# FAQ

# MediaWiki support multi-language?

Yes

# What is the default character set?

UTF-8

# What the difference between the MediaWiki(LAMP) and MediaWiki(LEMP) ?

LAMP is using Apache as Web Server for your MediaWiki
LEMP is using Nginx as Web Server for your MediaWiki

# Can I use the RDS of Cloud Provider for MediaWiki?

You can use the RDS for MediaWiki if you need,and just need to modify the database configuration section in the wp-config.php

# Where is the database connection configuration of MediaWiki?

Database configuration information in LocalSettings.php in the MediaWiki installation directory

# If there is no domain name, can I deploy MediaWiki?

Yes, visit MediaWiki by http://Internet IP

# What is the password for the database root user?

The password is stored in the server related file: /credentials/password.txt

# Is there a web-base GUI database management tools?

Yes, phpMyAdmin is on it, visit by http://Internet IP/phpmyadmin

# How to disable phpMyAdmin access?

Edit the phpMyAdmin configuration file, replace Require all granted with Require ip 192.160.1.0, then restart Apache service

# Is it possible to modify the source path of MediaWiki?

Yes, modify it by vhost configuration file

# Can I configure this MediaWiki if I don't understand the Linux command?

Yes, you can use GUI tool WinSCP to start MediaWiki, no commands

# Do I need to change the owner(group) for the files which I upload by SFTP?

No, you don't need to change them because LAMP/LNMP was set to changed automaticly

# How to modify the path of MediaWiki?

Example application's path is: /data/wwwroot/mediawiki, you can modify it by vhost configuration file

# How to delete 9Panel?

Please delete all files in 9Panel /data/apps/9panel and keep an empty 9Panel folder

# How to change the permissions of filesytem?

Change owner(group) or permissions like below:

#for MediaWiki(lamp)
chown -R apache.apache /data/wwwroot
#for MediaWiki(lemp)
chown -R nginx.nginx /data/wwwroot


find /data/wwwroot -type d -exec chmod 750 {} \;
find /data/wwwroot -type f -exec chmod 640 {} \;

# Can I deploy multiple sites on the MediaWiki(LAMP) or MediaWiki(LEMP) ?

Websoft9 MediaWiki stack supports the deployment of multiple applications (websites), but different environments have different operating methods.

# What's the difference between Deployment and Installation?

  • Deployment is a process of installing and configuring a sequence of software in sequence in a different order, which is a complex system engineering.
  • Installation is the process of starting the initial wizard after the application is prepared.
  • Installation is simpler than deployment.

# What's Cloud Platform?

Cloud platform refers to platform manufacturers that provide cloud computing services, such as: Azure, AWS, Alibaba Cloud, HUAWEI CLOUD, Tencent Cloud, etc.

# What is the difference between Instance, Cloud Server, Virtual Machine, ECS, EC2, CVM, and VM?

No difference, just the terminology used by different manufacturers, actually cloud servers