SMF Application

SMF, (Simple Machines Forum) is an open source forum system created using PHP and MySQL. Developed by the Simple Machines Organization. The current version is 2.0.9. However, 2.1 Beta 1 released on November 21, 2014 was released as beta. A stable version 2.1 will be released soon. There are significant changes in version 2.1. The theme is adapted to mobile devices in this version
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 SMF Databases on incoming page
  • You can do the SQL operations that you want to do here.

IMPORTANT

  • 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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