business · education · Open Source

Learning Management System with Moodle for International Schools

What is Moodle Moodle is a complete Learning Management System (LMS) /E-Learning platform for educational institutions of any size or type. Moodle LMS is used in classroom based learning delivery, in remote instructor led training, in a virtual classroom environment or for self-paced courses delivered over the web or from a school server. LMS Need… Continue reading Learning Management System with Moodle for International Schools

Integration · Linux · Making things work · Open Source

Howto pdnsd on redhat/centos from Source

What is pdnsd pdnsd is a cache only name server can be used independently or alongside your authoritative name server for faster name lookup. pdnsd does not aim to be a complete name server implementation, such as the BIND. It is optimized for caching, and you can only specify a small subset of all dns… Continue reading Howto pdnsd on redhat/centos from Source

Open Source

Moodle Demo site on Moodle 2.4

http://demo.xeois.com/moodle is setup to demonstrate a sample Moodle Course. The goal is to provide end user experience of Moodle in the role of student. This demonstration includes, video, quiz, lesson, wiki, assignment, choice, survey, html content, Moodle book and more. This site is also accepting course from from teachers who would like to showcase their… Continue reading Moodle Demo site on Moodle 2.4

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Moodle changes across 2.3 to 2.4

As a follow up to my earlier blog, i wanted to publish new features of Moodle from 2.3 to 2.4, was released on December 2012. Many of the bugs from previous Moodle release has been fixed. Check the list of bugs fixed in Moodle 2.4. Requirements for Moodle 2.4 installation Recommended browsers for moodle 2.4:… Continue reading Moodle changes across 2.3 to 2.4

Networking · Open Source · Proxy · security

Content control software/ Web Content filtering using SquidGuard for enterprise network

Content filtering for enterprise network or educational institution can be a mandatory requirement in many institutions/organizations. Besides filtering web content by category, content control/filtering software can also helps us to filter out malware and virus sites, unwanted advertisements etc.   Finding the right product and making it work for your organization can be a challenge.… Continue reading Content control software/ Web Content filtering using SquidGuard for enterprise network

Linux · Making things work · Open Source · Proxy · security

SquidGuard implementation for enterprise network

SquidGuard is a content filtering tool used in enterprise network to control/filter sites that end users/hosts can access. SquidGuard is built to work as a plug-in for squid. It uses black lists and url redirection technology to make this content filter work. There are many free/paid black lists available in the internet, that SquidGuard can… Continue reading SquidGuard implementation for enterprise network

Integration · Internet · Linux · Networking · Open Source · Proxy · Windows

Setting up Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol (WPAD) using DNS

In order to use the DNS only method to setup Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol (WPAD) you need to check on the following To use WPAD using DNS method a DNS entry is needed for a host named WPAD. This name should be resolvable from the clients machine Web server must be configured to serve the… Continue reading Setting up Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol (WPAD) using DNS