Installing and upgrading help

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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1 Sun, Sep 23, 2018, 5:33 PM
Integration google apps for education in moodle
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5 Sun, Sep 23, 2018, 3:44 AM
installed error:js ,css,image files can't loaded occurs 404 not found
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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
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5 Tue, Sep 18, 2018, 9:28 PM
dmlwriteexception with course restoration
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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
Couldn't send to email
Picture of Jonh Karabulut Jonh Karabulut
1 Fri, Sep 14, 2018, 1:36 AM
Are Moodle 3.3x versions working with Barracuda file format?
Picture of Bram van den Bos Bram van den Bos
2 Fri, Sep 7, 2018, 6:17 PM
Modifying participant list default settings
Picture of Oliver W Oliver W
5 Sun, Apr 8, 2018, 4:38 PM
Export courses
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0 Fri, Sep 14, 2018, 4:24 AM
Upgrading from 3.5.1 to 3.5.2
Picture of Paul Roberts Paul Roberts
0 Fri, Sep 14, 2018, 4:02 AM
Error code: generalexceptionmessage
Picture of Norman Gonzalez Norman Gonzalez
2 Sat, Aug 25, 2018, 1:24 PM
Installing SSL on Moodle4Mac
Picture of Freddie Gay Freddie Gay
5 Tue, Sep 4, 2018, 11:21 PM
Upgrade Moodle without worrying about plugins updates
Picture of Jaifar Al Shizawi Jaifar Al Shizawi
6 Tue, Sep 11, 2018, 2:16 PM
Want to find an active SEB plugin user
Picture of Orzu Kamolova Orzu Kamolova
0 Wed, Sep 12, 2018, 1:28 AM
upgrading on windows
Picture of Diamond Vogel Diamond Vogel
4 Tue, Sep 11, 2018, 3:16 AM
Moodle requires the xml PHP extension. Please install or enable the xml extension.
Picture of Radu Toma Radu Toma
8 Sun, Sep 9, 2018, 12:24 AM
Problems updating to Moodle 3.5 with MySQL 8.0 and mod_chat
Picture of Debbie Unterseher Debbie Unterseher
6 Sat, Jul 7, 2018, 2:47 AM
Class 'core\update\info' not found
Picture of Sabine Holleman Sabine Holleman
0 Mon, Sep 10, 2018, 1:38 AM
upgrading moodle in windows server
Picture of Edgar Correa Edgar Correa
5 Fri, Sep 7, 2018, 12:15 AM
Error 500 when deleting resources/activities on front page
Picture of Mark Berthelemy Mark Berthelemy
4 Thu, Sep 6, 2018, 10:13 PM
Moodle 3.5.1 legacy course file links not working after upgrade
Picture of Mihailescu Lucian Mihailescu Lucian
4 Fri, Sep 7, 2018, 2:16 AM
Moodle hangs on upgrade
Picture of Shaun Daubney Shaun Daubney
7 Wed, Sep 5, 2018, 2:47 AM
Can not restore file
Picture of Scott Mohnkern Scott Mohnkern
8 Thu, Sep 6, 2018, 1:44 AM
Is it possible to upgrade back from 3.5.1+ to 3.5.1 ?
Picture of Mario Gharib Mario Gharib
4 Wed, Sep 5, 2018, 8:25 PM
CLI Cron not running correctly
Picture of Timothy Bolton Milhas Timothy Bolton Milhas
6 Fri, Dec 29, 2017, 8:41 PM
Your messages are temporarily unavailable due to upgrades in the messaging infrastructure. Please wait for them to be migrated.
Picture of Sya Rahim Sya Rahim
3 Tue, Sep 4, 2018, 10:42 AM
Intl and fileinfo extension not detecting
Picture of Padmahasa B N Padmahasa B N
7 Tue, Sep 4, 2018, 11:30 PM
Problem after Upgrading from Moodle 3.3 to Moodle 3.5.1+
Picture of Mario Gharib Mario Gharib
0 Wed, Sep 5, 2018, 7:52 PM
Migrating away from Bitnami
Picture of Chris Lopez Chris Lopez
3 Wed, Sep 5, 2018, 5:07 PM
ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS (Migrated from Apache to IIS)
Picture of Babaso Aldar Babaso Aldar
5 Sun, Sep 2, 2018, 4:14 PM
Memcached store mappings being lost during upgrade
Picture of Mark Johnson Mark Johnson
1 Mon, Sep 3, 2018, 5:34 PM
Fatal error: Cannot use 'object' as class name as it is reserved in /Library/WebServer/Documents/lib/setuplib.php on line 66
Picture of Tim Kamps Tim Kamps
3 Tue, Jul 31, 2018, 12:55 AM
Need help on ancient Moodle (v.1.9.7) upgrade!!
Picture of Maryam Webster Maryam Webster
27 Wed, Aug 29, 2018, 12:37 PM
How to install mcrypt for PHP 7.2 on Aws Linux 2
Picture of Don DeRespinis Don DeRespinis
19 Thu, Aug 30, 2018, 6:44 AM
Error after server migration.
Picture of Raphael Silva Raphael Silva
24 Wed, Jan 31, 2018, 8:14 PM
HAproxy reverse proxy not working from internet
Picture of Siniša Petković Siniša Petković
9 Mon, Aug 27, 2018, 8:25 PM
Update 3.2 to 3.5 - Themes not loaded
Picture of Andreas Giesen Andreas Giesen
16 Fri, May 18, 2018, 4:12 AM
Moodle Installation Error - mysqld.exe has stopped working
Picture of Amir Mustafa Amir Mustafa
7 Mon, Aug 27, 2018, 8:49 PM
Moodle Upgrade
Picture of Greg Arrigotti Greg Arrigotti
3 Wed, Aug 29, 2018, 11:44 PM
Migrate / Clone moodle without users
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3 Wed, Aug 1, 2018, 9:13 PM
Cannot Install Moodle 3.5
Picture of David Lemcoe David Lemcoe
4 Wed, Aug 29, 2018, 8:42 PM
"Coding error detected, it must be fixed by a programmer: The data source class does not exist."
Picture of Aor Nannapas Aor Nannapas
16 Wed, Dec 21, 2016, 3:00 AM
Coding error detected, it must be fixed by a programmer: Cannot find file with external function implementation
Picture of Naomi Mifsud Naomi Mifsud
2 Thu, Aug 16, 2018, 6:17 PM
problem upgrading bigbluebuttonbn plugin
Picture of Gary Nevills Gary Nevills
9 Sun, Aug 26, 2018, 8:23 AM
Migrating Moodle from Apache to IIS server
Picture of Babaso Aldar Babaso Aldar
1 Sun, Aug 26, 2018, 12:16 PM
Using Moodle Doc to install Moodle on Ubuntu 18.04 but at step 1 issue
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3 Fri, Aug 24, 2018, 12:09 AM
Cannot Install Moodle v3.5.1 on Ubuntu
Picture of Sujit Baniya Sujit Baniya
6 Thu, Aug 23, 2018, 6:45 PM
AD User email change in Moodle
Picture of santosh dharamsale santosh dharamsale
1 Mon, Aug 20, 2018, 10:31 PM
PHP Parse Error with Database Enrollment Plugin
Picture of John Wickenhaeuser John Wickenhaeuser
1 Tue, Aug 21, 2018, 11:55 PM
3.4.4 upgrade to 3.5.1 Error 500
Picture of Alan Cherwinski Alan Cherwinski
8 Wed, Aug 1, 2018, 5:06 AM
Changing Domain
Picture of Kim Solis Kim Solis
11 Thu, Aug 16, 2018, 2:23 AM
What IP address should i use?
Picture of Fadhil Fadaroz Fadhil Fadaroz
1 Sun, Aug 19, 2018, 11:59 PM
adobe connect plugin problem
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3 Sun, Aug 19, 2018, 6:57 PM