Installing and upgrading help

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Unable to log in after upgrade
Picture of Andy van der Gugten Andy van der Gugten
3 Sat, May 25, 2019, 9:47 AM
Unable to upgrade from 3.6.4 to 3.7 using git
Picture of Ray Havlin Ray Havlin
5 Fri, May 24, 2019, 1:22 AM
Move serveral courses and categories between different moodle installations
Picture of Filippo Carnevali Filippo Carnevali
2 Fri, May 24, 2019, 6:22 PM
Upgrading to new version Problem
Picture of sanaz karimkhani sanaz karimkhani
4 Thu, May 23, 2019, 4:46 PM
Migrated from 1.5 to 3.0. Now getting database error
Picture of Scott Botkins Scott Botkins
1 Fri, May 24, 2019, 11:39 AM
Duplication of Users in Course Groups
Picture of Alimayu Bowen Alimayu Bowen
0 Fri, May 24, 2019, 2:35 AM
From old to new Moodle
Picture of Mike Neirinck Mike Neirinck
5 Thu, May 23, 2019, 7:26 PM
Installing Moodle along with WordPress on the same VPS
Picture of Jason Miller Jason Miller
13 Thu, Jul 13, 2017, 3:20 AM
Messaging options (enable/disable + settings) missing after upgrade to 3.7
Picture of Preben Pedersen Preben Pedersen
1 Thu, May 23, 2019, 12:49 AM
Course overview
Picture of Davide Lista Davide Lista
0 Thu, May 23, 2019, 12:57 AM
3.7 https mixed content protection
Picture of Aaron Zuercher Aaron Zuercher
4 Wed, May 22, 2019, 5:05 AM
Unable to access Moodle site….
Picture of Michael Xile Michael Xile
14 Mon, May 13, 2019, 12:06 PM
Using unsupported moodle plugins
Picture of Pero Majstor Pero Majstor
8 Mon, May 20, 2019, 8:49 PM
Moodle 3.5.3+: admin login failed after update to 3.5.6+
Picture of Fernando Navarro Páez Fernando Navarro Páez
5 Mon, May 20, 2019, 4:34 PM
Help installing Moodle 3.6.3
Picture of Lori Anthony Lori Anthony
3 Tue, May 7, 2019, 1:11 AM
Invalid login, please try again (external MSSQL database)
Picture of Danny H Danny H
4 Wed, May 15, 2019, 12:38 AM
Install probs of an older version ...
Picture of Heinz Felfe Heinz Felfe
1 Fri, May 17, 2019, 6:20 PM
moodle migration
Picture of yogi bear yogi bear
10 Tue, May 7, 2019, 7:01 PM
Issues installing Moodle 352 into wamp on localhost
Picture of Brian Sharland Brian Sharland
5 Thu, Sep 20, 2018, 7:36 PM
Moodle 3.6.2 plus install : how to upgrade a database from UTF8 to utf8mb4 ?
Picture of Emmanuel Leclerc Emmanuel Leclerc
6 Thu, Feb 21, 2019, 7:44 PM
Sharing Cart slowness
Picture of madhan gunasekaran madhan gunasekaran
0 Fri, May 17, 2019, 7:40 AM
Error writing to database More information about this error ×Debug info: Got a packet bigger than 'max_allowed_packet' bytes
Picture of Lucky Ken Lucky Ken
4 Thu, May 16, 2019, 7:50 AM
Redirection loop at login
Picture of Hermann Klocker-Mark Hermann Klocker-Mark
22 Tue, Apr 23, 2019, 5:11 PM
Error reading database - solved. BUT WHY???
Picture of Lisle Waldron Lisle Waldron
8 Wed, May 15, 2019, 11:17 AM
Problem with installing plugins using gui from the Moodle plugins repository
Picture of Zoran Jancic Zoran Jancic
2 Thu, May 16, 2019, 4:12 AM
Problem upgrading mod_booking
Picture of Ralph Jones Ralph Jones
4 Sat, Mar 2, 2019, 12:18 AM
Moodle Migration Error
Picture of Rajasekhar Kadimi Rajasekhar Kadimi
4 Tue, May 14, 2019, 7:30 PM
Windows Portable Moodle and Relative Paths for 'dataroot'
Picture of Travis Williams Travis Williams
3 Tue, May 14, 2019, 11:58 AM
Moodle 3.5.5 + 3.6 After successfully installation - Setup Main Admin Account, cannot see password input field
Picture of Sven Härtel Sven Härtel
17 Thu, Apr 11, 2019, 9:45 PM
Moodle 3.6.1 upgrade to 3.6.4 lost use of Site Administration > admin/search.php
Picture of Robert Clements Robert Clements
4 Wed, May 15, 2019, 12:42 AM
Moodle install
Picture of Mason Huxley Mason Huxley
4 Thu, May 2, 2019, 1:26 AM
ISP Limitations - MariaDB (Antelope)
Picture of Alain Jacquet Alain Jacquet
2 Wed, May 15, 2019, 1:58 PM
Moodle 3.4.1+ admin/environment/php extension/intl
Picture of Bright School Bright School
33 Wed, Feb 21, 2018, 7:23 PM
Moodle 3.5/3.6 Automated Deployment
Picture of Jeff Jones Jeff Jones
0 Tue, May 14, 2019, 6:03 AM
Exception - Call to undefined method HTML_QuickForm_Error :: setValue ()
Picture of Lars Lähnemann Lars Lähnemann
1 Mon, May 13, 2019, 11:13 PM
How to increase session timeout to greater than 4 hours?
Picture of Luis Mosca Luis Mosca
12 Fri, May 11, 2018, 10:52 PM
admin setting problem
Picture of im sh im sh
8 Thu, Feb 14, 2019, 11:36 PM
Getting rid of Installatron (upgrade to 3.6.3)
Picture of W. Schouten W. Schouten
12 Wed, May 8, 2019, 7:17 AM
Adding SSL Cert to Moodle
Picture of Under Dog Under Dog
11 Thu, Apr 11, 2019, 11:44 PM
how use moodle as school management system
Picture of ham med ham med
2 Fri, Apr 12, 2019, 12:04 AM
Upgrading 3.1 to 3.6
Picture of Jacqui Martin Jacqui Martin
9 Wed, May 1, 2019, 6:08 PM
Upgrading to Moodle 3.5 -> HTML tags on lang strings
Picture of Ana Isabel Lara Gutierrez Ana Isabel Lara Gutierrez
0 Thu, May 9, 2019, 9:39 PM
New users facing issues after upgrade from 3.2.1 to 3.5.5
Picture of Naga M Naga M
1 Thu, May 9, 2019, 5:22 PM
Moving moodle from directory to root
Picture of Nikola Novakovic Nikola Novakovic
1 Wed, May 8, 2019, 2:28 PM
Backup no longer functional
Picture of Mike Neirinck Mike Neirinck
4 Wed, May 8, 2019, 6:42 PM
Moodle after installation redirect issue
Picture of Mani Acos Mani Acos
3 Wed, May 8, 2019, 4:53 PM
Moodle 3.6.3 Database settings Error Code: 18456
Picture of Michael Guizzetti Michael Guizzetti
2 Wed, May 8, 2019, 12:16 AM
Upgrade to latest 3.4.2+ from 3.4.1
Picture of Jan Combrink Jan Combrink
7 Sat, Apr 28, 2018, 7:44 PM
Error reading from database Moodle 3.5 when install
Picture of Gokulan N Gokulan N
14 Mon, Aug 20, 2018, 7:44 PM
I'm not able to install Moodle - redirect page issue
Picture of Mouza Mouza Mouza Mouza
0 Mon, May 6, 2019, 4:51 PM
1.9v to Newest version
Picture of Theresa M Kelly Theresa M Kelly
24 Tue, Apr 30, 2019, 9:43 PM
Why the upgrade key does not work?
Picture of mimi nom mimi nom
1 Thu, Apr 4, 2019, 5:17 PM
From staging to production
Picture of Javier Tejera Javier Tejera
1 Thu, Apr 11, 2019, 10:04 PM
is there any plugin to translate word by URL ?
Picture of pierre REMY pierre REMY
2 Wed, Mar 6, 2019, 3:14 PM
Admin page is blank
Picture of Михаил Волобой Михаил Волобой
2 Thu, May 2, 2019, 3:20 AM
PHP 7.2 and plugin compatibility
Picture of Ray Hinton Ray Hinton
2 Wed, May 1, 2019, 2:34 AM
Moodle Installation on Server 2016
Picture of Somnath V Somnath V
4 Wed, May 1, 2019, 2:47 PM
IIS 10 Issues
Picture of Int Imp Int Imp
5 Thu, Apr 25, 2019, 11:21 PM
no start page file
Picture of James Melton James Melton
4 Mon, Apr 29, 2019, 4:36 PM
Redirected too many times on installation
Picture of Heather P Heather P
2 Thu, Apr 25, 2019, 7:20 PM
Using moodle files on both Ubuntu and Windows
Picture of Juan Francisco Navarro Rodriguez Juan Francisco Navarro Rodriguez
2 Sat, Apr 20, 2019, 2:45 AM
Database error after upgrade to 3.6.3
Picture of Vasco Lopes Vasco Lopes
3 Sun, Mar 17, 2019, 7:48 AM
installing moodle36
Picture of John Glenn Tahil John Glenn Tahil
3 Thu, Apr 25, 2019, 3:01 PM
List of used blocks
Picture of Peter Haasdijk Peter Haasdijk
2 Sun, Apr 28, 2019, 5:08 PM
Restore courses / transfer users from remote Moodles
Picture of Peter Haasdijk Peter Haasdijk
5 Thu, Apr 11, 2019, 5:29 AM
Installing locally for testing - Errors (Apache HTTP Server has stopped working+)
Picture of Jesse C Jesse C
2 Sat, Apr 27, 2019, 12:22 AM
[IMP] Migrate Moodle 2.9 - 3.6
Picture of Somasom kk Somasom kk
13 Thu, Apr 4, 2019, 2:54 AM
Server migration - Assignment error Can not find data record in database table oauth2_issuer.
Picture of Ian Southwell Ian Southwell
1 Thu, Apr 25, 2019, 6:46 PM
What happens when we upgrade our moodle.
Picture of Shadab Uddin Mohammed Shadab Uddin Mohammed
4 Tue, Apr 23, 2019, 5:15 PM
Open Forum Plugin in Moodle 3.6
Picture of Mikey Helmick Mikey Helmick
13 Fri, Dec 28, 2018, 10:58 PM
Moodle install stops
Picture of Bug Mei Not Bug Mei Not
9 Mon, Oct 22, 2018, 9:45 PM
Trouble getting Apache to recognize installed PHP7.2
Picture of Andrew Stella Andrew Stella
15 Tue, Apr 23, 2019, 9:33 AM
Let's encrypt and https
Picture of Javier Tejera Javier Tejera
14 Thu, May 17, 2018, 12:11 AM
SSL Mixed Content errors in 3.5.1
Picture of Ray Havlin Ray Havlin
5 Sat, Jul 21, 2018, 2:55 AM
PHP Zip & GD installed but not found by Moodle
Picture of Pierre B Pierre B
3 Fri, Apr 19, 2019, 9:21 PM
Moodle installation error
Picture of John Glenn Tahil John Glenn Tahil
1 Tue, Apr 23, 2019, 1:55 PM
Upgrade 3.4 to 3.6 stuck on InnoDB Error Msgs
Picture of Sarah Ashley Sarah Ashley
5 Sun, Apr 21, 2019, 1:50 AM
Web services API docs missing after upgrade to 3.6.3
Picture of Zoran Jancic Zoran Jancic
1 Thu, Apr 18, 2019, 2:46 PM
Stuck in Plug in Check Update Loop - Higher version already installed
Picture of Marie Waterhouse Marie Waterhouse
1 Wed, Apr 17, 2019, 4:58 PM
Installation - General "Click to enter text" not working
Picture of Sophie Kamuf Sophie Kamuf
6 Wed, Oct 11, 2017, 6:33 PM
Installing Moodle on MAC OSX.
Picture of Ahmed Hussein Ahmed Hussein
5 Tue, Apr 16, 2019, 5:31 AM
I can't progress through the installation screens
Picture of Paul Winters Paul Winters
9 Wed, Nov 7, 2018, 7:43 AM
Moodle and Durpal
Picture of Koorosh Azhandeh Koorosh Azhandeh
7 Sat, Apr 13, 2019, 1:53 AM
Can't login to Moodle after Git upgrade 3.5 to 3.6 "Error reading from database"
Picture of Michael Rupp Michael Rupp
26 Fri, Apr 12, 2019, 11:06 PM
Moodle can't redirect to page after installation
Picture of Pavle Randjelovic Pavle Randjelovic
3 Wed, Apr 17, 2019, 12:47 AM
Migrating mysql database to a server with no full unicode support
Picture of Luis De Sousa Luis De Sousa
6 Sun, Apr 14, 2019, 10:43 AM
Are Moodle version 3.1+ able to run with PHP 7.2?
Picture of Karin Ahlén Karin Ahlén
3 Mon, Apr 15, 2019, 10:18 PM
Maintenance Mode Access
Picture of Alan Schrock Alan Schrock
6 Thu, Apr 11, 2019, 3:35 AM
plugin installation is prevented on my Moodle
Picture of Anass Achabi Anass Achabi
2 Fri, Apr 12, 2019, 4:55 PM
Cron after Moodle update to 3.6
Picture of Step ByStep Step ByStep
6 Wed, Apr 10, 2019, 1:13 PM
error in installation
Picture of Lori Anthony Lori Anthony
6 Mon, Apr 15, 2019, 2:57 AM
YOU CANNOT ACCESS THIS SITE. THE CONNECTION HAS BEEN RE-ESTABLISHED
Picture of Francisco Gómez Francisco Gómez
2 Sat, Apr 13, 2019, 6:27 PM
Help for install new version of moodle on linux server
Picture of jennie kulas jennie kulas
1 Sat, Apr 13, 2019, 6:39 PM
Error Msg: "Moodle requires the xml PHP extension. Please install or enable the xml extension."
Picture of A I A I
3 Mon, Mar 18, 2019, 7:27 PM
Upgrading PHP version to an old Moodle install
Picture of Andy Emerine Andy Emerine
1 Fri, Apr 12, 2019, 9:41 PM
migrate the moodle site without SSH access
Picture of nicola cantalupo nicola cantalupo
48 Wed, Apr 3, 2019, 6:30 AM
Moodle Installation with Antelope
Picture of Ray Sobers Ray Sobers
5 Wed, Apr 10, 2019, 8:21 PM
Undefined Error after upgrading from 3.3 to 3.6.3+
Picture of Blake Barton Blake Barton
10 Wed, Apr 10, 2019, 1:14 AM
Cron task under windows: Fatal error: $CFG->dataroot is not configured properly, directory does not exist or is not accessible! Exiting.
Picture of Colin Santry Colin Santry
1 Tue, Apr 9, 2019, 6:26 PM
Error Message after upgrade - The operation timed out while waiting for a lock
Picture of Stephan Häberle Stephan Häberle
6 Mon, Jul 9, 2018, 4:05 PM