Backup and restore

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Automated restore creating duplicate assignments etc. 1 Pete Frost
Import or restore function error/error_question_answers_missing_in_db 2 Huy Lam
Data too long for column 'controller' 0 Virgil Ashruf
not able to backup 5 Ken Task
Automated Backups not Listed in Course Restore Window 9 Adrian Perez Rodriguez
Not getting upload my backup 0 Arun AR
Maintenance mode needed for backup? 2 Bente Olsen
The role in the backup file cannot be mapped to any of the roles that you are allowed to assign 1 Mary Cooch
Coding error during restore/import 7 Przemyslaw Stencel
File system and course backup 4 Bente Olsen
PHP error on backup - Moodle Moodle 2.3.6+ (Build: 20130411) 2 Steve Bilton
Backup error- Can not create directory: /var/moodledata/cache/cachestore_file/default_application/core_htmlpurifier/296-cache 1 Ken Task
Backup using rsync 6 Ken Task
Course backup hangs at the very end 0 Dipankar Roy
Error restoring course : "qtype_multianswer"? 3 Susana L.
Course restoration in progress 0 Gordon Mills
How to block user bulk download 0 Mauricio Salvador
Restore issue - version problem 3 Ken Task
Restoring issue 1 Emma Richardson
How to restore a coursemodule id? 1 Lukas Dürrenberger
Impact of migrating without moodledata 4 Ken Task
plugin backup question 0 Anderson Hsu
Changing the Default Automated Course Backup Filename 1 Séverin Terrier
automated backup never completing 0 Cathal O'Riordan
Flaw in the use of setting "import_general_duplicate_admin_allowed" 0 Virgil Ashruf
regarding backup 1 Ken Task
Backup an active course 1 Emma Richardson
skipping a large course in automated backups 1 Ken Task
How to restore large course backup of moodle 2.1 in to new course 22 Pedro Fernández
What's Max for Backup and Restore? 0 Ken Task
progress() value out of range 4 Paul K
M 2.7.1 Module not fully restored ... 8 Helen Foster
Invalid, plugin_supports():mod_ during Restore 2 David Conrad
Restore homepage backup items to non-homepage course 0 Dave Perry
Converting a backup thas has Legacy to a backup that has No Legacy 0 Ken Task
Help - Is there any way to undo a course restore? 2 Sarah Noah
Interesting backup and restore conundrum 12 Peter West
Which folders and files to save to restore later 3 Visvanath Ratnaweera
My admin says my course cannot be backed up!!! 1 Helen Foster
error/tmp_backup_directory_not_found 18 Curtis Rigaux
Cant find where to upload my course backup via FTP 4 Chris Klissiaris
Implementing backup strategy for local plugins 0 Valery Fremaux
I replaced a course on Moodle by backup of another course 1 Emma Richardson
Bulk Restore from CSV - courses not quite as expected 4 Dan Jeffries
Deleting manual course backups created by other users. 0 Tim Gildersleeve
Auto-Backed-Up Courses not Accessible 5 Yaniv Cogan
Are these backup files and can I remove them? 3 Ken Task
deleting manual Course backups 0 Sonja Sperber
Backup plugin for Moodle 3.1 4 Grigorii Andreev
Problems with course backup 4 Ken Task
Incremental backups 2 Huy Hoang
Course restoration in progress 2 David Cooper
Resuming automated backup after failure 13 Naaman Fallouh
Teachers + courses to csv? 1 Emma Richardson
"There are no categories or existing courses you can restore to." 5 Jayakrishnan Madathil
backup stops in 4th stage at 99.23% 5 Ken Task
Restore fails 14 Ken Task
Backup fails 21 Ken Task
Moving from Moodle Cloud to Moodle Cloud School 2 Chris Reid
Exception: cannot_create_backup_temp_dir 16 Emma Richardson
Backup error opening file for 2.3.3 16 Ken Task
Some users missing in restored course 3 Darrel Tenter
How to restore courses with automatic-backup files 1 Emma Richardson
Back up and restore courses with SCORM packages 1 Emma Richardson
Cannot open restored course 1 Emma Richardson
The selected file is not a valid Moodle backup file and can't be restored. 3 Rino Vincenti Hagn
Full moodle site backup strategy 2 Visvanath Ratnaweera
Restoring courses with user log data 2 Paul L
Student activity logs missing from backups, by design? 5 Paul L
Course Backup fails 10 Jason Walker
Automated Backup CLI 5 Ken Task
Automated course back-up: 'Save to' location 9 Benjamin Waller
restore of the glossary with embedded youtube restores only an empty html paragraph 0 Otakar Kverka
Restoring course loses Course Format settings 0 Dan Jeffries
No Backup possible: DDL sql execution error 9 Ken Task
restore vs. import 3 Bernhard Weichel
Moodle 2.9 - Safely End Restore to New Course 1 Tammy Moore
Backup Pages - Error reading from database 2 Ken Task
Bulk user download excel format not working 8 Karikalan Kumaresan
How do you stop a back up running 5 Susan Mangan
What is your BACKUP and DB MAINTENANCE strategy? 8 Emma Richardson
Backup Issue 4 Ken Task
Cannot read MBZ file using WinZip 3 mart van der niet
Restore issue 1 Ken Task
Backup and import into other CMS 1 Ken Task
Automated backups to be saved to an external location? 4 Ken Task
error/cannot_precheck_wrong_status when restoring backup mbz 4 Ken Task
Automated backups stopping after an hour of running 10 Ken Task
2.1 Backup - Error writing to database 12 Weaam Mohamed
'Locked by dependencies' - Can't import activities 3 Erin Billy
System not accessible during database dump 0 Sal Kaceli
Possible to 'backwards' restore from Moodle 2.7 to 1.9? 19 Emma Richardson
Backup destination folder not writeable 4 Jason Touw
Deleting old backups 5 Sonja Sperber
Relocating course backups 1 Emma Richardson
unable to restore course 3 Chris Nelson
Strange filenames cause backups to crash 1 Emma Richardson
Manually uploading backup to moodle 5 Emma Richardson
Moodle 2.9: Restore - Error connecting to the server 13 Christoph Ruda
Restore gives A required parameter (sesskey) was missing 8 Evan Donovan