This is the second step in the process if it is the first time you are creating a Community Central site.
Under Site Actions, click Community Control Panel.
In the Forum Site Management section, click Create forum site.
|2.||Enter a Title and Description for the new forum site and select site permissions.||
You can either create a new set of permissions for Community Central or inherit permissions from your SharePoint site.
Next: Create a New Forum on the Forum Site