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Combined wiki, blog & forum software [on hold]

I have written some Open-Source software and now I'd like to set up a web page about it. Ideally, I'd like the page to look somewhat like this: a series of tutorials about the software (can be done ...
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Why does a new application pool identity have write access?

I am running IIS 8.5 with PHP (various versions) via FastCGI. Impersonation is on in the PHP config for FastCGI. The app pool is set to use the App Pool Identity. In fact, if I actually ...
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Detect file executes sendmail: No such file or directory [duplicate]

I have installed a Wordpress site and a phpBB3 forum in the same hosting (site in root and phpBB3 in a folder). Since yesterday, it works very slow. I detected some extrange and new files, and I ...
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phpbb google cloud platform [closed]

I'd like to setup phpBB on Google Cloud Platform. Should I be using AppEngine (example setup), Compute Engine or Containers?
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prevent phpbb bruteforcing with mod_security

Update: I edited this and added a fail2ban tag. Perhaps that might be another way to handle this issue. I'm running phpbb 3.0.13-PL1 and I would like to protect the login page from bruteforcing. I'm ...
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OPcache breaks phpBB registration

I don't know what happended, but whenever a user tries to register himself on one of my phpBB forums nginx throws 502 Bad gateway, but if I disable OPcache everything works fine. This is the error ...
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Identifying MySQL injection exploit [closed]

I know someone whose server with cPanel/WHM and phpBB 3.0.x was victimized by a MySQL injection attack against phpBB (or a plugin thereof). Certain information was leaked, but we do not know the ...
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Having Memcache and Memcached installed and enabled at the same time

Can I use both Memcache and Memcached php extensions on the same server at the same time? Just to be clear so you dont misunderstand what I mean by this question, here is my scenario: I have both ...
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Memory Ram too high in HTTPD processes

I management two dedicated servers. I use Centos 6 with Plesk Panel. Update: I use Apache with mod_php. On the first server I have a site in Wordpress. I have noticed that my httpd processes take ...
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Which one is better ? one big server or two small servers for mysql and apache? [closed]

I am moving my small phpBB website from a hosting to cloud (digitalocean) the size of my mysql server is 400MB, and I wonder if I should buy one big server for my site or two small servers ? let say ...
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Is it possibly to forward mail in phpbb?

I want to forward all mails sent to the administrator account to another e-mail-address. Is this possible?
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Automatically block IP who requests certain URL

One of our client's PHPBB (surprise, surprise) got hacked. I have taken it down by simply changing the directory name for now however the address example.com/forum/* is still getting hits from ...
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“Incorrect syntax near '='” error when saving database connection settings during phpBB installation

I'm trying to install phpBB, and all I need is a working SQL database w/ login etc. I have tried using mySQL and it wouldn't let me change the password (I guess this is a common issue) so now I'm ...
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phpbb behind a reverse proxy

i've got a django app running on apache behind an nginx reverse proxy. Nginx takes requests on port 80 and forwards them to apache on 127.0.0.1:81. This works fine. Now I want to run phpbb on apache ...
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How do I change a password directly in the PhpBB3 SQL database?

I have inherited a PhpBB3 installation from an uncontactable previous admin who didn't leave me the password, or any mechanism to retrieve it. It runs on a MySQL database, which I have logged into ...
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phpBB: How to handle spammy registrations?

I'm managing a phpBB-based forum that gets hit hard by spammers signing up fake accounts. To combat this, we enabled "administrator activation required", but it's not working so well: When a new user ...
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How to integrate PHP forum system with new Django website

I'm just about to launch a new Django website (RedHat EL4, Apache 2.0.52, Django 1.1, mod_wsgi), transitioning from a basic static-html and php site. As it's currently configured, Django handles ...
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Has my phpBB been hacked?

I have a phpBB 3.0.5 installed on a linux server: (oovium.com/forums/). I noticed two days ago someone using an autogenerated email address from China created a new account without having read a ...
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Redirecting pages from the root folder to a subfolder

I have a Joomla site in the root directory of my domain, and I have a forum at /forum subdirectory. How can I redirect visitors from the main site to the forum, continuing to have the possibility to ...
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Nginx + PHPBB3 reverse proxy images problem

Hello all I have a problem with my Nginx Frontend + Apache2 backend + PHPBB3 software. It doesn't load the CSS and the images neither. I get constant errors like these: 2010/04/14 16:57:25 [error] ...
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Apache server keeps crashing regularly

This just started happening three weeks or so ago. The content of my website hasn't changed, it's just a phpBB forum using MySQL as a backend. Nothing has changed in well over a year as far as ...
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phpBB configuration problem under Nginx

I have a phpBB site running with Nginx (PHP via FastCGI). It works OK. However, some specific actions like moving or deleting a topic fail. Instead, I'm redirected to the forum index. I think it is a ...