Installing and upgrading help

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After upgrading from 3.5.1 to 3.7.1 cron is not working
Picture of Erik Frangež Erik Frangež
1 Mon, Jul 22, 2019, 12:35 PM
Looking for some assistance
Picture of Tom Connolly Tom Connolly
3 Mon, Jul 22, 2019, 2:50 PM
Exception - Call to member function Moodle 3.7
Picture of Trish Ryans-Taylor Trish Ryans-Taylor
5 Thu, Jun 27, 2019, 1:15 PM
Grade book background processing fails after migration
Picture of Steve Morrison Steve Morrison
15 Sat, Jun 1, 2019, 6:55 AM
Install error: Config table does not contain version, can not continue, sorry.
Picture of Sergei Yevseyev Sergei Yevseyev
3 Wed, Oct 24, 2018, 6:21 PM
How to intergrate moodle with a pulic facing web hosting service like bluehost
Picture of Kan Abhulimen Kan Abhulimen
1 Mon, Jul 22, 2019, 9:25 AM
Exception - Call to undefined function tool_dataprivacy_standard_footer_html()
Picture of Russell Thomson Russell Thomson
2 Sat, Jul 13, 2019, 1:27 AM
Data directory (/var/www/moodledata) cannot be created by the installer
Picture of Nur - A - Alam Abir Nur - A - Alam Abir
1 Sat, Jul 20, 2019, 11:19 PM
Installing Moodle 3.7.1 on GoDaddy
Picture of Phil Raj Phil Raj
2 Sat, Jul 20, 2019, 6:25 PM
Mac OS X Documentation does not work
Picture of Tiffany Fischer Tiffany Fischer
3 Wed, Jul 17, 2019, 4:41 AM
Using MOODLE as real webzine?
Picture of Martino Sacchi Martino Sacchi
6 Thu, Jul 18, 2019, 9:39 PM
dropdown menus inacessible after upgrading to 3.7.1
Picture of syl pub syl pub
10 Tue, Jul 16, 2019, 4:32 AM
path to ghostscript and unoconv not working though they are there
Picture of Jerry Lau Jerry Lau
2 Fri, Jul 19, 2019, 7:18 AM
Moodle 1.9 of XP
Picture of Rajesh Kumar Rajesh Kumar
4 Thu, Jul 18, 2019, 6:56 PM
error upload image on moodle
Picture of thuy vu thuy vu
1 Thu, Jul 18, 2019, 5:52 PM
Git without "moodle" directory?
Picture of Steven A. Steven A.
3 Fri, Jun 28, 2019, 10:22 AM
Can't sign in after server move
Picture of Otaku Dude Otaku Dude
25 Tue, Jul 16, 2019, 11:23 PM
Web service not working after upgrading
Picture of Marcos Roberto Santos da Silva Marcos Roberto Santos da Silva
0 Thu, Jul 18, 2019, 8:57 PM
SSL Mixed Content errors in 3.5.1
Picture of Ray Havlin Ray Havlin
6 Sat, Jul 21, 2018, 2:55 AM
Memory exhaustion on dashboard/user pages after upgrade to 3.7.1
Picture of David Zou David Zou
15 Mon, Jul 15, 2019, 11:56 AM
Moodle 3.6 upgrade - Blank Page - 500 error
Picture of Jayden Tyronian Jayden Tyronian
8 Thu, Feb 14, 2019, 9:01 AM
Mixed Versions detected after doing Git
Picture of Debbie Unterseher Debbie Unterseher
7 Wed, Jul 17, 2019, 2:56 AM
"The operation timed out while waiting for a lock"
Picture of Howard Miller Howard Miller
2 Thu, Jul 18, 2019, 2:00 AM
Upgrading Moodle to specific new minor version using git?
Picture of David M David M
11 Fri, Jul 12, 2019, 12:26 AM
Directory not Writeable
Picture of Michael Thomas Michael Thomas
1 Wed, Jul 17, 2019, 6:35 AM
Upgrade Help
Picture of Duncan McConnell Duncan McConnell
6 Mon, Jul 15, 2019, 3:50 PM
LDAP Authentication Linux to windows AD
Picture of Tyson Parker Tyson Parker
1 Tue, Jul 16, 2019, 1:42 AM
Moodle Upgrade from 3.5.1 to 3.6.x or 3.7.x
Picture of KLC Support KLC Support
35 Sat, Jul 6, 2019, 6:00 AM
Multiple Installs on Shared hosting or Multiple Courses
Picture of Gerald Austin Gerald Austin
12 Sun, Jul 7, 2019, 6:35 PM
installation error in 64 bit system
Picture of murugan m murugan m
2 Sun, Jul 14, 2019, 5:16 PM
Hyper V frozen Server won't restart Web url unaccessible
Picture of Jamie Tinley Jamie Tinley
15 Mon, Jul 1, 2019, 12:22 PM
moodle Error: This site can’t be reached
Picture of Jagtar Singh Lakhyan Jagtar Singh Lakhyan
2 Sun, Jul 14, 2019, 1:07 AM
mysql_full_unicode_support#File_format
Picture of Vinothkumar R Vinothkumar R
1 Sat, Jul 13, 2019, 5:33 AM
Is it necessary to use maintenance mode for small updates?
Picture of Ben Kahn Ben Kahn
11 Thu, Jun 27, 2019, 1:26 AM
Upgrading from 3.6 to 3.7 using Git
Picture of John Conner John Conner
6 Thu, Jul 11, 2019, 11:04 PM
Migrating to Docker
Picture of Yoel Gutierrez Yoel Gutierrez
2 Fri, Jul 12, 2019, 4:31 AM
Error CRON
Picture of Riccardo Fantoni Riccardo Fantoni
5 Wed, Jul 10, 2019, 5:28 PM
Cannot login after update to 3.7.1 - Cookies need to be enabled
Picture of Jani Kivisola Jani Kivisola
1 Wed, Jul 10, 2019, 9:13 PM
Problems installing on Nginx within Docker
Picture of Jonah Kuiper Jonah Kuiper
22 Wed, Jul 3, 2019, 3:53 PM
Moodle Anylitics Python Backend question
Picture of Stephen Bourget Stephen Bourget
2 Wed, Jul 18, 2018, 1:10 AM
Correct Errors before proceeding with Moodle 3.7 installation
Picture of Larry Richmond Larry Richmond
15 Tue, Jul 9, 2019, 9:25 AM
Error: Database connection failed
Picture of Timothy Olawuyi Timothy Olawuyi
1 Tue, Jul 9, 2019, 8:23 PM
I can't progress through the installation screens
Picture of Paul Winters Paul Winters
12 Wed, Nov 7, 2018, 7:43 AM
Exception - Call to a member function add() on null after UPDATE
Picture of Cristina Cocioaba Cristina Cocioaba
19 Sat, Jul 6, 2019, 7:44 PM
administrator access so i can add courses
Picture of Mark Daley Mark Daley
2 Tue, Jul 9, 2019, 2:47 AM
Softaculous problems
Picture of Abet Laurito Abet Laurito
18 Sun, Jul 7, 2019, 8:33 PM
Registration Missing...and Home Page
Picture of Todd Cartner Todd Cartner
4 Mon, Jul 8, 2019, 8:07 AM
a Problem when updating Moodle to 3.7
Picture of ali Abdelwahed ali Abdelwahed
2 Sun, Jul 7, 2019, 10:58 PM
Can't get through the installation process! Problem with admin account setup
Picture of Иван Харитонов Иван Харитонов
31 Sat, Feb 18, 2017, 5:30 PM
Course Setup Help...PLEASE
Picture of Todd Cartner Todd Cartner
2 Mon, Jul 8, 2019, 8:05 AM
Debian 'buster' (PHP 7.3) compatibility of Moodle
Picture of Visvanath Ratnaweera Visvanath Ratnaweera
2 Sun, Jul 7, 2019, 5:17 PM
Hosting on Alibaba Cloud
Picture of Tom Connolly Tom Connolly
4 Sat, Jul 6, 2019, 5:20 PM
Big fail after upgrade
Picture of Reinier Vissia Reinier Vissia
2 Thu, Jul 4, 2019, 10:46 PM
Database Migration Help
Picture of M C M C
2 Thu, Jun 20, 2019, 6:23 PM
Install Moodle on Linux Mint 19.1
Picture of John Bonner John Bonner
9 Tue, Jul 2, 2019, 8:07 PM
Merge two similar courses and get updated activities from both
Picture of Tom Smith Tom Smith
2 Wed, Jul 3, 2019, 4:35 PM
backup script - moodledata/sessions zip warning: permission denied
Picture of Francisco Cortes Francisco Cortes
4 Sun, Jun 30, 2019, 12:04 PM
Database read error upon server migration
Picture of David Smith David Smith
1 Mon, Feb 18, 2019, 4:55 PM
Legacy course files for the Front Page
Picture of Larry Elchuck Larry Elchuck
2 Wed, Jul 3, 2019, 9:09 PM
After upgrade for 3.7 - The user account " " is not available on this site
Picture of Maycon Silva Maycon Silva
7 Wed, Jun 12, 2019, 12:07 AM
H5P plug in for Moodle cloud
Picture of Ruan Botes Ruan Botes
5 Wed, Jul 3, 2019, 3:19 AM
"Error writing to database" after upgraded to 3.7 latest
Picture of hugo joe hugo joe
3 Fri, Jun 21, 2019, 4:24 PM
Unable to upgrade from 3.6.4 to 3.7 using git
Picture of Ray Havlin Ray Havlin
7 Fri, May 24, 2019, 1:22 AM
Nginx, me download .php Moodle 3.6
Picture of Newton Design Newton Design
0 Wed, Jul 3, 2019, 2:22 AM
Nginx I downloaded the php at the time of running moodle 3.6
Picture of Newton Design Newton Design
0 Tue, Jul 2, 2019, 9:32 PM
How to change BigblueButton recording server to my own windows server ?
Picture of Nafe'a KmAil Nafe'a KmAil
2 Tue, Jul 2, 2019, 2:03 PM
Moodle in nginx https
Picture of Newton Design Newton Design
0 Tue, Jul 2, 2019, 4:50 AM
Messaging system frozen after upgrade 3.2 > 3.7+
Picture of Marco Sardi Marco Sardi
2 Sat, Jun 29, 2019, 12:53 AM
can't log into moodle -> "Incorrect sesskey submitted"
Picture of Daniel Romero Daniel Romero
4 Fri, Jun 28, 2019, 10:55 PM
Error: Error reading from database
Picture of Zhipeng Zhang Zhipeng Zhang
5 Wed, Mar 27, 2019, 8:57 AM
After fresh installation got error 403 forbidden
Picture of Rahul Trivedi Rahul Trivedi
1 Sat, Jun 29, 2019, 2:34 AM
Coding Error while Restoring a course
Picture of Tim Scholl Tim Scholl
8 Thu, Jun 27, 2019, 9:24 PM
Will httpsreplace tool from a 3.4 work with 2.7.highest?
Picture of Ken Task Ken Task
4 Thu, Jun 27, 2019, 1:28 AM
Installing Moodle along with WordPress on the same VPS
Picture of Jason Miller Jason Miller
17 Thu, Jul 13, 2017, 3:20 AM
Moodle 3.7 upgrade - additional themes no CSS
Picture of James Rivers James Rivers
3 Fri, Jun 28, 2019, 12:04 AM
Problems udpdating from 3.5 to 3.7
Picture of Luiz Peralba Luiz Peralba
2 Thu, Jun 27, 2019, 3:55 AM
Install Moodle on Windows Server 2016 - Help
Picture of David Delcò David Delcò
6 Mon, Jun 3, 2019, 4:42 AM
Cron jobs wont run undefined function current_language()
Picture of Tim Titchmarsh Tim Titchmarsh
2 Tue, May 28, 2019, 1:00 AM
ddlexecuteerror during clean install of moodle
Picture of Joel Smith Joel Smith
5 Sat, Jun 22, 2019, 1:36 AM
Remove the calendar (3.7+)
Picture of Steve Hull Steve Hull
7 Mon, Jun 24, 2019, 11:51 PM
Moodle 3.5 installation hangs with Windows and PHP 7.2.6
Picture of Samuli Karevaara Samuli Karevaara
5 Wed, Jun 27, 2018, 6:50 PM
moodle 3.7+ installation says This site can’t be reached
Picture of Omer Elsharief Omer Elsharief
1 Tue, Jun 25, 2019, 2:50 AM
Restore navigation structure after upgrade from 3.4 to 3.6
Picture of Peter Diedrichs Peter Diedrichs
1 Wed, Jun 26, 2019, 5:58 PM
failed upgrade to 3.7 from 3.6.4
Picture of shpetim aliaj shpetim aliaj
4 Tue, Jun 11, 2019, 12:33 AM
http://localhost/moodle/user/editadvanced.php
Picture of Moïse Gui Moïse Gui
1 Tue, Jun 25, 2019, 8:29 AM
Error with too many redirects while Installing Moodle 3.7
Picture of Jacques Nyembo Jacques Nyembo
0 Mon, Jun 24, 2019, 6:27 PM
Problem after upgrade to 3.7
Picture of Γιώργος Κασαπίδης Γιώργος Κασαπίδης
0 Mon, Jun 24, 2019, 6:16 PM
This site can't be reached during installation
Picture of Omar Sherif Omar Sherif
3 Thu, Jun 20, 2019, 11:43 PM
Import new theme
Picture of Norman Gonzalez Norman Gonzalez
1 Mon, Jun 24, 2019, 9:32 AM
No Such File or Directory Error on Initial Login
Picture of Leonard Pellman Leonard Pellman
4 Mon, Jun 24, 2019, 7:20 AM
Stuck in Plug in Check Update Loop - Higher version already installed
Picture of Marie Waterhouse Marie Waterhouse
5 Wed, Apr 17, 2019, 4:58 PM
Exception - Class 'core_search\manager' not found during upgrade process
Picture of Ben Laor Ben Laor
5 Tue, Jun 18, 2019, 8:25 PM
Moodle 3.5.5 + 3.6 After successfully installation - Setup Main Admin Account, cannot see password input field
Picture of Sven Härtel Sven Härtel
19 Thu, Apr 11, 2019, 9:45 PM
3.7 install on Centos7 Nginx - css and .js files not loading
Picture of Colin Matheson Colin Matheson
2 Fri, Jun 21, 2019, 5:31 AM
Upgrade to Moodle 3.5.6 issue
Picture of Naomi Mifsud Naomi Mifsud
9 Wed, Jun 19, 2019, 6:39 PM
After Upgrade Images Do Not Load
Picture of Mark Spidle Mark Spidle
7 Fri, Jun 21, 2019, 1:28 AM
Speed up Moodle Install?
Picture of Herp Derperson Herp Derperson
1 Thu, Jun 20, 2019, 10:39 PM
MariaDB 10.4 Compatibility
Picture of Ryan Smith Ryan Smith
1 Thu, Jun 20, 2019, 4:57 AM
mysql_full_unicode_support#File_format
Picture of CHANDRASEKAR RAVI CHANDRASEKAR RAVI
12 Tue, May 2, 2017, 5:44 PM
How do I add an admin or student template?
Picture of Arkady Mrad Arkady Mrad
2 Mon, Dec 10, 2018, 7:31 PM