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== Installation & Upgrading ==
  
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*[[Installation Quickstart]] for an overview of the installation steps
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*[[Installing Moodle]] for detailed installation instructions
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*[[Installation FAQ]]
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*[[Installing AMP|Options for installing Apache, MySQL and PHP]]
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*[[Upgrading|Upgrading Moodle]]
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*[[Installing contributed modules or plugins]]
  
 
== System-specific Instructions & Packages ==
 
== System-specific Instructions & Packages ==
  
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===Unix/Linux-based===
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* [[SUSE Linux Server 10|Automated Installation Guide for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10]] operating system
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* [[RedHat Linux installation|Step-by-step Installation Guide for RedHat]] operating system
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* [[Debian GNU/Linux installation|Step-by-step Installation Guide for Debian GNU/Linux]] operating system
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* [[Step-by-step Installation Guide for Ubuntu]]
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* [[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]]
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* [[Manual_installation_on_Ubuntu|Manual Installation on Ubuntu]]
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* [[Step-by-step Install Guide for Zenwalk-5.0|Step-by-step Installation Guide for Zenwalk-5.0]]
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* [[OLPC XS installation|Step-by-step Installation Guide for the One Laptop per Child XS Server (Beta)]]
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* [[Step-by-step Install Guide for Solaris 10 with Oracle 10|Step-by-step Installation Guide for Solaris 10 with Oracle 10]]
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* [[Installation Guide for Installing on Amazon EC2]]
  
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===Windows===
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* [[Windows installation|Windows installations with instructions for Windows NT/2000/2003 servers]]
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* [[Windows installation using XAMPP|Windows installation using XAMPP: Apache, MySQL and PHP]]
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* [[Development:Windows_Installer_anywhere|MoodleAnywhere]] another Windows installation package
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* [[Installing Moodle on Windows Vista]] - how to
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* [http://www.bfcnetworks.com/whitepapers/installing-moodle-on-windows-server-iis-sql/ Installing Moodle on Windows Server 2008 x86]
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* [http://www.bfcnetworks.com/whitepapers/installing-moodle-on-windows-server-2008-r2-x64-sql-iis/ Installing Moodle on Windows Server 2008 R2]
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* [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
  
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===Mac===
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* [[Step by Step Installation on a Mac OS X Server|Step by step Installation on a Mac OS X Server 10.5/10.6]]
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* [[Complete Install Packages for Mac OS X | Complete Install Packages for Mac OS X Clients 10.4/10.5/10.6]]
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* [[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]]
  
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===Web Hosts===
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* [[1and1_MySQL_installation | Installation on '''1and1''' web hosting]]
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* [[powweb_MySQL_installation | Step-by-step Installation on '''Powweb''' web hosting]]
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* [[Step-by-step Installation using the old version of CPanel]]
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* [[Step-by-step Installation using the new version of CPanel]]
  
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===Appliances===
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Some users may prefer to skip manual installation by using a pre-integrated [[Moodle appliance]].
  
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===Database===
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* [[Installing Oracle for PHP]]
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* [[Installing MSSQL for PHP]]
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* [[Installing Postgres for PHP]]
  
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===Plugins===
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* [[Installing contributed modules or plugins]]
  
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==Security, Performance and Roles==
  
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*[[Security]] contains important security procedures for a production site
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*[[Performance]] for ideas on improving the speed of your installation
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*[[Manage roles]] For Moodle 1.7 and later.
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*[[Reducing spam in Moodle]]
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*[[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.
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*[[nagios]] Open source software to monitor servers
  
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== FAQs ==
  
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*[[Installation FAQ]]
 
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*[[Beginning Administration FAQ]]
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*[[Administration FAQ]]
 
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*[[Performance FAQ]]
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*[[Backup and restore FAQ]]
 
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*[[Errors FAQ]]
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*[[:Category:FAQ|List of FAQs]]
 
 
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== Configuration Settings ==
 
== Configuration Settings ==
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=== Site administration setting===
 
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[[Site administration block]] contains most site configuration settings including:
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*[[Front Page settings]]- initial or home page of a Moodle site
 
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*[[Themes]] - user interface packages of XHTML and CSS controls
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*[[Language]] - default and additional language packs
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*[[Activity modules administration]]
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*[[Blocks administration]]
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*[[Filters]] - Text and Multimedea plugins
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*[[Backup settings]]
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*[[HTML editor settings]]
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*[[Calendar settings]]
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*[[Maintenance mode]]
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*[[Notification page]] used to update versions
  
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===Other settings===
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*[[Course settings]] for course home page configuration
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**Each type of [[Activities|activity]], [[resource]] and [[:Category:Block|block]] has their own settings
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*[[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