help me configure xampp

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help me configure xampp

Postby dphreak » 12. September 2006 15:36

ok, i istalled xampp and http://localhost opens nice intro gui and everithing is ok. So i tried to install phpbb downloaded from they site and there is some stuff needs to be configured and i dont know how.
DATABASE SERVER HOSTNAME ??
YOURE DATABSE NAME ??
DATABASE USERNAME ??
DATABASE PASSWORD ??
PREFIX FOR TABLES IN DATABASE ??

please some info i detail how to corectly fill thise item to make this work

Thank You for help

:cry:
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Re: help me configure xampp

Postby aarana » 12. September 2006 15:58

you can run: /opt/lampp/lampp security


dphreak wrote:ok, i istalled xampp and http://localhost opens nice intro gui and everithing is ok. So i tried to install phpbb downloaded from they site and there is some stuff needs to be configured and i dont know how.
DATABASE SERVER HOSTNAME ??
YOURE DATABSE NAME ??
DATABASE USERNAME ??
DATABASE PASSWORD ??
PREFIX FOR TABLES IN DATABASE ??

please some info i detail how to corectly fill thise item to make this work

Thank You for help

:cry:
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Re: help me configure xampp

Postby Izzy » 13. September 2006 03:36

dphreak wrote:ok, i istalled xampp and http://localhost opens nice intro gui and everithing is ok. So i tried to install phpbb downloaded from they site and there is some stuff needs to be configured and i dont know how.
DATABASE SERVER HOSTNAME ??
YOURE DATABSE NAME ??
DATABASE USERNAME ??
DATABASE PASSWORD ??
PREFIX FOR TABLES IN DATABASE ??

please some info i detail how to corectly fill thise item to make this work

Thank You for help

:cry:

You need to create a database, create a user and give that user a password and privileges to the database you created using phpMyAdmin. It is very user friendly and there is documentation.
http://localhost/phpmyadmin/

I did a how-to, for someone with a similar issue as you, here:
http://community.apachefriends.org/f/viewtopi ... 9816#79816

HTH :)
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