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phpBB on windows server 2000

codementor

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#1
I would like to install phpBB 2.0 on a windows 2000 server on my network, so that network users can access this locally as a method of communicating over the network in addition to email. This needs to be available to about 200 people on site, which is managed by 3 NT domain controllers. Clients are mostly running W2k, XP.

So I install W2k Advanced Server, MSSQL 2000, and IIS and other stuff.

When I run install.php it just opens the source code in IE (ver 5.0).

Does anyone know what I am doing wrong, or if I need extra software (can only be free stuff). Haven't even started to look at the nightmare of using mssql yet.....

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
 
#3
I would recommend getting PHP5, phpBB should work with it. This is for 2 reasons

1) PHP4 is End Of Life from beginning of 2008
2) PHP4 Win32 is a royal pain in the arse to make work with MySQL 4.1+
 

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