Hello… I’m using Moodle for years, but it’s harder and harder to make it work properly on a mac… I’d like to migrate to the Moodle that I recently installed in my YUNOHOST, using the appropriate package…
where’s the sql database ? I can’t find it in phpmyadmin… where’s the moodledata folder ?
er… sorry, but no. dDatabase and config is wayyyyyyy no enough… you got to add a lot of thing in the “moodledata” folder which depends how it was renamed here… (all pictures, files, etc… which is not the original moodle distribution)
For the rest, I found some info mysef: no MySql databse, it’s a Postgresql database… but PGAdmin refuses to install… which is needed to deal with PostgreSQL …
OK, so, in the end, I installed Moodle as a custom webapp… and migrate mysql databases to MariaDB, avoiding to convert my databases to PostgreSQL.
1- on the “old” moodle, deinstall all additionnal plug ins that aren’t used and eventually even those that are used but who aren’t updated
2- dump the moodledatabase and copy it to the YNH, in a simple-to-find directory
3- create a moodle database in MariaDB and import the dump
4- check phpMyAdmin
5- create a custom webapp, log with terminal, use git to install a clean Moodle install in /var/www/my_webapp/www/
6- send your brower to https://your.yournohost.domain/site/moodle/
7- Go on with the fresh install as it was a new one, fill in informations from MariaDB, pointing to the imported database
8- Change permissions on myweb_app folder, moodle folder to allow installation… from that, the Moodle will change to “new installation” to “upgrading installation”…
9- update plugs in, reinstall them as it is asked, and finish the install/upgrade
10- import your moodledata and overwrite the one created by the fresh installation, then change the permission to owner my_webbapp and group www-data for all sub-folders
and voila. (I probably forgot a tiny thing or two, but well… it’s 4 in the morning, eh…)