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Reply #17 - Dec 21st, 2010 at 6:22pm
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You say you are on Vista?  32 bit or 64 bit?

64 bit Smiley
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you SHOULD get a server environement dump - save it, it may be useful

Yes, I'm getting server information Smiley
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try the GuestBook Applcation

Works perfect Smiley
  
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Reply #16 - Dec 21st, 2010 at 5:37pm
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You say you are on Vista?  32 bit or 64 bit?

OK, and where did you install XAMPP?

Please try this:

http://localhost/cgi-bin/printenv.pl

you SHOULD get a server environement dump - save it, it may be useful

now try this in the XAMPP page

try the GuestBook Applcation

IF it works, Perl is working correctly - your problem is specific to YaBB.

OK?
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Reply #15 - Dec 21st, 2010 at 4:41pm
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make sure mod_perl is disabled, and that your shebang lines point to  this:

#!/xampp/perl/bin/perl.exe --

I did, but it doesn't work. Sad I still get the same error and the problem is: I never used Perl before, so  I don't know what the error means.
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Reply #14 - Dec 21st, 2010 at 4:18pm
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make sure mod_perl is disabled, and that your shebang lines point to  this:

#!/xampp/perl/bin/perl.exe --


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Reply #13 - Dec 21st, 2010 at 8:57am
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I'm sorry for the late reply, but I'm using XamPP 1.7.3. Smiley Yes, I'm running windows on my computer. Windows Vista. Oh and more information about my XamPP installation:
Apache Friends XAMPP (Basis Package) version 1.7.3
  
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Reply #12 - Nov 23rd, 2010 at 8:12pm
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Umm - there is NO XAMPP 2.5.8.

the latest XAMPP is 1.7.3

http://www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp.html

Where did you find that info???

The error you are getting should not be possible on a Windows host.

Are you sure you are running on a Windows XAMPP machine?

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-- This UNIX-based option turns on taint checking. Normally, these checks are only done when running setuid or setgid. The docs/perlsec.htm documentation file that comes with your Perl distribution has more information about this option. -uThis UNIX-based option will cause Perl to dump core after compiling your script. See the Perl documentation that came with your Perl distribution for more information.

what XAMPP package was used, you can find it in the xampp root in readme_en.txt I think???

What version of windows is the host???

Huh
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Reply #11 - Nov 23rd, 2010 at 5:15pm
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Thanks for the reply Smiley
XAMPP 2.5.8. I disabled mod_perl, but it doesn't help. Sad
  
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Reply #10 - Nov 22nd, 2010 at 9:42pm
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A - XAMPP? - which version?

B - Are you running mod_perl?  If so, turn it off with the  'setup' tool from the XAMPP Control Panel.

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Reply #9 - Nov 21st, 2010 at 1:26pm
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Sorry for bumping this, but i get this error to:
Insecure dependency in require while running with -T switch at C:/xampp/htdocs/yabb/cgi-bin/yabb2/Setup.pl line 44. ,
The paths are correct and i moved the YaBBfiles directory to the htdocs directory. Using YaBB2.5. Any ideas?
  
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Reply #8 - Apr 21st, 2010 at 1:31am
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Yep, LOL I know -   Grin

I'm glad it is working for you.  I have Wordpress and YaBB running on a spare box (over XP) as a test.

There's lots of little things to fix, and I am working on a list of them.

Good Luck
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Reply #7 - Apr 20th, 2010 at 11:07pm
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Thanks man ! it works to !
  
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Reply #6 - Apr 13th, 2010 at 7:55am
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I am toast  Cheesy

But, provided your ISP offers an SMTP service that runs on Port 25, these settings work for XAMPP

Send Emails using:  YaBB SMTP Engine
Location of Sendmail Program :c:\xampp\sendmail\sendmail.exe      
SMTP-Server: smtp.yourisp.net
Select SMTP Server Authorization Type : OFF
SMTP Authorization Username: leave blank      
SMTP Authorization Password : leave blank
Webmaster Email Address: this is your Reply to address

That's it.

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Reply #5 - Apr 13th, 2010 at 1:52am
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A few things -

In the Codex we tell you that XAMPP is not a tested solution, right?  That means it needs fixes beyond what the average user will be able to 'get' --  And you just made our case.  We recommend basically: Install Active States Perl, Install Apache, add a Mailserver or Mail Transfer Agent and we explain all the ins and outs. 

As it happens you asked while I happen to be busy figuring out if WAMP (maybe not) or XAMPP (probably yes with fixes) will run YaBB correctly.

There are also a hundred other things that may need fixes. Despite what ANYONE tells you, WAMP and XAMPP are highly customized installs.  In some cases, the software components are custom builds; i.e. the executables only work in their own environment.  This is why it will probably be the case that WAMP won't cut it. There are a lot of good things to say about them, like 'they work for many situations'.  And their developers put in a lot of hard work. BUT if you don't know all the ins and outs of software configurations, they won't work with many 'special scripts'.

I hope you read this one: Setting Up a Home based Server
http://codex.yabbforum.com/YaBB.pl?num=1226450192

You want Apache?
With Windows, it comes in many flavors. Some users here are professing that they have used WAMP and XAMPP. All swear that there is a problem with it because it does not run YaBB (especially under WAMP).


THAT SAID:

A - NO YOU DO NOT NEED THEM (the Perl Mods) - sorry for the caps, but you should actually read my replies. 

A: You won't need either of those missing Modules to just for testing. The first is only for using SMTP servers that use TLS, the second is basically for *nix servers.  Even if you use your own mail server you won't be needing those modules. (and in order to install them you would have to learn more about Perl and XAMPP).

B. You can likely use your ISP's SMTP server to send the mail. I have not yet done the testing and setup for Mercury Mail, maybe this weekend or next week.

Edited:
Tested: Correct, see next reply #6 in topic - Mercury Mail setup not needed to send mail from YaBB


C. There are major security holes for using either of these servers on public networks. THEY SAY SO ON THEIR SITES.  They are both really designed as test beds for users and developers.

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And yes XAMPP is not a support thing but xampp makes it very easy for me.


The easy thing to do, that will get things working best (oddlly enough) is to follow the original advice;

Install Perl, Install Apache, set up mail == YaBB will work correctly.   You would not have had to ask all these questions. Grin

-- I will let everyone know on Mail with XAMPP - when I get done testing.  Smiley  And making sure you don't accidentally set up an Anonymous FTP, LOL.  Grin

Good Luck
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Reply #4 - Apr 13th, 2010 at 1:23am
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Hi again thanks for speedy replies !


Well yes i wont need it for testing but i will install another forum on my server which will be used.. so how do i install those modules? i mean... i need my forum to email me and my members passwords so how do i come about this ? XAMPP has somehting called "Mercury Mailserver" will this work ?  also i would like to install 

Modules

Compress::Bzip2

Net::SMTP::TLS


I, need them right to have email working?

And yes XAMPP is not a support thing but xampp makes it very easy for me.  Grin


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Reply #3 - Apr 13th, 2010 at 12:36am
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A: You won't need either of those missing Modules to just fo testing. The first is only for using SMTP servers that use TLS, the second is basically for *nix servers.

B: in the Admin Center, Forum Settings > Posting
Check for ALL CAPS?
If set to 0 no checking is done. Otherwise the number you insert is the number of characters in all caps that opens a JavaScript alert on submit of the post.


C:  In this case, since you are new, we won't get into mod_rewrite. Just make a redirect page (for now):

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<html>

<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Language" content="en-us">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=windows-1252">
<title>Forum Redirect</title>
<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="1;URL=http://put your forums top level URL here/cgi_bin/yabb2/yabb.pl">
</head>
<body>

<p>You are being redirected </p>

<p>&nbsp;</p>
</body>
</html> 




If you want to make your forum public:

You could name this file index.htm and place it in the root of your htdocs folder.  This (along with the next step) will make YaBB your home page for right now.  You will want to change the default index order anyway if you will be making your forum public.  This part you should read up on in XAMPP (it tells you how to do that) its a function of the Apache httpd.conf file.  If you DON'T make those changes, steering to your server's URL or IP address from outside your local network will error out with a security warning.

D. In the XAMPP Control Panel, click SETUP, type 6 in the Command Line Interface to (tpggel) disable mod_perl.

(although I know most of these answers, this isn't, after all, XAMPP support central.  Grin

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