[Mediawiki-l] Problem loading index.php externally
matt at 30throad.com
Thu Feb 24 15:19:41 UTC 2005
This is how I have it set up at the moment.
Registrar (GoDaddy): knowyourmac.com -- forwards to -->
Dyndns.Org: knowyourmac.webhop.net -- webhops to -->
(and then knowyourmac.homeip.net points to my home dynamic IP address.)
I just worked out that I NEED that trailing "/" in the redirect for it
to work. If it's missed out, the redirect won't work.
So, yes, I can now specify a page in the wiki by giving an address like
(although personally I would quite like to get rid of that "index.php"
part and just have knowyourmac.com/Page_Name...)
I realise the setup is probably more complicated than it needs to be -
I'll look into moving my domain to dyndns to bring down the number of
On Feb 24, 2005, at 9:43 AM, Rick DeNatale wrote:
> Are you forced to use HTTP redirects? I'm guessing that you are doing
> this so that references to knowyourmac.com can find your machine by
> mapping to knowyourmac.homeip.net which goes through dyndns.org's name
> Why not switch your domain registration over to dyndns.org so that
> clients will get your dynamic ip address directly?
> On Thu, 24 Feb 2005 09:27:14 -0500, Matt C <matt at 30throad.com> wrote:
>> Actually, I spoke too soon. I changed $wgServer to
>> "http://knowyourmac.homeip.net" but it only resolves fully (into
>> knowyourmac.homeip.net) once it loads, and it still loads by going via
>> the local computer name. Looks like I'll have to play with the other
>> settings you mentioned, or just give up on the local server and put it
>> on hosted space.
>> On Feb 23, 2005, at 11:24 PM, Matt C wrote:
>>> Worked perfectly - thankyou!
>>> On Feb 23, 2005, at 5:29 PM, Brion Vibber wrote:
>>>> Matt C wrote:
>>>>> I'm running a MediaWiki site on my local Mac OS X (10.3 client)
>>>>> webserver - http://knowyourmac.com (also accessible at
>>>>> The problem is, unless you specify a page name, such as "Main_Page"
>>>>> "Introduction" in the address, the address resolves into a local
>>>>> which won't load externally.
>>>> Add an override to $wgServer in your LocalSettings.php, like this:
>>>> $wgServer = "http://example.com";
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