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Course summary file not included in restore Picture of Conn WarwickerConn Warwicker 0 Conn Warwicker
Mon, 21 May 2018, 9:02 PM
"The ... role in the backup file cannot be mapped to any of the roles that you are allowed to assign" Picture of Conn WarwickerConn Warwicker 2 Conn Warwicker
Mon, 21 May 2018, 9:00 PM
Moodle site is doing daily backups at 45gb and killing the disk Andrew NormoreAndrew Normore 4 Richard van Iwaarden
Fri, 18 May 2018, 3:23 PM
[3.4] Automated backups initial run (1000 courses) WazzaRichard van Iwaarden 9 Richard van Iwaarden
Fri, 18 May 2018, 3:14 PM
ERROR: relation "mdl_backup_ids_temp" does not exist Picture of Shaun TShaun T 0 Shaun T
Fri, 18 May 2018, 12:11 AM
Moodle User Restore function Not Working Picture of Daryl NarayanDaryl Narayan 3 Daryl Narayan
Tue, 15 May 2018, 6:16 PM
Automated Course Backups, 2 backups or 1 ? Picture of Paul LPaul L 0 Paul L
Fri, 4 May 2018, 1:20 AM
Bulk Archiving Courses Picture of Sean ScottSean Scott 12 Ken Task
Fri, 20 Apr 2018, 2:57 PM
negative file size for course back up Picture of Chris NelsonChris Nelson 11 Chris Nelson
Wed, 18 Apr 2018, 2:33 AM
error_log_logger.class.php empty Picture of Rob MillsRob Mills 1 Séverin Terrier
Wed, 4 Apr 2018, 10:56 PM
What Counts As "Modified" for Automatic Backups? Picture of Natassia StelmaszekNatassia Stelmaszek 16 Natassia Stelmaszek
Tue, 3 Apr 2018, 6:22 AM
Migrating from D2L Brightspace to Moodle Picture of Anandarup KarAnandarup Kar 0 Anandarup Kar
Fri, 30 Mar 2018, 8:36 PM
Last access to course Picture of Dan ThomsonDan Thomson 0 Dan Thomson
Fri, 30 Mar 2018, 6:37 AM
Moodle 3.3.5 and problems doing backup C'est moi :-)Séverin Terrier 5 Séverin Terrier
Thu, 22 Mar 2018, 6:42 PM
Back up unsuccessful - locked by dependencies Profile picLeticia Dark-rose 14 Dean Thayer
Fri, 16 Mar 2018, 12:36 AM
problem in backup Picture of abdou salemabdou salem 3 Ken Task
Sun, 11 Mar 2018, 7:52 AM
Medium changer of Scalar i3 does not appear Picture of Hivers BriceHivers Brice 0 Hivers Brice
Fri, 9 Mar 2018, 2:52 AM
Moodle temp/backup folder keeps consuming disk space Picture of Hosein NaseriHosein Naseri 34 Ken Task
Tue, 6 Mar 2018, 8:00 AM
Automated Backups ddlexecuteerror Picture of Andrew DeathridgeAndrew Deathridge 0 Andrew Deathridge
Mon, 5 Mar 2018, 5:45 PM
Course Restore in Progress Picture of Contact AdminContact Admin 6 Colin Fraser
Sat, 3 Mar 2018, 5:46 AM
Identifying a manual vs an automated backup file Picture of Jerry LauJerry Lau 4 Jerry Lau
Fri, 2 Mar 2018, 4:12 AM
Restore file will not upload Picture of Tricia AlexanderTricia Alexander 6 Tricia Alexander
Wed, 14 Feb 2018, 6:00 PM
Where is the course backup area? Profile picLeticia Dark-rose 4 Helen Foster
Wed, 14 Feb 2018, 5:18 PM
Backup Fails at 99% Picture of Rebecca EvelandRebecca Eveland 0 Rebecca Eveland
Tue, 6 Feb 2018, 9:53 AM
Automated backup Faiing Picture of Peter GoldsmithPeter Goldsmith 10 Ken Task
Tue, 6 Feb 2018, 1:46 AM
error backing up courses - "setting_invalid_ui_label" Picture of Drew SmithDrew Smith 11 Yusuf Badran
Sat, 3 Feb 2018, 2:25 AM
Import sections - what permissions needed? Picture of Peter DiedrichsPeter Diedrichs 3 Peter Diedrichs
Fri, 2 Feb 2018, 3:39 PM
Restoring course from Moodle 2.7.3 to Moodle 3.3.3 -- Error Code 8114 Picture of Doyle Van ZandtDoyle Van Zandt 4 Doyle Van Zandt
Thu, 1 Feb 2018, 3:48 AM
Manual backup missing Picture of Matthew BaileyMatthew Bailey 6 Helen Foster
Wed, 31 Jan 2018, 4:33 PM
Restoring template course via upload CSV ignores settings block Picture of Pedro FernándezPedro Fernández 0 Pedro Fernández
Tue, 30 Jan 2018, 7:33 PM
Invalid backup creation on moodle 3.3 Picture of Swaggaaa YoloSwaggaaa Yolo 4 Swaggaaa Yolo
Tue, 30 Jan 2018, 4:19 AM
Error when try to duplicate some module in a course Picture of Eduardo HmEduardo Hm 1 Séverin Terrier
Thu, 25 Jan 2018, 6:33 PM
ERROR: restore_step_exception Picture of Henrik sune PedersenHenrik sune Pedersen 2 Henrik sune Pedersen
Thu, 25 Jan 2018, 3:37 PM
Things Shouldn't Be Backed Up Picture of Natassia StelmaszekNatassia Stelmaszek 0 Natassia Stelmaszek
Tue, 23 Jan 2018, 5:42 AM
Backing a Single Activity Includes Files from ALL activities Picture of Mason ColbertMason Colbert 1 Ken Task
Thu, 18 Jan 2018, 6:32 AM
Import activities Picture of André MazzarelloAndré Mazzarello 1 Stephen Wise
Fri, 5 Jan 2018, 12:08 AM
backup progressbar not shown Picture of Alain RaapAlain Raap 21 Ken Task
Thu, 4 Jan 2018, 9:38 PM
Transfering courses via backup Picture of Stephan TedescoStephan Tedesco 2 Stuart Mealor
Wed, 3 Jan 2018, 2:07 PM
"MySQL server has gone away" error when making backup Picture of Miha OsojnikMiha Osojnik 8 JC IP
Wed, 3 Jan 2018, 7:02 AM
Course backups to create a course - file resource links and SCORM files Picture of Richard TroutRichard Trout 3 Richard Trout
Thu, 21 Dec 2017, 6:22 AM
Backup destination folder not writeable Picture of Eric ScholwinEric Scholwin 2 Eric Scholwin
Thu, 14 Dec 2017, 4:42 AM
Restore hangs at 25% No Errors Picture of Mohanchand RaghbeerMohanchand Raghbeer 0 Mohanchand Raghbeer
Wed, 13 Dec 2017, 1:11 AM
Books in Moodle 3 Backup -> Restore links are not updating Andrew NormoreAndrew Normore 6 Andrew Normore
Tue, 12 Dec 2017, 11:16 PM
Not restoring SCORM packages Picture of Sanni RinneSanni Rinne 3 Emma Richardson
Fri, 8 Dec 2017, 8:35 PM
error/moodle/dmlwriteexception Picture of kadir kılıçkadir kılıç 0 kadir kılıç
Thu, 7 Dec 2017, 7:31 PM
Course Restore did not update video links Picture of Lina El SadekLina El Sadek 0 Lina El Sadek
Wed, 6 Dec 2017, 11:52 PM
Automated Course Backups Directly to Cloud Storage Picture of Nadirshah FerozepurwallaNadirshah Ferozepurwalla 3 Ken Task
Sun, 26 Nov 2017, 10:41 PM
Moodle course restore Picture of Joseph DiarteJoseph Diarte 1 Joseph Diarte
Tue, 14 Nov 2017, 2:09 AM
Automated Backup Database Table Picture of Nadirshah FerozepurwallaNadirshah Ferozepurwalla 4 Ken Task
Mon, 13 Nov 2017, 10:21 PM
Migrating active courses and users from Moodle 2.3.4 to 3.3 Picture of Angel Diaz IncioAngel Diaz Incio 4 Ken Task
Fri, 10 Nov 2017, 6:51 AM
Course restore to localhost hangs Picture of Doug SmithDoug Smith 17 Ken Task
Thu, 2 Nov 2017, 8:45 PM
Error in Backup Logs Picture of Mohamad El BohsalyMohamad El Bohsaly 1 Séverin Terrier
Thu, 2 Nov 2017, 6:43 PM
recover deleted assessment activity with student data. Picture of Corrie EmeryCorrie Emery 0 Corrie Emery
Wed, 1 Nov 2017, 1:50 PM
Restore course to new install - Files not found Andrew NormoreAndrew Normore 2 Andrew Normore
Wed, 1 Nov 2017, 10:28 AM
Security copy moodle2 course eating lots of space Picture of Mohammad kabirMohammad kabir 3 Dan Marsden
Wed, 1 Nov 2017, 5:12 AM
Error writing in database during course restoring Picture of Павел ЛомовПавел Ломов 0 Павел Ломов
Thu, 26 Oct 2017, 3:37 PM
HELP: Backup an unreleated course is restoring previous activities in other courses! Andrew NormoreAndrew Normore 15 Ken Task
Thu, 26 Oct 2017, 2:40 AM
Programmatic backup and restore Picture of Perry WayPerry Way 21 Ranil Peiris
Thu, 26 Oct 2017, 2:36 AM
Switched to HTTPS - images now broken Picture of Alex Vanden BoschAlex Vanden Bosch 4 Alex Vanden Bosch
Thu, 26 Oct 2017, 1:18 AM
Lost backup Picture of Paul McCarthyPaul McCarthy 2 Paul McCarthy
Mon, 23 Oct 2017, 6:16 AM
Restoring a course with a SCORM package Picture of László PauerLászló Pauer 1 Emma Richardson
Wed, 18 Oct 2017, 9:53 PM
Contradiction in FAQ and Documentation wrt to automated backups Picture of Bernhard WeichelBernhard Weichel 0 Bernhard Weichel
Wed, 18 Oct 2017, 8:04 PM
need help with automated backup - some courses are not backed up Picture of Bernhard WeichelBernhard Weichel 0 Bernhard Weichel
Tue, 17 Oct 2017, 6:09 PM
restore unknown context mapping Picture of Mike JacksonMike Jackson 2 Emma Richardson
Mon, 16 Oct 2017, 9:35 PM
Backup error within a course (courseid = 1) Picture of Adrian Perez RodriguezAdrian Perez Rodriguez 23 Adrian Perez Rodriguez
Tue, 10 Oct 2017, 5:11 PM
Deleted question bank questions and categories should go to the course recycle bin Picture of Urpo KarhulaUrpo Karhula 0 Urpo Karhula
Wed, 4 Oct 2017, 6:03 PM
"cannotfindassignablerole" warning when restoring backup without any user Picture of Susana L.Susana L. 2 Susana L.
Tue, 3 Oct 2017, 11:22 PM
Recover course from partially working Moodle Picture of Philippe DecloitrePhilippe Decloitre 8 Philippe Decloitre
Mon, 2 Oct 2017, 4:05 PM
Problem with course start date at restore course Picture of Sergio Comerón Sánchez-PaniaguaSergio Comerón Sánchez-Paniagua 2 Sergio Comerón Sánchez-Paniagua
Tue, 26 Sep 2017, 10:11 PM
'Save to' field not working in Automated backup setup Picture of Tony HTony H 3 Tony H
Fri, 22 Sep 2017, 11:43 AM
Backing up and restoring course eliminates gradebook categories and items Picture of Karla BrightKarla Bright 6 Blair F.
Fri, 22 Sep 2017, 1:46 AM
Advice on mass deleting backup files Picture of Ehsan AnwarEhsan Anwar 3 Ken Task
Wed, 20 Sep 2017, 7:14 PM
backup hashfile not moving to trashdir Picture of Ehsan AnwarEhsan Anwar 5 Ehsan Anwar
Wed, 20 Sep 2017, 12:42 AM
course backups Picture of Fabienne NeveuFabienne Neveu 0 Fabienne Neveu
Tue, 12 Sep 2017, 11:34 PM
Can not restore a course [error/setting_by_name_not_found] Picture of Ahmad ElGazzazAhmad ElGazzaz 13 Nadav Kavalerchik
Sun, 3 Sep 2017, 12:13 AM
How can I restore courses to a new Moodle installation and a year old data backup not made with Moodle? Picture of randal potratzrandal potratz 1 Visvanath Ratnaweera
Sat, 2 Sep 2017, 1:07 AM
The file you tried to upload is too large for the server to process. Picture of manh vu thanhmanh vu thanh 4 John Jackson
Fri, 1 Sep 2017, 5:38 AM
Manual vs Auto File Size Picture of Blair F.Blair F. 0 Blair F.
Fri, 1 Sep 2017, 1:09 AM
Deploying database changes: dev --> test --> prod Picture of Kev BerneKev Berne 14 Emma Richardson
Sat, 26 Aug 2017, 9:55 PM
Increasing space in disk in moodledata/temp/backup Picture of Eduardo HmEduardo Hm 2 Séverin Terrier
Wed, 23 Aug 2017, 5:40 PM
Importing D2L Course to Moodle Picture of Harmandeep JohalHarmandeep Johal 2 Lori Wendt
Mon, 21 Aug 2017, 11:09 PM
Backups fail: 500 Internal Server Error... Help! Picture of Peter HalversonPeter Halverson 15 Travis Mitchell
Tue, 15 Aug 2017, 7:03 AM
Issue with exporting (or importing IMSCC) Picture of brad linebergerbrad lineberger 1 Helen Foster
Mon, 14 Aug 2017, 9:44 PM
Moodle course restore error Picture of Juan SuarezJuan Suarez 1 Emma Richardson
Thu, 27 Jul 2017, 10:41 PM
Work Downloads in Blank after Backup Picture of Claudia TaveiraClaudia Taveira 0 Claudia Taveira
Tue, 25 Jul 2017, 6:57 PM
Backup created, moved to course but not working Picture of Paul RitchingsPaul Ritchings 0 Paul Ritchings
Wed, 19 Jul 2017, 11:35 PM
Bug - restore defaults nove working Picture of Zvonko MartinovićZvonko Martinović 0 Zvonko Martinović
Wed, 19 Jul 2017, 4:27 PM
Download mdl_files table via url Picture of Elke ThonéElke Thoné 5 Emma Richardson
Fri, 14 Jul 2017, 10:29 PM
Large course backup will not restore Picture of g kg k 1 Ken Task
Fri, 14 Jul 2017, 5:20 AM
Restoring Moodle 1.9 course into 3.0 Picture of Jacques LeCavalierJacques LeCavalier 8 Mary Cooch
Thu, 13 Jul 2017, 4:27 AM
controller stops at 100 Picture of Bernat MartinezBernat Martinez 0 Bernat Martinez
Thu, 13 Jul 2017, 1:53 AM
Import course data and restrict access topics of topics Picture of Helson CHelson C 3 Emma Richardson
Wed, 12 Jul 2017, 8:07 PM
Backup all codes'files Picture of Yorah BosseYorah Bosse 1 Emma Richardson
Sat, 8 Jul 2017, 1:06 AM
restore backups fails with setting_by_name_not_found Picture of Iván YivoffIván Yivoff 18 Séverin Terrier
Thu, 6 Jul 2017, 3:59 PM
Backup Error Picture of Kodden TechKodden Tech 1 Kodden Tech
Wed, 5 Jul 2017, 12:39 AM
recovery of accidentally deleted courses (v.2.2.6) Picture of sue sugizakisue sugizaki 20 Pablo Barroso
Fri, 30 Jun 2017, 12:33 AM
Moodle 3.3 Restore course Picture of Dave EmsleyDave Emsley 2 Emma Richardson
Thu, 29 Jun 2017, 8:19 PM
Course Backup / Restore - Compatibility between Moodle versions Picture of nicola tuverinicola tuveri 3 Matteo Scaramuccia
Wed, 28 Jun 2017, 6:16 AM
Migrating Picture of James SteerpikeJames Steerpike 2 James Steerpike
Sat, 24 Jun 2017, 10:54 PM
Can not restore course: error/setting_by_name_not_found Picture of Eseosa IEseosa I 0 Eseosa I
Thu, 22 Jun 2017, 5:23 AM
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