Difference between revisions of "Administrator documentation"

Jump to: navigation, search

Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 1.9. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version is available here: Administrator documentation.

(Configuration Settings)
m (Reverted edits by Speakinginenglish (talk) to last revision by Helen Foster)
Line 2: Line 2:
 
__TOC__
 
__TOC__
  
== Speaking in English E-Learning Course ==
+
== Installation & Upgrading ==
  
Speaking in English E-Learning Course
+
*[[Installation Quickstart]] for an overview of the installation steps
 +
*[[Installing Moodle]] for detailed installation instructions
 +
*[[Installation FAQ]]
 +
*[[Installing AMP|Options for installing Apache, MySQL and PHP]]
 +
*[[Upgrading|Upgrading Moodle]]
 +
*[[Installing contributed modules or plugins]]
  
== Speaking in English E-Learning Course ==
+
== System-specific Instructions & Packages ==
  
Speaking in English E-Learning Course
+
===Unix/Linux-based===
 +
* [[SUSE Linux Server 10|Automated Installation Guide for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10]] operating system
 +
* [[RedHat Linux installation|Step-by-step Installation Guide for RedHat]] operating system
 +
* [[Debian GNU/Linux installation|Step-by-step Installation Guide for Debian GNU/Linux]] operating system
 +
* [[Step-by-step Installation Guide for Ubuntu]]
 +
* [[Manual installation of Moodle 2.0 on Mythbuntu using Git]]
 +
* [[Manual_installation_on_Ubuntu|Manual Installation on Ubuntu]]
 +
* [[Step-by-step Install Guide for Zenwalk-5.0|Step-by-step Installation Guide for Zenwalk-5.0]]
 +
* [[OLPC XS installation|Step-by-step Installation Guide for the One Laptop per Child XS Server (Beta)]]
 +
* [[Step-by-step Install Guide for Solaris 10 with Oracle 10|Step-by-step Installation Guide for Solaris 10 with Oracle 10]]
 +
* [[Installation Guide for Installing on Amazon EC2]]
  
== Speaking in English E-Learning Course ==
+
===Windows===
 +
* [[Windows installation|Windows installations with instructions for Windows NT/2000/2003 servers]]
 +
* [[Windows installation using XAMPP|Windows installation using XAMPP: Apache, MySQL and PHP]]
 +
* [[Development:Windows_Installer_anywhere|MoodleAnywhere]] another Windows installation package
 +
* [[Installing Moodle on Windows Vista]] - how to
 +
* [http://www.bfcnetworks.com/whitepapers/installing-moodle-on-windows-server-iis-sql/ Installing Moodle on Windows Server 2008 x86]
 +
* [http://www.bfcnetworks.com/whitepapers/installing-moodle-on-windows-server-2008-r2-x64-sql-iis/ Installing Moodle on Windows Server 2008 R2]
 +
* [http://www.bfcnetworks.com/whitepapers/implementing-moodle-on-a-windows-high-availability-environment// Implementing Moodle on a Windows High Availability Environment] Implementing Moodle 1.9 on 2 Microsoft Load Balanced Web Front End Server and a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Cluster environment
  
Speaking in English E-Learning Course
+
Moodle 2
 +
* [http://www.bfcnetworks.com/whitepapers/installing-moodle-2-on-windows-server-mysql-php-and-iis7/ Installing Moodle 2 on Windows Server, MySQL, PHP and IIS7]
 +
* [http://www.bfcnetworks.com/whitepapers/installing-moodle-2-on-windows-server-2008-r2-x64-sql-iis/ Installing Moodle 2 on Windows Server, Microsoft SQL Server, PHP and IIS7]
  
== Speaking in English E-Learning Course ==
+
===Mac===
 +
* [[Step by Step Installation on a Mac OS X Server|Step by step Installation on a Mac OS X Server 10.5/10.6]]
 +
* [[Complete Install Packages for Mac OS X | Complete Install Packages for Mac OS X Clients 10.4/10.5/10.6]]
 +
* [[Step-by-step Guide for Installing Moodle on Mac OS X 10.4 Client|Step by Step Installation on a Mac OS X 10.4 Client using the internal web server]]
  
Speaking in English E-Learning Course
+
===Web Hosts===
 +
* [[1and1_MySQL_installation | Installation on '''1and1''' web hosting]]
 +
* [[powweb_MySQL_installation | Step-by-step Installation on '''Powweb''' web hosting]]
 +
* [[Step-by-step Installation using the old version of CPanel]]
 +
* [[Step-by-step Installation using the new version of CPanel]]
  
== Speaking in English E-Learning Course ==
+
===Appliances===
 +
Some users may prefer to skip manual installation by using a pre-integrated [[Moodle appliance]].
  
Speaking in English E-Learning Course
+
===Database===
 +
* [[Installing Oracle for PHP]]
 +
* [[Installing MSSQL for PHP]]
 +
* [[Installing Postgres for PHP]]
  
== Speaking in English E-Learning Course ==
+
===Plugins===
 +
* [[Installing contributed modules or plugins]]
  
Speaking in English E-Learning Course
+
==Security, Performance and Roles==
  
== Speaking in English E-Learning Course ==
+
*[[Security]] contains important security procedures for a production site
 +
*[[Performance]] for ideas on improving the speed of your installation
 +
*[[Manage roles]] For Moodle 1.7 and later.
 +
*[[Reducing spam in Moodle]]
 +
*[[suhosin]] is an advanced protection system for PHP installation. It was designed to protect servers and users from known and unknown flaws in PHP applications and the PHP core.
 +
*[[nagios]] Open source software to monitor servers
  
Speaking in English E-Learning Course
+
== FAQs ==
  
== Speaking in English E-Learning Course ==
+
*[[Installation FAQ]]
 +
*[[Beginning Administration FAQ]]
 +
*[[Administration FAQ]]
 +
*[[Performance FAQ]]
 +
*[[Backup and restore FAQ]]
 +
*[[Errors FAQ]]
 +
*[[:Category:FAQ|List of FAQs]]
  
Speaking in English E-Learning Course
+
== Configuration Settings ==
 +
=== Site administration setting===
 +
[[Site administration block]] contains most site configuration settings including:
 +
*[[Front Page settings]]- initial or home page of a Moodle site
 +
*[[Themes]] - user interface packages of XHTML and CSS controls
 +
*[[Language]] - default and additional language packs
 +
*[[Activity modules administration]]
 +
*[[Blocks administration]]
 +
*[[Filters]] - Text and Multimedea plugins
 +
*[[Backup settings]]
 +
*[[HTML editor settings]]
 +
*[[Calendar settings]]
 +
*[[Maintenance mode]]
 +
*[[Notification page]] used to update versions
 +
*[[Settings block]] Moodle 2.0 site settings location
  
== Speaking in English E-Learning Course ==
+
===Other settings===
 +
*[[Course settings]] for course home page configuration
 +
**Each type of [[Activities|activity]], [[resource]] and [[:Category:Block|block]] has their own settings
 +
*Older versions settings
 +
**[[Site settings]] pre 1.7
 +
**[[Variables]] pre 1.6
 +
**[[Location of admin settings in 1.7|Comparison between configuration settings in Moodle 1.6 & 1.7]]
  
Speaking in English E-Learning Course
+
==User Management==
  
== Speaking in English E-Learning Course ==
+
*[[Authentication]] of user on a site
 +
*[[Add new user|Add a new user]] - on a site
 +
*[[Upload users]] - from a file to a site, and into existing course and group, some existing user global updates
 +
*[[User_profile_fields]]
 +
*[[Enrolment plugins]]
 +
**[[Flat file]] - enrol existing users in a course
 +
*[[Roles and capabilities|Assigning user a role]] - typical assignments include:
 +
**[[Students|Enrol students in a course]]
 +
**[[Unenrolment]] Student
 +
**[[Courses (administrator)|Assign teachers]] - to a course
 +
**[[Assign creators|Assign course creators]] - in a site
 +
**[[Assign administrators]] - in a site
  
Speaking in English E-Learning Course
+
==Other==
  
== Speaking in English E-Learning Course ==
+
*[[Courses (administrator)|Courses]] and [[Course formats|course formats]]
 +
*[[Reports (administrator)]] and [[Logs]]
 +
*[[Site files]]
 +
*[[Moodle database|Moodle site database]]
 +
*[[Environment]]
 +
*[[MNet|Moodle Network]] and Moodle [[Community hub]]
 +
*[[Streaming Media]]
 +
*[[Case studies (administrator)]]
 +
*[[Anti-virus]]
 +
*[[System Monitoring and Server Statistic Software]]
 +
*[[Integrate Moodle, LDAP and SIMS.net]]
 +
*[[How to rebuild context paths]]
 +
*[[Hacking the Moodle 2.0 database transfer script to convert a Moodle 1.9 site]]
 +
*[[Category:ProxyProblems]]
  
Speaking in English E-Learning Course
+
==See also==
  
== Speaking in English E-Learning Course ==
+
*[[:Category:Administrator | Index of all Administrator-related pages]]
 +
*[[Integrations]]
 +
*[[CVS for Administrators]]
 +
*[[Email processing]]
 +
*[[Search engine optimization]]
 +
*[[Messaging]]
 +
*[[Migration]]
 +
*[[Metacourses]]
 +
*[[Block layout]]
 +
*[[Customizing Moodle]]
 +
*[[Administrator do's and don'ts]]
 +
*[[Using Moodle book]] Chapter 16: Moodle Administration
 +
*[[Administration hacks]]
 +
*[[Git]] Version control, upgrading
  
Speaking in English E-Learning Course
+
[[Category: Administrator]]
 
+
[[cs:Rukověť správce]]
== Speaking in English E-Learning Course ==
+
[[es:Documentación para Administradores]]
 
+
[[eu:Kudeatzaileentzako dokumentazioa]]
Speaking in English E-Learning Course
+
[[fr:Documentation administrateur]]
 
+
[[ja:管理者ドキュメント]]
== Speaking in English E-Learning Course ==
+
[[ko:관리자 문서]]
 
+
[[nl:Documentatie voor beheerders]]
Speaking in English E-Learning Course
+
[[pt:Documentação para administradores]]
 
+
[[ru:Администраторам]]
== Speaking in English E-Learning Course ==
+
[[sk:Dokumentácia pre správcov]]
 
+
[[zh:管理员文档]]
Speaking in English E-Learning Course
+
[[pl:Administrator documentation]]
 
+
[[fi:Ylläpitäjän opas]]
== Speaking in English E-Learning Course ==
+
[[de:Dokumentation für Administratoren]]
 
 
Speaking in English E-Learning Course
 

Revision as of 21:32, 26 April 2011

The purpose of this page is to list useful links by general topics for administrators of a Moodle site.

Installation & Upgrading

System-specific Instructions & Packages

Unix/Linux-based

Windows

Moodle 2

Mac

Web Hosts

Appliances

Some users may prefer to skip manual installation by using a pre-integrated Moodle appliance.

Database

Plugins

Security, Performance and Roles

  • Security contains important security procedures for a production site
  • Performance for ideas on improving the speed of your installation
  • Manage roles For Moodle 1.7 and later.
  • Reducing spam in Moodle
  • suhosin is an advanced protection system for PHP installation. It was designed to protect servers and users from known and unknown flaws in PHP applications and the PHP core.
  • nagios Open source software to monitor servers

FAQs

Configuration Settings

Site administration setting

Site administration block contains most site configuration settings including:

Other settings

User Management

Other

See also