How to change PhpBB to another host

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How to change PhpBB to another host

Postby anthony_gm on Sun Apr 22, 2007 6:42 pm

Okay guys,

Well I had my forum with Yahoo! SmallBusiness, but they doesn't support the attachment mod so i decided to move it to the godaddy's host.. BUT.. Somebody told me that i only have to changed some things in the config.php... but i dont know exactly where can i found these settings... and.. is this the only file that i have to change?

Can anyone explain me where and what are these settings?
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// phpBB 2.x auto-generated config file
// Do not change anything in this file!

$dbms = '_____';

$dbhost = '_______________';
$dbname = '_______________';
$dbuser = '_______________';
$dbpasswd = '_____________';

$table_prefix = _________';

define('PHPBB_INSTALLED', true);

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Postby pentapenguin on Wed Apr 25, 2007 2:09 am


The config.php file stores the information needed for phpBB to access your database. Assuming you restored your files and database already all you need to do is open config.php with a text editor and change the settings to GoDaddy's info. Just a note of caution though: GoDaddy has poor phpBB support so make sure you get Linux hosting which might work.
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