SSL Certificate Installation VB 5.X.X

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    • Aug 2016
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    • 5.1.x

    SSL Certificate Installation VB 5.X.X


    I have tried every version of vBulletin 5 connect including 5.2.3 and i get the same errors. My site and theme runs on 5.1.10

    The issue i am having is error on config files when i try point my site to HTTPS. Here is an example of the error i am getting at the moment:

    Warning: require_once(/var/www/vip8/sites/vip3471798/config.php): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /var/www/vip8/sites/vip3471798/httpd/htdocs/includes/vb5/config.phpon line 44

    Fatal error: require_once(): Failed opening required '/var/www/vip8/sites/vip3471798/config.php' (include_path='.') in /var/www/vip8/sites/vip3471798/httpd/htdocs/includes/vb5/config.php on line 44

    The web address is but when i go to i get the above error. I have tried contacting support directly and we went through multiple things but it was starting to become a pain sending emails back and forth and they told me there was an error with my hosting even though the SSL works fine if i upload a basic non vBulletin site.

    I have a second site that runs on an identical web space hosted by the same provider ( and has an identical SSL certificate and runs fine if i upload a non vBulletin site - For example i have uploaded a site for demonstration.. the link to this site is and as you can se the SSL works perfectly!

    I hope somebody can give me a solution soon as i have spent loads of money on SSL for 2 sites that i want to grow!

    PS: Feel free to use for Apple support and lets grow a forum together!

    Many thanks, Tristan
    Last edited by; Thu 18 Aug '16, 2:12am.
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