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Delete all quiz attempts by cron job 3 Benjamin Lesjak
How to I bulk delete Automated backups 61 Julia Küfner
Restore problem - course with more than 4500 files 0 ism rid
Backup and restore - course completion error 1 Ray Morris
Moodle 2.5.1: Backup Course "Internal Server" occures 4 Emma Richardson
Importance of /temp and /trashdir folders content 2 Abdelghani Azzi
moodle 2.8.2 course restore from 2.5.1 backup Error 28 Emma Richardson
Only one backup being kept 5 Séverin Terrier
Automated Course Backup Efficiency 0 Mark Underwood
Can't upload restore files 5 Tiffany Morgan
Upgrade from 2.6 to 2.8 Causes Broken Links and Can't Edit Activities 10 Emma Richardson
How to delete automatic backups of deleted courses 9 Séverin Terrier
New backup format - Experimental setting 5 Séverin Terrier
Backups via Command Line - just sharing ... 2 Séverin Terrier
Unknown Context Mapping Error when restoring 3 Donna Hrynkiw
Backup stalls at "Confirmation and Review" 25 Philippe Decloitre
Restoring Over Front page is not allowed 1 Tim Hunt
Trying to restore user 'admin' from backup file will cause conflict 39 Dennis Maloney
Backup Large Course - work-around? ... 11 Colin Fraser
Nightly full site backups 9 Visvanath Ratnaweera
In the FILES table, what is the DRAFT filearea? 0 Blair F.
Can't restore courses - Moodle 2.7.2+ 6 Philip Roy
Experiences with tgz backups - should it become default? 6 ryan sanders
invalidrestorefile error on course restore 7 Thomas College
Help! all file links broken after restore 6 Jörg S.
Import course from other moodle site 1 Emma Richardson
Backup throws "error/cannot_finish_ui_if_not_setting_ui" 21 Emma Richardson
How can I skip certain courses when setting up Automated Course Backups? 0 Herlich Aguiluz
Moodle 2.7.2 Restore Error 0 Susannah Brown
Coursepack restore problem 4 Thomas College
Trying to restore user 'xxx' from backup file will cause conflict 0 Rene Ouellette
Softaculous backup 1 Colin Fraser
Course back up error. 2 Ross Robinson
Detailed Execution Logs not Showing 5 Séverin Terrier
Copying all grade items from one course to another (without grades, user data) 3 Matthew Caro
local plugin backup, questions hook 4 David Mudrák
Restoring backup produces error/tmp_backup_directory_not_found 12 Mochamad Nur Qomarudin
Backup error messages 2 Jorge Silva
Admin expandable menu 3 Luis de Vasconcelos
backup email error versus logs 0 Tiffany Morgan
2.7.1 Moving a course from one moodle site to another 9 Visvanath Ratnaweera
Restoring a large course - alternatives 3 Elena Sajno
Is Moodle 2.3 able to backup /restore local plugin? 2 David Mudrák
1 course does not backup 3 Ken Task
Course restore issue keeping old course name from backup 1 John Provasnik
Course backup settings affect the Site backup? 0 Woogon Chung
Course restore error(Split from Only 1 item in the Activity Chooser) 4 James Easton
Unable to Download backup file from Moodle 2.1.1+ 12 Jason [Moodle Enthusiast]
moodledata/temp/backups - overloading server 12 Gilles-Philippe Leblanc
Message error: mod_fcgid: error reading data from FastCGI server 0 Adriana Gallen
Course restore is timing out [2.x to 2.7.3] 2 Scott Zuvich
Error during import of backup 1 Ken Task
Error when Restoring 10 Cam Howard
Restore fails with question bank error 0 Richard Crawford
Backup stopped for no reason 3 Tim Hunt
Is there the quota setting for the 'User private backup area'? 2 Chris Schembri Baldacchino
Backup omits the contents of long labels 1 Richard Jones
Course Backup errors--where to find them? 3 Ken Task
Course Backup - What counts as modified? 0 Jon Fila
backup error message 1 Ken Task
Too slow course backup 1 Ken Task
Backup @WIN and restore @LINUX 2.6 1 Visvanath Ratnaweera
Cohort Syncs Sync After Restoring Backup (Minor Annoyance in Moodle 2.5) 0 Andrew Leer
Backup to an external server 3 jeeny pawl
back up and restore on moodle 0 moodle learner
Error of 2 GB Database restore 10 moodle learner
Backup fails with Cohort Synch 2 SVI eSolutions
Cannot download course backup (moodle 2.4.2 file size 367.4mb) 2 Anthony M
Unique Case of Restore Losing all Categories 1 Blair F.
2.8.1 course backup fails to restore to different 2.8.1 install 2 Clay Burell
Automated Backup Specified Directory 1 david millians
Backup Fails - Warning: Error while sending QUERY packet. 9 Diana Diana
The role in the backup file cannot be mapped to any of the roles that you are allowed to assign 3 Roger Mepham
backup file format and restore course attributes 0 Mauro Mirti
error/root_only_one_ocurrence 0 Rosario Carcò
Exporting using common cartridge - inconsistencies and problems with labels 0 Nathan Cobb
When I backup a course without the enrolled users, I still end up with a cohort sync and enrolled users in the course I restore to? 0 Andrew Leer
Cannot restore course Undefined property: stdClass::$shortname 0 Christos Savva
Course backup and restore 4 Ken Task
Backup fails in 2.7 when Question Bank included 6 Erick French
After upgrade and DN change docking tabs shift region zones forcing region-main away 0 patrick caswell
Can"t restore course from 1.9 to 2.7 9 Visvanath Ratnaweera
Student Activity Report all same date after Course Restore 14 Paul L
Moodle 2.7.1 - Restore Issue with Large/Medium MBZ files 15 Maia Haeata
Problems creating backup 0 Diego Muñoz
Backups are failing in 2.7.2 0 Christopher Molnar
No questions in quiz after restore 6 Alex Vanden Bosch
No backup/restore of logs in 2.7 0 Séverin Terrier
VERY slow restore in V2.6 23 Tim Bradley
Gateway timeout 0 alex r
Moodle Course Restore 3 Leon van Romburgh
Course Restore Issue - 500 Internal Server Error 5 Ken Task
Backed up courses from 2.0 - importing in 2.7.2 won't succeed. 6 Ken Task
How to extract questions & answers from moodle servers? 1 Colin Fraser
Missing contenthash in .mbz file - Moodle 2.6.5 0 Kamil Łuczak
Ongoing auto back up errors 6 Chris Turton
2.6 auto and manual backup issues 1 Ken Task
Why are moodle backups so big? 3 Guillermo Madero
Fatal error: Maximum execution time of 120 seconds exceeded in C:\moodle\lib\filestorage\zip_archive.php on line 218 3 Stephen Bloomer
Import from another course without getting the Question Bank 7 Lael Gordon