On 13 Oct 2011, at 19:09, Kai Sterker wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 6:17 PM, James Nash <address@hidden
>> I run my own web-server at home (it hosts a few small sites like my personal
>> one http://cirrus.twiddles.com/
) and would be happy to host our wiki.
>> Obviously I can't provide the same level of service as a properly managed
>> web-host, but I've been doing it for several years and haven't had any major
>> outages or problems so far.
>> It has Apache, PHP, Perl, MySQL, PostgreSQL and can install whatever else we
>> might need. I don't currently provide FTP access, but SSH (which includes
>> SCP & SFTP) is available.
>> Unless we start getting large volumes of traffic (and thus slowing down my
>> home internet access) it should be OK.
> That ought to work. We'll have to see how much traffic there really is
> (quite a few bots around that try to insert spam), but regular traffic
> shouldn't be much. The pages are mostly text and a few small images.
> Once installed, there isn't that much maintenance required: update of
> the wiki software once or twice a year, and an occasional dump of the
> DB and upload directory for backup purposes (no need for that unless
> there is some activity and content actually changes).
> In any case, I guess I will start by grabbing the latest stuff from
> berlios, then setting it up locally, to verify that it works. Possibly
> change the online version to readonly. Then whenever you have some
> time, we can install mediawiki on your box and import things.
> Sounds like a plan?
> Btw., what versions of PHP and MySQL are you running? Then I can try
> to match those locally to ensure everything will go smooth.
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