anicazna
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2009-06-08T07:10:08Z
I'm trying to install YAF-v1.9.3-RC2-SRC.zip.zip on my pc (localhost before placing on real hosting address) i didn't got to far. I've entered configuration password and then came this messsage.

"There has been a serious error loading the forum. No further information is available.
Please contact the administrator if this message persists."


on my PC i have sql 2005 Management Studio, VStudio 2005, Win XP SP3.

in db.config i've tryed following:

add name="WebConnectionString" connectionString="data source=ALEJANDRO;initial catalog=YAF;User Id=**;Password=*****;persist security info=False;packet size=4096

add name="YAF" connectionString="data source=ALEJANDRO;initial catalog=YAF;User Id=**;Password=*****

add name="YAF" connectionString="data source=localhost;initial catalog=YAF;User Id=**;Password=*****
and several other combinations.

Install procedure says:
1. unzip file in folder
2. select web.config - i've took it from webconfigs folder and move one folder up
3. create blank database in SQL called YAF
4. then i've created virual directory and open Localhost/yetanotherforum.net/install/default.aspx (then go to 1. sentence)

YAF is the blank database which i've created in sql 2005 Management Studio
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mddubs
2009-06-08T07:32:07Z
Why would you change the name of the connection string?

The web.configs in the \Configs folder use a connection string called "yafnet".
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anicazna
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2009-06-08T07:40:09Z
could you be so kind and tell me what to put in conn. string (i'm not an IT expert).

this is my current db.config

add name="yafnet" connectionString="data source=ALEJANDRO;initial catalog=YAF;User Id=**;Password=***;persist security info=False;packet size=4096

alejandro is computer name
YAF is name of database
USer ID and Password is to enter in database


tnx

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