Installing and upgrading help

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SSL expre
Picture of Fro Lien Fro Lien
1 Sun, Mar 31, 2019, 12:28 PM
Conversion of moodle HTTP to HTTPS
Picture of Bhanuteja Yendala Bhanuteja Yendala
3 Thu, Mar 14, 2019, 4:00 PM
My Moodle courses frontpage
Picture of Diego Molina Diego Molina
0 Fri, Mar 29, 2019, 4:55 AM
Installing Solr for Global Search in Moodle
Picture of David Broomfield David Broomfield
64 Thu, Jun 9, 2016, 8:38 PM
Directory Permissions Windows (v3.6.3)
Picture of Yoni Wolovitz Yoni Wolovitz
2 Tue, Mar 26, 2019, 8:56 PM
Moodle installation and smtp settings
Picture of seçkin girgin seçkin girgin
2 Mon, Mar 25, 2019, 7:33 PM
ERROR: CANNOT READ DATABASE
Picture of Zhipeng Zhang Zhipeng Zhang
2 Tue, Mar 26, 2019, 2:40 PM
Restore and backup http 500 error
Picture of madhan gunasekaran madhan gunasekaran
1 Wed, Mar 27, 2019, 9:19 AM
Object as class name error
Picture of klaus fettig klaus fettig
9 Sun, Mar 24, 2019, 7:24 AM
moodle 3.5.5 problem upgrading tool_ally
Picture of shpetim aliaj shpetim aliaj
1 Tue, Mar 26, 2019, 2:43 AM
403 error during site registration
Picture of Vinay Jain Vinay Jain
2 Mon, Mar 25, 2019, 5:04 PM
Localcache folder
Picture of Moodle Impleta Moodle Impleta
1 Mon, Mar 25, 2019, 8:11 PM
Moodle 3.2 and Turnitin2
Picture of Vijendra Lal Vijendra Lal
2 Mon, Mar 25, 2019, 10:39 AM
Upgrade 3.5.4+ to 3.5.5+ gives database error
Picture of Alain Raap Alain Raap
10 Fri, Mar 22, 2019, 4:50 PM
BigBlueButton uses HTML5 Client on Chrome
Picture of Tuan Mai Chung Tuan Mai Chung
1 Sat, Mar 23, 2019, 10:27 PM
Error: Database connection failed
Picture of Nikos Papageorgiou Nikos Papageorgiou
2 Tue, Mar 19, 2019, 4:13 PM
Unable to display User profile page after upgradtion
Picture of Madhukar Reddy Madhukar Reddy
1 Sat, Mar 23, 2019, 2:13 AM
Moving Moodle site from shared hosting to VPS
Picture of Andre Nel Andre Nel
1 Fri, Mar 22, 2019, 5:11 PM
upgrade from 3.1.15 to 3.5.4 throws "Invalid permissions detected when trying to create a directory" error
Picture of Benoît M Benoît M
7 Thu, Mar 21, 2019, 9:57 PM
Version Error after moveing the installation
Picture of Aaron R Aaron R
1 Fri, Mar 22, 2019, 5:00 PM
3.6.3+ (Build:20190315) Exception - Call to a member function get_formatted_name() on null
Picture of Douglas Musty Douglas Musty
7 Thu, Mar 21, 2019, 6:16 AM
Moodle 3.2.6 - Broke Moodle after installing Turnitin plugin
Picture of Mr. Algis Zyle Mr. Algis Zyle
1 Wed, Mar 20, 2019, 11:53 PM
error setuping moodle
Picture of Pipo mk Pipo mk
4 Sun, Apr 15, 2018, 1:08 AM
This site can’t be reached after installed
Picture of Phú Văn Phú Văn
1 Wed, Mar 20, 2019, 4:39 PM
Installing Windows version of Moodle 3.6.3
Picture of Robert Dalgleish Robert Dalgleish
3 Fri, Mar 15, 2019, 9:16 PM
Multiple Moodle front-ends, single DB & single moodledata
Picture of Colin Santry Colin Santry
6 Fri, Mar 8, 2019, 7:25 PM
Upgrade to 3.6.3 stopped - module Assignment (solved)
Picture of Ludovic ORNON Ludovic ORNON
0 Tue, Mar 19, 2019, 7:20 PM
Server Checks while installing 3.6.2+ Build: 20190222
Picture of Ram V Ram V
2 Fri, Mar 1, 2019, 5:13 PM
Apache Web Server crashed when http://localhost/moodle/index.php is accessed
Picture of Ram V Ram V
6 Sat, Mar 2, 2019, 4:48 PM
Able to login to admin link but getting blank page after entering details and click save
Picture of Ram V Ram V
4 Tue, Mar 12, 2019, 4:19 PM
PHP / database error after restoring/migrating a Moodle backup 3.6.2
Picture of Christoph Seifarth Christoph Seifarth
3 Wed, Mar 13, 2019, 6:27 AM
Is there way to see/run a query to find non-enrolled users in mysql?
Picture of Katrina Belcher Katrina Belcher
7 Wed, Mar 6, 2019, 12:41 AM
Broken cache/content
Picture of Phil T Phil T
0 Fri, Mar 15, 2019, 7:25 PM
Moodle Updradation from 3.3.2 to 3.6.1, Jquery issue 'TypeError: $.LoadingOverlay is not a function'
Picture of Abdul Ghaffar Abdul Ghaffar
1 Thu, Mar 14, 2019, 11:19 PM
git refuses me
Picture of Bente Olsen Bente Olsen
4 Wed, Mar 13, 2019, 12:43 AM
Problems upgrading from 3.5.2 to 3.6.1
Picture of Paul Roberts Paul Roberts
12 Wed, Dec 12, 2018, 5:18 AM
Cannot access settings for OpenID auth
Picture of Bradford Moore Bradford Moore
0 Wed, Mar 13, 2019, 11:19 PM
upgradekey not working
Picture of Mt My Mt My
0 Wed, Mar 13, 2019, 6:05 PM
Scheduled Tasks do not present with "Run Now"
Picture of Tom Dennis Tom Dennis
6 Tue, Dec 4, 2018, 7:24 AM
Course completion
Picture of Andre Nel Andre Nel
4 Tue, Mar 12, 2019, 5:06 PM
New Installation Problem(s)
Picture of J Anderson J Anderson
4 Tue, Mar 12, 2019, 4:48 AM
where is the info about the technical server of my moodle ?
Picture of pierre REMY pierre REMY
2 Tue, Mar 12, 2019, 3:40 PM
php and database file
Picture of Russell Thomson Russell Thomson
4 Mon, Feb 25, 2019, 6:38 PM
I can update users, but I can't install them.
Picture of Bilal Şentürk Bilal Şentürk
1 Mon, Mar 11, 2019, 6:44 PM
Stuck in update cycle
Picture of Eric vanBok Eric vanBok
3 Mon, Mar 11, 2019, 8:33 PM
Trimming huge database/AWS import issues
Picture of Emma Richardson Emma Richardson
10 Sun, Mar 10, 2019, 8:16 PM
My system is too slow
Picture of Issa Mchongoma Issa Mchongoma
2 Fri, Mar 8, 2019, 6:41 PM
Help Installing
Picture of klaus fettig klaus fettig
1 Sun, Mar 3, 2019, 8:48 AM
Moodle vulnerability
Picture of sundarapandian madhvan sundarapandian madhvan
3 Fri, Mar 8, 2019, 4:49 PM
save/restore
Picture of joel Green joel Green
3 Fri, Mar 8, 2019, 2:04 AM
Must Load Apache Modules to Support Moodle v3.5
Picture of Calvin Bu Calvin Bu
6 Fri, Mar 8, 2019, 2:34 AM
problem upgrading utf8
Picture of joel Green joel Green
3 Fri, Mar 8, 2019, 1:03 AM
After update Moodle 3.62 Course Overview-block is still "the old model" (not working)?
Picture of Antti Peltonen Antti Peltonen
0 Thu, Mar 7, 2019, 8:54 PM
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.
Picture of paul zhou paul zhou
1 Tue, Mar 5, 2019, 4:01 PM
config table does not contain version
Picture of murugan m murugan m
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 ?
Picture of pierre REMY pierre REMY
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
Picture of Andy Bird Andy Bird
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
Picture of Camylla Ribeiro Camylla Ribeiro
3 Fri, Feb 22, 2019, 8:00 PM
filedir Clean up in Windows
Picture of Ryan Carpenter Ryan Carpenter
2 Tue, Feb 26, 2019, 11:16 AM
Configuring Apache and PHP
Picture of Ram V Ram V
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
Picture of Ram V Ram V
3 Tue, Feb 26, 2019, 4:21 PM
Unable to connect Moodle with external database (ODBC)
Picture of Bogdan B Bogdan B
0 Tue, Feb 26, 2019, 10:32 PM
Problem with dropdown menus
Picture of Alberto PM Alberto PM
11 Thu, Feb 21, 2019, 9:49 PM
Maintenance Mode
Picture of Otaku Dude Otaku Dude
2 Mon, Feb 25, 2019, 7:59 PM
Error Message add() on null
Picture of Paul Roberts Paul Roberts
0 Tue, Feb 26, 2019, 7:35 AM
Does Moodle now require slasharguments?
Picture of rob smith rob smith
4 Wed, Feb 20, 2019, 5:32 PM
Issue while downgrade the moodle from 3.6.1 to 3.1.13
Picture of madhan gunasekaran madhan gunasekaran
3 Tue, Feb 19, 2019, 5:38 AM
Instalação - Moodle 3.6.2 (Build: 20190114)
Picture of FABIO RODRIGO SANTOS FABIO RODRIGO SANTOS
2 Thu, Feb 21, 2019, 12:01 PM
Mssql 2008 and Linux ubuntu 18.04
Picture of Arkadios Chalikiopoulos Arkadios Chalikiopoulos
1 Mon, Feb 25, 2019, 9:04 PM
error during clean Moodle 3.6.2 install
Picture of Carl H Carl H
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
Picture of Sven Niland Sven Niland
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
Picture of madhan gunasekaran madhan gunasekaran
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
Picture of Adi Gupta Adi Gupta
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
Picture of Todd W. Roat Todd W. Roat
3 Fri, Feb 15, 2019, 11:36 PM
Upgrading to 3.4 mysql Barracuda blocker
Picture of rob davis rob davis
8 Thu, Feb 7, 2019, 11:17 PM
Bitnami Moodle in Production
Picture of Potta Pitot Potta Pitot
4 Tue, Feb 5, 2019, 8:16 PM
Change IP Address to Web Address
Picture of Eman I.S Eman I.S
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
Picture of scott braithwaite scott braithwaite
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