PhpBB is one of the largest open source forum and bulletin board software platforms available today. Created with communicating easily and quickly with others, phpBB can even be used to power your entire website.
Selecting this One Click Install of phpBB deploys a GigeNET Cloud Server with Ubuntu 14.04, MySQL, PHP 5.3.3 and phpBB, everything you need to get started right away. For this application to run at it’s best, we recommend using at least the specs in our Basic plan.
GigeNET Cloud offers three diverse locations in the Eastern, Central, and Western parts of the United States, perfect for the needs of any client. Our Ashburn datacenter is strategically located near the Washington, D.C. metro area, and offers low latency to Europe. Our main datacenter, just outside Chicago, is the main hub for our network, and has multiple Tier one connections for exceptional failover and redundancy. Our Los Angeles datacenter is ideal for connecting to Asia and Eastern Europe. With the One Click Installs available at any of our locations, GigeNET Cloud offers you the unrivaled ability to be truly redundant.
All prices are based on monthly billing, but can be configured with hourly or quarterly billing. Click “Deploy” to learn more.
phpBB is one the largest open source forum and bulletin board software platforms available today. Created with communicating easily and quickly with others, phpBB can even be used to power your entire website.
Selecting this One Click Install of phpBB deploys a GigeNET Cloud Server with Ubuntu 14.04, MySQL, PHP 5.3.3 and phpBB, everything you need to get started right away.
Go to our VM Create page by clicking the application in our Dashboard, or you may go to Cloud Machines section, under Create click on Applications.
Host Name: Make sure to use a valid hostname to configure mailserver properly, or use the default name provided.
Data Center: Select Data Center location
Cloud Application: Select phpBB
Operating System: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS
Private IP: Specify if private IP is needed
vCPU: Get more vCPU with your selection of RAM and Storage. This is used for applications that require more processing power than memory.
Balanced (Default): This option will give you a balanced selection between Memory and CPU when selecting your package.
Memory: Get more Memory when you are selecting how much storage space you need. This is used for applications that require more RAM to run than Storage or CPU.
We recommend to use at least the minimum specifications required in all our cloud applications, for better server performance you may adjust this as you need.
Minimum Memory: 1024MB
Minimum Disk Storage: 30GB
Hourly: Pay as you go for your server. Bandwidth will be billed everyday as you use it.
Monthly and Above: Save more on these plans. Free Bandwidth is included every month (Overage will be charged by going over the limit)
Installation may take less than 20 minutes, including the deployment of latest Linux Server install and the application.
After Virtual Machine is created, you can view the initial configurations used during install including the Database and Login credentials.
phpBB requires that you complete the steps on the Installation Wizard by applying the initial setting provided on the Virtual Machine profile. During the Installation Wizard you will be able to customize your settings and create your Administrator account. Go to the Installation Page.
Go to Install tab. On the requirements page click “Start Install”
First Step of the installation is to setup your database. One-click App has already created a database for your phpBB, use the Database configuration provided on the Initial Setting page of the Virtual Machine Profile.
Setup the Administrator Account on your phpBB
Configuration file will be written automatically. Proceed to next step
Advanced Settings will allow you to configure your Mail server. If you want to use the default mail server installed on your Virtual Machine, use the Local SMTP Server Specification on the initial setting provided on Virtual Machine profile, set authentication method to PLAIN, you may leave SMTP username and Password blank.
Continue in Creating Database Tables. Proceed to next step
phpBB Login page. Access the phpBB Login page by following the Admin URL and type in the User and Password you used on the Installation Wizard.
After you have completed the Installation Wizard, you will need to remove the “install” directory located in /var/www/phpbb/install of the Virtual Machine.
phpBB Administration Control Panel.
Please contact our Support Department if you have more questions regarding our Cloud Applications.