Turnkey Apps: phpBB – Community Forum Solution

If you would like to create your own forum our pre-installed turnkey application is exactly what you need. phpBB is used by milions.

Since its creation in 2000, phpBB has become most widely used Open Source forum solution in the world.

You can use phpBB as a small group forum of friends or as a large multi-category board for a corporate web page. It has all features you need built in. It is multilingual, easy to install software with all moderation (moderation control panel) and administration tools (administration control panel). You can create style customized sub-forums, treads, groups with different access levels (privacy) and password protected forums.

This appliance includes all the standard features in TurnKey Core, and on top of that:

* SSL support out of the box.
* PHPMyAdmin administration frontend for MySQL (listening on port 12322 – uses SSL).
* Postfix MTA (bound to localhost) to allow sending of email (e.g., password recovery, notifications).
* The phpBB database password will be regenerated during installation (security)
* Webmin modules for configuring Apache2, PHP and MySQL.
* phpBB configurations
o phpBB board enabled by default
o Uploading of avatars is supported, and enabled by default
o Automatically install security updates directly from debian stable (security)
o Exemplary forum configuration, including welcome post displaying default login credentials