COURSES 16

Moodle for 2015-16 academic year

  • Initial Setup: June 15, 2015
  • Added to frontend (courses-fe1)
  • Setup on port 8016 on Enterprise
  • DocumentRoot: Enterprise: /disks/www/courses16
  • Setup DB on Ticonderoga
    • CREATE DATABASE courses16 DEFAUT CHARACTER SET utf8 DEFAULT COLLATE utf8_general_ci;
    • GRANT ALL ON courses16.* TO 'cehdmoodle'@'%';
  • File structure setup
    • Downloaded Moodle 2.9+ from moodle.org  (June 12 weekly build)
    • untar bundle to courses16
    • copy config.php from courses15 and change references from courses15 to 16
    • create dir /disks/www/courses16data, give apache write permissions on folder
  • Moodle Install
    • Point browser to https://courses16.education.tamu.edu, follow installation instructions
    • Added: "AcceptPathInfo On" to apache conf file -- courses16.conf on Enterprise
    • Set admin account with same moodle admin password
    • Create admin accounts for me (Arlen) and Michelle
  • Add additional modules/blocks from courses 15, see sub-page
  • CEHD customizations, see sub-page
  • Additional Settings
    • Enable Statistics at Site Administration --> Advanced Features --> Statistics
  • Enable CAS for https://courses16.education.tamu.edu

 

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