Bulliten Board System Recommendations?

Matthew Walker mwalker at kydance.net
Wed May 21 18:52:52 MDT 2008


I recommend SMF (http://www.simplemachines.org/) as a good solid phpBB replacement.
They've had a handful of vulnerabilities, but NOTHING compared to phpBB (which isn't
even allowed on my server anymore).

On Wed, May 21, 2008 3:17 pm, Kimball Larsen wrote:
> I know this has been discussed before, but I'm curious what folks are
> using now.
>
> I need to set up a web-based forum for my customers, and want
> something that is simple to admin (I won't be doing it), allows custom
> themes, has a good security track record, and is free/open source.
>
> I've used phpBB in the past for other companies, and it worked well
> enough, but didn't really stand out as all that great to me.
> Today I discovered AEF (1), which seems very slick, but does not have
> many skins, etc, and is not well known.
>
> I suppose I'm most concerned about security - I've heard horror
> stories of boards being hijacked, which I'd like to avoid.
>
> Thoughts?
>
> 1:  http://www.anelectron.com/
>
> Thanks!
>
>
> - Kimball
> http://www.kimballlarsen.com
>
>
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Matthew Walker
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