Ajeet Raina Docker Captain, ARM Innovator & Docker Bangalore Community Leader.

How to setup Mediawiki in seconds using Docker?

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I still follow the same old traditional mediawiki software to track the roadmap, knowledge base articles, latest and updates for Linux Kernel, released operating systems etc. It has been maintained since last 3 years and there is around huge amount of data in a monolithic server. Migrating the data from the old server to a new one was one of most challenging task I have been asked for. The first thing which came to my mind was “Has it been implemented through Docker, I would have migrated it so easily.” That’s true.

Just one thought and I decided to demonstrate it to my team members how easy is it play around the docker to do all these migration so easy. Here goes the demonstration:

Just two commands – one for MySQL and one for Mediawiki and that’s enough to setup mediawiki. (Yes docker compose might have done it in a single shot)

Setting up MySQL container:

#docker run -d -it \

–name mysql4me \

-h mysql \

-p 3306:3306  \

-e CREATEDB=false \

-e MYSQL_USER=’admin’ \

-e MYSQL_PASS=’mysql123′ \

-e MYSQL_CLIENT=’172.17.0.%’ \

-e TERMTAG=mysql \


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[root@localhost ~]#

Setting up Mediawiki:

#docker run -d -it \
–name mediawiki \
-h mediawiki \
-p 80:80 \
-p 443:443 \
–link mysql4me:mysql4me \
-e MODE=’remote’ \
-e APP_NAME=’mywiki.collabnix.com’ \
-e APACHE_SVRALIAS=’www.mywiki.collabnix.com localhost’ \
-e MYSQL_USER=’superuser’ \
-e MYSQL_PASS=’superpassword’ \
-e MYSQL_SERVER=’mysql’ \
-e MYSQL_DB=’mywiki’ \
-e APP_USER=’appadmin’ \
-e APP_PASS=’mysql123′ \
-e ENV=production \
-e TERMTAG=prod \

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Granting MySQL DB permission with superuser:

bash: GRANT: command not found
🙁 mysql root@mysql/ # mysql -u root -p
Enter password:
Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MySQL connection id is 6
Server version: 5.5.43 MySQL Community Server (GPL) by Remi

Copyright (c) 2000, 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.

Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation and/or its
affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective

Type ‘help;’ or ‘\h’ for help. Type ‘\c’ to clear the current input statement.

mysql> GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON *.* TO ‘superuser’@’%’ IDENTIFIED BY ‘superpassword’ WITH GRANT OPTION;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.28 sec)

mysql> exit
🙂 mysql root@mysql/ # [root@localhost containers]# clear
[root@localhost containers]#

That’s all.Browse to https://localhost:443 and way to play around with mediawiki.

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Ajeet Raina Docker Captain, ARM Innovator & Docker Bangalore Community Leader.

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