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MoinMoin is an easy to use and extensible Wiki engine implemented in Python with a large community of users. MoinMoin's storage mechanism are flat files and folders, rather than a database. This makes it easy to manipulate the content in a text editor on the server if necessary, including managing revisions if the wiki gets attacked by spammers.
Run from browser:
This appliance includes all the standard features in TurnKey Core, and on top of that:
- MoinMoin configurations:
- Installed from package management.
- Wiki data maintained in /var/www/moin/mywiki.
- Enabled FCKeditor by default (ease of use).
- Use Apache WSGI (performance).
- Added spellchecker with English dictionary.
- Set character encoding to utf-8 (internationalization).
- Set logo image to moinmoin logo and set default theme to rightsidebar (user experience).
- SSL support out of the box.
- Postfix MTA (bound to localhost) to allow sending of email (e.g., password recovery).
- Webmin modules for configuring Apache2 and Postfix.
- FCKeditor enabled by default. If required, it can be disabled:
sed -i "s|editor_force = False|editor_force = True|" /etc/moin/mywiki.py /etc/init.d/apache2 restart
Usage details & Logging in for Administration
No default passwords: For security reasons there are no default passwords. All passwords are set at system initialization time.
Ignore SSL browser warning: browsers don't like self-signed SSL certificates, but this is the only kind that can be generated automatically without paying a commercial Certificate Authority.
Username for moinmoin:
Login as username admin
Web - point your browser at either:
- http://22.214.171.1249/ - not encrypted so no browser warning
- https://126.96.36.1999/ - encrypted with self-signed SSL certificate
Username for database administration:
Login as MySQL username root at
- https://188.8.131.529:12322/ - Adminer database management web app
- MySQL command line tool:
$ mysql --user root --password Enter password: Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g. Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the current input statement. mysql>
Username for OS system administration:
Login as root except on AWS marketplace which uses username admin.
- Point your browser to:
- Login with SSH client:
Special case for AWS marketplace:
* Replace 184.108.40.2069 with a valid IP or hostname.