Backup and restore

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automated backups failing - sharing resolution 6 Dale Siggerfjell
Automated Course Backups and Server Scheduled task clarification? 2 Emma Richardson
Error trying to restor an archive course. 0 R Ali
Missing users after restore. 2 Susan Fleming
is it possible to migrate content from Blackboard to Moodle 0 Chris Bordeleau
Select Destination Topic During Restore/Import? 2 Justin Almeida
Restore hangs after short time 0 Jesper Christesnen
Automated backup 0 Jesper Christesnen
Course backup on command line without user data 7 Orinic Pillar
Course Backup Problems Moodle 2.0 26 Samantha Ciurlej
Where is the Moodle 2.0 "Course Backup Filearea"? 16 Colin Fraser
Restore moodle database from a directory 13 Gabriel Mascarenhas
Deleted the Category and lost course content 4 Ken Task
Restore, Backup and Import fail due to dmlwrite exception 5 Daniel Costa
Restore file ID number from backup 0 Igor Nikulin
No Backup Logs - Automated Backup Setup 11 Emma Richardson
Adding backup/restore settings in a local_ plugin? 0 Enrique Castro
Is there a graceful way to shutdown automated backups while they are running? 4 Paul L
Backup and restore 4GB+ courses @2.8+ 0 Kamil Łuczak
how torestore new forum_Help 0 m question
Restore of local plugin tables with child items 1 Tim Hunt
Should Cache Files Be Backed Up? 3 Visvanath Ratnaweera
new backup format - not available in 3.0 7 Hya Agrawal
Automated Backups, skipping courses clarification, end of term backups 0 Paul L
Upgrade from 1.9.3 to latest 11 Colin Fraser
Backup Stops 1 Ken Task
Backup, how it works 0 Derek Chirnside
Restoring 2.9 backups to 2.5 - only works 'via' 2.6 1 Ken Task
Determining the number of course backup files and their total size 2 Mark Chaney
Course backups not automatically being removed. 7 Paul L
Canvas to Moodle: Restoring IMSCC Backup Fails 5 Randah Mouallem
Issue restoring backup (own plugin code issue) 2 David Belenguer
After restore course I can't find any files in course section 8 Dosimbek Umarov
Automated Backups Fail If Include Users is Selected 0 Argun T
Course restore gives a 500 Internal server error. 1 Isaac Mrea
500 Internal Server Error on course restore (of a backup that worked a week ago!) 7 dom nerus
Restore Fails Due to TempTable Issue 16 Ken Task
Unable to backup 68 Eugene Matusov
Can files from a deleted course or assignment be restored from folder 'moodledata/trashdir'? 0 Paul L
Bulk User Action - Problem Downloading Users in Excel format 0 Proyectos Moodle
Automated backups not working and not showing 29 Marius S
IMS CC not woking in backup 2 Darko Miletić
"Error writing to database" during Course Restore 17 Ryan Hazen
Attempting Restore: error/tmp_backup_directory_not_found 2 Ken Task
v3.0.1 - when backing up production server to standby server, new courses not showing 5 Jeff Richardson
Restore & Import After Uploading Private Backup File 0 Dale Siggerfjell
Restore curse 1 Visvanath Ratnaweera
Upload Courses feature & Repositories 5 John Provasnik
course back up fails 1 Helen Foster
Automatic backup is sending me endlessly messages to my email 0 Irith Herman
!!! error/error_zip_packing !!! 12 Ken Task
Autobackup problem 6 Bob Gilmore
Automated course backups run time estimate? 5 Séverin Terrier
Automated backups working with no users, but NOT with users 0 Bernat Martinez
How to restore a moodle site without database backup 23 Mehdi Belhocine
Skip courses not modified - what does it refer to with automated course backups? 2 Paul L
Restoring from Canvas imscc, browser is referencing pictures to $IMS_CC_FILEBASE 1 Darko Miletić
ERROR when restore course 2 Toan Tran
Backup/restore/import does not preserve permissions on activities/resources 1 Courtney Bentley
How to disable main course backup in automated backups? 4 Séverin Terrier
Automated backup not working 8 Karishma Tiwari
Potential coding error - existing temptables found when disposing database. Must be dropped! 9 Hittesh Ahuja
Restoring a 2.9 backup onto a 2.4 server 4 Emma Richardson
Can automated course backups include course files (ie. student assignments)? 0 Paul L
How Do I Clear an Unfinished Automated Backup? 18 Lindsey Avery
Bulk Download of Auto Course backups? (Moodle 2.3.3) 1 Bonnie Thurber
Cohorts backup and restore 2 Zeid Fanous
"Additional HTML" storage 2 Tim Hunt
Restoring course from one Moodle instance to another 4 Dwight Hawley
Migration of User Data 9 Ken Task
Restore course from site database backup 0 Jinxing Chen
Restore 1.9 course into 2.7 4 alison fordham
Restoring a Course to Amazon 1 Eric Brass
Course restoring not complete 9 Emma Richardson
What can be done with moodledata/cache/temp/backup files? 0 Philippe Decloitre
Migrating to a New Server - What should I know? 2 Visvanath Ratnaweera
How to restore course from automated backup? 0 Nathan Grieve
Uploading large backups to Moodle 2.9.2 2 Steve Turley
Backup HDD to Cloud will possible ? 0 rahul dattaria
How take backup data 0 Malek Ageel
Backup fails (automatic/manual) 1 Emma Richardson
has the format of backup files changed? 2 Geoffrey Rowland
Error on Automatic Backup 1 Séverin Terrier
Orphan course module problem in backup with Moodle 2.7.8 3 Séverin Terrier
Accessing videos that are saved in the server of Moodle 3 Mary Cooch
Backup and Restore 3 Visvanath Ratnaweera
Can a 3M backup take 10 min to perform? 1 david frost
Unable to backup 1 course in Moodle 4 Ken Task
Data Storage vs Database 2 Frank Lister
Size matters 2.6 Backup 0 Tom Denton
Error writing to database when importing from one course to another or performing backups (v2.9.1) 3 Ken Task
Common Cartridge Format Issue 2 Chris Aumiller
Restored course has no grades on gradebook 11 James Williams
Import Course Data 1 Emma Richardson
Error when backing up a Moodle course 4 jt tj
Automated Course Backups not working 2 Gus Hagelberg
Two different places for autpmated backups scheduling ! 4 Naaman Fallouh
Unable to restore course with books 2 Mary Cooch
Manual backup with user info 10 Mark Nelson
Restore with only moodle, moodledata, \var\lib\mysql, and \etc\mysql 13 Eric Messick