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  • Can I build a test forum on my local computer?

    I have a owned license, and I wonder whether I can setup a test forum on my computer. It does not contain a domain and it can not be visited on internet.

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    The license agreement gives you the right of a test forum that cannot be accessed by the public (.htaccess or not even on the internet, I would guess wouldn't matter) and a public forum, so basically I am pretty sure you can.

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    • #3
      Yes, you can build a test forum on your local machine. You would need to install a webserver (e.g. IIS or Apache), PHP and MySQL.
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      • #4
        I'd recommend using something called xampp. Immensely useful application that contains the Apache server, php and Mysql. Installs extremely easily, virtually no configuration required. I use it to run vb test forum on my localhost when I want to test something before making it live

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        • #5
          Thank you guys

          I have built a test environment using Debian 4.0, apache 1.3.37, php 5.2.3 and mysql 5.0.45

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