[pmwiki-users] Wiki farm confusion

Susan pmwiki at onebit.ca
Thu Mar 16 12:34:31 CST 2006

I like the barn one for the over-view of the process. It's an accurate 
analogy, and it's short.

Once this over-view has been digested by the nervous admin, he'll be 
ready for the details about which files to move.


>>>You can turn a standalone wiki into a home wiki by installing a
>>>farmconfig.php and adding a field wiki that uses the original
>>>standalone wiki's files as its home installation.  You can convert the
>>>home wiki to a field wiki by installing a second field, then moving
>>>the data files over from the home wiki, then after some configuring
>>>and renaming of directories you will have a home installation without
>>>a home wiki, but with two field wikis.  Now you can move the home
>>>installation out of the web document tree for a more secure
> You can turn a standalone wiki into a Farm Wiki by adding a new field
> that uses your original field's barn. You can convert a home wiki into
> a field wiki by moving it away from the barn. To improve security,
> move the barn to a safer location.

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