Error installing Vanilla Forums from Softaculous

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When trying to install software on InfinityFree (either by hand or through Softaculous), you may see an error message like this:

Could not make the query numbered : 16
MySQL Error No : 1071
MySQL Error : Specified key was too long; max key length is 1000 bytes

This error is caused by the fact that the script in question requires the use of the InnoDB storage engine for MySQL.

However, the InnoDB storage engine is not supported on InfinityFree. You can only create tables with the MyISAM storage engine.


Hmm I didn’t know that! Thanks for telling! :smiley:



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