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Admins can do anything and go anywhere in the site, however only the primary admin may assign or remove admin rights for other users. Also, other admins are unable to edit the primary admin's profile.
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[[Administrators|Admins]] can do anything and go anywhere in the site, however only the [[Primary Administrator|primary admin]] may '''assign or remove admin rights''' for other users.
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== Create new admins ==
  
==See also==
 
 
In order to assign an existing user on a Moodle site as an admin, one must first login as the primary admin user for that site. Then:
 
In order to assign an existing user on a Moodle site as an admin, one must first login as the primary admin user for that site. Then:
  
1. On the Moodle site's home page, locate the "'''Administration'''" sideblock<BR>
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# On the Moodle site's home page, locate the "'''Administration'''" sideblock
2. Click on the "'''Users'''" link<BR>
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# Click on the "'''Users'''" link
3. Click on the "'''Assign admins'''" link<BR>
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# Click on the "'''Assign admins'''" link
4. Select any of the users from the left side of the screen and then click the "'''<'''" button.<BR>
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# Select any of the users from the right column ('potential admins') of the screen and then click the "'''<'''" button.
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== Removing admin rights ==
  
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Follow the instructions above but select the existing admin from the left hand side and click the "'''>'''" button instead.
  
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==See also==
 
*[http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=36856 I lost my administrator's rights] forum discussion
 
*[http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=36856 I lost my administrator's rights] forum discussion
  
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[[Category:Administrator]]

Revision as of 20:28, 3 April 2006

Admins can do anything and go anywhere in the site, however only the primary admin may assign or remove admin rights for other users.

Create new admins

In order to assign an existing user on a Moodle site as an admin, one must first login as the primary admin user for that site. Then:

  1. On the Moodle site's home page, locate the "Administration" sideblock
  2. Click on the "Users" link
  3. Click on the "Assign admins" link
  4. Select any of the users from the right column ('potential admins') of the screen and then click the "<" button.

Removing admin rights

Follow the instructions above but select the existing admin from the left hand side and click the ">" button instead.

See also