User security

The key to the security of your system lies in making sure that users only have access to their privileged areas in Moodle. In this section, we will be dealing with access to Moodle, passwords, security in roles, and spam prevention.

Access to Moodle

Users can access Moodle in different ways, and it is important to configure access mechanisms correctly. Some of those potential access risks are applicable in non-SSO settings.


Self-registration is a great feature, which, once set up, reduces the workload of the administrator significantly. However, it poses a potential risk that unwanted users are creating an account either manually or automatically. To reduce this risk, a number of settings are located in the Common ...

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