Backup and restore

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mdl_backup_controllers table size 12 Emma Richardson
Imported Activities NOT on Upcoming Events 0 Kelly Becker
Me 0 Brian Yare
Moodle 2.4 Restore/Import Error- Invalid File Name 5 Ken Task
Issues with Restoring courses on Moodle 2.4 11 Emma Richardson
Course can import into itself 4 ben reynolds
Moodle restore fails. backup restore problem- 1.9 version 3 Emma Richardson
Can not obtain session lock backup 0 CoreDev Develop
Transfere form posts to new moodle 1 Helen Foster
Checking automated backup status...RUNNING - Moodle 2.5 2 Alex 09
Force automated backup 0 Ivica Matotek
error/activity_task_coursemodule_not_found 3 Sakshi Goel
How to find the automated backup of an accidentally deleted course 0 Rebecca O'Connell
Problem with automated backup courses after parameter changes 10 Séverin Terrier
Moodledata's subdirectory that can be skiped for a whole backup? 3 Séverin Terrier
2.5.1 Automated Backup help 2 Chris Chapman
Instructors Cannot Import Their Own Course 0 Bethany Emory
Large backup fails 3 Chris Chapman
Bulk backup and restore 4 Chris Chapman
HELP!! Receiving backup error 2 Sakshi Goel
Moodle 2.4 cannot make a backup of a course 2 Rizwan Ghani
Using Backup to copy material into new course without cohorts 4 Emma Richardson
Restoration of accidental deletion of grades 2 Bob Puffer
Force automated backup 1 Ken Task
Restoring a Site Backup in Moodle 2.5 yeilds no active classes? 1 Mark Pearson
Restore makes duplicates of everything 2 ed mackeen
Cannot Restore Large Courses 2 Nick Schroeder
Restore just one course from whole site backup. 2 Derek Chirnside
Restoring course timed out in Moodle 2.5 17 David Ha
One course this summer becomes two individual instances of the same course this fall... 2 Cris Fuhrman
'admin' in the backup and failure to restore 1 Cameron Penna
Course Import/Restore error 3 Dora K.
Backup moodle courses on an external disk 1 Emma Richardson
Where is the backup stored? 2 Roberto Palmer Navarro
Archival course backups no longer valid after 2.0 migration 4 Mark Pearson
Moodle 2.4 backups failing 4 Chris Lewis
2.5.1+ course import, backup and restore all server error 500 8 Erik Schirmer
Restore issue 4 Ken Task
Automated Backups and user data 0 Christos Savva
Restore Course User Data/Grades Missing 13 Jinxing Chen
Restore the backup file lost student grade history 3 William Voyek
Restoring courses error! 2 khaled baloul
Upgrade 1.9.8 - 2.5 Backup not listed Under Administration 0 Ken Peakman
NEW Repository: Restore course directly from Moodle19 (Into Moodle2+) 5 Nadav Kavalerchik
Moodle 2.2.2+ define restore log rules 7 Paul Vaughan
Problem restoring and importing 6 llywelyn morgan
Moodle 2.5 course restore stalls at Review Screen 7 Helen Foster
2.4.4 Course reset not removing students or grades 0 Benjamin St.Germain
Schema Setting - Checking and Unchecking boxes takes a long time 1 Tim Hunt
Error Reading from Database 0 Chuck Marshall
I cannont import a converted 1.9 file to 2.5, i used conversionthingy 4 Colin Fraser
Moodle 2.4.3 course backup error setting_invalid_ui_label 5 Gareth J Barnard
Restore backup 1 Helen Foster
Restore 2.1 course to 2.4 0 Karen Marshall
automated backups email 1 Ken Task
Course to Course restore fails 1 JC Dodo
Force an initial backup on all courses? 1 Paul Vaughan
Restore taking way to long 2 Ken Task
Database Connection Failed 0 Tearh James
Restore failure - database error 5 alex sykes
Manual course backup sometimes includes all site users 1 Richard Collecutt
Migrating from Moodle 2.3.2+ on iMac to Moodle 2.5 on a linux host 5 Halil Ozmen
Disable Importing into 2.4.x 1 Helen Foster
Course Backup Error 404 0 Robert Gonzales
Manage Backup Files gives "Can not read file" error 0 Dan Bennett
Courses > 2GB not backing up 0 Mark Hayes
Restore content to several courses at the same time 0 Isabella Felizitas Tilch
Moodle 2.5+ Backward Compatibility of Backups? 5 Ken Task
Moving Moodle server, best way to import the many courses? 4 Visvanath Ratnaweera
Backup without zip 1 Colin Fraser
Moodle 1.9 to 2.4 course restore w/ users 11 Colin Fraser
Error restoring course 2 Sergio ABP
Automated backup for activities 1 Eder dos Santos
ZIP or MBZ file? 2 Martin Sin
Some of my backup is "Locked by dependencies" (v2.2.3) 1 Alice Garrard
automated backup skipping new courses 4 Barb Hall
Moodledocs unexplained strategy 2 Mary Cooch
How to restore only newly added activities from a backup file 0 Sudhanshu Verma
Backup report inconsistencies Moodle 2.5 3 Derek Chirnside
I want to restore course backup with user data from my localhost moodle to my online moodle give me error user XXX conflict can't restore 0 nourhan khaled
Is course reset action logged? 2 Cathal O'Riordan
Is course reset action logged? 0 Cathal O'Riordan
Adminer problems 2 Marci Araki
Backup failed on courses with google drive files attached 0 Jeremie Coste
Restore result in blank Page 2 David Ha
Deleted Student - need help restoring or export/import 3 Mark Pearson
Import in Moodle 2.0 does not work! 13 Jaswant Tak
Restore 1.9.19+ to 2.4.3+ legacy files returned 0 andrew middlemass
Course Restore in 2.4 (Database Errors) 2 Graham Stone
Kudos for backup developers 1 Martin Dougiamas
Losing images when performing a course import/restore 6 Nathaniel Lyon
coding error detected 0 Chrissy Trenholme
Backup won't work: error/activity_task_coursemodule_not_found 3 Glenn Pillsbury
Automated backup not overwriting 1 Emma Richardson
Backing up a course freezes site 0 Matt Knott
Remove Overwrite Course Configuration Ability? 0 Bethany Emory
Backup restore of courses don't work for users nor data 5 Colin Fraser
Various problems with backup 16 Barb Hall
2.3 restore 1 Helen Foster
Can't restore courses: database reading error (Moodle 2.3) 5 Ken Task