phpBB Application

phpBB is an internet forum (message board) package software written in PHP programming language. The abbreviation of the PHP Bulletin Board term is derived from the name “phpBB”. phpBB is a free and open source software that is published under the GNU General Public License.
Since its inception in 2000, phpBB ™ has been an open source forum software solution used by many web site owners. As it used to be, the current version of phpBB ™ 3.1 “Ascraeus” has a modern structure that adapts to the next generation of web technologies, an easy-to-use management panel and a user-friendly setup interface. For this reason you can have a forum software for your site by installing in minutes.
How do I install Theme & Module?

  • Through the WinSCP Program, connect to your server with your root user using the SCP protocol
  • Log in to the /var/www/ html folder.
  • Upload the Module or Template you want to upload into the relevant folder.

How can I manage the MySQL database?

  • First run this command on the ssh screen so that phpMyAdmin access is opened to the outside

sed -i -e ‘s/#Require all granted/Require all granted/g’ /etc/httpd/conf.d/phpMyAdmin.conf && service httpd restart

  • Log in to http://ipadress/phpmyadmin
  • Type in your username in root, in Password, your server in /var/www/html/mysqlDefaultPassword.
  • Select phpBB Databases on incoming page
  • You can do the SQL operations that you want to do here.


  • As a first step when you are connected to the server, run the “mysql_secure_installation” command and update your MySQL root password.
  • Enter the current password in the /var/www/html/mysqlDefaultPassword file

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