Installing and upgrading help

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Multiple Moodle intances and same database and moodledata
Picture of Hoang Nguyen Hoang Nguyen
3 Wed, Mar 6, 2019, 9:45 AM
Modifying Existing Plugin
Picture of Jesse Schnuckle Jesse Schnuckle
0 Thu, Mar 7, 2019, 1:44 AM
3.6.1 json error
Picture of Ken Krige Ken Krige
2 Sun, Feb 10, 2019, 3:01 PM
Moodle requires the iconv PHP extension. Please install or enable the iconv extension.
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1 Tue, Mar 5, 2019, 4:01 PM
config table does not contain version
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5 Sun, Mar 3, 2019, 7:54 PM
[Upgrade 3.5->3.6] Stored file problem (SOLVED)
Picture of Richard van Iwaarden Richard van Iwaarden
0 Tue, Mar 5, 2019, 5:38 PM
Cannot login after moving site to new server
Picture of Wes Sykes Wes Sykes
2 Mon, Mar 4, 2019, 4:50 PM
can i backup a course from a server and restore it on another server ?
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3 Mon, Mar 4, 2019, 8:15 PM
Migrating Course data only
Picture of Samuel Childers Samuel Childers
1 Sat, Mar 2, 2019, 4:11 AM
Course completion bulk upload
Picture of Kinga Ágnes Farkas Kinga Ágnes Farkas
0 Sat, Mar 2, 2019, 12:26 AM
There is a problem due to the fact that "require_once" is not unified, and the page may not be displayed correctly.
Picture of 和宏 近藤 和宏 近藤
1 Fri, Mar 1, 2019, 1:05 PM
Warn: The moodle-core-notification parent module has been deprecated
Picture of Alberto PM Alberto PM
5 Thu, Feb 28, 2019, 6:15 PM
moodle issue
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6 Thu, Feb 28, 2019, 6:47 AM
Add button for a link to eshop
Picture of Namik Tiab Namik Tiab
0 Thu, Feb 28, 2019, 10:54 PM
login.php was not found on this server. 404
Picture of Gitte Bendixen Gitte Bendixen
13 Tue, Feb 19, 2019, 8:45 PM
Admin account "stuck" after clicking "Download" on plugin page.
Picture of Zadok Lindt Zadok Lindt
0 Thu, Feb 28, 2019, 1:35 PM
Problems with grades when migrating moodle
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3 Fri, Feb 22, 2019, 8:00 PM
filedir Clean up in Windows
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2 Tue, Feb 26, 2019, 11:16 AM
Configuring Apache and PHP
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1 Wed, Feb 27, 2019, 2:11 PM
Moodle 3.6.2 Installation problem
Picture of Nirosha Rathnayake Nirosha Rathnayake
5 Mon, Feb 25, 2019, 5:04 PM
Connect Moodle 3.x with external database (sybase)
Picture of Bogdan B Bogdan B
0 Tue, Feb 26, 2019, 11:19 PM
Installation of Moodle - Need Help
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3 Tue, Feb 26, 2019, 4:21 PM
Unable to connect Moodle with external database (ODBC)
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0 Tue, Feb 26, 2019, 10:32 PM
Problem with dropdown menus
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11 Thu, Feb 21, 2019, 9:49 PM
Maintenance Mode
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2 Mon, Feb 25, 2019, 7:59 PM
Error Message add() on null
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0 Tue, Feb 26, 2019, 7:35 AM
Does Moodle now require slasharguments?
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4 Wed, Feb 20, 2019, 5:32 PM
Issue while downgrade the moodle from 3.6.1 to 3.1.13
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3 Tue, Feb 19, 2019, 5:38 AM
Instalação - Moodle 3.6.2 (Build: 20190114)
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2 Thu, Feb 21, 2019, 12:01 PM
Mssql 2008 and Linux ubuntu 18.04
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1 Mon, Feb 25, 2019, 9:04 PM
error during clean Moodle 3.6.2 install
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4 Mon, Feb 18, 2019, 9:20 PM
When we create new quiz it showing some error
Picture of sundarapandian madhvan sundarapandian madhvan
0 Mon, Feb 25, 2019, 8:12 PM
Upgrade 1.9 site - estimate
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4 Thu, Feb 21, 2019, 2:14 AM
OPcache and WinCache working together, or can only one or the other be used at once
Picture of Paul L Paul L
13 Wed, May 16, 2018, 9:59 PM
Problems after upgrading to Moodle 3.4
Picture of Karishma Tiwari Karishma Tiwari
28 Wed, Jul 4, 2018, 4:57 PM
Unable to find the switch role option in moodle
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1 Thu, Feb 21, 2019, 5:25 AM
Scorm export from an "old" Moodle backup
Picture of Maria Steinschweiger Maria Steinschweiger
2 Tue, Feb 19, 2019, 10:36 PM
Upgrading moodle 3.4 to 3.5
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3 Tue, Feb 19, 2019, 2:50 AM
ERROR!!! The code you are using is OLDER than the version that made these databases!
Picture of Andrew Lian Andrew Lian
3 Tue, Feb 19, 2019, 5:22 AM
local IP address problem
Picture of Mohammad Mahmoudiyeh Mohammad Mahmoudiyeh
2 Tue, Feb 19, 2019, 5:22 PM
Extraction of media content from backup
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3 Fri, Feb 15, 2019, 11:36 PM
Upgrading to 3.4 mysql Barracuda blocker
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8 Thu, Feb 7, 2019, 11:17 PM
Bitnami Moodle in Production
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4 Tue, Feb 5, 2019, 8:16 PM
Change IP Address to Web Address
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7 Sat, Feb 9, 2019, 5:42 AM
Unable to restart Moodle in GCP
Picture of Nilanjan Nath Nilanjan Nath
1 Sat, Feb 16, 2019, 2:45 PM
installation hanges moodle 3.6.2
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4 Wed, Feb 13, 2019, 10:37 PM
Did you remember to make the first column something unique in your call to get_records? Duplicate value found in column 'id'
Picture of Visvanath Ratnaweera Visvanath Ratnaweera
1 Fri, Feb 15, 2019, 2:00 AM
Upgraded from 2.4 to 3.6
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5 Thu, Feb 14, 2019, 2:16 PM
Error reading Error reading environment data (16)
Picture of Kurban Rakhmanov Kurban Rakhmanov
3 Wed, Feb 13, 2019, 11:18 PM
Moosh course-restore
Picture of Chris Nelson Chris Nelson
7 Thu, Jan 3, 2019, 11:22 AM
Upgrade from 3.5.2 to 3.6.2 - can't read database
Picture of Marco Lazzarotto Marco Lazzarotto
1 Tue, Feb 12, 2019, 11:30 PM
Moodle 3.4
Picture of Harmony Hunt Harmony Hunt
1 Wed, Feb 13, 2019, 6:22 AM
Copy production site to DEV
Picture of Ben Kahn Ben Kahn
7 Sat, Feb 9, 2019, 6:36 AM
Fatal error. PHP version 7.3 is not supported in lastest 3.5 Moodle
Picture of Manuel de la Torre Manuel de la Torre
8 Mon, Nov 19, 2018, 1:42 PM
Jquery error message
Picture of Thiago silva Thiago silva
1 Tue, Feb 12, 2019, 8:03 PM
[3.4 -> 3.5] Data too long for column 'capabilities' at row 1
Picture of Richard van Iwaarden Richard van Iwaarden
2 Wed, May 23, 2018, 7:13 PM
Can't use apache/www-data to run commands, which user should be used?
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5 Tue, Jul 17, 2018, 1:49 AM
Installing Moodle 3.5 LTS - outdated step-by-step guide?
Picture of Robert Andersson Robert Andersson
1 Sun, Feb 10, 2019, 12:32 AM
upgrade from version 3.1.1+ to 3.5.1+
Picture of Jeanne Shary Jeanne Shary
2 Tue, Oct 9, 2018, 12:45 AM
moodledata directory ownership
Picture of Leo Butler Leo Butler
7 Tue, Feb 5, 2019, 3:27 AM
Error in database when attempting to browse list of users
Picture of Jeff Kaiser Jeff Kaiser
3 Thu, Feb 7, 2019, 8:50 AM
Moodle 3.6.2+ SSL Certificate Issue - https not working
Picture of Craig Birtwell Craig Birtwell
8 Tue, Feb 5, 2019, 4:57 PM
Moodle 0KB downloads after Upgrade
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3 Wed, Feb 6, 2019, 12:45 PM
Moodle migration to Oracle
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1 Wed, Feb 6, 2019, 3:25 PM
Images broken
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0 Wed, Feb 6, 2019, 6:06 AM
Moodle MIgration - Windows Server 2012 R2
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5 Fri, Mar 23, 2018, 10:06 PM
Moodle on Azure
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3 Mon, Feb 4, 2019, 11:32 PM
How to install moodle on online server.
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2 Tue, Jan 29, 2019, 12:09 PM
upgrade question for 3.1- don't want to upgrade
Picture of Kristen Rulifson Kristen Rulifson
2 Tue, Feb 5, 2019, 2:27 AM
Transfer to subdomain
Picture of Grant Christman Grant Christman
4 Thu, Jan 31, 2019, 9:24 AM
Incremental update (3.5.3 -> 3.5.4)
Picture of Lee Phillips Lee Phillips
3 Fri, Feb 1, 2019, 2:10 AM
SMTP + SSL Configuration Problem [certificate verify failed]
Picture of Mark Horvat Mark Horvat
1 Thu, Jan 31, 2019, 1:16 AM
Error after upgrade
Picture of Gildredge VLE Administrator Gildredge VLE Administrator
3 Sun, Feb 3, 2019, 6:19 AM
Can not find data record in database table context
Picture of Richard Lian Richard Lian
56 Wed, Apr 4, 2012, 4:32 AM
Moodle not accessible after installing a plugin
Picture of Wrina Iamwe Wrina Iamwe
1 Mon, Feb 4, 2019, 12:55 AM
service not available moodle 3.3
Picture of ivan Rivas ivan Rivas
5 Sat, Jan 13, 2018, 12:43 AM
Page isn't working after successful upgrade. Please help!!
Picture of Terri Roshell Terri Roshell
7 Fri, Feb 1, 2019, 6:14 AM
Import error for table mdl_backup_controllers
Picture of Al Bay Al Bay
2 Fri, Feb 1, 2019, 6:07 AM
URL not found after install
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1 Thu, Jan 31, 2019, 12:14 PM
Error when Installing Joomdle
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3 Sat, Jan 26, 2019, 9:01 PM
keep Google search-robots outside
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11 Tue, Jan 29, 2019, 8:14 PM
Installation Problem with Moodle 3.4.1
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2 Tue, Jan 30, 2018, 4:21 PM
vpl- c programming compiler
Picture of Veera Venkata Durga Jagadeesh Veera Venkata Durga Jagadeesh
1 Tue, Jan 29, 2019, 10:53 PM
Moodle installation via LAMP on Raspberry Pi: Apache issue
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8 Wed, Jan 23, 2019, 5:18 AM
Cannot redeclare get_roles_with_assignment_on_context()
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3 Sun, Jan 27, 2019, 11:33 PM
Installing a Plugin and now stuck on Upgrade key required
Picture of Raheel Khosa Raheel Khosa
3 Mon, Jan 28, 2019, 5:09 PM
Moodle v3.6 and MySQL v8
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1 Mon, Jan 28, 2019, 6:34 PM
Upgrade from 3.5+ to 3.6.2+ - no one can log in
Picture of James Griffiths James Griffiths
8 Wed, Jan 23, 2019, 10:25 PM
Camara and Microphone
Picture of Jose De La Rosa Jose De La Rosa
0 Mon, Jan 28, 2019, 2:34 PM
failed installation
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5 Fri, Jan 25, 2019, 9:01 PM
COLLATION 'utf8mb4_bin' is not valid for CHARACTER SET 'latin1'
Picture of Ken Task Ken Task
0 Sun, Jan 27, 2019, 3:25 AM
Fresh Installation of Moodle 3.6.2
Picture of James Adegboye James Adegboye
5 Sat, Jan 26, 2019, 9:30 AM
error in upgrading from 2.5 to 2.7
Picture of Irith Herman Irith Herman
1 Fri, Jan 25, 2019, 3:25 AM
Accessing moodle from the internet !
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5 Wed, Jan 16, 2019, 7:56 PM
Dataroot location is not secure
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6 Wed, Jan 23, 2019, 9:23 PM
Problem upgrading to Moodle 3.6.2+.
Picture of Sonam Jamtsho Sonam Jamtsho
6 Mon, Jan 21, 2019, 5:27 PM
Mobile App Settings
Picture of Issa Mchongoma Issa Mchongoma
6 Tue, Jan 22, 2019, 9:12 PM
repeating error in log file after upgrade to moodle 3.4
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4 Fri, Mar 9, 2018, 5:52 AM
Changing Moodle server hostname?
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2 Tue, Jan 22, 2019, 12:31 AM
admin setup
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1 Tue, Jan 22, 2019, 3:25 AM