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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-63683

Enrolment plugins break when no role has student archetype

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    • MOODLE_310_STABLE, MOODLE_35_STABLE, MOODLE_39_STABLE
    • MOODLE_311_STABLE
    • MDL-63683-311
    • MDL-63683-master
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      Testing instructions

      1. Ensure debug mode is on
      2. Browse to: Site administration > Users > Permissions > Define roles
      3. Edit the student role (click the cog)
      4. Change the role archetype to "Teacher (editing)
      5. Go back to the main site administration page - Make sure no errors are shown

      Additionally, for each of the following plugin in: Site administration > Plugins > Enrolments > Manage enrol plugins:

      1. Cohort sync
      2. External database
      3. Enrolment on payment (note this is only available from 3.10 onwards)
      4. Manual enrolments
      5. MNet remote enrolments
      6. PayPal
      7. Self enrolment

      Visit their settings page and make sure no errors are shown

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      Testing instructions Ensure debug mode is on Browse to: Site administration > Users > Permissions > Define roles Edit the student role (click the cog) Change the role archetype to "Teacher (editing) Go back to the main site administration page - Make sure no errors are shown Additionally, for each of the following plugin in: Site administration > Plugins > Enrolments > Manage enrol plugins: Cohort sync External database Enrolment on payment (note this is only available from 3.10 onwards) Manual enrolments MNet remote enrolments PayPal Self enrolment Visit their settings page and make sure no errors are shown

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      Reproduction steps

      1. Ensure debug mode is on
      2. Browse to: Site administration > Users > Permissions > Define roles
      3. Edit the student role (click the cog)
      4. Change the role archetype to "Teacher (editing)
      5. Go back to the main site administration page - you should see a bunch of errors

      The issues seems to be that many enrolment plugins have this in their settings.php:

             $student = get_archetype_roles('student'); 
             $student = reset($student); 
             $settings->add(new admin_setting_configselect_with_advanced('enrol_mnet/roleid',            get_string('defaultrole', 'role'), '',            array('value'=>$student->id, 'adv'=>true), $options));
      

      When no role has the student archetype, then $student is not an object and $student->id fails.

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              davidmatamoros David Matamoros
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              Paul Holden Paul Holden
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              Anna Carissa Sadia Anna Carissa Sadia
              Amaia Anabitarte, Carlos Escobedo, Ferran Recio, Ilya Tregubov, Laurent David, Sara Arjona (@sarjona)
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                17/May/21

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