Foswiki on Mac OS X Lion
This topic provides an installation of Foswiki on MacOS 10.7.x (Lion) under
Maybe somebody can confirm, whether this also works on (Snow)Leopard?
Download Installer Package
Security alerts or advisories apply to this release:
This release is vulnerable to the above alerts. Instructions on how to mitigate these issues are described in the alert details.
This is a basic installation, perfect for personal use on a local computer.
This installation is NOT meant to be run on a public server, accessible by everybody on the internet. In order to set the appropriate security level of your installation please refer to http://127.0.0.1/foswiki/bin/view/System/InstallationGuide
To make the installation as simple as possible, a couple of configuration settings have already been applied by the installer:
EnableNewUserRegistration have been switched off
- Switched Store Implementation to
- Adjusted some pathes
- To change your configuration point your browser to http://127.0.0.1/foswiki/bin/configure
- Configure password is set to
Making your Foswiki automatically findable by bonjour
If you would like your Foswiki to be findable by bonjour, for example from the bonjour section in Safari's bookmarks window, you can add a directive to your foswiki apache config file:
RegisterResource "My Foswiki" "/foswiki/bin/view" 80
, the bonjour apache module in Leopard is broken, and doesn't let you register multiple resources. If you need this ability, see http://habilis.net/mod-bonjour-fix/
for a fixed module.
- 20 Jul 2009
- 1.1.7-1: Tasks.Item12382: Failure sending multiple SSL email messages (not specifically Mac related)
sudo rm -rf /Library/Webserver/Documents/foswiki
sudo rm -rf /Library/Webserver/Documents/Foswiki-1.1.7
sudo rm -f /etc/apache2/other/foswiki_httpd.conf
If something is not working properly, check out
A bunch of quite old trouble shooting tips have been removed from this page and put here for reference: FoswikiOnMacOSXTroubleShooting
-- Authors: MatthiasWientapper