During the installation process of MyBB a
inc/config.php file is created with the following content, where:
- provided database connection details are saved in
- provided Table Encoding is saved in
$config['database']['encoding'](Database Encoding) — in this example:
- provided ACP PIN is saved in
Consult the MyBB security guide to correctly configure security-related values.
<?php /** * Database configuration * * Please see the MyBB Docs for advanced * database configuration for larger installations * https://docs.mybb.com/ */ $config['database']['type'] = ''; $config['database']['database'] = ''; $config['database']['table_prefix'] = ''; $config['database']['hostname'] = ''; $config['database']['username'] = ''; $config['database']['password'] = ''; /** * Admin CP directory * For security reasons, it is recommended you * rename your Admin CP directory. You then need * to adjust the value below to point to the * new directory. */ $config['admin_dir'] = 'admin'; /** * Hide all Admin CP links * If you wish to hide all Admin CP links * on the front end of the board after * renaming your Admin CP directory, set this * to 1. */ $config['hide_admin_links'] = 0; /** * Data-cache configuration * The data cache is a temporary cache * of the most commonly accessed data in MyBB. * By default, the database is used to store this data. * * If you wish to use the file system (cache/ directory), MemCache (or MemCached), xcache, APC, or eAccelerator * you can change the value below to 'files', 'memcache', 'memcached', 'xcache', 'apc' or 'eaccelerator' from 'db'. */ $config['cache_store'] = 'db'; /** * Memcache configuration * If you are using memcache or memcached as your * data-cache, you need to configure the hostname * and port of your memcache server below. * * If not using memcache, ignore this section. */ $config['memcache']['host'] = 'localhost'; $config['memcache']['port'] = 11211; /** * Super Administrators * A comma separated list of user IDs who cannot * be edited, deleted or banned in the Admin CP. * The administrator permissions for these users * cannot be altered either. */ $config['super_admins'] = '1'; /** * Database Encoding * If you wish to set an encoding for MyBB uncomment * the line below (if it isn't already) and change * the current value to the mysql charset: * http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/charset-mysql.html */ $config['database']['encoding'] = 'utf8'; /** * Automatic Log Pruning * The MyBB task system can automatically prune * various log files created by MyBB. * To enable this functionality for the logs below, set the * the number of days before each log should be pruned. * If you set the value to 0, the logs will not be pruned. */ $config['log_pruning'] = array( 'admin_logs' => 365, // Administrator logs 'mod_logs' => 365, // Moderator logs 'task_logs' => 30, // Scheduled task logs 'mail_logs' => 180, // Mail error logs 'user_mail_logs' => 180, // User mail logs 'promotion_logs' => 180 // Promotion logs ); /** * Disallowed Remote Hosts * List of hosts the fetch_remote_file() function will not * perform requests to. * It is recommended that you enter hosts resolving to the * forum server here to prevent Server Side Request * Forgery attacks. */ $config['disallowed_remote_hosts'] = array( 'localhost', ); /** * Disallowed Remote Addresses * List of IPv4 addresses the fetch_remote_file() function * will not perform requests to. * It is recommended that you enter addresses resolving to * the forum server here to prevent Server Side Request * Forgery attacks. * Removing all values disables resolving hosts in that * function. */ $config['disallowed_remote_addresses'] = array( '127.0.0.1', '10.0.0.0/8', '172.16.0.0/12', '192.168.0.0/16', ); /** * Admin CP Secret PIN * If you wish to request a PIN * when someone tries to login * on your Admin CP, enter it below. */ $config['secret_pin'] = '';