Question

How to Setup VPS to run Xenforo

Posted July 20, 2013 6k views
I using plant C (2 Core/2GB) and setup LAMP using :https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-install-linux-apache-mysql-php-lamp-stack-on-ubuntu to setup VPS. It run Wordpress very good but when I try install Xenforo then get error : An unexpected database error occurred. Please try again later.

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Try an look here : http://xenforo.com/community/threads/an-unexpected-database-error-occurred-please-try-again-later.48353/
Try asking in Xenforo's official forums: http://xenforo.com/community/

I have never used Xenforo but try digging in apache's error logs and look for php errors.

Yep watch the logs :)
Im a forum manager of some xenforo forums
Make sure database is working ok and uninstall lamp stack download them seprately with shell
Make the database by installing it then enter mysql -p
Then enter password then type :- create database xenforo

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