JumpBox for the PunBB Discussion Forums Software

Ready to run Virtual Machine/Virtual Appliance for VMware, Parallels, VirtualBox and Amazon EC2 Cloud Computing
Application Version: PunBB 1.4.2
Open Source Project: PunBB
JumpBox Version: 1.8.3 (release notes)
Short Name: punbb
OS Version: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
Added: July 17, 2007
Updated: October 14, 2014
Download Size: 216 MB (system requirements)
Minimum VM RAM: 256 MB
Amazon EC2 AMI Available: Yes
OVF Available: Yes

PunBB is a lightweight discussion forum that provides the essential features to host a thriving community without the tedious database, web server and application setup. It may have fewer bells and whistles than other forum applications but it has an intuitive user interface and renders XHTML-compliant output.

Public discussion forums allow you to build a community around your product or service and enable your customers to solve each other’s problems offloading support demands from your technical staff. With the PunBB JumpBox you have a
fully self-contained instance of the powerful PunBB Open Source forum in the time it takes to download. It’s the quickest path to having your forums up and running - try it now!

This JumpBox is based on the 1.7 JumpBox Platform and includes a backup system that supports archiving the state of the JumpBox to NFS, Windows File Shares and Amazon S3.

What is a JumpBox?

A JumpBox makes using server software quick and simple. It packages an application's software, dependencies, and application data into a single virtual computer that enables you to focus on the application, not the details of getting the application to run.

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