OpenSUSE Leap 42: 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 in mediawiki.

#!/bin/sh[ -z “${MEDIAWIKI_PASSWD}” ] && MEDIAWIKI_PASSWD=mediawikiopensuse_install_mysql(){ sudo zypper -n in mariadb sudo systemctl enable mysql sudo systemctl start mysql}opensuse_install_mediawiki(){ # Install mediawiki from server:/php:/applications repository. O= A=${O}/repositories/server:/php:/applications/openSUSE_Leap_42.2/ sudo zypper ar -f -n Applications ${A} Applications sudo zypper -n –gpg-auto-import-keys up sudo zypper -n in mediawiki # install.php will create DB table and LocalSettings.php. cd /usr/share/mediawiki sudo php maintenance/install.php mediawiki admin –pass ${MEDIAWIKI_PASSWD} –dbname my_wiki –dbuser root sudo ln -s /usr/share/mediawiki/LocalSettings.php /var/lib/mediawiki/webroot/LocalSettings.php}opensuse_firewall_open_service(){ for t in FW_CONFIGURATIONS_EXT FW_CONFIGURATIONS_DMZ FW_CONFIGURATIONS_INT; do sudo sed -e “s/^${t}=”(.*)”/${t}=”1 $1″/g” -i /etc/sysconfig/SuSEfirewall2 done sudo systemctl restart SuSEfirewall2}opensuse_install_apache(){ # Generate crt and key file. sudo gensslcert # Convert 2.2 conf to 2.4 conf and add https support. sudo mv /etc/apache2/conf.d/mediawiki.conf /etc/apache2/conf.d/mediawiki.conf.orig cat <<EOF | sudo tee /etc/apache2/conf.d/mediawiki.conf<VirtualHost *:443> SSLEngine on SSLCertificateFile /etc/apache2/ssl.crt/server.crt SSLCertificateKeyFile /etc/apache2/ssl.key/server.key Alias /wiki /var/lib/mediawiki/webroot$(sudo sed -e ‘s/Allow From All/Require all granted/g’ -e ‘s/Deny from all/Require all denied/g’ -e ‘s;^[^#](.*)Alias;#1Alias;g’ /etc/apache2/conf.d/mediawiki.conf.orig)</VirtualHost>EOF sudo a2enflag SSL sudo a2enmod ssl sudo a2enmod php5 opensuse_firewall_open_service apache2-ssl sudo systemctl enable apache2 sudo systemctl restart apache2}opensuse_main(){ opensuse_install_mysql opensuse_install_mediawiki opensuse_install_apache}opensuse_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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