2. While still in Users Authentication, enable (click on the little eye) Externaldatabase and click on Settings. Enter your Joomla database information.To get the DB Name, DB Username, and Password fields info, open yourJoomla/configuration.php file and find:$mosConfig_db = '____';$mosConfig_user = '_____';$mosConfig_password = '_____';The Table, Username field, and Password fields should be: jos_users, username, and password. Make sure the Password format is set toPlain text. Under Data Mapping, enter "email" for Email address. New userscoming from Joomla to Moodle will be taken first to their Moodle profile to updatetheir information and preferences and their Moodle account will be created.(Note: This setup will NOT get users from Moodle into Joomla—see below)3. In Administration>Security>Site Policies, make sure that Force users to loginis unchecked.If usernames and passwords are changed through Joomla, they will be updatedto Moodle on the next login.If you have problems:Some users have experienced problems with the Moodle external dbauthentication. If you cannot login to Moodle through the JoomlaMoodle component, you might want to try the new authentication plugin forJoomla created by Jai Gupta. You can get more info here:http://moodle.org/mod/data/view.php?d=13&rid=973
For Moodle Authentication
If you want Moodle to handle your user’s account registration, password change,etc., use the following setup.In Joomla Administration1. Install the com_moodle component. If your Moodle is installed in a foldernamed something other than "moodle", go toComponents>Moodle>Configuration and change the word "moodle" in the formto your Moodle folder name.2. Create a link to your Moodle by either 1) adding the Moodle component as alink to a menu, or by installing the Moodle link module.