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'''phpMyAdmin''' is a useful MySQL database administration tool (if you are using MySQL as the database for your Moodle). When installed as part of Moodle, it becomes part of the Moodle interface. It can be found in the site administration block>Server>database link.
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Moodle Adminer is a useful database administration tool. It works with MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle and MSSQL. When installed as part of Moodle, it becomes part of the Moodle interface and a link can be found in ''Settings > Site administration > Server''.
  
 
This is a powerful program that should be used with care and be available only to trusted administrators.   
 
This is a powerful program that should be used with care and be available only to trusted administrators.   
  
==Install phpMyAdmin in Moodle 1.9.x or earlier==
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Adminer is available for download from the Moodle plugins directory: http://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=local_adminer
To install phpMyAdmin so it is directly available via Moodle, unzip the archive from [http://moodle.org/mod/data/view.php?d=13&rid=448 Modules and plugins database] inside the ''moodle/admin/'' folder. You should end up with a folder there called 'mysql'  which contains all the necessary files.  Now go to your site admin block and you will see a new link: ''Server > Database''. Use this link to initially install and/or open phpMyAdmin.
 
  
For those that need phpMyAdmin to perform a Moodle install, unpack it in the documents directory (the same directory as your moodle folder, sometimes found in the folder htdocs) of your web server.  Note: many web hosting sites have phpMyAdmin already available via their control panel, you can use that to assist with the Moodle install.  
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Anyone using PHPMyAdmin is recommended to switch to Adminer.
  
For more advanced users: To obtain the most recent version from CVS, go to the ''moodle/admin/'' folder and run
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[[Category:Contributed code]]
 
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[[Category:SQL databases]]
cvs -z3 -d:ext:myusername@cvs.moodle.org:/cvsroot/moodle co mysql
 
 
 
==Install phpMyAdmin in Moodle 2.0 or later==
 
 
 
 
 
To install phpMyAdmin so it is directly available via Moodle, unzip the archive from [http://moodle.org/mod/data/view.php?d=13&rid=448 Modules and plugins database] inside the ''moodle/local/'' folder. You should end up with a folder there called 'phpmyadmin'  which contains all the necessary files.  Now go to your site admin block and you will see a new link: ''Server > Database''. Use this link to initially install and/or open phpMyAdmin.
 
 
 
For those that need phpMyAdmin to perform a Moodle install, unpack it in the documents directory (the same directory as your moodle folder, sometimes found in the folder htdocs) of your web server.  Note: many web hosting sites have phpMyAdmin already available via their control panel, you can use that to assist with the Moodle install.
 
 
 
For more advanced users: To obtain the most recent version from git, go to the ''moodle/local/'' folder and run
 
 
 
git clone git://github.com/moodlehq/moodle-local_phpmyadmin.git phpmyadmin
 
 
 
==See also==
 
 
 
*Using Moodle [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=56636 Remove database access] forum discussion
 
 
 
[[Category:Administrator]][[Category:SQL databases]]
 

Revision as of 06:29, 23 July 2012

Moodle Adminer is a useful database administration tool. It works with MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle and MSSQL. When installed as part of Moodle, it becomes part of the Moodle interface and a link can be found in Settings > Site administration > Server.

This is a powerful program that should be used with care and be available only to trusted administrators.

Adminer is available for download from the Moodle plugins directory: http://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=local_adminer

Anyone using PHPMyAdmin is recommended to switch to Adminer.