Activities: Zoom meeting

mod_zoom
Maintained by Picture of Rex Lorenzo Rex Lorenzo
Zoom is a video and web conferencing platform that gives authorized users the ability to host online meetings with up to 50 participants.
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Zoom is the web and app based video conferencing service (http://zoom.us). This plugin offers tight integration with Moodle, supporting meeting creation, synchronization, grading, and backup/restore.

Potential privacy issues

Meetings are joinable if URL is known. That is a limitation by Zoom. To have secure meetings, please set a password.

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  • Picture of Rex Lorenzo
    Wed, 14 Jun 2017, 1:44 AM
    Dasu Gunathunga, strange, we have not had reports of that bug before. We will look into it.
  • Picture of Rex Lorenzo
    Wed, 14 Jun 2017, 1:47 AM
    Albert Leatherman,

    1) In that line of code you would do a string replacement to replace https:// to mycustomapp://

    2) We make the person who created the meeting in Moodle has the meeting host.
  • Picture of Dasu Gunathunga
    Wed, 14 Jun 2017, 6:40 AM
    Hi Rex, Thanks for your reply. Correct term for this is user 'Zpk'. We asked about this from Zoom and they said 'The ZPK is the authentication token used at the end of the start URL. This token is valid for user authentication for 2 hours, and after 2hrs the token will expire.'. Therefore we can't use start URL later.
  • Picture of Muhammed Arshid KV
    Thu, 15 Jun 2017, 2:00 PM
    I can't find download button. I want download plugin.
  • Picture of Miguel Fabo
    Tue, 11 Jul 2017, 11:40 PM
    Hello Rex, this is the first time I install your plugin and I have some problems to find the api key/secret in the zoom's website. Is what I need in this link: https://zoom.us/developer/api/credential? Thanks in advance!
  • Picture of Rex Lorenzo
    Wed, 12 Jul 2017, 12:38 AM
    @Miguel, that is correct. You will need to have API access enabled for your account.
  • Picture of Alexander Klimenko
    Mon, 24 Jul 2017, 6:37 PM
    Hi. Could you help me with configuration this plugin? I installed plugin and filled out api key/secret from the zoom's website. After I try to add activity to the course, I get an error "You are using Zoom for the first time, so you must enable your Zoom account by logging in to {HERE IS MY ZOOM HOME PAGE URL} with your login credentials. Once you've activated your Zoom account, reload this page and continue setting up your meeting." Thanks in advance.
  • Picture of Rex Lorenzo
    Tue, 25 Jul 2017, 5:11 AM
    Make sure the Moodle user you are using has the same email address as a Zoom user that has the ability to create a meeting.
  • Picture of Alexander Klimenko
    Tue, 25 Jul 2017, 9:43 PM
    Hi Rex. Thanks a lot for your previous comment. It's work for me.
  • Picture of Dasu Gunathunga
    Tue, 1 Aug 2017, 10:46 AM
    Hi Rex, According to Moodle coding guidelines, column names in the database should not include underscore. “Column names should be always lowercase, simple and short, following the same rules as for variable names. (https://docs.moodle.org/dev/Database)”.
  • Picture of Rex Lorenzo
    Tue, 1 Aug 2017, 9:33 PM
    Dasu, yes, true, but the code checkers aren't complaining and it is harder to change the database and it isn't worth potential data issues to fix a style problem that wouldn't affect anything.
  • Picture of Juan Pablo L
    Fri, 22 Sep 2017, 5:32 AM
    Hello Rex. I need in moodle to configure 2 meeting host for 2 different courses, how do I do this?. Thanks.
  • Picture of Rex Lorenzo
    Fri, 22 Sep 2017, 6:02 AM
    Juan, I believe it is a limitation of zoom API that there can only be one main host per meeting. Once in the meeting the main host can grant anyone else host privileges.
  • Picture of Juan Pablo L
    Fri, 22 Sep 2017, 7:50 AM
    but is that the api allows 1 single main host for all moodle courses?.
  • Picture of Rex Lorenzo
    Fri, 22 Sep 2017, 7:58 AM
    No, you can have a different host for every meeting created in Moodle using this tool.
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