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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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“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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phpBB versus vBulletin

I'm only familiar with phpBB and wonder what the actual benefits of the vBulletin software are. I think phpBB has come a long way and has a ton of features nowadays. I think it has also improved in ...
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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 ...
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Is there a simple phpBB alternative?

I need to run a simple forum. I have limited control of the box, so I need something with the same runtime requirements as phpBB. However, we are talking about a local forum here for maybe 300 or so ...