When I install the new files to the database it seems to cause problems and
when I do a fresh clean install of the media wiki 1.16 I get a weird error
associated with permissions files on the database. Originally the problem
was PHP4, but found I could switch to PHP5 by activating a prompt within my
control center for my website.
On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 7:19 PM, Platonides <Platonides(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Christopher Eicher wrote:
I'm preping myself to install a couple of
anti-spam methods to protect my
wiki site (I hope). Unfortunately i've had little success installing the
newest version of the wikimedia software (1.16) so i'm relying on the 1.6
version. Looking at this article here
it says it can be
in versions 1.6 and up, but in the detailed
information area it says it
requires version 1.11 and up. What version does it need in order to
Not looking to have fort knoxx at the moment since my site is sort of
water, but down the road I do hope to increase my
security a bit. Mostly
want to prevent people from inputing naughty words probably using the
$wgSpamRegex command and prevent established IP spam address from trying
create accounts to spam the wiki site.
Using an outdated version with security vulnerabilities is not the way
to begin securing the wiki.
What problems do you have upgrading?
You don't have PHP 5? PHP 4 has reached its end of life and should not
be used any more.
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