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by yorktown
Fri Jun 18, 2004 7:50 pm
Forum: 2.0.x Support Forum
Topic: Sharing Databases
Replies: 10
Views: 363

Right now I simply copied the phpbb forum directory to another.

If I install a second database with a different prefix

phpbb1_ for the first

and

phpbb2_ for the second

they won't share the same boards, which is what I want.

Please let me know what you mean.
by yorktown
Fri Jun 18, 2004 5:01 pm
Forum: 2.0.x Support Forum
Topic: Sharing Databases
Replies: 10
Views: 363

Forgive me, the grey cells aren't working well for me: Here's what I have: #1 - http://128.121.228.14/conference/idate/forums/index.php and #2 - http://128.121.228.14/conference/idate/forums-opw/index.php They are identical forums (that is, they share the same database). This includes: same username...
by yorktown
Fri Jun 18, 2004 4:35 pm
Forum: 2.0.x Support Forum
Topic: Sharing Databases
Replies: 10
Views: 363

CTC - does this also mean they share the same foums? Topics? Messages as well?

A different prefix would start a new forum altogether, and there would be no posts in it.
by yorktown
Fri Jun 18, 2004 3:16 pm
Forum: 2.0.x Support Forum
Topic: Sharing Databases
Replies: 10
Views: 363

I mean the latter. Two separate websites sharing the same PHPBB Database for posts, users, etc. You can't just install twice and point both to the same database. It doesn't work that way. PHPBB has a MYSQL table that defines where the index page is. So even if you install the second one, once you lo...
by yorktown
Fri Jun 18, 2004 3:09 pm
Forum: 2.0.x Support Forum
Topic: Changing the Admin Folder name and Admin -index.php filename
Replies: 4
Views: 155

Thanks. and the Admin/index.php file? how do I change that?
by yorktown
Fri Jun 18, 2004 8:27 am
Forum: 2.0.x Support Forum
Topic: Sharing Databases
Replies: 10
Views: 363

Sharing Databases

How do I do this? I want to have two folders: www.website-a-example.com/forum-folder-1 www.website-a-example.com/forum-folder-2 Both folders have phpbb running. Both share the same database. forum-folder-1 uses a template style (1) forum-folder-2 uses a different template style (2) I noticed that on...
by yorktown
Fri Jun 18, 2004 8:23 am
Forum: 2.0.x Support Forum
Topic: Changing the Admin Folder name and Admin -index.php filename
Replies: 4
Views: 155

Changing the Admin Folder name and Admin -index.php filename

How do I change the ADMIN folder name and the INDEX.PHP file name?

I want to do this as an increased measure of security, so no one can just get to the admin page without knowing the folder and the filename.

Any help appreciated.

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