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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Installing phpbb3 on firebird and ubuntu server

Installing phpbb3 on firebird and ubuntu server


1.create a database with flamerobin
/var/lib/firebird/2.5/data/phpbb3.fdb
or with isql-fb

SQL> create database "/var/lib/firebird/2.5/data/phpbb3.fdb" pagesize 8192 user 'SYSDBA' password 'SYSDBAPASSWORD';
SQL> quit
CON>; 



you need to choose the page size 8192

2.then download phpbb3

wget http://www.phpbb.com/files/release/phpBB-3.0.11.tar.bz2

3.unzip-ip in your www dir /var/www

tar -jxf phpBB-3.0.11.tar.bz2

chown -R www-data.www-data phpBB3

4.run the installer from http://localhost/phpBB3
pointing to the new created database

Database name :/var/lib/firebird/2.5/data/phpbb3.fdb
Database user :somedba
Database password :*********






6.After all is configured you must delete de install folder inside phpbb3 directory

rm -rf install

3 comments:

x2develop said...

Do you have some idea how to persuade the installer to use port for FB? I'Ve tryied installation few times and this was everytime problem.

pabloj said...

Marius, you should suggest an user different from sysdba for that application.
Also you forgot to set the title for this post ;-)

mariuz said...

yes i will use another user then
and maybe write an chapter about security :)

it's an bug in my blogger account

i can't set titles , i will see what can be done with that