Software cannot find database

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Markus-Aurelius
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Software cannot find database

Post by Markus-Aurelius » Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:41 pm

Hi All;
I tried to install phpbb and when I do it says "Supported databases
You must have support for at least one compatible database within PHP. If no database modules are shown as available you should contact your hosting provider or review the relevant PHP installation documentation for advice.
I am at a loss. I am using mysql and it is installed in the default location. It is a very recent version.
Any help is appreciated.
Mark

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Re: Software cannot find database

Post by Noxwizard » Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:00 am

This means that the PHP (not phpBB) module for that database has not been enabled. Installation instructions for MySQLi: https://www.php.net/manual/en/mysqli.installation.php
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