Backup and restore

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Backup/restore changes activity type
Picture of Stephen Ogden Stephen Ogden
3 Fri, May 24, 2019, 11:13 PM
backup-moodle2-activity Files?
Picture of Natassia Stelmaszek Natassia Stelmaszek
7 Fri, Apr 12, 2019, 4:49 AM
Backup failure
Picture of Jan Combrink Jan Combrink
2 Wed, May 15, 2019, 9:37 PM
Is there still a way to include "enrolment method" in backup?
Picture of Gerald Grow Gerald Grow
2 Mon, May 13, 2019, 4:57 AM
Table "sessions" does not exist
Picture of Ruslan None Ruslan None
4 Thu, Sep 6, 2018, 3:59 PM
back up course from Moodle 3.2 to 3.4 hangs up
Picture of Kris Sazaki Kris Sazaki
0 Thu, May 9, 2019, 1:58 PM
New courses not added to table mdl_backup_courses
Picture of Alain Raap Alain Raap
32 Tue, Feb 26, 2019, 5:13 PM
Back up a database and restore it with content
Picture of Norbert Jänsch Norbert Jänsch
0 Fri, May 3, 2019, 1:58 AM
Error Backup course: Undefined function make_backup_temp_directory()
Picture of Pakpoom Boonjeed Pakpoom Boonjeed
0 Tue, Apr 30, 2019, 11:09 AM
automatic backup on our production DB server
Picture of Alain Raap Alain Raap
0 Thu, Apr 25, 2019, 9:16 PM
Backup overloads database
Picture of Rob Woof Rob Woof
13 Wed, Apr 17, 2019, 12:24 PM
Memory exhausted restoring course
Picture of Andrea Pelli Andrea Pelli
2 Fri, Apr 19, 2019, 6:15 PM
unzipping .mbz backups
Picture of Ryan McKinnie Ryan McKinnie
3 Fri, Feb 22, 2019, 3:27 PM
Restore courses from 2.9.2 to 3.5.5
Picture of nicola cantalupo nicola cantalupo
7 Fri, Apr 12, 2019, 3:05 PM
Moodle 3.4 - backup more 2GB
Picture of ivan Rivas ivan Rivas
0 Sat, Apr 13, 2019, 4:55 AM
Backup a course with quiz, though without scorm packages
Picture of Jessica Kellerman Jessica Kellerman
2 Fri, Apr 5, 2019, 12:14 AM
Backup + Import peculiarity
Picture of Julian Eduardo Cordero Arroyo Julian Eduardo Cordero Arroyo
2 Fri, Apr 5, 2019, 3:39 AM
restoring students work
Picture of Anna Laattala Anna Laattala
9 Tue, Oct 23, 2018, 2:16 PM
Uploading course content from Excel
Picture of Matthew Bennett Matthew Bennett
7 Thu, Mar 21, 2019, 4:57 AM
backup courses outside Moodle cron on DB server
Picture of Alain Raap Alain Raap
2 Thu, Mar 14, 2019, 4:04 PM
Automated backup not working
Picture of Chan Weng Fu Chan Weng Fu
1 Tue, Mar 19, 2019, 12:05 PM
Importing in content independent of sections
Picture of Brad Nielsen Brad Nielsen
0 Tue, Mar 19, 2019, 9:22 AM
Upload Courses CSV - Delete contents
Picture of Brad Nielsen Brad Nielsen
0 Mon, Mar 18, 2019, 1:00 PM
mdl_backup_courses - laststatus field mean? for automated backup
Picture of Jerry Lau Jerry Lau
4 Fri, Mar 15, 2019, 1:33 AM
Backup and restore all category courses
Picture of Paulo Júnior Paulo Júnior
0 Fri, Mar 15, 2019, 7:15 PM
cannot_finish_ui_if_not_setting_ui
Picture of Perry Way Perry Way
35 Thu, Jan 3, 2019, 7:30 AM
Backup and restore... empty courses
Picture of Gerardo Fallani Gerardo Fallani
1 Thu, Feb 28, 2019, 7:09 PM
Problem restoring courses from anothe rmoodle
Picture of Ian Moore Ian Moore
0 Tue, Feb 26, 2019, 7:12 AM
Course backup: Error writing to database
Picture of Aviwe Foji Aviwe Foji
1 Wed, Feb 20, 2019, 9:54 PM
Course access when rolling over an academic year
Picture of catalina moodle catalina moodle
0 Wed, Feb 13, 2019, 7:55 PM
Automated backups (cli) long backuping time/higher server load
Picture of Marius S Marius S
9 Mon, Sep 24, 2018, 9:17 PM
Backups all courses in a course categorie?
Picture of stefan weber stefan weber
2 Mon, Dec 17, 2018, 8:35 PM
Restore creates empty topics
Picture of Dominique Bauer Dominique Bauer
4 Thu, Dec 27, 2018, 6:44 AM
Moodle Backup & Restore
Picture of Bhaskar Nethaji Bhaskar Nethaji
2 Thu, Dec 20, 2018, 9:20 PM
Can't backup or restore moodle site, course
Picture of Reham Esmat Reham Esmat
2 Sun, Dec 16, 2018, 2:13 AM
Error on restoring course: dependentstagerequested
Picture of Gerald Grow Gerald Grow
3 Fri, Dec 14, 2018, 6:09 AM
Automatic backup files size doubling with no reason
Picture of Bernat Martinez Bernat Martinez
5 Sat, Dec 8, 2018, 4:02 PM
Moodle temp/backup folder keeps consuming disk space
Picture of Hosein Naseri Hosein Naseri
36 Thu, Feb 1, 2018, 3:33 AM
Default location of automated course backup files? (Moodle 3.5)
Picture of David M David M
6 Thu, Nov 22, 2018, 1:40 AM
cannot_precheck_wrong_status
Picture of Daniel Villareal Daniel Villareal
0 Tue, Nov 20, 2018, 6:48 AM
Backup course in Moodle v1.9 and restore in Moodle v3.4
Picture of Konrad Lorinczi Konrad Lorinczi
6 Tue, Sep 11, 2018, 2:24 AM
Cannot enable Automated backups
Picture of Narissa Tuawhiorangi Narissa Tuawhiorangi
1 Mon, Nov 5, 2018, 11:48 AM
error backing up courses - "setting_invalid_ui_label"
Picture of Drew Smith Drew Smith
14 Tue, Dec 20, 2016, 12:04 AM
Automated backup Faiing
Picture of Peter Goldsmith Peter Goldsmith
11 Thu, Feb 1, 2018, 5:51 PM
Restore deleted course, no .mbz
Picture of Ann Kenady Ann Kenady
5 Sat, Oct 27, 2018, 7:40 AM
Moodle Login page redirects to a wrong URL
Picture of Ayyaz Qamar Ayyaz Qamar
9 Fri, Jun 8, 2018, 8:53 PM
Encoding IDs in course format options for backup
Picture of Matthias Opitz Matthias Opitz
0 Sat, Oct 20, 2018, 12:13 AM
backup_id_temp
Picture of Bo Pierce Bo Pierce
1 Thu, Oct 4, 2018, 2:44 PM
Moodle Data
Picture of Nischal Chandra Nischal Chandra
3 Wed, Oct 3, 2018, 7:33 AM
Things Shouldn't Be Backed Up
Picture of Natassia Stelmaszek Natassia Stelmaszek
2 Tue, Jan 23, 2018, 5:42 AM
[3.5]Thousands of info_from_mbz_.... files
Picture of Richard van Iwaarden Richard van Iwaarden
38 Wed, Jul 25, 2018, 3:33 AM
Restore Course Never Finish Error code: invalidrestorefile
Picture of Purina Qurota Ayunin Purina Qurota Ayunin
1 Wed, Sep 26, 2018, 2:44 PM
Backup error within a course (courseid = 1)
Picture of Adrian Perez Rodriguez Adrian Perez Rodriguez
24 Mon, Sep 18, 2017, 2:50 PM
Automatic backup on hosted server
Picture of Robert Hegestedt Robert Hegestedt
1 Mon, Sep 24, 2018, 2:26 AM
Unable to backup courses
Picture of Mahesh Babu Telakula Sathyan Mahesh Babu Telakula Sathyan
1 Thu, Sep 20, 2018, 7:01 PM
Full moodle site backup
Picture of manali parate manali parate
1 Wed, Sep 19, 2018, 8:05 PM
Backup and restore problems
Picture of Pritha Choudhury Pritha Choudhury
1 Wed, Sep 19, 2018, 12:45 PM
Course backup files deleted after restoring the course
Picture of Youssef Han Youssef Han
0 Mon, Sep 10, 2018, 10:23 AM
Delete old Backups after setting up individual "backup | backup_auto_destination"
Picture of Nicoals Romero Nicoals Romero
6 Mon, Sep 3, 2018, 1:56 PM
php that creates and restores a course backup
Picture of Juan Carlos C. P. Juan Carlos C. P.
1 Thu, Aug 30, 2018, 11:30 PM
The uploaded file exceeds the upload_max_filesize directive in php.ini.
Picture of Terry David Terry David
5 Wed, Aug 29, 2018, 12:42 PM
CSS stripped out from webcontent HTML in Common Cartridge
Picture of Govinda Sarkhel Govinda Sarkhel
0 Tue, Aug 28, 2018, 10:49 PM
Increasing succes on automated backup
Picture of Richard van Iwaarden Richard van Iwaarden
1 Sat, Jul 14, 2018, 3:10 AM
Course restore: error/setting_invalid_integer
Picture of Erackson Brito Erackson Brito
4 Thu, Aug 23, 2018, 2:16 AM
Error in transfer
Picture of Abbas sharif Abbas sharif
1 Mon, Aug 20, 2018, 9:32 PM
Backing Up Announcements
Picture of Juan F Juan F
2 Mon, Aug 6, 2018, 1:07 AM
The Authenticated user role in the backup file cannot be mapped to any of the roles that you are allowed to assign.
Picture of Alec Young Alec Young
2 Wed, Aug 8, 2018, 6:01 PM
moodle 3.1 backup user with profile image
Picture of ivan Rivas ivan Rivas
0 Mon, Aug 6, 2018, 9:50 PM
Config table does not contain version
Picture of Jordan Young Jordan Young
11 Fri, Jul 27, 2018, 9:39 PM
Moodle Errors
Picture of Jordan Young Jordan Young
0 Fri, Aug 3, 2018, 2:26 AM
Course Backup versus User Backup Area (file location?)
Picture of Debbie Unterseher Debbie Unterseher
4 Fri, Jul 20, 2018, 6:23 AM
issue in automated restore of courses
Picture of deva m deva m
0 Wed, Jul 18, 2018, 1:19 PM
What Counts As "Modified" for Automatic Backups?
Picture of Natassia Stelmaszek Natassia Stelmaszek
19 Thu, Jan 4, 2018, 6:54 AM
Bulk backups consuming too much disk space even though I'm sending the backups to a completely separate drive
Picture of Sean Scott Sean Scott
1 Thu, Jul 5, 2018, 9:15 PM
Moosh vs nohup backup and restore
Picture of Jamie Tinley Jamie Tinley
5 Fri, Jun 29, 2018, 1:45 AM
Delete old backup files?
Picture of Rex Lorenzo Rex Lorenzo
1 Sat, Jun 23, 2018, 3:15 AM
Course Backup Not Showing Up
Picture of Carolyn DeHass Carolyn DeHass
0 Wed, Jun 13, 2018, 11:05 PM
Switched to HTTPS - images now broken
Picture of Alex Vanden Bosch Alex Vanden Bosch
8 Tue, Oct 24, 2017, 6:44 PM
Import course data and restrict access topics of topics
Picture of Helson C Helson C
4 Tue, Jul 11, 2017, 4:21 AM
Does backup backup backup files ;-)
Picture of Howard Miller Howard Miller
4 Tue, Jun 5, 2018, 11:08 PM
Restore topic number X to topic number Y
Picture of Gerry F Gerry F
2 Tue, Jun 5, 2018, 10:22 PM
Timeout when deleting a large course
Picture of Alain Raap Alain Raap
0 Thu, May 31, 2018, 3:55 PM
Error in backup
Picture of jesus garate jesus garate
8 Thu, May 24, 2018, 4:06 PM
Moving a course from MoodleCloud to MoodleBox
Picture of James Noxon James Noxon
4 Tue, May 22, 2018, 8:12 AM
User Data - Locked by dependencies
Picture of Conn Warwicker Conn Warwicker
1 Tue, May 22, 2018, 9:14 PM
Course summary file not included in restore
Picture of Conn Warwicker Conn Warwicker
0 Mon, May 21, 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 Warwicker Conn Warwicker
2 Mon, May 21, 2018, 7:11 PM
Moodle site is doing daily backups at 45gb and killing the disk
Picture of Andrew Normore Andrew Normore
4 Wed, May 9, 2018, 9:58 PM
[3.4] Automated backups initial run (1000 courses)
Picture of Richard van Iwaarden Richard van Iwaarden
9 Mon, May 14, 2018, 3:52 PM
ERROR: relation "mdl_backup_ids_temp" does not exist
Picture of Shaun T Shaun T
0 Fri, May 18, 2018, 12:11 AM
Moodle User Restore function Not Working
Picture of Daryl Narayan Daryl Narayan
3 Thu, May 3, 2018, 1:43 PM
Automated Course Backups, 2 backups or 1 ?
Picture of Paul L Paul L
0 Fri, May 4, 2018, 1:20 AM
Bulk Archiving Courses
Picture of Sean Scott Sean Scott
12 Fri, Feb 16, 2018, 1:09 AM
negative file size for course back up
Picture of Chris Nelson Chris Nelson
11 Tue, Apr 17, 2018, 5:16 AM
error_log_logger.class.php empty
Picture of Rob Mills Rob Mills
1 Mon, Apr 2, 2018, 9:24 PM
Migrating from D2L Brightspace to Moodle
Picture of Anandarup Kar Anandarup Kar
0 Fri, Mar 30, 2018, 8:36 PM
Last access to course
Picture of Dan Thomson Dan Thomson
0 Fri, Mar 30, 2018, 6:37 AM
Moodle 3.3.5 and problems doing backup
Picture of Séverin Terrier Séverin Terrier
5 Wed, Mar 21, 2018, 8:33 PM
Back up unsuccessful - locked by dependencies
Picture of Leticia Dark-rose Leticia Dark-rose
14 Thu, Nov 30, 2017, 11:03 AM
problem in backup
Picture of abdou salem abdou salem
3 Sun, Mar 11, 2018, 3:36 AM