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Details edit

renameDbPrefix.php file is a maintenance script to change the prefix of database tables.

Run this script after changing $wgDBprefix on a wiki. The wiki will have to get downtime to do this correctly.

Arguments edit

Option Description Required
--old Old db prefix; 0 for none Required
--new New db prefix; 0 for none Required

Usage edit

php maintenance/renameDbPrefix.php --old oldDBprefix --new newDBprefix

Common error edit

Invalid prefix!

This error occurs when either the --old or --new value is incorrect.

See also edit