Answer by ericjess · Feb 01, 2012 at 03:48 PM
I have ran several forums for long periods of time. I have ran many forums running all sorts of forum software. phpBB may be a good thing to look at, not my favorite but it is FREE! And that seems like the key you are looking for.
Let me know if you need any help, I am curious to see what the forum topic is
Answer by Compucore · Feb 01, 2012 at 05:26 PM
PHPbb and SMF are two good ones. I was working on both of those two with a professor of mine that I have known since 2003 and keep in contact with. I used to help as an admin in regards to keeping both sites up and running and maintaining them with him. Very easy to install on a server remotely that is out on the internet. Or run it on a server more locally to the lan as well. Never had a problem with either of those two applications for running a message board.
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