Thanks for the help. I got it sorted:
My predecessor had listed the server address in the Apache virtual host
configuration as the system's name, not the IP address. As such, it was
never going to resolve until the DNS entry got update.
Thanks again, and have a good weekend!
On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 9:22 AM, Gabriel Filion <
On 02/25/2010 05:58 PM, Mic Mobile wrote:
I saw this listed as the support list off of the MediaWiki installation
page, so apologies if this isn't the appropriate venue for the query.
I've got to migrate our MediaWiki server to a new IP address. I inherited
this server, so I'm not as familiar with its configuration as I should
be. The server is an 8.04 Ubuntu installation that works well. Database
everything else are running locally on the
server. I added the IP address
the machine and confirmed that it was live on
both the old IP and the new
IP. MediaWiki is still running fine when accessed by the old IP, but when
try to access by http://NEW
IP/wiki, I get a page
So, I tried ditching the old IP, just using the new IP. I had the same
problem, even with a restart.
Make sure that the Apache (supposing it is your web server)
configuration is set to the right address. VirtualHost sections are
often linked with a particular IP.
Is there a MediaWiki configuration file I'm
missing somewhere that has
host IP address in there somewhere?
The only configuration file you should have to deal with is
LocalConfig.php . Verify the $wgServer variable. If you access the
server via IP (as opposed to by domain name), this variable will have to
My guess is your problem is probably on the level of the Apache