Dokuwiki QuickStart for RedHat's OpenShift
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Dokuwiki on OpenShift

This git repository helps you get up and running quickly w/ a Dokuwiki installation on OpenShift.

Running on OpenShift

Create an account at

Create a php application (you can call your application whatever you want)

rhc app create dokuwiki php-5.4

Add this upstream dokuwiki repo

cd dokuwiki
git remote add upstream -m master git://
git pull -s recursive -X theirs upstream master
# note that the git pull above can be used later to pull updates to Dokuwiki

Then push the repo upstream

git push

That's it, you can now checkout your application at:


The default user is 'admin' and the password should be printed out to console after first git push. Please change the default password after first login.


Script from GIT_ROOT/.openshift/action_hooks/deploy is executed with every git push. Feel free to modify this script to learn how to use it to your advantage. By default, this script will move content from Dokuwiki's data directory in $OPENSHIFT_DATA_DIR, where persistent storage is supported.

Dokuwiki Security:

If you're doing more than just 'playing' be sure to change login credentials and read security page from Dokuwiki website.