Monthly Archives: December 2007

Some useful Moodle SQL Queries

I occasionally use the following SQL statements to clean-up our Moodle system and identify old courses. I recommend backing up your database before using any and knowing enough SQL to understand what they are doing before running them. I usually … Continue reading

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Moodle: Bulk Deletion Operations

At the recent CC day some people asked about bulk deletion of users and courses. Moodle 1.9 beta now supports bulk user operations, such as deleting, sending messages or confirming the account. You can use a filter to easily select … Continue reading

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CC Day T4 2007: Installing and Using Moodle

This was very similar to a previous presentation given as part of the Tech KNOW Tour. However the Using Moodle presentation has some slight additions from Paul for a more technical audience and the spoken part of my presentation concentrated … Continue reading

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Changing MSI filename in a Zenworks Application Object

In ConsoleOne it is relatively easy to change the path to an MSI but much more difficult to change the file name of the MSI itself. A trick is to install a second copy of ConsoleOne without any plugins. (I … Continue reading

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Security Templates

When using Group Policies with Zenworks and Windows XP you may find users are able to create folders and files in root of C:. This is due to the change in default security settings for drives on Windows XP from … Continue reading

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VideoLAN VLC

VideoLAN VLC is a great cross platform media player ideal for networks. CODECs for most formats are included with the player so it can be easily deployed without needing extra installers. As it is self contained it is very easy … Continue reading

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EZ GPO

EZ GPO is small utility that allows central power policy management through Group Policies. Saving energy, money and the environment. Ideal for school computer labs and staff rooms, as well as business. EZ GPO can be deployed by MSI across … Continue reading

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