On Sat, Jun 14, 2008 at 12:56:56AM -0400, Sahil Tandon wrote: > Gary Kline <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > After a long time, I've got phpbb configured into mysql. > > I've downloaded phpBB2 and installed it. My notes from > > 2003 fail here; it may be because my apache-2 isn't configured. > > What notes? [ ... ]
Appended are my original notes. > > -- > Sahil Tandon <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> -- Gary Kline [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.thought.org Public Service Unix http://jottings.thought.org http://transfinite.thought.org STAGE 1 /* * mysql instruuctions */ STAGE 2 -- APACHE # cd /usr/ports/www/apache13/ && make install clean ***downloads and installs apache*** STAGE 3 -- MOD_PHP4 # cd /usr/ports/lang/php4/ && make install clean list of things i enable for php: GD2 bzip2 cracklib mcrypt mhash pdflib IMAP GDBM OpenSSL SNMP XML FTP CURL gettext iconv recode pspell BCMath mcve sockets zlib and MySQL should already be selected, but DEFINITELY select them if they are not. One probably doesn't need any of the above options to run phpBB... I just like this set in case I use php for other things in the future. because we enabled snmp it stops to asks some questions while compiling those libraries. i just took the defaults without deviation... ***downloads and installs mod_php4*** STAGE 4 -- PHPBB # cd /usr/ports/www/phpbb/ && make install # /usr/local/etc/rc.d/apache.sh start apache# open browser now and point to "http://localhost/phpBB2/" fill in the following values according to the db we set up earlier: Database Server Hostname / DSN: localhost Your Database Name: phpbb Database Username: phpbb_user Database Password: XXXXXXXXX (starred out, of course) // was "bbuser" Admin Email Address: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Domain Name: hostname.real.address (if you do not have a valid dns name, it is very important that you use your IP address here instead of a fake DNS entry. phpBB creates it's page links dynamically with the value you enter here. Server Port: 80 Script path: /phpBB2/ Administrator Username: Administrator Administrator Password: adminpass (starred out again...) Administrator Password [ Confirm ]: adminpass click "Submit" and on the next page click "Finish" then back to the console... # cd /usr/local/www/data/phpBB2/ # rm -rf install/ the web install says to make sure to remove /install and /contrib, but i didn't find any /contrib directory in the version of phpbb that installed? guess we'll ignore that... _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"