Moodle is a course management system (CMS) A free, Open Source software package designed using sound pedagogical principles, to help educators create effective online learning communities.
This contrib can be found in the smecontribs repository.
yum --enablerepo=smecontribs install moodle smeserver-moodle
No need to reboot.
Edit /opt/moodle/html/config.php the first time you install to set mysql details, domain name and moodle paths.
cd /opt/moodle/html cp config-dist.php config.php nano -w config.php
// 1. DATABASE SETUP $CFG->dbuser = 'moodle'; // your database username is moodle $CFG->dbpass = '439321584876185'; // find your database password with 'config show moodle' // 2. WEB SITE LOCATION $CFG->wwwroot = 'http://YOURDOMAIN.COM/moodle'; // 3. SERVER FILES LOCATION $CFG->dirroot = '/opt/moodle/html'; // 4. DATA FILES LOCATION $CFG->dataroot = '/opt/moodle/moodledata';
To setup moodle start your browser with the URL http://YOURDOMAIN.COM/moodle and complete the forms.
yum update moodle --enablerepo=smecontribs
Visit your moodle site to trigger the upgrade and complete the install
Begin with reading the Moodle book
Email based self registration is the default method.
To authenticate SME users against moodle, configure moodle to use POP3.
With regular POP3, port 110, 127.0.0.1 in Moodle and "allow private" in SME server-manager > Email.
Also seems to work with POP3cert port 995 in Moodle and "allow private and public" in SME server manager > Email.
- Privileged Users
Assign new moodle system administrators, course creators and teachers.
Add course categories before adding courses. Then assign a teacher to a course.
The default is for students to create their own account and join courses themselves.
To remove this package issue the following command on the SME Server shell:
rpm -e moodle smeserver-moodle
- You can fine tune access to moodle with DB settings.
For details have a look at Web Application RPM#New DB settings.
To see the current DB settings for Moodle do
config show moodle
To allow "normal" public access to Moodle do the following
config setprop moodle PublicAccess global expand-template /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf sv h /service/httpd-e-smith
Only released version in smecontrib are listed here.