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Old 12-28-2004, 10:28 PM   #1
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I need some help here computer whizzes

Does anyone have some good links to reputable online service providers for phpBB based forums. I'm looking for something with decent transfer bandwidth, a decent amount of disk space, 99% up time, not to expensive but I dont want to cheap out.

I really dont have all the time in the world to adminstrate back of house programming, I want as "plug and play" as possible here.

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Old 12-28-2004, 10:40 PM   #2
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Ace host [ http://www.ace-host.net/ ] is very cheap, and I run my forum on there. To prove it check out my forums. Just don't sign up for it, it'* just a test server.


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Just don't sign up for it, it'* just a test server.-justin
i tried

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Warning: fsockopen(): php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known in /home/open80/public_html/phpBB2/includes/smtp.php on line 109

Warning: fsockopen(): unable to connect to [email protected]:25 in /home/open80/public_html/phpBB2/includes/smtp.php on line 109

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/open80/public_html/phpBB2/includes/smtp.php:109) in /home/open80/public_html/phpBB2/includes/page_header.php on line 475

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Good start, ok how bout good domain registrations sites?
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www.uzipp.com

Cheap, Very Cheap, supports phpBB if you get the databases in your hosting package.

It'* what my site is through.
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I use http://www.godaddy.com/ I forgot how much I paid.. but it was pretty cheap.

haro: you "just_don't_sign_up"? You completed it just fine. I have had problems with the 2.0.10 version.. I haven't upgraded yet [too lazy]. Try loging in, post a message, you'll see it works fine otherwise.


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I use http://www.godaddy.com/ I forgot how much I paid.. but it was pretty cheap.

haro: you "just_don't_sign_up"? You completed it just fine. I have had problems with the 2.0.10 version.. I haven't upgraded yet [too lazy]. Try loging in, post a message, you'll see it works fine otherwise.


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it never sent me a verification email, so i cant log in
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Anyways!

Sol, what would you recommend for a web forum that has 200 members already and the potential for upwards of 500, based on the UZIPP site, which one would be suit my needs?
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Ew, that'* tough to say. I don't know how much bandwidth these forums suck with that many members. What I would do is contact help @ uzipp. com and ask them what would be right for you.

I have a special deal there cause I've been a member so long, so I get a ton of bandwidth ... 30GB a month ... so see what you can find out from them.
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Thanks man...on it now
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