Available update notifications
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If the automatic check for available updates is enabled and there is a new update available, a notification will be sent to all site admins via email and/or popup message (according to the admin's messaging preferences in their profile settings).
in Moodle 2.6! In Moodle 2.4 onwards, updates deployment i.e. the option to update installed plugins from within Moodle may be enabled by ticking the updateautodeploy checkbox. When updates are available, 'Install this update' buttons are shown on the Plugins overview page ( Settings > Site Administration > Plugins > Plugins overview).
An administrator can specify the required code maturity (stable, alpha, beta or release candidate) for update notifications, also whether notifications of new builds (normally released each week) are sent.Plugins overview. Any updates available are highlighted, with further information and a download link in the notes column opposite the plugin.
Available updates for core code can also be checked via Settings > Site administration > Notifications.