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These articles present a series of processes to put together a MediaWiki with the following goals:

  • Demonstrable build - Each article in this guide has a section describing what has been tested with that article and when
  • Safe upgrades - You have to do the testing for your environment but the described processes have been tested multiple times and notes provided
  • Minimum amount of software - keep it simple
  • Get the latest stuff
  • AD authentication with Single Sign On via Kerberos/GSSAPI and some basic authorisation via LDAP
  • Browser configuration for Kerberized SSO is described
Article What it covers Last updated
Reference Build on Ubuntu Install and quickly configure an Ubuntu Linux OS (LAMP) with a few useful extras. This machine is a very useful basis for way more than just MW

Some notes on Xenial to Bionic upgrades included

12 Apr 2019
Wiki Installation Install the wiki software. Also covers upgrading it with safety in mind 12 Apr 2019
Client Configuration Configure browsers for single sign on through Kerberos 19 Feb 2019
Extensions How to load extensions with a suggested list to start from 20 Feb 2019