Understanding Moodle networking
Learning management systems are usually standalone systems. But learning is a lot about communication and collaboration, and MNet overcomes this limitation by providing a powerful facility to establish logical links among multiple Moodle sites.
Moodle Docs contains a very well-written page on MNet, and this chapter follows the document in part: docs.moodle.org/en/MNet.
- Peer-to-peer: This layout connects two Moodle systems directly. This topology is favorable if you have two partnering organizations or one site that offers courses in which students from another site wish to enrol.
- Moodle hub: A hub is a Moodle server (known as the MNet hub) that’s been configured to accept connections from other Moodle servers and provide services to users of these remote servers. This topology is favorable if you have a portal for sharing learning resources or courses.
The two topologies...