If there is no database, then there is nothing to salvage. When you try to
browse the wiki, you should be seeing an immediate error message (e.g.
can't connect to database). Re-running the installer should only take a
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On Mon, Oct 28, 2019 at 5:06 PM bomarc <bomarc_com(a)hotmail.com> wrote:
Variation of user steps on ... foot while aiming for
I've installed a 'new' - with a working version of MediaWiki (YES!) Before
I made it public; I started to lock it down (initially by disabling the
public ability to create a new account) until I could bet a better handle
account access. Then I got busy.... and I forgot the credentials for the
admin (ID & Password)
So I researched - and found 'Manual:Resetting passwords'
<https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Resetting_passwords> (and sub
item: 'Manual:Database access'
I *did* save the PW/ID for the database ... and logged into it.
Problem is: my database does not show any tables in the wiki database.
I enter the command:
|wiki******** <-- Valid / correct wiki database name here
Response: Database changed
Response: Empty set (0.00 sec)
And for the next part:
When I attempt to connect via local host; the system returns a 403.6
I checked the IIS settings; and the default web page (currently not WIKI)
allows for localhost connection (as does the 'wiki' site). There is no
blocking by IP active (I have added in the IIS an 'Allow' the local IP /
Can I salvage this installation? (I would prefer to not reinstall ....
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