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The purpose of this page is to list useful links by general topics for administrators of a Moodle site.
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== Installation & Upgrading ==
*[[Installation Quickstart]] for an overview of the installation steps
*[[Installing Moodle]] for detailed installation instructions
*[[Installation FAQ]]
*[[Installing AMP|Options for installing Apache, MySQL and PHP]]
*[[Upgrading|Upgrading Moodle]]
*[[Installing contributed modules or plugins]]
== System-specific Instructions & Packages ==
* [[SUSE Linux Server 10|Automated Installation Guide for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10]] operating system
* [[RedHat Linux installation|Step-by-step Installation Guide for RedHat]] operating system
* [[Debian GNU/Linux installation|Step-by-step Installation Guide for Debian GNU/Linux]] operating system
* [[Step-by-step Installation Guide for Ubuntu]]
* [[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]]
* [[Manual_installation_on_Ubuntu|Manual Installation on Ubuntu]]
* [[Step-by-step Install Guide for Zenwalk-5.0|Step-by-step Installation Guide for Zenwalk-5.0]]
* [[OLPC XS installation|Step-by-step Installation Guide for the One Laptop per Child XS Server (Beta)]]
* [[Step-by-step Install Guide for Solaris 10 with Oracle 10|Step-by-step Installation Guide for Solaris 10 with Oracle 10]]
* [[Installation Guide for Installing on Amazon EC2]]
* [[Windows installation|Windows installations with instructions for Windows NT/2000/2003 servers]]
* [[Windows installation using XAMPP|Windows installation using XAMPP: Apache, MySQL and PHP]]
* [[Development:Windows_Installer_anywhere|MoodleAnywhere]] another Windows installation package
* [[Installing Moodle on Windows Vista]] - how to
* [http://www.bfcnetworks.com/whitepapers/installing-moodle-on-windows-server-iis-sql/ Installing Moodle on Windows Server 2008 x86]
* [http://www.bfcnetworks.com/whitepapers/installing-moodle-on-windows-server-2008-r2-x64-sql-iis/ Installing Moodle on Windows Server 2008 R2]
* [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
Moodle 2
* [http://www.bfcnetworks.com/whitepapers/installing-moodle-2-on-windows-server-mysql-php-and-iis7/ Installing Moodle 2 on Windows Server, MySQL, PHP and IIS7]
* [http://www.bfcnetworks.com/whitepapers/installing-moodle-2-on-windows-server-2008-r2-x64-sql-iis/ Installing Moodle 2 on Windows Server, Microsoft SQL Server, PHP and IIS7]
* [[Step by Step Installation on a Mac OS X Server|Step by step Installation on a Mac OS X Server 10.5/10.6]]
* [[Complete Install Packages for Mac OS X | Complete Install Packages for Mac OS X Clients 10.4/10.5/10.6]]
* [[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]]
===Web Hosts===
* [[1and1_MySQL_installation | Installation on '''1and1''' web hosting]]
* [[powweb_MySQL_installation | Step-by-step Installation on '''Powweb''' web hosting]]
* [[Step-by-step Installation using the old version of CPanel]]
* [[Step-by-step Installation using the new version of CPanel]]
Some users may prefer to skip manual installation by using a pre-integrated [[Moodle appliance]].
* [[Installing Oracle for PHP]]
* [[Installing MSSQL for PHP]]
* [[Installing Postgres for PHP]]
* [[Installing contributed modules or 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 ==
*[[Installation FAQ]]
*[[Beginning Administration FAQ]]
*[[Administration FAQ]]
*[[Performance FAQ]]
*[[Backup and restore FAQ]]
*[[Errors FAQ]]
*[[:Category:FAQ|List of FAQs]]
== Configuration Settings ==
=== Site administration setting===
[[Site administration block]] contains most site configuration settings including:
*[[Front Page settings]]- initial or home page of a Moodle site
*[[Themes]] - user interface packages of XHTML and CSS controls
*[[Language]] - default and additional language packs
*[[Activity modules administration]]
*[[Blocks administration]]
*[[Filters]] - Text and Multimedea plugins
*[[Automated course backup]]
*[[HTML editor settings]]
*[[Calendar settings]]
*[[Maintenance mode]]
*[[Notification page]] used to update versions
*[[Settings block]]
===Other settings===
*[[Course settings]] for course home page configuration
**Each type of [[Activities|activity]], [[resource]] and [[:Category:Block|block]] has their own settings
==User Management==
*[[Authentication]] of user on a site
*[[Add new user|Add a new user]] - on a site
*[[Upload users]] - from a file to a site, and into existing course and group, some existing user global updates
*[[Enrolment plugins]]
**[[Flat file]] - enrol existing users in a course
*[[Roles and capabilities|Assigning user a role]] - typical assignments include:
**[[Students|Enrol students in a course]]
**[[Unenrolment]] Student
**[[Courses (administrator)|Assign teachers]] - to a course
**[[Assign creators|Assign course creators]] - in a site
**[[Assign administrators]] - in a site
*[[Courses (administrator)|Courses]] and [[Course formats|course formats]]
*[[Reports (administrator)]] and [[Logs]]
*[[Site files]]
*[[Moodle database|Moodle site database]]
*[[MNet|Moodle Network]] and Moodle [[Community hub]]
*[[Streaming Media]]
*[[Case studies (administrator)]]
*[[System Monitoring and Server Statistic Software]]
*[[Integrate Moodle, LDAP and SIMS.net]]
*[[How to rebuild context paths]]
*[[Hacking the Moodle 2.0 database transfer script to convert a Moodle 1.9 site]]
==See also==
*[[:Category:Administrator | Index of all Administrator-related pages]]
*[[CVS for Administrators]]
*[[Email processing]]
*[[Search engine optimization]]
*[[Block layout]]
*[[Customizing Moodle]]
*[[Administrator do's and don'ts]]
*[[Using Moodle book]] Chapter 16: Moodle Administration
*[[Administration hacks]]
*[[Git]] Version control, upgrading
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Latest revision as of 10:07, 3 January 2012