DokuWiki Installer

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This page assists in the first time installation and configuration of Dokuwiki. More info on this installer is available on it's own documentation page.

DokuWiki uses ordinary files for the storage of wiki pages and other information associated with those pages (e.g. images, search indexes, old revisions, etc). In order to operate successfully DokuWiki must have write access to the directories that hold those files. This installer is not capable of setting up directory permissions. That normally needs to be done directly on a command shell or if you are using hosting, through FTP or your hosting control panel (e.g. cPanel).

This installer will setup your DokuWiki configuration for ACL, which in turn allows administrator login and access to DokuWiki's admin menu for installing plugins, managing users, managing access to wiki pages and alteration of configuration settings. It isn't required for DokuWiki to operate, however it will make Dokuwiki easier to administer.

Experienced users or users with special setup requirements should use these links for details concerning installation instructions and configuration settings.

For security reasons this script will only work with a new and unmodified Dokuwiki installation. You should either re-extract the files from the downloaded package or consult the complete Dokuwiki installation instructions

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Sending Emails not working

I receive the following error message,

PROBLEMS SENDING MAIL TO: someone@domain.com
Mailer Error: Could not instantiate mail function.

Instant Mantis is unable to locate an SMTP server to send email. If you have access to an external SMTP server you can add the following lines to the config_inc.php file located in the folder instant_mantis_root\mantis\mantis-1.0.1.

# select the method to mail by:
# 0 - mail()
# 1 - sendmail
# 2 - SMTP
$g_phpMailer_method = 2;
 
# This option allows you to use a remote SMTP host. Must use the phpMailer script
# Name of smtp host, needed for phpMailer, taken from php.ini
$g_smtp_host = 'smtp.domain.com';

Replace smtp.domain.com with the name of your SMTP host (same as your email program). If you do not have access to an SMTP server disable email notifications by adding the following lines to the config_inc.php file

# allow email notification
#  note that if this is disabled, sign-up and password reset messages will
#  not be sent.
$g_enable_email_notification	= OFF;  

Instant Mantis is out-of-date

Instant Mantis is not kept up to date by it's author, however, we will write a separate article that will describe how to upgrade Instant Mantis to the latest version.

mantisbt/instantmantis_faq.txt · Last modified: 2011/11/16 07:29 by atrol