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I have MediaWiki running on one server, and need to migrate it to another. What steps need to be taken to cleanly move it to another host? Minimal downtime is acceptable.

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Have you tried checking MediaWiki's process for moving a Wiki?

The short version is:

Back up the database
Back up the MediaWiki files
Re-create the database, user and permissions
Import the database backup
Import the MediaWiki files
Check the configuration file
Test
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Nope. Perfect, thanks! –  jrdioko Nov 21 '11 at 17:41

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