XF 1.3 Sever Error on new installation - Xenforo 1.3.0


Well-known member
Hi, can anyone help with this error cropping up during the installation process ?

Server Error

iconv_set_encoding(): Use of iconv.internal_encoding is deprecated

iconv_set_encoding() in Zend/Validate/Hostname.php at line 521
Zend_Validate_Hostname->isValid() in Zend/Validate/EmailAddress.php at line 487
Zend_Validate_EmailAddress->_validateHostnamePart() in Zend/Validate/EmailAddress.php at line 546
Zend_Validate_EmailAddress->isValid() in XenForo/Helper/Email.php at line 64
XenForo_Helper_Email::isEmailValid() in XenForo/DataWriter/User.php at line 674
call_user_func_array() in XenForo/DataWriter.php at line 982
XenForo_DataWriter->_runVerificationCallback() in XenForo/DataWriter.php at line 725
XenForo_DataWriter->_isFieldValueValid() in XenForo/DataWriter.php at line 643
XenForo_DataWriter->set() in XenForo/DataWriter.php at line 995
XenForo_DataWriter->bulkSet() in XenForo/Install/Model/Install.php at line 302
XenForo_Install_Model_Install->insertAdministrator() in XenForo/Install/Controller/Install.php at line 265
XenForo_Install_Controller_Install->actionStep3b() in XenForo/FrontController.php at line 347
XenForo_FrontController->dispatch() in XenForo/FrontController.php at line 134
XenForo_FrontController->run() in /home/community/install/index.php at line 18

Chris D

XenForo developer
Staff member
This is an issue that we resolved in XenForo 1.3.4. That particular function was deprecated in PHP 5.6. Using XF 1.3.4 will prevent the issue.