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Manage a Site

Access your SFTP

Access your SFTP Install SFTP software. Launch the application. Select New session. Enter the session information – Host, Port number, Username, and Password. Set the Protocol to use as SFTP. Submit the information and select Save and Exit (FileZilla), Open (Putty), or Login (FileZilla) button. The setup is complete. More on SFTP Setup for Course […]


Administrators have access to several reports in the Site Administration block. When you add any additional, external tools to your site, those tools may also include additional administrator reports. Intelliboard Report Permissions Data Collection Admin Reports Admin Outcome Performance Report Conduit Reports Active Enrolled Users Report Offsite Backup Reports File Storage Usage Report Manual Backup […]

Course and Site Design

Using different themes, your institution can change the look of your site. A theme contains the design elements that change the look of your institution website pages. Themes can be set at the site level and at the course level. There are several themes to choose from, including third-party designed themes. Global Search Front Page […]

Enrollments, Users, and Courses with Conduit

What is Conduit? Manage enrollments, users, and courses easier by adding the Conduit block to your site. Conduit is designed by Open LMS to give administrators the ability to automate user and course management. With Conduit you can use your Student Information System (SIS) to upload user information to your site. Conduit integrates with […]

Courses and Categories

A course on your site is an area where a teacher can add resources and activities for their students to complete a particular class. It might be a simple page with downloadable documents or it might be a complex set of tasks where learning progresses through interaction. A course category organizes courses for your institution’s […]

Course Data Points

Administrators must configure the Collect module to collect data from courses within the site. Data can include average student grade, activity data for a course, and the number of times a user has posted or viewed an activity. Setup the Collect block to gather course data Steps: Administration > Site administration > Plugins > Blocks […]

External Tools/Plugins

What are plugins and external tools? Moodle’s modular set up and interoperable design allows you to add plugins and external tools to your Open LMS site to customize it suit to your individual needs. Plugins: Plugins enable you to add additional features and functionality to Open LMS, such as new activities, new quiz […]