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How to Install and Configure Moodle Integration Plugins

Setting up your Moodle Integration should be a one time process. To reach the milestone of streamlined automation, some complex setup is required. Follow the steps below comprehensively.

Before you begin:

Required Knowledge: Moodle, Moodle Integration

Required Moodle Access: Admin

Recommended Moodle Version: 2.7+

1

Is Wisenet hosting Moodle for you?

As part of your Moodle hosting services, Wisenet has completed the plugin installation and you only need to now proceed with the Set Up steps below.

The following Pre-Steps are required to Install Plugins in Moodle before you can Set Up the Moodle Integration Plugins.

  1. Go to the Moodle plugins directory > select your current Moodle version > then choose the plugin you want to download
  2. Download the ZIP file (see required details below)
  3. Upload or copy it to your Moodle server.
  4. Unzip it in the right place for the plugin type.
  5. In your Moodle site (as admin) go to Settings > Site administration > Notifications (you should, for most plugin types, get a message saying the plugin is installed).
For Authentication Plugin
For Enrolment Plugin
For Grade Plugin

2

Wisenet Moodle Connector URL

Use the following url and replace the xxx with your account 3-letter code.

Note

xxx is the 3-letter code assigned to your account.  This is the same value used in the Client RefInternal field. E.g. A number like STZ00001R has a code of STZ. The url would be https://stz-api.wisenet.co

3

Plugins Settings
  1. Log into your Moodle Site
  2. Go to Site Administration > Plugins > Authentication > Manage Authentication
  3. Find Wisenet Moodle Connector in the list.  Ensure that it is set to Enable by clicking on the eye icon
  4. Click Settings against the Wisenet Moodle Connector plugin
  5. Configure the plugin setting using the help information below. Always remember to Save Changes after any update.
Settings for Details
Settings for Cron synchronisation script
Settings for Data mapping
  1. Log into your Moodle Site
  2. Go to Site Administration > Plugins > Manage Enrol plugins
  3. Find Wisenet Moodle Connector in the list.  Ensure that it is set to Enable by clicking on the eye icon
  4. Click Settings against the Wisenet Moodle Connector plugin
  5. Configure the plugin setting using the help information below. Always remember to Save Changes after any update.
Options for Wisenet Moodle Connector connection
Options for Local field mapping
Options for Remote enrolment sync

Warning

If you choose unenrol from course in the External Unenrol Action section, then please note that some user data and settings are purged from the student’s Moodle course enrolment record during course unenrolment. If there is an accidental deletion in Wisenet, you may lose data in Moodle.

Note

Now that the enrolment plugin is connected the next part of the setup needs to be completed in each individual Moodle Course E-Learning:_How_to_link_your_Wise.NET_Courses_to_Moodle

  1. Log into your Moodle site
  2. Go to Site Administration > Plugins > Local Plugins > Manage local plugins
  3. Find Wisenet Moodle Connector in the list.  Ensure that it is set to Enable by clicking on the eye icon
  4. Configure the plugin setting using the help information below.  Always remember to Save Changes after any update.
  • URL – Follow URL instructions above
  • Username and Password – Use the username and password you set up for your Moodle connector
  • Enabled – switch this plugin off using this checkbox.

Note

Most of what’s needed for this plugin to work is individual item setup in Moodle courses. See the detailed instructions: E-Learning: Set up to update Wisenet outcomes from Moodle

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