Extension:WindowsAzureStorage

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WindowsAzureStorage
Release status: stable
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Implementation File repository
Description Allows MediaWiki to use Windows Azure as the file backend
Author(s) Thai Phan, Markus Glaser
Latest version 1.2.0
MediaWiki >= 1.34.0
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
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The WindowsAzureStorage extension enables MediaWiki to store uploaded files to the Windows Azure Storage service.

Installation[edit]

  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called WindowsAzureStorage in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php :
    wfLoadExtension( 'WindowsAzureStorage' );
    
  • Configure as required.
  • Yes Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

Configuration[edit]

Add the following to the end of the "LocalSettings.php" file to start using your Windows Azure Storage account as the file backend for your wiki. You will need to change your_azure_storage_account and your_azure_storage_account_key to the relevant values.

$wgFileBackends[] = [
    'name'         => 'localAzure',
    'class'        => 'WindowsAzureFileBackend',
    'lockManager'  => 'nullLockManager',
    'azureAccount' => 'your_azure_storage_account',
    'azureKey'     => 'your_azure_storage_account_key'
];

$wgLocalFileRepo = [
    'class'             => 'LocalRepo',
    'name'              => 'local',
    'backend'           => 'localAzure',
    'scriptDirUrl'      => $wgScriptPath,
    'scriptExtension'   => $wgScriptExtension,
    'url'               => $wgScriptPath . '/img_auth.php',
    'hashLevels'        => 0,
    'deletedHashLevels' => 0,
    'zones'             => array(
        'public'  => [ 'container' => 'public' ],
        'thumb'   => [ 'container' => 'thumb' ],
        'temp'    => [ 'container' => 'temp' ],
        'deleted' => [ 'container' => 'deleted' ]
    ]
];

$wgImgAuthPublicTest = false;

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