General plugins (Local): Exploitation technical advices

Maintained by Picture of Valery FremauxValery Fremaux
This small plugins provides a light way to display technical administration global advices to all users over the above the Moodle screen.

Exploitation technical advices 3.1.0 (Build 2015062400)

Release notes

Local Technical Signals

This simple plugins provides an easy mean to display service messages to all users without taking over the moodle screen.

Messages can be distributed to a complete MNET enabled network array activating data_transfer service (See VMoodle).

Message colors available are :

RED : Danger notice

ORANGE : Critical operations in progress

YELLOW : Non critical operation in progress

GREEN : Positive message

CYAN : Information notice


Original code reference is on

Branch : master for version 2.x > 2.2 (should work on 2.1)

No packaged version for 1.9


Installs in the "local" standard customisation directory

How to make it work locally:

you just need to have in your curent theme an inclusion to


and make a call to :


Just after the "

" tag of your layout.

How to make it work in Moodle Network:

you need :

VMoodle block installed (for Data Exchange Mnet service)

$CFG->mainhostprefix being setup to a recognizable prefix of a mnet_host of your network with Data_Exchange services published.

You need (of course wink ) to subscribe to Data_Exchange service for this main peer.

Hook Sample :

<?php include_once $CFG->dirroot.'/local/technicalsignals/lib.php'; local_print_administrator_message() ?>
Moodle 3.1

Version information

Version build number
Version release name
3.1.0 (Build 2015062400)
Stable version
MD5 Sum
Supported software
Moodle 3.1
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 3.1

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
VCS repository URL
VCS branch

Default installation instructions for plugins of the type General plugins (Local)

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the module.
  3. Place the folder in the "local" subdirectory.
  4. Visit to finish the installation.