George Herbert | 3 Jun 02:22 2009

Re: High Availability mediawiki

On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 4:46 PM, Henny Savenije
<webmaster <at>> wrote:
> No but if you have two servers and on both servers the wiki is under
> the same domain name the only thing you have to do is regularly copy
> all the files and databases to the other server (not in use) if one
> goes down you will have to change the name servers at the registrar.
> Technically it would be possible to have two identical wiki's on two
> different domains on two different servers, but that would be a similar story.
> You could use this program to backup and ftp the files to the other
> server automatically
> And of course you will have to make some cronjobs to copy files from
> one server to the other. (wget, pack, unpack etc backup on one server
> and restore on the other)
> At 08:33 AM 6/3/2009, you wrote:
>>Is it possible to have mediawiki be high available?
>>I have 2 servers and I would like to have it highly available in case
>>1 server goes down.
>>Has anyone done this before?

Mediawiki is technically a specialized web application server -
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