Questions answered by this recipe
- ensure your server has a fixed IP address
- create server folders for your website data
- if your website is external
- ensure your domain name is registered to your external static IP address
- ensure your router is configured to forward traffic on port 80 to your server machine
These instructions were based on Windows 10 home, therefore Windows Server Manager was not available, IIS Manager is used.
- click to install PHP on Windows using the Microsoft Web platform installer
Create folders for your website on the server,
- install or copy your PmWiki website to (say)
Note: physically this is a directory such as
The site specific application pool identity looks like this "
IIS configuration from IIS Manager
- right (context) click in the Connections pane
- choose the Add Website action
- IIS uses anonymous authentication for PmWiki website users. From the IIS site entry
- open Authentication
- select "Anonymous Authentication" and then "edit ..."
- select "Application Pool Identity"
You may wish to configure the website
- set default document (to
index.php, index.html, or pmwiki.php)
- turn compression on (or off)
- disable (or enable) directory browsing
Ensure the "virtual application pool identity" (
IIS AppPool\WebsiteAppPoolName) permissions are set for the folder in which your
The defaults values of "Read & Execute, List Contents, Read" are sufficient.
For the folder
wiki.d add to the "virtual application pool identity" (
IIS AppPool\WebsiteAppPoolName) permissions "Modify, Write".
If you wish to enable uploads add the "virtual application pool identity" (
IIS AppPool\WebsiteAppPoolName) permissions "Modify, Write" to the folder
If you copied your PmWiki site from elsewhere you may have to delete the
.flock file in the
To increase the file upload size above 30MB ensure that
config.phpyou have set
$UploadExtSizefor the extensions required (eg
$UploadExtSize['jpeg'] = 12000000; # limit .jpeg files to 12MB
- using IIS Manager open request filtering, choose edit feature settings, and change the Maximum allowed content length (Bytes).
- to save file user
iisreset /stopfrom the command line, then save file, then
- to save file user
If the recipe has multiple releases, then release notes can be placed here. Note that it's often easier for people to work with "release dates" instead of "version numbers".
- install Cookbook:PHP PHP windows installation and configuration for PmWiki
- installation Obtaining and installing PmWiki
- Cookbook:InstallOnIIS How to install PmWiki on IIS v6 or v7
- Cookbook:InstallOnIIS7dot5plus Install PmWiki on Windows Server 2008 and IIS 7.5 plus