Server files repository

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What are server files?

The server files repository enables teachers and managers to access files used within a course and elsewhere on the site which they have permission to access.

Activity modules for which files are available in the server files repository are:

The server files repository

A search box at the top of the Server files screen allows those users with relevant permissions elsewhere on the site to search other courses for a required file. A teacher who teaches several courses for example can now quickly locate a document used in one of her older courses by typing its name into the Search field.

A search result

When a file from the server files repository is re-used elsewhere on Moodle, the teacher has the option to make a copy (a new, unconnected version) or to create a shortcut or alias. See Working with files for more details.