CentOS 7: Install MediaWiki

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1 Install MediaWiki

  • Changing open port of firewall from https to http, you can connect via http.
  • MEDIAWIKI_PASSWD is password of admin user.

#!/bin/shset -e[ -z “${MEDIAWIKI_PASSWD}” ] && MEDIAWIKI_PASSWD=mediawikicentos_install_mysql(){ sudo yum install -y mariadb-server php-mysqlnd sudo systemctl enable mariadb sudo systemctl start mariadb}centos_install_mediawiki(){ F=http://archives.fedoraproject.org M=${F}/pub/archive/fedora/linux/releases/22/Everything/source/SRPMS/m wget -q ${M}/mediawiki-1.24.2-1.fc22.src.rpm sudo yum-builddep -y mediawiki-1.24.2-1.fc22.src.rpm rpm -i mediawiki-1.24.2-1.fc22.src.rpm rm -f mediawiki-1.24.2-1.fc22.src.rpm cd ~/rpmbuild # php-devel has json stuff. sed -e ‘s/, php-pecl-jsonc//g’ -i SPECS/mediawiki.spec rpmbuild –define=’_unpackaged_files_terminate_build 0′ -ba SPECS/mediawiki.spec cd pkgs=$(find ~/rpmbuild/RPMS/ -type f) # shellcheck disable=SC2086 sudo yum localinstall -y ${pkgs} rm -rf ~/rpmbuild # install.php will create DB table and LocalSettings.php. sudo yum install -y php cd /usr/share/mediawiki sudo php maintenance/install.php mediawiki admin –pass “${MEDIAWIKI_PASSWD}” –dbuser root –dbname my_wiki cd /var/www/wiki sudo ln -s /usr/share/mediawiki/LocalSettings.php .}centos_install_apache(){ sudo yum install -y mod_ssl cat <<EOF | sudo tee -a /etc/httpd/conf.d/mediawiki.confAlias /wiki/skins /usr/share/mediawiki/skinsAlias /wiki /var/www/wikiEOF sudo firewall-cmd –add-service=https –permanent sudo firewall-cmd –reload sudo systemctl enable httpd sudo systemctl start httpd}centos_main(){ centos_install_mysql centos_install_mediawiki centos_install_apache}centos_main

2 Access to MediaWiki

Access to the following URL.


Because the chrome does not have this page’s certification, the crome warns the following and cannot to access to this page. You need to click “ADVANCED” and “Proceed to <server> (unsafe)”. The other browser will needs the similar way.


MediaWiki is displayed. Click “Log in” at the top right, and input admin to user and MEDIAWIKI_PASSWD value to password. Then you can login to MediaWiki.


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