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PHP error on backup - Moodle Moodle 2.3.6+ (Build: 20130411) BobBl Robert Blomeyer 2 Steve Bilton
Thu, 1 Dec 2016, 10:46 PM
Backup error- Can not create directory: /var/moodledata/cache/cachestore_file/default_application/core_htmlpurifier/296-cache Picture of Ziyad Muslat Ziyad Muslat 1 Ken Task
Thu, 1 Dec 2016, 12:14 AM
Backup using rsync Picture of Bente Olsen Bente Olsen 6 Ken Task
Sun, 27 Nov 2016, 11:27 PM
Coding error during restore/import Picture of Mateusz Szuter Mateusz Szuter 6 Przemyslaw Stencel
Sat, 26 Nov 2016, 8:29 PM
Restoring Moodle 1.9 course into 3.0 Picture of Jacques LeCavalier Jacques LeCavalier 6 Konrad Lorinczi
Fri, 25 Nov 2016, 7:58 PM
Course backup hangs at the very end Picture of Dipankar Roy Dipankar Roy 0 Dipankar Roy
Tue, 22 Nov 2016, 2:10 PM
Error restoring course : "qtype_multianswer"? Picture of Susana L. Susana L. 3 Susana L.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016, 11:26 PM
Importing D2L Course to Moodle Picture of Harmandeep Johal Harmandeep Johal 1 Emma Richardson
Sat, 19 Nov 2016, 12:05 AM
Course restoration in progress Picture of Gordon Mills Gordon Mills 0 Gordon Mills
Wed, 16 Nov 2016, 4:19 PM
How to block user bulk download Picture of Mauricio Salvador Mauricio Salvador 0 Mauricio Salvador
Wed, 16 Nov 2016, 12:51 AM
Restore issue - version problem Picture of sushumna rao sushumna rao 3 Ken Task
Sat, 5 Nov 2016, 1:08 AM
Restoring issue Picture of Narissa Kentfield Narissa Kentfield 1 Emma Richardson
Thu, 3 Nov 2016, 12:58 AM
How to restore a coursemodule id? Picture of Lukas Dürrenberger Lukas Dürrenberger 1 Lukas Dürrenberger
Wed, 2 Nov 2016, 10:06 PM
Impact of migrating without moodledata Picture of Daniel Regala Daniel Regala 4 Ken Task
Fri, 28 Oct 2016, 4:14 AM
msqldump from commandline Picture of Bente Olsen Bente Olsen 16 Bente Olsen
Tue, 25 Oct 2016, 5:46 PM
plugin backup question Picture of Anderson Hsu Anderson Hsu 0 Anderson Hsu
Mon, 24 Oct 2016, 10:27 PM
Changing the Default Automated Course Backup Filename Picture of Rick W Rick W 1 Séverin Terrier
Fri, 21 Oct 2016, 6:12 PM
automated backup never completing Picture of Cathal O'Riordan Cathal O'Riordan 0 Cathal O'Riordan
Thu, 13 Oct 2016, 11:08 PM
recovery of accidentally deleted courses (v.2.2.6) Picture of sue sugizaki sue sugizaki 18 Matt Sullivan
Thu, 13 Oct 2016, 2:47 AM
Flaw in the use of setting "import_general_duplicate_admin_allowed" Picture of Virgil Ashruf Virgil Ashruf 0 Virgil Ashruf
Wed, 12 Oct 2016, 10:15 PM
regarding backup Picture of frooty y frooty y 1 Ken Task
Wed, 12 Oct 2016, 7:27 AM
Backup an active course Picture of Alex Gilbert Alex Gilbert 1 Emma Richardson
Wed, 12 Oct 2016, 2:30 AM
skipping a large course in automated backups Picture of Andrew Lorbach Andrew Lorbach 1 Ken Task
Tue, 11 Oct 2016, 10:58 AM
How to restore large course backup of moodle 2.1 in to new course Picture of nilesh k nilesh k 22 Pedro Fernández
Thu, 6 Oct 2016, 5:35 PM
What's Max for Backup and Restore? Picture of Ken Task Ken Task 0 Ken Task
Mon, 3 Oct 2016, 12:26 AM
progress() value out of range Picture of Lewis Kemp Lewis Kemp 4 Paul K
Wed, 28 Sep 2016, 6:00 PM
M 2.7.1 Module not fully restored ... Picture of Kristina Ban Kristina Ban 8 Helen Foster
Mon, 26 Sep 2016, 10:27 PM
Invalid, plugin_supports():mod_ during Restore Picture of David Conrad David Conrad 2 David Conrad
Thu, 22 Sep 2016, 10:03 PM
Restore homepage backup items to non-homepage course Picture of Dave Perry Dave Perry 0 Dave Perry
Tue, 20 Sep 2016, 5:09 PM
"MySQL server has gone away" error when making backup Picture of Miha Osojnik Miha Osojnik 5 Brett Baker
Mon, 19 Sep 2016, 5:01 PM
Converting a backup thas has Legacy to a backup that has No Legacy Picture of Ken Task Ken Task 0 Ken Task
Sun, 18 Sep 2016, 2:40 AM
Help - Is there any way to undo a course restore? Picture of Sarah Noah Sarah Noah 2 Sarah Noah
Thu, 15 Sep 2016, 4:46 AM
Interesting backup and restore conundrum Picture of Tammy Moore Tammy Moore 12 Peter West
Mon, 12 Sep 2016, 10:11 PM
Which folders and files to save to restore later Picture of pete moodle pete moodle 3 Visvanath Ratnaweera
Mon, 12 Sep 2016, 8:28 PM
My admin says my course cannot be backed up!!! Picture of Philippe Decloitre Philippe Decloitre 1 Helen Foster
Fri, 9 Sep 2016, 12:13 AM
error/tmp_backup_directory_not_found Picture of R Ali R Ali 18 Curtis Rigaux
Tue, 6 Sep 2016, 7:59 AM
Cant find where to upload my course backup via FTP Picture of Chris Klissiaris Chris Klissiaris 4 Chris Klissiaris
Mon, 5 Sep 2016, 8:53 PM
Implementing backup strategy for local plugins Picture of Valery Fremaux Valery Fremaux 0 Valery Fremaux
Sat, 3 Sep 2016, 6:39 AM
I replaced a course on Moodle by backup of another course Picture of Agnieszka Boltuc Agnieszka Boltuc 1 Emma Richardson
Wed, 24 Aug 2016, 1:11 AM
Bulk Restore from CSV - courses not quite as expected Picture of Dan Jeffries Dan Jeffries 4 Dan Jeffries
Tue, 23 Aug 2016, 11:32 PM
Deleting manual course backups created by other users. Picture of Tim Gildersleeve Tim Gildersleeve 0 Tim Gildersleeve
Tue, 23 Aug 2016, 10:07 PM
Long Restore times and missing gradebook categories after restore Picture of Sami Atieh Sami Atieh 2 Sami Atieh
Mon, 22 Aug 2016, 10:33 PM
Auto-Backed-Up Courses not Accessible Picture of Yaniv Cogan Yaniv Cogan 5 Yaniv Cogan
Mon, 22 Aug 2016, 8:01 PM
Are these backup files and can I remove them? Picture of Debbie Unterseher Debbie Unterseher 3 Ken Task
Mon, 22 Aug 2016, 6:05 AM
deleting manual Course backups Picture of Sonja Sperber Sonja Sperber 0 Sonja Sperber
Thu, 18 Aug 2016, 10:20 PM
Backup plugin for Moodle 3.1 Picture of Grigorii Andreev Grigorii Andreev 4 Grigorii Andreev
Thu, 18 Aug 2016, 9:42 PM
Problems with course backup Picture of nolan damon nolan damon 4 Ken Task
Tue, 16 Aug 2016, 2:47 AM
Incremental backups You either love it or you hate it Albert Ramsbottom 2 Huy Hoang
Fri, 12 Aug 2016, 5:08 AM
Course restoration in progress Picture of David Cooper David Cooper 2 David Cooper
Wed, 10 Aug 2016, 7:13 PM
Resuming automated backup after failure Picture of Naaman Fallouh Naaman Fallouh 13 Naaman Fallouh
Wed, 10 Aug 2016, 2:49 PM
My restore file is about 1 GB and can't upload Picture of hoàng nguyễn hoàng nguyễn 6 Ken Task
Sun, 7 Aug 2016, 6:44 AM
Teachers + courses to csv? Picture of Nejc Razdrih Nejc Razdrih 1 Emma Richardson
Fri, 5 Aug 2016, 7:47 PM
"There are no categories or existing courses you can restore to." Picture of Nathan Huff Nathan Huff 5 Jayakrishnan Madathil
Fri, 5 Aug 2016, 2:26 PM
Update Forum Post / Restore Picture of Helson C Helson C 4 Helson C
Thu, 4 Aug 2016, 7:23 PM
backup stops in 4th stage at 99.23% Picture of אסף צ'רטקוף אסף צ'רטקוף 5 Ken Task
Wed, 3 Aug 2016, 9:23 AM
Restore fails Picture of Bill Stone Bill Stone 14 Ken Task
Wed, 3 Aug 2016, 5:27 AM
Backup fails Picture of Jonathan Rider Jonathan Rider 21 Ken Task
Sun, 31 Jul 2016, 6:18 AM
Moving from Moodle Cloud to Moodle Cloud School Picture of Jay McDonnell Jay McDonnell 2 Chris Reid
Mon, 25 Jul 2016, 5:45 PM
Exception: cannot_create_backup_temp_dir Picture of Naaman Fallouh Naaman Fallouh 16 Emma Richardson
Mon, 25 Jul 2016, 2:39 AM
Backup error opening file for 2.3.3 Picture of James Klaas James Klaas 16 Ken Task
Sun, 24 Jul 2016, 5:45 AM
Some users missing in restored course Picture of Darrel Tenter Darrel Tenter 3 Darrel Tenter
Sat, 23 Jul 2016, 6:02 AM
How to restore courses with automatic-backup files Picture of Chen ZhongWei Chen ZhongWei 1 Emma Richardson
Sat, 16 Jul 2016, 8:53 PM
Back up and restore courses with SCORM packages Picture of Jack Cowley Jack Cowley 1 Emma Richardson
Wed, 13 Jul 2016, 9:19 PM
Cannot open restored course Picture of Aaron Milligan Aaron Milligan 1 Emma Richardson
Tue, 12 Jul 2016, 7:57 PM
The selected file is not a valid Moodle backup file and can't be restored. Picture of Mike Wills Mike Wills 3 Rino Vincenti Hagn
Sun, 10 Jul 2016, 8:52 PM
Full moodle site backup strategy Picture of dani dani dani dani 2 Visvanath Ratnaweera
Sat, 9 Jul 2016, 11:00 PM
Restoring courses with user log data Picture of Rob Davenport Rob Davenport 2 Paul L
Fri, 8 Jul 2016, 8:23 PM
Student activity logs missing from backups, by design? Picture of Paul L Paul L 5 Paul L
Fri, 8 Jul 2016, 8:12 PM
Course Backup fails Picture of Wes Matchett Wes Matchett 10 Jason Walker
Wed, 6 Jul 2016, 11:38 PM
Automated Backup CLI Picture of Helson C Helson C 5 Ken Task
Tue, 5 Jul 2016, 6:03 AM
Automated course back-up: 'Save to' location Picture of Joanna Beaver Joanna Beaver 9 Benjamin Waller
Sat, 2 Jul 2016, 11:58 AM
restore of the glossary with embedded youtube restores only an empty html paragraph Picture of Otakar Kverka Otakar Kverka 0 Otakar Kverka
Wed, 29 Jun 2016, 3:36 PM
Restoring course loses Course Format settings Picture of Dan Jeffries Dan Jeffries 0 Dan Jeffries
Tue, 21 Jun 2016, 8:06 PM
No Backup possible: DDL sql execution error Me Tobias Stapelfeldt 9 Ken Task
Tue, 21 Jun 2016, 7:50 AM
restore vs. import Picture of Anita Gaunt Anita Gaunt 3 Bernhard Weichel
Mon, 20 Jun 2016, 5:55 PM
Moodle 2.9 - Safely End Restore to New Course Picture of Tammy Moore Tammy Moore 1 Tammy Moore
Fri, 17 Jun 2016, 8:20 PM
Backup Pages - Error reading from database Picture of Russell Thomson Russell Thomson 2 Ken Task
Wed, 15 Jun 2016, 8:05 PM
Bulk user download excel format not working Picture of Daniël de Villiers Hugo Daniël de Villiers Hugo 8 Karikalan Kumaresan
Tue, 14 Jun 2016, 3:11 PM
How do you stop a back up running Wellingtonia Tree Heather P 5 Susan Mangan
Tue, 14 Jun 2016, 1:13 AM
What is your BACKUP and DB MAINTENANCE strategy? Trolling in the deep Trolling in the Deep 8 Emma Richardson
Mon, 13 Jun 2016, 8:14 PM
Backup Issue Picture of Tarek Raslan Tarek Raslan 4 Ken Task
Mon, 13 Jun 2016, 7:52 AM
Cannot read MBZ file using WinZip Picture of mart van der niet mart van der niet 3 mart van der niet
Fri, 10 Jun 2016, 8:30 PM
Programmatic backup and restore Picture of Perry Way Perry Way 18 ivan Rivas
Thu, 9 Jun 2016, 1:06 PM
Restore issue Picture of David Price David Price 1 Ken Task
Mon, 6 Jun 2016, 7:42 AM
Backup and import into other CMS Picture of Scott Yamahata Scott Yamahata 1 Ken Task
Wed, 1 Jun 2016, 7:43 AM
Automated backups to be saved to an external location? Picture of Benjamin Waller Benjamin Waller 4 Ken Task
Fri, 27 May 2016, 12:56 AM
error/cannot_precheck_wrong_status when restoring backup mbz Picture of Andi Rahmat Andi Rahmat 4 Ken Task
Fri, 20 May 2016, 5:46 PM
Automated backups stopping after an hour of running Picture of Paul L Paul L 10 Ken Task
Wed, 18 May 2016, 10:14 PM
2.1 Backup - Error writing to database Picture of Shawn Peters Shawn Peters 12 Weaam Mohamed
Tue, 17 May 2016, 3:42 AM
'Locked by dependencies' - Can't import activities Picture of Erin Billy Erin Billy 3 Erin Billy
Sat, 14 May 2016, 10:52 AM
System not accessible during database dump Picture of Sal Kaceli Sal Kaceli 0 Sal Kaceli
Sat, 14 May 2016, 3:47 AM
Possible to 'backwards' restore from Moodle 2.7 to 1.9? Picture of Alex Vanden Bosch Alex Vanden Bosch 19 Emma Richardson
Fri, 13 May 2016, 10:08 PM
Backup destination folder not writeable Picture of Jason Touw Jason Touw 4 Jason Touw
Thu, 5 May 2016, 1:55 AM
Deleting old backups Picture of Sonja Sperber Sonja Sperber 5 Sonja Sperber
Tue, 3 May 2016, 10:03 PM
Relocating course backups Picture of Stephen Gibbons Stephen Gibbons 1 Emma Richardson
Tue, 3 May 2016, 3:36 AM
unable to restore course Picture of Chris Nelson Chris Nelson 3 Chris Nelson
Mon, 2 May 2016, 11:08 PM
Strange filenames cause backups to crash Picture of Roy Bentley Roy Bentley 1 Emma Richardson
Sun, 1 May 2016, 8:35 PM
Manually uploading backup to moodle Picture of James Ripps James Ripps 5 Emma Richardson
Sun, 1 May 2016, 8:30 PM
Moodle 2.9: Restore - Error connecting to the server Picture of Graham Moir Graham Moir 13 Christoph Ruda
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 6:59 PM
Restore gives A required parameter (sesskey) was missing Picture of Kelvin Burton Kelvin Burton 8 Evan Donovan
Fri, 29 Apr 2016, 5:19 AM
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