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IT Documentation Platforms

We are a growing IT operation that continues to provide additional offerings and support to a variety of customers. As we continue to sustain this growth, we have found that we need to have easy ...
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Good internal wiki software

I am looking to deploy an internal wiki at work and im looking for a wiki that has a easy to use interface and WYSIWYG editor (For the people who cant find the start menu in vista :) ) Both free and ...
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IT Documentation with MediaWiki

We are looking for ways in which to further enhance our documentation and our ability to allow easy access to the information as well as editing the information. With these ideas in mind, we created ...
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Where can I document useful things to know as a Mac sysadmin?

I've recently done some research on the directory service tools on the Mac (dscl, dsimport, dsexport), and would like to be able to document them somewhere for all to benefit (and perhaps where my ...
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Consulting: Organizing site/environment documentation for customers?

Over time, I've taken on consulting and contract engineering work for various clients. More recently, customers are asking for certain types of documentation. Which static IP addresses can I use ...
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How does Wikipedia generate its Sitemap?

The topic interests me because of Wikipedia's size. It may be easy to create some crons to update the sitemaps periodically in a small site, but what about a big one? So: How does Wikipedia ...
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Basic wiki engine to a personal site

I am building a site for some tutorial material. I intend to use a wiki platform. DokuWiki and MediaWiki are very heavy, I have shortlisted two platforms - Boltwire - LionWiki I basically would like ...
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What's the best wiki to run on Windows?

I want to set up a wiki for my team. I need it to run on Windows/IIS and if it needs a database, against SQL Server. User-authentication must use/integrate with Active Directory, ideally natively ...
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Is there anywhere that has really cheap confluence WIKI hosting [closed]

i run a non profit and i see that Atlassian has free licenses for non profits for Confluence WIKI. But my issue is hosting. do you know if there is anyplace that has very cheap hosting rates and ...
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Total SA/Engineer Management Software

So, as we've seen all over server fault, and over the years I've built several of each system, System / Network Monitoring (I use nagios) System / Network Trending (I use Cacti) Centralized Log ...
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What is the optimum way to secure a company wide wiki?

We have a wiki which is used by over half our company. Generally it has been very positively received. However, there is a concern over security - not letting confidential information fall into the ...
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How is the filesystem of Wikipedia designed?

I read about FHS, and I started to consider the file system of wikipedia. On the one hand, I feel it is a security risk to let everyone know it. On the other hand, it is necessary for developers. For ...
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Improved SharePoint/MOSS 2007 Wiki

We use SharePoint (MOSS 2007) for storing all of our internal documents, and it works great as a document management system. One of the problems we have though is using the Wiki feature of ...
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Snow Leopard Servers built in Wiki vs Mediawiki?

I recently installed Snow Leopard Server and am trying to get the most out of the services it offers, but one thing that currently seems pretty barebones is the Wiki it provides. Can Snow Leopard ...
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How to authenticate TWiki against Windows Active Directory

How would I go about getting TWiki to transparently authenticate against Windows Active Directory with Single Sign-on?
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Export SharePoint Wiki to PDF from the Command Line

We use a SharePoint wiki* at the office to serve as a knowledgebase for our IT operations. Recently we went through a disaster recovery exercise where we realized we had a key hole in our plans: how ...
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Documenting servers [closed]

I work for a relatively small software development firm that grew pretty quickly over the last few years. This hoewever caused a lot of growing pains, especially infrastructure-wise. It is currently a ...
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Wiki/CMS with synchronization? [closed]

We're looking into putting up a wiki or CMS for internal use by our IT department. One of the big things we want to use it for is disaster recovery procedures. Given that a disaster, such as a ...
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Looking for an Enterprise Wiki that can be hosted on Linux

We use Google site's wiki to host a large portion of our internal documents. We use it to track releases, ideas, brainstorms, lists, rack/asset info, etc... We've realized this is not ideal and we've ...
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Help pages don't exist on new MoinMoin installation?

I installed MoinMoin on Ubuntu 11.04 using the instructions in http://moinmo.in/HowTo/UbuntuQuick, including the (first two) bullets for Ubuntu 10.10 in the Suggestions section at the bottom. Apache ...
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“A referral was returned from the server” from ActiveDirectory plugin

I am using (trying to anyway) an ActiveDirectory plugin for ScrewTurn wiki called UserAuth (by "ElectricImages"). Whenever a user logs into the Wiki's login page with correct network credentials ...
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PostgreSQL Tips 'n' Tricks [closed]

This is meant to be a community wiki for collecting together different bits of PostgreSQL knowledge. Nothing is too common or too obscure. Post anything you know that would help others make the most ...
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internal anchor in ScrewTurn wiki

I'm using ScrewTurn wiki and I can't get internal (same-page) linking to work. The documentation is very unclear on this point, only providing 1 example which makes no sense.
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In sharepoint (MOSS) how to add a web part to a parent site to display wiki content

I have a SharePoint 2007 wiki. Within the wiki site document library I've successfully created a view where I use a [ME] filter to filter on an added column to show only documents where the added ...
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Which is the best way to keep up all your documentation? [closed]

I hope I'm not bothering anybody with this question. I have my technical documentation scattered using different methods, here is a list of the most used: notebook I have several notebooks full of ...
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Composite pages in Trac

Is there a feature (or plugin, or macro) in Trac that allows one to include sections from other wiki pages? For instance, if each of my servers has a wiki page about it, and a section on the DNS ...
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Storing sensitive information on wiki

For my sins, I am now in charge of a host of sensitive information: encryption key storage policies, network architecture diagrams, etc. We will soon be covered by HIPPA, so the pain increases. Not ...
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Update TWiki or Migrate to Foswiki?

In my company, we have a big old TWiki portal. The installed version is 4.1.1 from 2007. And we want to update it now, but our problem is: Should we update to the a newer TWiki version or, instead, ...
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Setting up ASP.NET Membership provider for an application

I recently downloaded DotWiki which I plan on using for a support section for my companies website. The application itself has two different security modes "simple" and "full". Full uses an ASP.NET ...
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Multiple instances of MediaWiki on one server

We need to run several MediaWiki Wikis, that need totally separate user accounts, on the one server. What would be the better solution: Use separate source code and use namespaces in the database. ...
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How to add URL's to wiki (MediaWiki) powered documentation?

We have an internal company wiki. The wiki engine being used is MediaWiki, the wiki engine that runs Wikipedia. Some of it contains IT stuff. One of the things i want want to have are hyperlinks to ...
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Looking for a ASP.NET and ACCESS based Wiki

I want to establish a simple and slim ASP.NET based Wiki, which can be used with ACCESS. What do you can recommend? I cannot use a SQL-Server based one for some reasons.
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A wiki server to create/edit shared “live bookmarks” feeds?

Firefox, and other browsers, allow you to add bookmark rss feeds (live bookmarks). Is there a way to create a communal feed (via a wiki, for example) which users can add bookmarks to. Seems like this ...
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Lock down Wiki access to password only but remain open to a subnet via .htaccess

Basically we have a Wiki that has some sensitive information stored in it - not the best I know but my predecessor set it up. I want to be able to request password access from any one who is not on ...
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Choosing a Wiki for an academic institute

I need to choose a Wiki. Please someone help. Following are my requirements: 1) Need good control to the access variables 2) LDAP integration support 3) User Group Support 4) Good Themes and ...
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How to disable e-mail autolinks in Foswiki?

We are setting up an installation of Foswiki (http://foswiki.org/). A question to other Foswiki/TWiki users here: is there a way to disable e-mail auto-links in a selected page? I have figured out ...
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Google Spreadsheet alternatives [closed]

I want to replace my company's use of google docs with something I can run on my own server. Basically our requirements are that we need an online spreadsheet, with a nice easy to use ajax interface, ...
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Where is a list of SharePoint 2010 wiki improvements?

Do you know where there is a list of SharePoint 2010 wiki improvements? I'm really hoping they added something equivalent to wikipedia categories -- so that, e.g., we can throw a category marker such ...
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Is there an open source wiki that has both LDAP support and Confluence's ACL?

Open source wiki's are easy to find, but an open source wiki with both LDAP and Confluence's level of ACL is scarce. Specifically most wikis and CMSs have ACL for whole wiki pages, but not ACL for ...
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Setting up a wiki from raw files

I'm not totally sure on what the story is, but it goes something like this: Professor works on a project at some other University The researchers save all their data in a wiki Project no longer ...
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Tikiwiki or FosWiki?

So I've gone through all the features link text and can't decide between the two. I prefer foswiki to support the community and because I dont like tWiki's ideaology. However foswiki uses flat files ...
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what actions would you take before you expose the you internal wiki to the world wide?

I've been asked to expose our internal wiki to the world wide, which actions would you recommend me to take to secure the wiki from potential attacks? the wiki software is mindtouch. few points I ...
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Creating Tables in DokuWiki

I'm trying to create a table in DokuWiki, with a cell that vertically spans, however unlike the examples in the syntax guide, the cell I want to create has more than one row of text. The following is ...
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How to resolve post-migration MediaWIki search issues?

After migrating from MediaWiki 1.10.4 to 1.15.1, we are unable to get accurate search results on the new server. We migrated our existing mediawiki installation to a new server. In addition, we want ...
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How do you add a domain name to a VPS?

I have a VPS with allgamer.net (I use it to play minecraft). I also have a domain name with networksolutions.com What I want to do is attach that domain name to the VPS. I want to run a wiki on my ...
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Looking for the ideal Wiki engine to suit my company's needs [closed]

I'm sure there have been many people wanting someone to recommend them a wiki engine for whatever purpose, but I have yet to see anyone with my specific requirements. We currently have one Linux ...
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tfs / svn / project server / wiki on same box

We are in the process of setting up a new development environment for about a dozen developers in our IT department, and I've got a few questions as far as server setup goes.. We're going to be using ...
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OSX 10.8 Server Wiki file and database location?

OSX 10.8.2 with the Server.app installed. Wiki server running. where do these files live? *so that I can customize the CSS as well as back everything up.) What databases so I need to backup and ...
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Wiki Documentation With Permissions

So I've set up a MediaWiki for managing some docs, we have AD integration set up and so far things are going fine... But wow is managing permissions a pain in the butt! Requires editing LocalSettings ...
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Need to Export Wikipages to txt

Need to export my sharepoint wikipages to txt, is this possible? If, how? Please Help!