TurnKey Linux Virtual Appliance Library

New TurnKey phpBB appliance (2009.03-hardy)

Mon, 2009/03/30 - 17:56

Release focus: Initial release.

Changes:

  • Initial public release of TurnKey Linux phpBB
  • SSL support out of the box
  • Includes postfix MTA (bound to localhost) for sending of email from phpBB (e.g., password recovery, notifications).
    Also includes webmin postfix module for convenience.
  • Improvements to default phpBB configuration
    • phpBB board enabled by default
    • Uploading of avatars is supported, and enabled by default
    • Automatically install security updates directly from debian stable (security)
    • Exemplary forum configuration, including welcome post displaying default login credentials
  • Regenerate phpBB mysql password during installation (security)
  • MySQL related
    • Includes PhpMyAdmin (listening on port 12322 - uses SSL)
    • Set empty MySQL root password in live/demo mode (for convenience)
    • Support configuring MySQL root password during installation 

Major component versions

kernel 2.6.24-23.48
phpbb3 3.0.2-4
mysql-server 5.0.51a-3ubuntu5.4
apache2 2.2.8-1ubuntu0.5
phpmyadmin 2.11.8.1-5

Note: please refer to turnkey-core's changelog for changes common to all appliances. Here we only describe changes specific to this appliance.

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