[Mediawiki-l] Migrating to a new server

Steve VanSlyck s.vanslyck at spamcop.net
Thu Aug 21 14:46:54 UTC 2008

Realizing the article is there, I've seen a ton of questions raised  
about the process as that page directs, issues coming up, doesn't  
work, etc. The "manual" I'm talking about would be something tested at  
every stage and the doesn't assume any user knowledge at all.

wolkwitz at fh-swf.de wrote:

> Hi all,
> have you tried this page?
> http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Moving_a_wiki
> Not sure as to how helpfull this is, but it might be a good starting point...
> Good luck with the move!
> Katharina
> Steve VanSlyck schrieb am 21.08.2008 15:02:
>> Seems this question comes up a lot, as well as the question as to all
>> the various steps needed, doorknob to doorknob as they say, to back up
>> and restore an entire DB. Maybe an exhaustive how-to manual of these
>> two items would be a good idea. Anyone? Bueller? Anyone?
>>> On Aug 21, 2008, at 3:47 PM, De Kock, Stefan wrote:
>>>> What would the easiest way be to move a MediaWiki installation from
>>>> one server to another? I have installed MySQL and PHP already on
>>>> the new server. What I had in mind was to setup the latest MediaWiki
>>>> installation on the new server, export all the pages and import them
>>>> on the new server. Is there an easier way?
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