Installing and upgrading help

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Upgrade 2.9 -> 3.1 -> 3.5 Worked except for Certificate (and Questionnaire)
Picture of Dave Emsley Dave Emsley
0 Thu, Nov 8, 2018, 6:03 PM
3.5.2+ upgrade 6-11 privacy error
Picture of Bas van Kollenburg Bas van Kollenburg
0 Thu, Nov 8, 2018, 5:36 PM
Unable to install Moodle on Synology DS1618+
Picture of Steve Disick Steve Disick
8 Wed, Nov 7, 2018, 8:39 AM
Upgrade from 3.4 to 3.5.2+ Plugin compatibility problem
Picture of Pablo Díaz Pablo Díaz
2 Wed, Nov 7, 2018, 11:42 PM
Installing and upgrading help Server 2012R2, IIS8.5, SQL 2016, PHP7
Picture of Fred Wrightson Fred Wrightson
3 Tue, Nov 6, 2018, 8:07 AM
SMTP settings not stored
Picture of Joakim Wassberg Joakim Wassberg
3 Tue, Oct 30, 2018, 10:48 PM
Reg local and Global IP
Picture of Maya V Maya V
5 Fri, Nov 2, 2018, 12:14 PM
Should we be pushing more would-be sysadmins to Moodlecloud?
Picture of James Steerpike James Steerpike
12 Sun, Oct 14, 2018, 11:57 AM
Trying to recover courses, users, etc. from different server backup
Picture of RPG Education RPG Education
3 Sun, Nov 4, 2018, 1:01 PM
Installing Moodle on different VMs with load balancer mission
Picture of Ahmed Ibrahim Ahmed Ibrahim
5 Thu, Nov 1, 2018, 9:43 PM
Moodle 1.9.7 and MSSQL 2005 - Recovery
Picture of Thirunavukkarasu P Thirunavukkarasu P
16 Mon, Oct 22, 2018, 2:37 PM
Notice: Undefined property: stdClass::$frontpage
Picture of SIERRA TEC SIERRA TEC
1 Fri, Nov 2, 2018, 6:47 PM
installiation problem php.ini not configured
Picture of Clive Gibson Clive Gibson
4 Thu, Nov 1, 2018, 2:07 PM
Cron Message Me about the PHP Version
Picture of Martin Orozco Martin Orozco
2 Fri, Nov 2, 2018, 2:53 AM
MDeploy - Moodle 3.5.1+
Picture of Ken Task Ken Task
8 Sun, Aug 12, 2018, 8:03 PM
Moodle Migration from Intranet to Internet?
Picture of Nayyar Khan Nayyar Khan
1 Tue, Oct 30, 2018, 3:27 PM
upgrading moodle2.9+ to 3.5.1
Picture of solmaz naderi solmaz naderi
7 Sun, Aug 19, 2018, 9:11 PM
error connection timed out
Picture of Ravi Sreedharan Ravi Sreedharan
8 Fri, May 25, 2018, 8:38 PM
INTL Extension
Picture of Lance D Lance D
13 Thu, Oct 25, 2018, 8:22 PM
localhost is redirected to localhost/localhost
Picture of v k v k
2 Tue, Oct 23, 2018, 12:28 AM
Issues with copying Moodledata
Picture of Albert Ramsbottom Albert Ramsbottom
4 Thu, Oct 25, 2018, 9:02 PM
Installation process halt and redirection to php page
Picture of R Ali R Ali
8 Tue, Oct 23, 2018, 1:54 AM
Upgrading to 3.5.2
Picture of Philip Cullen Philip Cullen
5 Tue, Oct 23, 2018, 12:54 AM
Moodle and Server 2012 R2 core
Picture of Chris Nelson Chris Nelson
3 Tue, Oct 23, 2018, 11:12 PM
Migrating Moodle courses to new Moodle setup
Picture of Andy Beddoe Andy Beddoe
4 Wed, Oct 24, 2018, 3:23 PM
Quiz troubleshoot
Picture of Dr. Waleed Abd EL hamid Dr. Waleed Abd EL hamid
0 Wed, Oct 24, 2018, 4:50 PM
errors while upgrading version of moodle
Picture of Abu Ali Abu Ali
1 Wed, Oct 24, 2018, 12:09 PM
Moodle 3.5 - Messages Migration Message
Picture of Jayden Tyronian Jayden Tyronian
21 Sat, May 19, 2018, 6:08 AM
problem installing moodle site on linux server
Picture of rana saad rana saad
5 Tue, Oct 23, 2018, 3:50 PM
Version 3.4.2 upgrade, upgradesettings.php loop
Picture of Samer Boulos Samer Boulos
5 Fri, Mar 23, 2018, 7:07 AM
Facing Problem while upgrading moodle 3.3 to 3.5.2+
Picture of Shahnawaz Khan Shahnawaz Khan
7 Fri, Oct 19, 2018, 11:42 PM
intl.so Requirement.
Picture of Martin . Martin .
7 Sat, Oct 20, 2018, 9:14 PM
Обновление с 3.4 на 3.5.2
Picture of Алексей Ермаков Алексей Ермаков
1 Mon, Oct 22, 2018, 2:49 PM
Newbie in need
Picture of Joaquin Peña Joaquin Peña
5 Sat, Oct 20, 2018, 4:11 AM
Highest Version without Barracuda - Currently Moodle 3.3.2
Picture of Dave Emsley Dave Emsley
5 Mon, Oct 15, 2018, 11:17 PM
3.6/3.7 System requirements?
Picture of Walter Byrd Walter Byrd
12 Mon, Oct 15, 2018, 1:19 AM
QNAP and Moodle
Picture of Lu Fox Lu Fox
8 Sun, Oct 7, 2018, 11:48 PM
running moodle with 2 different URLs
Picture of Benoît M Benoît M
17 Mon, Oct 15, 2018, 3:03 PM
Git method to upgrade test server to a weekly build version same as production server
Picture of Jerry Lau Jerry Lau
3 Wed, Oct 17, 2018, 3:52 AM
Installation thru Command Line
Picture of Ernie Havermale Ernie Havermale
1 Tue, Oct 16, 2018, 9:51 PM
Enable Plugin Buttons Missing
Picture of Ernie Havermale Ernie Havermale
2 Thu, Oct 4, 2018, 2:43 AM
Javascript error after upgrade from 3.3 to 3.5
Picture of Dang Van Binh Dang Van Binh
2 Mon, Oct 15, 2018, 10:50 PM
Cannot Access Site Administration after Installation
Picture of Ryan Laley Ryan Laley
2 Sun, Oct 14, 2018, 6:58 AM
Updating from 3.1 to 3.5
Picture of Syed Ali Syed Ali
3 Thu, Oct 11, 2018, 10:51 PM
Install Moodle with mySQL 5.5.28?
Picture of Big Bear Big Bear
1 Fri, Oct 12, 2018, 6:05 AM
HTTP to HTTPS migration - links redirect to index.
Picture of spinningBOX VR Studios spinningBOX VR Studios
3 Thu, Oct 11, 2018, 4:43 PM
Error after installation
Picture of Randys Machado Randys Machado
0 Thu, Oct 11, 2018, 10:45 PM
Update from Moodle 3.0 to 3.5
Picture of Marie Seffer Marie Seffer
2 Wed, Oct 10, 2018, 10:11 PM
Error: Database connection failed. It is possible that the database is overloaded or otherwise not running properly
Picture of Zied ALAYA Zied ALAYA
5 Mon, Jun 4, 2018, 7:55 PM
Problem after upgrade from 2.6 to 3.3
Picture of dot Waterhouse dot Waterhouse
4 Tue, Oct 9, 2018, 9:34 AM
CSS not loading due to slash arguments
Picture of Tanner Posada Tanner Posada
15 Wed, Jul 18, 2018, 3:07 AM
Convert http to https
Picture of Chris Nelson Chris Nelson
6 Sat, Oct 6, 2018, 2:15 AM
Using GIT to update Questionnaire Plugin
Picture of Albert Ramsbottom Albert Ramsbottom
5 Mon, Oct 8, 2018, 7:37 PM
Error reading from database on Moodle 3.5 with Iomad Create user
Picture of Mezei Sándor Mezei Sándor
2 Mon, Oct 8, 2018, 8:49 PM
Upgrade to 3.3 and Error reading from database
Picture of sanaz karimkhani sanaz karimkhani
8 Thu, May 11, 2017, 7:51 PM
PHP Error - SkipJack?
Picture of Jona Turner Jona Turner
4 Mon, Sep 17, 2018, 4:57 PM
Migrated Moodle, error restoring course
Picture of R Ali R Ali
2 Sat, Oct 6, 2018, 12:10 AM
Upgrading issue from version 2.7 to 3.5
Picture of Ajaypal Singh Ajaypal Singh
0 Fri, Oct 5, 2018, 7:36 AM
Where is the config file for authentication (LDAP) settings?
Picture of Peter de Jong Peter de Jong
5 Wed, Oct 3, 2018, 7:09 PM
Computer Lab
Picture of b g b g
13 Sun, Sep 23, 2018, 5:20 PM
Installing two Moodle servers and one database server
Picture of James P James P
3 Tue, Oct 2, 2018, 11:20 AM
Upgrading 3.1 to 3.4 can't resolve unavailable dependencies
Picture of Andrea Pelli Andrea Pelli
1 Tue, Oct 2, 2018, 7:21 PM
Problem with course backup an duplicating content after migration to new server
Picture of Frank Wittemeier Frank Wittemeier
2 Tue, Oct 2, 2018, 4:03 PM
Lift and shift moodle
Picture of Adam Cripps Adam Cripps
4 Mon, Oct 1, 2018, 6:01 PM
Automated Scripsts
Picture of Lakmini Manthrirathna Lakmini Manthrirathna
1 Sat, Sep 29, 2018, 9:35 AM
Moodle Caurse Content Update error
Picture of Pradeep Fernando Pradeep Fernando
2 Thu, Sep 27, 2018, 11:40 PM
httpsreplace error reading from database
Picture of Albert Ramsbottom Albert Ramsbottom
6 Wed, Sep 26, 2018, 3:09 PM
v3.5.2+ on nginx with php fpm7.2 don know how to enable or add the fileinfo module
Picture of Ilco Bosboom Ilco Bosboom
0 Thu, Sep 27, 2018, 9:01 PM
Moodle Android app - no authentication UI?
Picture of JAMES WAGNER JAMES WAGNER
1 Thu, Sep 27, 2018, 2:55 AM
How to setup moodle testing environment ?
Picture of Son Lee Son Lee
1 Thu, Sep 27, 2018, 10:24 AM
cron job reporting db errors
Picture of stefan weber stefan weber
0 Wed, Sep 26, 2018, 9:27 PM
Upgrading
Picture of Roberto Ferrera Roberto Ferrera
3 Tue, Sep 25, 2018, 10:48 AM
DML error on install
Picture of John DOe John DOe
6 Fri, Jun 15, 2018, 9:27 PM
Moodle installation produces segfault
Picture of Emil Blæsbjerg Rahbek Emil Blæsbjerg Rahbek
1 Tue, Sep 25, 2018, 6:44 PM
Moodle site upgradation
Picture of Smita Suvadarsini Smita Suvadarsini
1 Mon, Sep 24, 2018, 8:58 PM
Integration of Moodle with existing System [java based]
Picture of Mohit Garg Mohit Garg
2 Mon, Sep 24, 2018, 7:18 PM
how to convert the tables to the Barracuda without CLI
Picture of Toufik Khattara Toufik Khattara
3 Mon, Sep 24, 2018, 9:21 AM
Registering
Picture of b g b g
10 Mon, Sep 24, 2018, 5:44 PM
Unable to install 3.2 - Please convert the tables to the Barracuda file format.
Picture of Nick Kings Nick Kings
14 Sat, Mar 18, 2017, 1:51 AM
"click to enter text" to create admin account does't work
Picture of tarek jellad tarek jellad
19 Fri, Aug 11, 2017, 6:19 PM
Private space in Moodle For learner based on Web 2.0 services
Picture of david samhoun david samhoun
1 Mon, Sep 24, 2018, 4:15 AM
Moodle on my Mac
Picture of b g b g
1 Sun, Sep 23, 2018, 5:33 PM
Integration google apps for education in moodle
Picture of Hassen Hassen Hassen Hassen
5 Sun, Sep 23, 2018, 3:44 AM
installed error:js ,css,image files can't loaded occurs 404 not found
Picture of yuanzheng guo yuanzheng guo
5 Sat, Sep 22, 2018, 11:15 AM
Some images/courses broken after DB and server change
Picture of Nejc Razdrih Nejc Razdrih
5 Thu, Sep 20, 2018, 8:49 PM
Cannot create data directory while installing on docker mounted volume
Picture of Avin Kavish Avin Kavish
4 Thu, Sep 20, 2018, 6:23 PM
FileManager error
Picture of Peter de Jong Peter de Jong
6 Wed, Aug 1, 2018, 7:13 PM
403 Forbidden
Picture of Gokulan N Gokulan N
3 Thu, Sep 20, 2018, 2:49 PM
Getting an internal server error when upgrading Moodle 2.8.8+ to Moodle 3.1.13
Picture of Giovanni Conte Giovanni Conte
1 Wed, Sep 19, 2018, 11:54 PM
chage text
Picture of Davide Lista Davide Lista
2 Mon, Sep 17, 2018, 8:51 PM
build mysql bd from hash files ?
Picture of Dan Lawless Dan Lawless
10 Thu, Sep 13, 2018, 7:19 AM
file picker and Course content Errors after upgrading from Moodle 3.1 to 3.4
Picture of Ammar Rana Ammar Rana
0 Wed, Sep 19, 2018, 3:54 AM
Troubleshooting upgrade from 3.2.9 to 3.3.8, nothing in logs
Picture of lol code lol code
5 Tue, Sep 18, 2018, 9:28 PM
dmlwriteexception with course restoration
Picture of pitou col pitou col
5 Mon, Sep 10, 2018, 2:45 AM
add a pdf file in php code
Picture of Davide Lista Davide Lista
0 Mon, Sep 17, 2018, 8:14 PM
Error: Database connection failed
Picture of Davide Lista Davide Lista
2 Fri, Sep 7, 2018, 11:26 PM
Photos are not shown
Picture of Leah Lever Leah Lever
20 Sat, Sep 15, 2018, 6:01 AM
Upgrade goes to install screen
Picture of Ronald Vyhmeister Ronald Vyhmeister
4 Fri, Sep 14, 2018, 10:15 PM
Installation issue
Picture of Amol Chitte Amol Chitte
1 Sat, Sep 15, 2018, 3:09 PM
Upgrading 3.1.3 to 3.5.2 - Fatal error: Out of memory
Picture of Chris Mann Chris Mann
3 Sat, Sep 15, 2018, 2:54 PM