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Moodle Administration

By : Moodle Trust, Alex Büchner
Book Image

Moodle Administration

By: Moodle Trust, Alex Büchner

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (22 chapters)
Moodle Administration
Credits
About the Author
About the Reviewer
Preface
Index

Peer-To-Peer Networks


First, we deal with peer-to-peer networks where two Moodle servers are connected. For demonstration purposes we have set up two Moodle sites; one is located at http://packt.synergy-learning.com and the other at http://packt1.synergy-learning.com.

If both your sites are hosted in the same domain and you are accessing both sites from the same web browser simultaneously, change the cookie prefix of one site (Server | Session Handling) to avoid any conflicts.

Adding a Peer

Go to Networking | Peers and add a new remote host you want to connect to. We are currently working on http://packt.synergy-learning.com, and to establish a link to the remote server we have to enter http://packt1.synergy-learning.com. Then perform the same step vice versa on the other host:

The pull-down menu on the right offers an additional host type "Mahara". Mahara is an open-source e-portfolio system that can be integrated via the Moodle networking mechanism. We will cover the integration at the...