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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
About the Author
About the Reviewer


Moodle has a built-in statistics module, which you can reach via Reports | Statistics in the Site Administration block. By default the component is disabled and has to be changed first alongside some settings.

Statistics Settings

The Statistics module is deactivated by default due to the fact that the component is very resource-hungry, both in terms of disk space usage and, more importantly, memory usage.


Use the Statistics module only if you really require the information and can accept some potentially significant performance reduction.

The Statistics settings shown in the preceding screenshot are located at Server | Statistics. The following parameters are available:



Enable statistics

Turn statistics module on and off.

Maximum processing interval

After enabling the module, Moodle utilizes the logs described here to derive information about statistics. You specify the time this should go back to gather statistics. Beware that this is quite...