• Steve2106
  • 53% (Neutral)
  • YAF Forumling Topic Starter
15 years ago
Hi There,

I have tried moving the forum files into it's own directory but I am failing to get it to work.
My original setup was to have the forum in a root directory called "TestForum". It works fine. I have now moved it to "TestForum/yaf" now it does not work. I have looked at the documentation but it is a bit hard to follow.
It mentions something about /yaf but I get errors when I add this to web.config. Does anyone have a web.config I can see for me to addapt to what I need or a more friendly documentation to follow.

Your help is appreciated.

Best Regards,


  • XeE
  • 84.2% (Honored)
  • YAF Forumling
15 years ago
add this in yafnet.config file, don't remember exactly as i am using other computer. try this one. and what error you are getting. do let me know

  • Mek
  • 100% (Exalted)
  • YAF Developer
15 years ago
From instal.txt


If YetAnotherForum.net isn't installed at the root of your web
server, make sure the files in the bin directory of the zip file
is copied to /bin on your web server. Also you'll need to add the
element to the yafnet.config to point to the correct URL.
Example: If you have install the forum in the directory "/forum/yaf/"
you will need to add /forum/yaf/ to web.config.


"It's a case of RTFM.. the only problem being we don't have a manual!"

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  • Steve2106
  • 53% (Neutral)
  • YAF Forumling Topic Starter
15 years ago
Hi Mek,
Thanks for the reply.
That worked. I was putting ~/yaf until I noticed in your post /forum/yaf/ which actualy includes the root folder also.
I put /testforum/yaf/ into yafnet.config and all is working well. Did not know where to put it in web.config!

Thanks for the help.

Best Regards,

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