Moodle for Academic Year 2012-2013 (Moodle 2.2) - Lifecycle Process
This page contains detailed information about how the Moodle Lifecycle Process affects Moodle for Academic Year 2012-2013 (Moodle 2.2), also known as Moodle AY12 (2.2). You can tell whether your course site is in Moodle AY12 (2.2) if the address starts with ay12.moodle.umn.edu, as seen in the screenshot below:
Moodle AY12 (2.2) Lifecycle
See the diagram below for an explaination of the different lifecycle phases for course sites housed in Moodle AY12 (2.2):
Moodle AY12 (2.2): On Campus or VPN Only on December 31, 2015
On October 26, 2015, all course site instructors and designers in Moodle AY12 (2.2) were notified about this change via email.
Moodle AY12 (2.2): Significant Dates
For more detailed information, see below for a table showing significant dates:
Moodle 2.2 is released by moodle.org.
December 5, 2011
Instance is upgraded from Moodle 2.0 to 2.2.
May 13, 2012
Moodle AY12 (2.2) becomes “moodle.umn.edu”.
August 19, 2012
Security fixes for Moodle 2.2 are no longer released by moodle.org*.
June 30, 2013
End of active instruction; this is the last date when a user can create a new course site in this Moodle instance.
August 19, 2013
Reference use period begins; course sites remain accessible.
September 1, 2013
AT Tools service team begins communicating Moodle Lifecycle Process to departments and instructors with course sites in Moodle AY12 (2.2).
Moodle AY12 (2.2) course site instructors/designers are emailed to give further notice about the on-campus only change coming on December 31, 2015.
October 26, 2015
A prominent banner announcement is placed in Moodle AY12 (2.2) stating that the on-campus only change is coming on December 31, 2015.
November 16, 2015
Moodle AY12 (2.2) is only accessible on campus or via Virtual Private Networking (VPN); off-campus users are presented a page explaining the change; security patching ends*.
December 31, 2015
After about three years, archive status ends; user access is closed.
October 1, 2018
*Security fixes for newer versions of Moodle are being applied to Moodle AY12 (2.2) through December 31, 2015.