MediaWiki Graph connector

The MediaWiki Graph connector allows your organization to discover and index data from a wiki created by using MediaWiki software. This connector indexes specified content into Microsoft Search and supports periodic crawls to keep the index up to date.

Note

Read the Setup for your Graph connector article to understand the general Graph connectors setup instructions.

This article is for anyone who configures, runs, and monitors a MediaWiki Graph connector. It supplements the general setup process, and shows instructions that apply only for the MediaWiki Graph connector. This article also includes information about Limitations.

Step 1: Add a Graph connector in the Microsoft 365 admin center

Follow the general setup instructions.

Step 2: Name the connection

Follow the general setup instructions.

Step 3: Configure the connection settings

Enter your Wiki URL and choose the Authentication type from the drop-down menu of options. The options are None, Basic, and OAuth 2.0 AAD.

If you choose Basic as the Authentication type, you will need to provide the Username and Password for the wiki.

If you choose OAuth 2.0 AAD as the Authentication type, you will need to provide the Resource ID of the wiki installation. You will also need to provide the Client ID and Client secret generated on the AAD Application registration page.

Step 4: Manage search permissions

The MediaWiki connector only supports search permissions visible to Everyone. Indexed data appears in the search results and is visible to all users in the organization.

Step 5: Assign property labels

Follow the general setup instructions.

Step 6: Manage schema

Follow the general setup instructions.

Step 7: Choose refresh settings

Follow the general setup instructions.

Step 8: Review connection

Follow the general setup instructions.

Limitations

The MediaWiki connector has these limitations in the preview release:

  • Supports only cloud-based wikis.
  • Supports only Basic or OAuth 2.0 with Azure Active Directory or Azure authentication.
  • Doesn't support namespace selection for indexing. Indexes only Main, Category, and File namespaces.
  • Doesn't support Access Control Lists (ACLs). Thus, indexed pages are visible to all users in the organization.