[Moin-user] Users in a farm

Kai Jaeger kai at aplteam.com
Sat Apr 4 05:55:02 EDT 2009

Brilliant, thanks Marcel. I overlooked the importance of user_homewiki...

On Sat, Apr 4, 2009 at 10:33, Mail at Heavy.ch <mail at heavy.ch> wrote:
> Kai Jaeger schrieb:
>> I have a wiki farm. Users are not shared between the wikis.
>> When I go in one of the wikis with only 2 users right now on my
>> personal homepage and click then on CategoryHomepage, I get a list of
>> all users of all the wikis in the farm.
>> Rightly it says that the homepages of those users who belong to a
>> different wiki do not exist, but even providing these pieces of
>> information is not okay.
>> Is this a bug or did I make a configuration error?
> first if a user create an account then he has to manually create his own
> user page.
> with the config variable user_homewiki you can "define" if the user
> create his homepage on the current wiki (default) or on a central wiki
> (e.g. if you using a farmwiki). this is very helpful because then you
> can have central user homepages and also the links e.g. from
> RecentChanges (to the username) links automatically to the correct
> central user homepage.
> The page "CategoryHomepages" makes a FullSearch for all pages where
> belongs to the CategoryHomepages BUT only on the same wiki. A farmwiki
> wide search is yet not implemented. but as I explained before if you use
> "user_homewiki" then all homepages will be created on the same wiki. be
> aware if users already created homepages on different wikis you need to
> manually move them to your know user_homewiki. also need to setup
> correct interwiki names...
> helpful links to read and study:
>  * http://moinmo.in/HelpOnConfiguration
>  * http://moinmo.in/InterWiki
>  * http://moinmo.in/HelpOnUserHandling
>  * http://moinmo.in/HelpOnSessions (for advanced stuff like single sign
> on for all wikis)
> bye
> Marcel

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