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*[[Security]] contains important security procedures for a production site
 
*[[Security]] contains important security procedures for a production site
 
*[[Performance]] for ideas on improving the speed of your installation
 
*[[Performance]] for ideas on improving the speed of your installation
*[[Manage roles]] For Moodle 1.7 and later.
 
 
*[[Reducing spam in Moodle]]
 
*[[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.
 
*[[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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*[[Maintenance mode]]
 
*[[Maintenance mode]]
 
*[[Notification page]] used to update versions
 
*[[Notification page]] used to update versions
*[[Settings block]] Moodle 2.0 site settings location
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===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
 
**[[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==

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

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
  • 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