[MediaWiki-l] setting up a wiki-farm

Paul paulfkeffer at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 6 10:15:15 UTC 2017

You need to rename the previous LocalSettings.php to something other than LocalSettings.php

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> On Jul 6, 2017, at 02:07, Sharon Kimble <boudiccas at skimble.plus.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to set up a wiki-farm using the instructions at [fn:1] which
> I know are a bit old, but I like using sequential installation
> instructions.
> However, wiki-1 installs perfectly with no problems, but if I try and
> install wiki-2 it states "A LocalSettings.php file has been detected. To
> upgrade this installation, please enter the value of $wgUpgradeKey in
> the box below. You will find it in LocalSettings.php."
> I've tried using the upgrade key but am unable to progress further. I've
> tried removing the LocalSettings.php, installing wiki-2 and then
> replacing the LocalSettings.php from wiki-1. Wiki-1 still works, but
> wiki-2 doesn't.
> Wiki-1 has a prefix of 'df-' for its mariadb with the intention of
> wiki-2 having a prefix of 'tg-'. So they're using the same database but
> with different prefixes for their respective tables.
> Both of the sites that I'm using are purely localhost, they will have no
> internet presence at all, and are just intended to be used for
> generating and checking new pages in their respective wikis.
> So how can I easily install wiki-2, and perhaps others, too please?
> Thanks
> Sharon.
> [Fn:1] http://web.archive.org/web/20070715020649/http://www.steverumberg.com/wiki/index.php/WikiHelp#Minimalist_Is_In
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