DokuWiki Installer


This page assists in the first time installation and configuration of Dokuwiki. More info on this installer is available on it's own documentation page.

DokuWiki uses ordinary files for the storage of wiki pages and other information associated with those pages (e.g. images, search indexes, old revisions, etc). In order to operate successfully DokuWiki must have write access to the directories that hold those files. This installer is not capable of setting up directory permissions. That normally needs to be done directly on a command shell or if you are using hosting, through FTP or your hosting control panel (e.g. cPanel).

This installer will setup your DokuWiki configuration for ACL, which in turn allows administrator login and access to DokuWiki's admin menu for installing plugins, managing users, managing access to wiki pages and alteration of configuration settings. It isn't required for DokuWiki to operate, however it will make Dokuwiki easier to administer.

Experienced users or users with special setup requirements should use these links for details concerning installation instructions and configuration settings.

For security reasons this script will only work with a new and unmodified Dokuwiki installation. You should either re-extract the files from the downloaded package or consult the complete Dokuwiki installation instructions

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Most of these apply to administrator users only.

  1. What Operating System do you run MantisBT on?
  2. What Database server do you run MantisBT on?
  3. What Web server do you run MantisBT on?
  4. How many active users are there in your MantisBT instance?
  5. How many bugs do you have in your MantisBT instance?
  6. What plugins do you have installed in your MantisBT instance?
  7. Do you run MantisBT on your own server or on a hosted instance?


  1. Age
  2. Country
  3. How do you currently use MantisBT
    1. User ( I interact with MantisBT's web interface )
    2. System administrator ( I administer the server running the application )
    3. Developer ( I contribute code to MantisBT or MantisBT plugins )

Current status

  1. Do you currently use MantisBT?
    1. If not, why not and which tools are you using now?
  1. Which version of MantisBT are you running?
  2. How would you rank MantisBT in terms of {usability, performance, look and feel,documentation}?
  3. Which of the following features do you use and how often ( matrix - rows are features, columns are numbered 1-5, were 5 means most often)?
    1. Roadmap page
    2. Changelog page
    3. Notifications
    4. etc ( we really need a good selection here )


  1. What would be the thing that you would change or improve substantially in MantisBT?
    1. we might consider having some initial options here and also a large free text field


 - Have you ever tried to contribute to MantisBT?
   - If yes, were you successful?
   - If no, why
     - lack of {skill,time,interest}
     - barrier of contribution to high {missing documentation, code hard to understand, no support from developers}
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