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Barbie wrote: Mon Dec 18, 2023 12:11 pm I did several of them. Best way for me was to create a new installation with the same PHP, PHPBB and database versions (maybe in a VM), transfer the custom files, backup the database at the old host and import it at the new host.
Then update all related software, if needed in multiple small version steps.
Thanks Barbie. I am trying to update the PHPBB3 version offline and then uploading the refreshed site to my server space.
PHPBB3 forum has a lot of support suggestions which have so far, not solved my problem.
https://www.phpbb.com/support/docs/en/3 ... /upgrade3/

These are the steps I am attempting with no success:
I have tried on Ubuntu Linux (absolute pain in my ass!) and Win11:
Installing and configuring XAMPP can't ever run anything under the proposed site without massive errors.
/Install, /STK, /phpMyAdmin.
I have several database backups and the entire directory structure and the original host site has been shut down.

Importing the DB sometimes succeeds but I am not able to see anything on the site after replacing to proper files.
The best I can ever get is a directory list of files when accessing the site's root.
I am learning that different versions of PHP and PHPBB3 are not all compatible.
This has wasted well over 6 hours of my time and I will figure it out eventually.

:mad2: :facepalm: :noidea :???:
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I just updated my forum to latest phpbb without any issues.
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Beyond Unreal is running sluggishly:
https://forums.beyondunreal.com/threads ... ly.208961/
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https://www.oldunreal.com/phpBB3/index.php is being assaulted by spambots!   
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https://www.unrealsp.org/forums/ is down, sorta.

Usually the forum presents fine, but clicking any menu or search kicks up an error page "Bad gateway Error code 502".

Sometimes the forum won't load at all.
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It was up this morning but now https://hofgamingclan.com/ is down.
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https://forums.beyondunreal.com/ appears to be down, the site as well as the forum.

https://skaarjvalley.freeforums.net/ is having login problems.
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Adding a new forum (for me anyway) to the list · https://eatsleeput.com/all
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https://www.unrealsp.org/ is currently down.
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Helen's forum http://birdieman.com/cgi-bin/bin260/YaBB.pl is currently down.
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https://forums.beyondunreal.com/ appears to be having... a conniption fit, or something.

It's there, but it's not exactly all there...ish.

Takes forever to load, and even when it finally does it looks weird!
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EvilGrins wrote: Fri Apr 26, 2024 11:52 pm https://forums.beyondunreal.com/ appears to be having... a conniption fit, or something.

It's there, but it's not exactly all there...ish.

Takes forever to load, and even when it finally does it looks weird!
Now getting this from that forum
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https://www.hermskii.com/forum/ is currently down.

http://www.oldunreal.com/phpBB3/ is there but it's operating so slow posting is impossible.

http://hofgamingclan.com/ was working but then crashed.

https://www.vulpinemission.com/index.php is practically frozen.
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