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Hints about taking care of the wiki..  for better or worse.
Hints about taking care of the wiki..  for better or worse. {{TOCright}}
 
 
===Links===
* http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Maintenance_scripts
* http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:RemoveUnusedAccounts.php
* http://wiki.dreamhost.com/MediaWiki
 
 
===Maintenance Scripts===
* ssh into the dreamhost site
* cd wiki.hacdc.org/
* php-5.4 maintenance/[somescriptname].php
 
 
===Content Backup===
* php-5.4 maintenance/dumpBackup.php --full --report > MW_fullbu_14Dec2012.xml
Gave lots of div by 0 errors, but output seems ok.  Have not tried importing it though.
 
 
=== Bad Bot Accounts ===
* php-5.4 maintenance/removeUnusedAccounts.php --delete >> rmunused.txt &
*: ... run w/o the --delete flag first
* tailf rmunused.txt
* go read a book
 
 
 
===Misc===
* css tweaks ->  http://wiki.hacdc.org/index.php/MediaWiki:Common.css
* find what IPs have been requesting too many pages..
*: cat ~/logs/wiki.hacdc.org/http/access.log| awk '{print $1}' | sort | uniq -c |sort -n
 
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==Status and Maintenance Record==
==Status and Maintenance Record==
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The wiki's software is up to date.
The wiki's software is up to date.
It's running very slowly and has been for a long time.
It's running very slowly and has been for a long time.
Created content backup: MW_fullbu_15Dec2013.xml
There are exactly 1 gazillion spambot accounts.  Ok, it's actually 149,292 total accounts, most of which are bots.
There are exactly 1 gazillion spambot accounts.  Ok, it's actually 149,292 total accounts, most of which are bots.
I tweaked the removeUnusedAccounts.php script..  took out the check for logs.
Ran and deleted ~146k accounts, couple thousand remain..  dunno why yet.
Ran updateArticleCount.php  (was seeing count errors when editing)


..and why is the memory usage so high?
..and why is the memory usage so high?
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===Links===
* http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Maintenance_scripts
* http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:RemoveUnusedAccounts.php




=== Bad Bot Accounts ===
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* ssh into the dreamhost site
* cd wiki.hacdc.org/
* php-5.4 maintenance/removeUnusedAccounts.php --delete >> rmunused.txt &
* tailf rmunused.txt
* go read a book
 
 
 
===Misc===
* css tweaks ->  http://wiki.hacdc.org/index.php/MediaWiki:Common.css

Latest revision as of 17:24, 15 December 2013

Hints about taking care of the wiki.. for better or worse.


Links


Maintenance Scripts

  • ssh into the dreamhost site
  • cd wiki.hacdc.org/
  • php-5.4 maintenance/[somescriptname].php


Content Backup

  • php-5.4 maintenance/dumpBackup.php --full --report > MW_fullbu_14Dec2012.xml

Gave lots of div by 0 errors, but output seems ok. Have not tried importing it though.


Bad Bot Accounts

  • php-5.4 maintenance/removeUnusedAccounts.php --delete >> rmunused.txt &
    ... run w/o the --delete flag first
  • tailf rmunused.txt
  • go read a book


Misc




Status and Maintenance Record

2013.12.14

The wiki's software is up to date. It's running very slowly and has been for a long time. Created content backup: MW_fullbu_15Dec2013.xml

There are exactly 1 gazillion spambot accounts. Ok, it's actually 149,292 total accounts, most of which are bots. I tweaked the removeUnusedAccounts.php script.. took out the check for logs. Ran and deleted ~146k accounts, couple thousand remain.. dunno why yet.

Ran updateArticleCount.php (was seeing count errors when editing)

..and why is the memory usage so high? top - 15:04:00 up 269 days, 10:53, 2 users, load average: 7.47, 7.45, 6.52 Tasks: 13 total, 4 running, 9 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie Cpu(s): 56.2%us, 3.6%sy, 19.9%ni, 19.5%id, 0.2%wa, 0.0%hi, 0.6%si, 0.0%st Mem: 16433988k total, 16262920k used, 171068k free, 1267844k buffers Swap: 7823644k total, 584084k used, 7239560k free, 4145820k cached