Backup and restore

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Restoring a backup of a course just keeping information for one participant 0 Marta García
Mass Delete all backups that are in the 'Course backup area' 3 Séverin Terrier
Moodle 2.7 Common Cartridge backups not completing 0 John Wells
Restore Destination (Target) Options 0 Ben Furse
Backup-restore misses all glossary entries 3 Isabelle Langeveld
Teacher cannot restore course as new course in Moodle 2.6.3 2 Jukka Vähäaho
the requested url backup backup.php was not found on this server 1 M Williams
Backup Report says OK but where are my backups? 5 Dave Arnold
Backup and import failure 8 Guillermo Madero
"Course Restoration in Progress" course 0 Tiffany Morgan
Loss of backup in Moodle 2.1.1 21 Douglas Anger
Troubleshooting Automated Backups that Complete with Warning 2 Ken Task
Not Modified Since Option Ignored - Automated Course Backups 2 Ryan Panning
Restoring from 2.5.5 to 2.7.1: quiz conditions multiplied 0 Gerald Grow
Backup error: [an error occurred while processing this directive] 2 Stephen McDonald
HELP!! 5 Colin Fraser
Course has 1 topic yet Backup lists 18 topics 1 Rosario Carcò
2.7 Backup and Import Fail - Debugging Report 2 Emma Richardson
2.6 restore works, but fails on 2.7 0 Ken Tuley
Help ! I Delete course without backup ! 14 Rosario Carcò
Backups are not running 1 Sakshi Goel
Cannot restore courses to new 2.6 instance if they have quizzes 13 C. J. Turner
Problems restoring courses 2 Ulrike Albers
Function that restores a course 0 Philip Templeton
[M24] Cannot unlock user data backup in all courses.... 3 Valery Fremaux
Automated backup doesn't work 2 Ulrike Albers
Back up failure 2 Carmsie Melodie
Error When Backing Up a Course 1 Ken Task
Backup fails when Moodle is at WWW root, not in folder 2 Gerald Grow
Backup 1 Ken Task
Restore question bank option 0 Emma Richardson
When performin backup or import I get databaseerror 2 J R
Whole site Backup question 2 Séverin Terrier
Backup users but skip user files 0 Angel Simón
Error communicating with server 1 Web master
Manager role can't restore Automated Backups 1 Melanie Scott
Restore 2.0 for developers 1 Eloy Lafuente (stronk7)
get module version in backup 2 Eloy Lafuente (stronk7)
Bypassing Upload Limits 2 Dave Emsley
Moodle 2.6 restore never finishes 8 Emma Richardson
Customized destination folder for automated backups accessible from Moodle (2.5) 4 Ulrike Albers
Automated backups fail in multiple courses (dmlreadexcetion) 0 Jeremy Volkmann
How to get back deleted backup folder? 0 murugan muthu
db cleanup when deleting user backups 0 john saylor
Automated Backup Log 4 Philip Templeton
Error with autobackup Moodle 2.4.9 0 Molin Men
How to build the missing "FORMATDATA" converter for course format additional data from Moodle 1.9 to 2.x 2 Valery Fremaux
Problems using restore in 2.7 10 Bob Puffer
CLI Autobackup backsup only few courses 1 vinoth kannan
Importing courses from 2.4 (with file repository links) on new 2.7 server 3 Helen Foster
the story of the misteriously filling up hard disk 20 Bill Antonia
Auto backups not skipping courses unavailable 0 Chris Swaffield
Back-Up File Too Large 22 josh love
Undelete or recycler for all deleted items? 15 Derek Chirnside
Moodleroom data automatic download 0 Sush Test
Can't backup Front Page Settings course 6 David Rogers
Moodle 2.6 automated and manual course backup error 2 Ger Tielemans
error/cannot_finish_ui_if_not_setting_ui 6 panagiotis karageorgos
Certificate Plugin: backup image files 0 feida kila
Multiple course restore to one or multiple Moodle sites 6 Anatoliy Kochnev
Backup in 2.6 and restore to 2.4 - Error 1 Mike Hatherly
Error writing to database 7 Guillermo Madero
Errors is ugrading from Moodle 2.5.5 to Moodle 2.6.2 1 Tim Hunt
Unable to Perform Backups in Moodle 2.5 8 Larry Elchuck
500 Internal Server Error while restoring a large course. Finally solved for me. 0 Peter Halverson
Teachers backing up users in moodle 2.5 1 Colin Fraser
Invalid JSON String Internal Server Error 5 Luis de Vasconcelos
Change restore setting keep_roles_and_enrolments to yes 2 Ângelo Rigo
Course Backups Not Deleting 0 Janet Smith
duplicate news forum on backup/restore/import 1 steve miley
Custom backup code has trouble with File Cache 0 Ray Hernandez
+3500 Student Courses Failing on Backup. 2 Jeff White 1 Mary Cooch
Backup/restore specific roles 0 William Mair
Moodle 1.9 to 2.5 Backup questions 2 Ken Task
Restoring Large Courses : May be a solution? 3 Philippe Decloitre
After SQL import of full database, login failed 12 Ogoni Olomu
What is the best way to move stuff around ? 1 Emma Richardson
Extracting contents of backup file 4 Julie Finch
Backup and Restore of a course with due dates during Time zone change 1 Susan Fleming
Import course in 2.6 1 Bill Antonia
1.9 course backups hang while zipping 0 Irith Herman
2.5.3.+: Automated Backup stopps with error/file_not_writeable, each time restarting same error is detected at a different course.... 10 Visvanath Ratnaweera
Automated restore? 8 Mawuli Kuivi
Upgrading Moodle version 1.9.19+ to moodle version 2.5 2 Ken Task
Error haciendo backup en moodle 1.9 0 Virtual UNEXPO
Problems Restoring IMS CC Course 0 Nate White
Restoring to New Course and Importing Content From Existing Course Ends in Database Error 7 David Andrew
Restoring Moodle 1.9 failed 2 Mary Cooch
Gradebook manual items missing after restore 2 Donna Hrynkiw
Backing up Turnitin 0 Davin Scampton
2.5.1 Automated backup skips a lot of courses 2 Monica Franz
Automated backups not backing up large courses 5 Chris Chapman
automated course backups different behavior 2.2.4 -vs- 2.3.1 0 james mergenthaler
Restore Process Puts Sys Admin's Name in Forum Prompts 0 Janet DiVincenzo
restore course from linux to windows 2 chris chen
Backing up Turnitin assessments with Moodle Direct 0 Davin Scampton
Can't download backup files 1 Davin Scampton
Not all assignments being restored? 2 MP Rogers
Restoring Multiple Courses Simultaneously (multi-semester issue) 11 Anatoliy Kochnev