New Features & Improvements Coming in Totara 9.0

Posted by Nimritta P.. Source: New Features & Improvements Coming in Totara 9.0 The long awaited release of Totara 9.0 is finally on its way! This is the first Totara release since their move away from Moodle, so the changes and improvements are highly anticipated by all. The new release is still a few months…

Multitenancy with Totara and Moodle

From Lambda Solutions by Nimritta P URL: http://blog.lambdasolutions.net/multitenancy-with-totara-and-moodle Multitenancy is a topic that is popping up in discussions around learning management systems. Many people are unsure of whether or not they need it, and some don’t even know what it is. Multi-tenancy is when one organization with different groups, each with their own courses, materials, and  needs,…

5 countries and a little SCORM

Today was a good day. In the space of 8 hours we spoke to client in 6 different countries. Multi-lingual LMS and CMS are no longer the exception to us. We take platform integration with existing or proposed systems as a given. Building a stand-along Moodle in English may mean you are not covering enough…

Drupal to Moodle SSO

We are often asked by clients if it would be possible to create a Single Sign-on between their CMS and Moodle or Totara. Since this question has come up a few times for us, I decided to build  us a custom adaptor to solve the problem. I started off by building my own authentication method…

One Time Password authentication

In the clip below I run through a short demonstration on how One Time Password (OTP) authentication works. One of our clients requested an additional level of security for their paid courses in Totara. OTP authentication mails the user a second password once they have entered their normal username and password. The steps are as…