildProfiler to gather data in WoW on the [[Roster:Updating|Updating Character and Guild Data to Roster]] page.
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There is more detailed info on the use of WoWRoster-Profiler and WoWRoster-GuildProfiler to gather data in WoW on the [[Roster:Updating|Updating Character and Guild Data to Roster]] page.
* Install the necessary Addons (CharacterProfiler & GuildProfiler)
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* Install the necessary Addons (WoWRoster-Profiler & WoWRoster-GuildProfiler)
 
* Start WoW, log into your account, and check whether the above AddOns were correctly installed (Addons Button in the character select screen)
 
* Start WoW, log into your account, and check whether the above AddOns were correctly installed (Addons Button in the character select screen)
 
* Log in into a character for your guild, this can be any character but it is preferred that the character can read all the guild data, such as notes, ranks, guild info, guild motd, etc...
 
* Log in into a character for your guild, this can be any character but it is preferred that the character can read all the guild data, such as notes, ranks, guild info, guild motd, etc...
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===Upload To Roster===
 
===Upload To Roster===
 
* In the Roster menu, click the Update Profile button
 
* In the Roster menu, click the Update Profile button
* Click the browse button next to characterprofiler.lua, browse for your CharacterProfiler.lua data file
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* Click the browse button next to wowroster.lua, browse for your wowroster.lua data file
** This file is located at (*WoWDir*/WTF/Account/*''ACCOUNTNAME''*/SavedVariables/CharacterProfiler.lua)
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** This file is located at (*WoWDir*/WTF/Account/*''ACCOUNTNAME''*/SavedVariables/wowroster.lua)
** This file '''IS NOT''' at (*WoWDir*/WTF/Account/*''ACCOUNTNAME''*/*''REALMNAME''*/*''CHARNAME''*/CharacterProfiler.lua)
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** This file '''IS NOT''' at (*WoWDir*/WTF/Account/*''ACCOUNTNAME''*/*''REALMNAME''*/*''CHARNAME''*/wowroster.lua)
 
*** There should be no file here
 
*** There should be no file here
** This file '''IS NOT''' at (*WoWDir*/Interface/AddOns/CharacterProfiler/CharacterProfiler.lua)
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** This file '''IS NOT''' at (*WoWDir*/Interface/AddOns/wowroster/wowroster.lua)
 
*** This is the addon code, not the data
 
*** This is the addon code, not the data
* Enter Roster Admin password in the "GuildProfiler User Only" box, next to "Roster Update Password"
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* Enter Roster Admin password in the "WoWRoster-GuildProfiler User Only" box, next to "Roster Update Password"
 
* Click on the Upload button
 
* Click on the Upload button
 
* A window should come up afer a while (it depends on how big your CP.lua file is)
 
* A window should come up afer a while (it depends on how big your CP.lua file is)
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===Troubleshooting===
 
===Troubleshooting===
Here are some common errors that the upload page may show
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Here are some common errors that the upload page may display
  
{{Warning|Message|NOT Updating Guild list for GUILDNAME<br>Data does not contain any guild members}}
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{{Warning|Addon Error|The addon [ADDON] has been disabled because it needs to be upgraded}}
 
* '''Explanation:'''
 
* '''Explanation:'''
*: This means your CP.lua file doesn't contain a members list
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*: An AddOn needs to be upgraded
*: Something may have went wrong when saving the guild list in-game
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*: You have uploaded an updated version of an addon that needs to be upgraded
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*: Non-Upgraded addons that process data during an lua update will not function or process information correctly
 
* '''Solution:'''
 
* '''Solution:'''
*: Open WoW, save the guild list again, re-upload
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*: Go to [[Roster:CP|RosterCP]] -> [[Roster:CP#Manage_AddOns|Manage AddOns]]
*: If it fails again, try deleting your CP.lua file and try to re-scan
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*: Run the upgrade process for the addon that needs to be upgraded
*: If that doesn't work, make absolutely sure you have the latest version of CharacterProfiler and GuildProfiler
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{{Warning|Message|NOT Updating Guild list for GUILDNAME<br>Data is from GuildProfiler vx.x.x<br>The version of GuildProfiler used to capture data for this guild is older than the minimum version allowed for upload.<br>Please ensure you are running at least vx.x.x}}
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{{Warning|Addon Error|Failed to load update trigger for ADDON: Update class did not exist}}
 
* '''Explanation:'''
 
* '''Explanation:'''
*: The version of GuildProfiler used to scan the guild is older than what is specified in Roster Config
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*: The update hook file exists for the addon, but the proper update class does not exists
 
* '''Solution:'''
 
* '''Solution:'''
*: Update to the latest version of CharacterProfiler and GuildProfiler
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*: Contact the author of the addon for an updated version
*: If you do have the newest versions, and you still have this error, try re-scanning your guild again
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{{Warning|Message|Invalid realm. You are not playing on an official realm, and your realm setup is incompatible with roster. Good luck fixing it up.<br><br>I'm adding this message cause I'm getting annoyed by the occasional person who can't get roster to work on his private server}}
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* '''Explanation:'''
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*: You are using WoWRoster with a non-official Blizzard server
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* '''Solution:'''
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*: I'm afraid that is up to you...
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{{Warning|Message|Character/Guild NAME @ RC-Realm not accepted}}
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* '''Explanation:'''
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*: The Character/Guild was not accepted and is not updated in WoWRoster
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* '''Solution:'''
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*: Add the character or guild to the allowed list in [[Roster:CP|RosterCP]] -> [[Roster:CP#Upload_Rules|Upload Rules]]
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{{Warning|Message|NOT Updating Guild List for NAME. Guild profile is too old}}
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* '''Explanation:'''
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*: The time the guild data was taken is before the time stored in WoWRoster
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* '''Solution:'''
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*: Make sure your system clock is correct on your Operating System
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*: Re-Scan your guild
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*: Try the upload again
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*: If this fails, have the WoWRoster Admin delete the guild data in WoWRoster
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*:: This will delete EVERY character upload as well, proceed with caution
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{{Warning|Message|NOT Updating Character NAME. Profile is too old}}
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* '''Explanation:'''
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*: The time the character data was taken is before the time stored in WoWRoster
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* '''Solution:'''
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*: Make sure your system clock is correct on your Operating System
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*: Re-Scan your character
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*: Try the upload again
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*: If this fails, have the WoWRoster Admin delete your character data in WoWRoster
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{{Warning|Message|NOT Updating WoWRoster-Profiler for [NAME] - X.X.X<br>The version of WoWRoster-Profiler used to capture data for this character is older than the minimum version allowed for upload.<br>Please ensure you are running at least vX.X.X and have logged onto this character and saved data using this version.}}
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{{Warning|Message|NOT Updating WoWRoster-GuildProfiler for [NAME] - X.X.X<br>The version of WoWRoster-GuildProfiler used to capture data for this guild is older than the minimum version allowed for upload.<br>Please ensure you are running at least vX.X.X}}
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* '''Explanation:'''
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*: You are using an old version of WoWRoster-Profiler/WoWRoster-GuildProfiler
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*: The version of WoWRoster-Profiler/WoWRoster-GuildProfiler used to scan the character/guild is older than what is specified in RosterCP
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* '''Solution:'''
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*: Update CP/GP to the latest version http://www.wowroster.net/downloads/index.php?mcat=3
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*: If you have the latest versions, and you still have this error, try re-scanning your guild again
 
*: If that doesn't work, try deleting your CP.lua file and re-scan again
 
*: If that doesn't work, try deleting your CP.lua file and re-scan again
*: If that fails, then [DBVer] isn't being set in the data file, there may be another addon interfering with CP or GP. disable all other addons and re-scan again.
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*: If that fails, then ["GPversion"] or ["CPversion"] isn't being set in the data file, there may be another addon interfering with CP or GP. Disable all other addons and re-scan again.
  
  
  
{{Warning|Message|Guild: GUILDNAME @ Server: REALMNAME Ignored<br>'''OR'''<br>Could not update GUILDNAME. Maybe its not set in configuration?<br>'''OR'''<br>Server: REALMNAME Ignored}}
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{{Warning|Message|NOT Updating Guild list for GUILDNAME<br>Data does not contain any guild members}}
 
* '''Explanation:'''
 
* '''Explanation:'''
*: Your Guild name or Realm name are not correctly set in Roster Config
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*: This means your CP.lua file doesn't contain a members list
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*: Something may have went wrong when saving the guild list in-game
 
* '''Solution:'''
 
* '''Solution:'''
*: Make absolutely sure these is correct in Roster Config
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*: Open WoW, save the guild list again, re-upload
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*: If it fails again, try deleting your CP.lua file and try to re-scan
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*: If that doesn't work, make absolutely sure you have the latest version of WoWRoster-Profiler and WoWRoster-GuildProfiler
  
  
  
{{Warning|Message|Could not find Guild. GuildProfiler Addon not installed correctly?}}
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{{Warning|Message|Could not find Guild. WoWRoster-GuildProfiler Addon not installed correctly?}}
 
* '''Explanation:'''
 
* '''Explanation:'''
 
*: Roster cannot find the ["Guild"] block in CP.lua
 
*: Roster cannot find the ["Guild"] block in CP.lua
*: You do not have GuildProfiler installed
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*: You may not have WoWRoster-GuildProfiler installed
 
* '''Solution:'''
 
* '''Solution:'''
*: Install the GuildProfiler Addon
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*: Install the latest version of WoWRoster-GuildProfiler http://www.wowroster.net/downloads/index.php?mcat=3
 
*: Check the addon page on the character select window in WoW
 
*: Check the addon page on the character select window in WoW
 
*: You can also type /gp in WoW and make sure "Type /help blah blah blah..." doesn't show
 
*: You can also type /gp in WoW and make sure "Type /help blah blah blah..." doesn't show

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Contents


Roster First Upload Guide

This guide assumes you have Roster installed


Set Up Roster


Tips


CP, GP, and WoW

This is a quick guide on how to gather data in WoW
There is more detailed info on the use of WoWRoster-Profiler and WoWRoster-GuildProfiler to gather data in WoW on the Updating Character and Guild Data to Roster page.


Upload To Roster


Troubleshooting

Here are some common errors that the upload page may display

Warning.png Addon Error: The addon [ADDON] has been disabled because it needs to be upgraded


Warning.png Addon Error: Failed to load update trigger for ADDON: Update class did not exist


Warning.png Message: Invalid realm. You are not playing on an official realm, and your realm setup is incompatible with roster. Good luck fixing it up.

I'm adding this message cause I'm getting annoyed by the occasional person who can't get roster to work on his private server


Warning.png Message: Character/Guild NAME @ RC-Realm not accepted


Warning.png Message: NOT Updating Guild List for NAME. Guild profile is too old


Warning.png Message: NOT Updating Character NAME. Profile is too old


Warning.png Message: NOT Updating WoWRoster-Profiler for [NAME] - X.X.X
The version of WoWRoster-Profiler used to capture data for this character is older than the minimum version allowed for upload.
Please ensure you are running at least vX.X.X and have logged onto this character and saved data using this version.
Warning.png Message: NOT Updating WoWRoster-GuildProfiler for [NAME] - X.X.X
The version of WoWRoster-GuildProfiler used to capture data for this guild is older than the minimum version allowed for upload.
Please ensure you are running at least vX.X.X


Warning.png Message: NOT Updating Guild list for GUILDNAME
Data does not contain any guild members


Warning.png Message: Could not find Guild. WoWRoster-GuildProfiler Addon not installed correctly?
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