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.

(Appliances)
(removing references to 2.0)
 
(14 intermediate revisions by 3 users not shown)
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]]
  
 
== System-specific Instructions & Packages ==
 
== 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
== Speaking in English E-Learning Course ==
+
* [[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
Speaking in English E-Learning Course
+
* [[Step-by-step Installation Guide for Ubuntu]]
 
+
* [[Manual installation of Moodle 2.0 on Mythbuntu using Git|Manual installation of Moodle 2.0 on Mythbuntu (and Ubuntu 10.10, 11.04) using Git]]
== Speaking in English E-Learning Course ==
+
* [[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]]
Speaking in English E-Learning Course
+
* [[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
+
===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]].
  
 
===Database===
 
===Database===
Line 67: Line 89:
 
*[[Maintenance mode]]
 
*[[Maintenance mode]]
 
*[[Notification page]] used to update versions
 
*[[Notification page]] used to update versions
*[[Settings block]] Moodle 2.0 site settings location
 
  
 
===Other settings===
 
===Other settings===
 
*[[Course settings]] for course home page configuration
 
*[[Course settings]] for course home page configuration
 
**Each type of [[Activities|activity]], [[resource]] and [[:Category:Block|block]] has their own settings
 
**Each type of [[Activities|activity]], [[resource]] and [[:Category:Block|block]] has their own settings
*Older versions settings
+
*[[Location of admin settings in 1.7|Comparison between configuration settings in Moodle 1.6 & 1.7]]
**[[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]]
 
  
 
==User Management==
 
==User Management==

Latest revision as of 13:25, 7 July 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

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