Upgrading Moodle notes

  • Backup database - mysqldump -u root -p
  • copy then Rename software directory e.g. moodle_web
  • Copy Moodle data directory
  • check permissions for config.php
  • copy config.php to backup location
  • Unpack new zip
  • copy to old directory name e.g. moodle_web/agmmoodle
  • copy over config.php
  • chown apache:root config.php
  • check permissions
  • login to Moodle and follow on screen instructions.