New TurnKey Moodle version (2009.10)


  • Initial public release of TurnKey Moodle.
  • SSL support out of the box.
  • Moodle configurations:
    • Included support for authentication via ldap (convenience).
    • Force SSL logins (security).
    • Set default theme to formal_white (more attractive).
    • Set default admin, guest and noreply email (
  • Includes postfix MTA (bound to localhost) to allow sending of email from Moodle (e.g., password recovery). Also includes webmin-postfix module for convenience.
  • PHPMyAdmin related:
    • Includes PHPMyAdmin (listening on port 12322 - uses SSL).
    • Includes pmadb (linked tables) advanced features.
    • Pinned PHPMyAdmin to update directly from Debian (security).
  • Regenerates all secrets during installation / firstboot (security).

Major component versions

moodle 1.8.2-1ubuntu4.2
mysql-server 5.0.51a-3ubuntu5.4
apache2 2.2.8-1ubuntu0.11

Note: Please refer to turnkey-core's changelog for changes common to all appliances. Here we only describe changes specific to this appliance.