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Moodle 3 Administration - Third Edition by Alex Büchner

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Chapter 14. Moodle Admin Tools

Moodle ships with a number of administration tools that are not directly accessible via the familiar web interface. There are two types of Moodle "hidden" admin tools that you have at your disposal as part of a standard Moodle installation:

  • Web-based admin tools: These are tools that can be accessed via the web interface, but you will have to manually enter the URL in order to make use of these unsupported utilities
  • Command Line Interface (CLI): The CLI is a built-in mechanism that allows us to automate certain processes via the command line or shell scripts

A powerful alternative to CLI is called Moosh, which stands for Moodle Shell. We will explain the way Moosh works and will provide a couple of useful examples. ...

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