Installing and upgrading help

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Moodle Plugin Uninstall
Picture of Alisa Natal Alisa Natal
4 Thu, Jul 26, 2018, 1:08 AM
Blank screen after moving and upgrading to latest version
Picture of Attila Gal Attila Gal
5 Thu, Jul 26, 2018, 4:56 AM
Moodle upgrade 3.1 --> 3.2
Picture of Louis Tasse Louis Tasse
4 Thu, Jul 26, 2018, 1:24 AM
After upgrading course images not display
Picture of Nilesh Pathade Nilesh Pathade
7 Fri, Jul 13, 2018, 10:30 PM
Moving URLs
Picture of Albert Ramsbottom Albert Ramsbottom
3 Wed, Jul 25, 2018, 6:23 PM
Moodle 3.5 install issue!!
Picture of Gary Bostock Gary Bostock
0 Wed, Jul 25, 2018, 5:26 PM
Moodle 3.5 Installation Stalemate!
Picture of Ray Havlin Ray Havlin
44 Tue, Jul 17, 2018, 10:58 AM
Upgrade 3.3 to 3.5.1 hangs creating top-level question categories
Picture of Christe McMenomy Christe McMenomy
7 Sun, Jul 22, 2018, 9:02 AM
Error from upgrading from Moodle 3.2 to 3.5
Picture of Ejiro Ekpogbe Ejiro Ekpogbe
2 Sat, Jul 21, 2018, 4:16 PM
403 Forbidden Message on Moodle Directory
Picture of Alex Nyamweya Alex Nyamweya
9 Sun, Jul 22, 2018, 1:15 PM
Moodle Migration Problem in messagelib.php about missing lib.php
Picture of Flameater Flameater Flameater Flameater
2 Sun, Jul 22, 2018, 9:04 PM
Strategy to Find Moodle Memory Leaking Scripts?
Picture of Paul L Paul L
3 Fri, Jul 20, 2018, 10:59 PM
Moodle Upgrade
Picture of Greg Arrigotti Greg Arrigotti
6 Fri, Jul 20, 2018, 6:04 AM
theme plugin installation failure on permissions
Picture of Matthew DiSano Matthew DiSano
5 Thu, Jul 19, 2018, 10:02 PM
Git upgrading failed
Picture of Michael Rice Michael Rice
4 Fri, Jul 20, 2018, 2:21 AM
Problems upgrading from 3.5 to 3.5.1+
Picture of Dennie Walker Dennie Walker
4 Wed, Jul 18, 2018, 8:43 AM
Moodle Installation Page (PHP Version)
Picture of Alex Nyamweya Alex Nyamweya
3 Thu, Jul 19, 2018, 1:28 PM
Server Checks MariaDB Out of Date
Picture of Matt Dixon Matt Dixon
1 Thu, Jul 19, 2018, 3:22 AM
Newbie Moodle Installtion
Picture of Derick Louw Derick Louw
1 Wed, Jul 18, 2018, 3:09 PM
moving data from Moodle 2.6.0 to Moodle 3.5
Picture of Jon Harlow Jon Harlow
14 Wed, Jul 11, 2018, 8:49 PM
Moodle 3.5 Upgrade Error (PHP 7.27, Ubuntu)
Picture of Akinwale Oshodi Akinwale Oshodi
1 Tue, Jul 17, 2018, 6:57 PM
Moodle Upgrade Table Issue
Picture of Nuwani Jayatilleke Nuwani Jayatilleke
1 Mon, Jul 16, 2018, 3:33 PM
Moodle 2.8
Picture of Harmony Hunt Harmony Hunt
7 Sat, Jul 14, 2018, 8:22 AM
How I can create package of courses?
Picture of Dhananjay Kale Dhananjay Kale
3 Thu, Jul 12, 2018, 2:12 PM
upgradekey not working
Picture of Yong Ra Yong Ra
0 Fri, Jul 13, 2018, 10:26 PM
problem after upgrade 3.5 to 3.5.1
Picture of Osman Muhammad Osman Muhammad
4 Fri, Jul 13, 2018, 7:48 PM
Error in update off moodle 1.9.19 for 2.0
Picture of Raphael Silva Raphael Silva
7 Thu, Jul 12, 2018, 1:50 AM
Configuring CRON using MAMP & Moodle4Mac
Picture of John Patten John Patten
1 Fri, Jul 13, 2018, 4:37 AM
Plugins Management
Picture of Albert Ramsbottom Albert Ramsbottom
8 Tue, Jul 10, 2018, 5:43 PM
Install Moodle on ZendServer for the IBM i
Picture of Jon Harlow Jon Harlow
5 Wed, Jul 11, 2018, 5:14 AM
Fatal error: $CFG->dataroot is not configured properly, directory does not exist or is not accessible! Exiting.
Picture of Heather P Heather P
11 Thu, May 10, 2018, 7:01 PM
master-master replication and auto increment offset
Picture of ronny lippold ronny lippold
5 Wed, Jul 4, 2018, 4:54 PM
Error 403 displaying images when installing moodle onto cpanel witrh softalicious
Picture of James Scott James Scott
1 Tue, Jul 10, 2018, 5:14 PM
Help with Redis cache
Picture of Alan CF Alan CF
2 Thu, Jun 21, 2018, 11:31 PM
Error when Updating Moodle 3.1 (Build 20160623) to Moodle 3.3 or higher
Picture of Andy Hamm Andy Hamm
8 Sun, Jul 8, 2018, 10:29 AM
Big Blue Button hosting
Picture of Javier Tejera Javier Tejera
5 Mon, Jun 25, 2018, 10:04 PM
outgoing mail settings error
Picture of Anirban Singha Anirban Singha
1 Sat, Jul 7, 2018, 8:37 PM
wincache for IIS 10 - how to configure
Picture of Heather P Heather P
4 Fri, Jun 22, 2018, 5:25 PM
Git local changes
Picture of Kevin von Spiczak Kevin von Spiczak
2 Fri, Jul 6, 2018, 7:36 PM
Debug info: Duplicate entry '1-1' for key 'mdl_quizsect_quifir_uix'
Picture of Irith Herman Irith Herman
7 Wed, Nov 1, 2017, 1:39 AM
Error messages when upgrading from 3.4.2 -> 3.5
Picture of Finn Majlergaard Finn Majlergaard
8 Thu, Jul 5, 2018, 11:02 PM
outgoing email not working
Picture of Brian Schmidt Brian Schmidt
4 Wed, Jul 4, 2018, 3:34 AM
Changing Domain gives 403 error
Picture of Dave Ball Dave Ball
15 Wed, Jul 4, 2018, 5:47 AM
User identification Moodle 3.1
Picture of Barbora Hotova Barbora Hotova
3 Thu, Jul 5, 2018, 12:03 AM
Shibboleth
Picture of Syed Ali Syed Ali
1 Wed, Jul 4, 2018, 3:37 AM
mssqlnative extension not installed
Picture of moath malkawi moath malkawi
2 Tue, Jul 3, 2018, 2:09 PM
Moodle upgrade from 3.1 to 3.5 and JICS 9.1.0 compatibility
Picture of Donna Vasquez-O'Brien Donna Vasquez-O'Brien
1 Mon, Jul 2, 2018, 10:42 PM
Migration of moodle to live server.
Picture of Priyanka Mandal Priyanka Mandal
2 Fri, Jun 29, 2018, 10:49 PM
Plugin update rollback question
Picture of Jason Lane Jason Lane
5 Mon, Jul 2, 2018, 12:10 PM
proxy error
Picture of Mustafa Nasereddin Mustafa Nasereddin
4 Sun, Jul 1, 2018, 4:01 PM
How do you update PHP?
Picture of Ryan Marshall Ryan Marshall
7 Sat, Jun 30, 2018, 3:41 AM
Pointing to correct moodle during upgrade
Picture of Karishma Tiwari Karishma Tiwari
1 Fri, Jun 29, 2018, 4:46 PM
Problems with inserting Videos
Picture of Amba Ilondo Amba Ilondo
10 Wed, Jun 27, 2018, 11:55 PM
Cache error when trying to upgrade Moodle
Picture of Sabrina DLS Sabrina DLS
4 Wed, Jun 27, 2018, 9:19 AM
Problems migrating to new host
Picture of Tina Smith Tina Smith
17 Tue, Jun 26, 2018, 12:49 PM
Moved from http to https and images do not display
Picture of Sam Fisher Sam Fisher
5 Tue, Jun 26, 2018, 11:44 PM
Course Restore is not working properly
Picture of Ashafak Shekh Ashafak Shekh
4 Wed, Jun 27, 2018, 3:41 PM
Dev moodle on virtual machine
Picture of Derek Lawrie Derek Lawrie
16 Tue, Jun 26, 2018, 8:19 PM
Office 365 - Student Data Sync
Picture of Brad Nielsen Brad Nielsen
0 Wed, Jun 27, 2018, 10:43 AM
Unable to Import after upgrading to Moodle 3.4.3+ (Build: 20180607)
Picture of Olav Haunsvig Olav Haunsvig
3 Tue, Jun 26, 2018, 5:15 PM
Lost development rights after restore DB
Picture of Silvia Pinheiro Silvia Pinheiro
4 Mon, Jun 25, 2018, 6:02 PM
Research on Moodle, Drupal and WordPress
Picture of Jason Moen Jason Moen
3 Tue, Jun 26, 2018, 1:43 AM
Facing Issue while integrating SAML to moodle
Picture of Naresh devarasetty Naresh devarasetty
0 Mon, Jun 25, 2018, 9:26 PM
Password in install process
Picture of Mike Hall Mike Hall
7 Fri, Jun 22, 2018, 11:01 AM
Can't upgrade from 3.3.1 to 3.3.4 (Barracuda issue)
Picture of Martin Millmore Martin Millmore
14 Mon, Jan 15, 2018, 4:38 PM
Upgraded from 3.3.1 to 3.4.3 - ERROR 500
Picture of Paul Flahr Paul Flahr
2 Fri, Jun 22, 2018, 11:32 AM
Stuck in the installation process at editadvanced.php?id=2
Picture of Toufik Khattara Toufik Khattara
7 Tue, Jun 19, 2018, 8:55 PM
Unable to Import after upgrading to 3.5
Picture of Dipta Rai Dipta Rai
4 Fri, Jun 22, 2018, 4:37 AM
New server being set up for Moodle
Picture of Debbie Unterseher Debbie Unterseher
2 Thu, Jun 21, 2018, 4:21 AM
Cron as a scheduled task on Windows
Picture of Heather P Heather P
4 Thu, Jun 14, 2018, 7:48 PM
Problem with clilib.php File during Install
Picture of Philip Bentley Philip Bentley
18 Thu, Jun 14, 2018, 5:35 AM
Migrating from 2.4.1 to 3.4 or 3.5 (for Windows)
Picture of Dave Johnson Dave Johnson
0 Thu, Jun 21, 2018, 5:54 AM
Upgrade doesn't remove old themes. Moodle 3.3+
Picture of Dave Emsley Dave Emsley
2 Wed, Jun 20, 2018, 10:52 PM
MS SQL with domain user
Picture of Timár István Timár István
8 Tue, Jun 12, 2018, 10:11 PM
Failed install 3.5 and slow page loads in 3.4.3
Picture of Karen Whittingham Karen Whittingham
1 Wed, Jun 20, 2018, 3:23 PM
Antelope to barracuda problems on an upgrade installation
Picture of Sonny Herrick Sonny Herrick
3 Thu, Jun 14, 2018, 4:56 AM
Plugin Dependency Check : Quiz Offline Attempts
Picture of John Paul John Paul
0 Tue, Jun 19, 2018, 4:44 PM
Error preparing submissions for annotation (solved)
Picture of Benjamin Visness Benjamin Visness
6 Thu, Sep 28, 2017, 2:14 AM
Cannot install because cannot set admin password
Picture of Mike Hall Mike Hall
2 Mon, Jun 18, 2018, 5:18 PM
In moodle 3.1 videos and files are not opeing in embed format
Picture of suraj shetty suraj shetty
0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018, 2:04 PM
site registration and site address
Picture of Jeffrey Rubin Jeffrey Rubin
1 Sun, Jun 17, 2018, 8:10 AM
Using Moodle in SQL
Picture of Yoel Gutierrez Yoel Gutierrez
3 Sat, Jun 16, 2018, 1:18 AM
Moosh
Picture of Jamie Tinley Jamie Tinley
4 Fri, Jun 15, 2018, 11:05 PM
Facing problems to access courses after upgrade from moodle 3.1 to 3.5
Picture of Ashwini Borole Ashwini Borole
1 Thu, Jun 14, 2018, 10:56 PM
Upgrading 3.4.3 to 3.5
Picture of Andrew O'Brien Andrew O'Brien
8 Tue, May 29, 2018, 11:10 PM
can we use moodledata in different server
Picture of Praveen Chamarthi Praveen Chamarthi
1 Thu, Jun 14, 2018, 12:16 PM
Moodle 3.4 install cannot see password
Picture of Stephen Mr. Stephen Mr.
2 Tue, Dec 12, 2017, 12:46 AM
configuring php
Picture of Heather P Heather P
6 Mon, Jun 11, 2018, 8:48 PM
Migration to new site, don't see old data
Picture of Kim Solis Kim Solis
17 Sat, Jun 9, 2018, 9:00 AM
Migration
Picture of Asaba William Asaba William
4 Tue, Jun 12, 2018, 8:09 PM
Upgrade shows some messages.. how do I find out the source of these "errors"
Picture of Jerry Lau Jerry Lau
7 Tue, Jun 12, 2018, 1:31 AM
Your cache configuration file is out of date and needs to be refreshed
Picture of Jerry Lau Jerry Lau
2 Sat, Jun 9, 2018, 12:47 AM
Installing Moodle 3.5
Picture of Tom Waspe Tom Waspe
3 Thu, Jun 7, 2018, 3:30 AM
Local host 8080 issue_moodle 2.9.9_Windows Installer package_Windows 2008 64 bit
Picture of Ramesh Nair Ramesh Nair
12 Wed, May 30, 2018, 4:02 PM
Connect Moodle to Personal Website - Login Portal?
Picture of Jess M Jess M
14 Tue, Oct 10, 2017, 7:40 AM
Boost theme not loading after upgraded to 3.5+
Picture of Carlo Gandolfi Carlo Gandolfi
4 Sat, Jun 9, 2018, 1:10 AM
Can't install verify certificate plugin
Picture of ahmed atef ahmed atef
1 Sun, Jun 10, 2018, 6:51 AM
Moodle3.2 showing Coding error detected
Picture of Karthik Sanghvi Karthik Sanghvi
1 Sun, Jun 10, 2018, 3:14 AM
Upgrading from 3.1 to 3.5+ creates error
Picture of Adam Cripps Adam Cripps
4 Tue, Jun 5, 2018, 7:37 PM
3.1dev upgrading to 3.5 - PHP7.0 install not seen by Moodle
Picture of Marvin Hamm Marvin Hamm
8 Wed, Jun 6, 2018, 2:19 AM