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[DRAFT] Rename wiki script idea

Authored by Reception123 on Jan 5 2024, 10:56.
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F2686816: [DRAFT] Rename wiki script idea
Jan 5 2024, 10:56
import subprocess
import argparse
# Define the mapping of db clusters to db names
db_clusters = {
'c1': 'db131',
'c2': 'db101',
'c3': 'db142',
'c4': 'db121',
'c5': 'db131',
def get_db_cluster(oldwiki_db):
command = f"salt-ssh -E 'db131*' 'USE mhglobal; SELECT wiki_dbcluster FROM cw_wikis WHERE wiki_dbname = \"{oldwiki_db}\"'"
result =, shell=True, stdout=subprocess.PIPE, text=True)
cluster_name = result.stdout.strip()
return db_clusters.get(cluster_name)
def execute_salt_command(cluster, command):
salt_command = f"salt-ssh -E '{cluster}*' '{command}'", shell=True)
def main():
parser = argparse.ArgumentParser(description="Executes the commands needed to rename wikis")
parser.add_argument("--oldwiki", required=True, help="Old wiki database name")
parser.add_argument("--newwiki", required=True, help="New wiki database name")
args = parser.parse_args()
oldwiki_db = args.oldwiki
newwiki_db = args.newwiki
# Step 1: Get the db cluster for the old wiki dbname
oldwiki_cluster = get_db_cluster(oldwiki_db)
if not oldwiki_cluster:
print(f"Error: Unable to determine the db cluster for {oldwiki_db}")
# Step 2: Execute SQL commands for rename
execute_salt_command(oldwiki_cluster, f"mysqldump {oldwiki_db} > oldwikidb.sql")
execute_salt_command(oldwiki_cluster, f"mysql -e 'CREATE DATABASE {newwiki_db}'")
execute_salt_command(oldwiki_cluster, f"mysql -e 'USE {newwiki_db}; SOURCE /home/$user/oldwikidb.sql'")
# Step 3: Execute MediaWiki rename script
execute_salt_command('mwtask141', f"sudo -u www-data php /srv/mediawiki/w/extensions/CreateWiki/maintenance/renameWiki.php --wiki=loginwiki --rename {oldwiki_db} {newwiki_db} $user")
if __name__ == "__main__":