Migrate MediaWiki to another server

Old Server

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mysqldump -u root -p wikidb > wikidb.sql
tar -cvf wiki.tar wiki   ;this is the wiki folder on document root
  1.  mysqldump -u root -p wikidb > wikidb.sql 
  2.  tar -cvf wiki.tar wiki   ;this is the wiki folder on document root 


New Server:

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create database wikidb;  this is inside mysql, Note that both mysql versions should be same.
grant create, select, insert, update, delete, lock tables on wikidb.* to wiki@localhost identified by 'YourPassword' ;
  1.  create database wikidb;  this is inside mysql, Note that both mysql versions should be same. 
  2.  grant create, select, insert, update, delete, lock tables on wikidb.* to wiki@localhost identified by 'YourPassword' ; 


MediaWiki Upgrade

copy all the new files to wiki folder and then run php update.php from maintenance folder after updating AdminSettings.php

 

More Information

http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Moving_a_wiki

Category: MediaWiki :: Article: 195

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