@Febian This mean you need to install all neccesary software components on your server and after that just copy databasefiles & the nodebb files to it and fire it up.
Checklist to avoid NodeBB forum Downtime
fr3em1nd last edited by fr3em1nd
Hey guys! I'm now fully motivated to move out from Vanilla to NodeBB, somehow, I did have a failed community test before and totally gave up on NodeBB for some time to wait for VanillaImporter.
Few notable things that could destroy your community is a DOWNTIME, no administration, lack of innovations.
as for avoiding these things I added on my checklists are:
- down nginx server
- down database, (redis, mongodb)
- error in nodebb plugins
- tried using forever get it to up and running. since i have huge community, i tried clustering and using 'forever app.js' somehow that DONT run other ports i added for nodebb to run IE 4567,4568,45679, it's running on only 1
- network error (not sure but when there's a network error the nodebb goes down totally)
Feel free to add your thoughts on the things that 'could' take your nodebb site down.!
./nodebb startis a replacement for forever - if one node goes down it will attempt to restart, and of course, clustering would work