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Course Backup / Restore - Compatibility between Moodle versions Picture of nicola tuveri nicola tuveri 3 Matteo Scaramuccia
Wed, 28 Jun 2017, 6:16 AM
Migrating Picture of James Steerpike James Steerpike 2 James Steerpike
Sat, 24 Jun 2017, 10:54 PM
Can not restore course: error/setting_by_name_not_found Picture of Eseosa I Eseosa I 0 Eseosa I
Thu, 22 Jun 2017, 5:23 AM
Course backup will not restore Picture of Rusty Hatchett Rusty Hatchett 0 Rusty Hatchett
Mon, 19 Jun 2017, 11:36 PM
Timestamp after moving files to another server Picture of Bente Olsen Bente Olsen 2 Bente Olsen
Wed, 14 Jun 2017, 7:14 PM
Error reading from Database during course restore (dmlreadexception) in Moodle 3.3+ Picture of Leon Schröder Leon Schröder 0 Leon Schröder
Tue, 13 Jun 2017, 11:12 PM
Error "forum_user_enrolled() cannot be used any more" occurred during course restoration Picture of Ryan Chan Ryan Chan 1 Helen Foster
Fri, 9 Jun 2017, 10:44 PM
Can not restore a course [error/setting_by_name_not_found] Picture of Ahmad ElGazzaz Ahmad ElGazzaz 12 Helen Foster
Thu, 8 Jun 2017, 11:56 PM
Error connecting to the server Picture of William Winans William Winans 3 William Winans
Thu, 8 Jun 2017, 5:52 AM
Import fails due to "Default exception handler: Can not find data record in database table files_reference." Me Rebecca Trynes 5 Rebecca Trynes
Wed, 7 Jun 2017, 8:38 AM
"MySQL server has gone away" error when making backup Picture of Miha Osojnik Miha Osojnik 7 Ben Laor
Sun, 4 Jun 2017, 9:01 PM
The issue that disrupted all the plans! DISAPPOINTED! Picture of rkLearn . rkLearn . 1 Emma Richardson
Fri, 2 Jun 2017, 8:16 PM
The file you tried to upload is too large for the server to process. Picture of manh vu thanh manh vu thanh 3 David Paige
Fri, 2 Jun 2017, 1:14 AM
Specifying location to save backup files Bob Bob Ridge-Stearn 3 Ken Task
Tue, 30 May 2017, 10:55 PM
Restoring Course with Deleted Users Picture of Tyler Bogdan Tyler Bogdan 11 Séverin Terrier
Tue, 30 May 2017, 9:45 PM
Duplicate entry '1' for key 'PRIMARY' Restoring backup Picture of Matias Eduardo Bordone Carranza Matias Eduardo Bordone Carranza 0 Matias Eduardo Bordone Carranza
Fri, 19 May 2017, 11:55 PM
Course import fails Picture of tamas erdelyi tamas erdelyi 4 Emma Richardson
Thu, 18 May 2017, 10:41 PM
Course import fails Picture of tamas erdelyi tamas erdelyi 0 tamas erdelyi
Tue, 16 May 2017, 8:35 PM
Backups fail: 500 Internal Server Error... Help! Picture of Peter Halverson Peter Halverson 14 Emma Richardson
Sat, 13 May 2017, 9:10 PM
how to restore same activity to many courses at once myname moodle question 6 Greg Rudl
Sat, 13 May 2017, 12:22 AM
Programmatic backup and restore Picture of Perry Way Perry Way 19 sara rabie
Mon, 8 May 2017, 4:31 AM
My restore file is about 1 GB and can't upload Picture of hoàng nguyễn hoàng nguyễn 7 Simon Fraser
Tue, 2 May 2017, 11:48 PM
Backup test environment and restore to production environment Picture of Michael V Michael V 1 Emma Richardson
Thu, 27 Apr 2017, 11:29 PM
How to enable 'keeptempdirectoriesonbackup'? Picture of Blair F. Blair F. 6 Salim Al Waili
Thu, 27 Apr 2017, 6:04 PM
migrate to a new server using restore doesn't bring users Picture of Will H Will H 9 Ken Task
Wed, 26 Apr 2017, 11:08 PM
recovery of accidentally deleted courses (v.2.2.6) Picture of sue sugizaki sue sugizaki 19 Eric Terkpertey
Thu, 20 Apr 2017, 3:39 AM
Backup Error processing archive file Picture of Bert van der Hooft Bert van der Hooft 1 Ken Task
Thu, 13 Apr 2017, 12:05 AM
Error Creating Backup - Moodle 3.2+ Picture of Dave Emsley Dave Emsley 1 Ken Task
Wed, 12 Apr 2017, 7:36 PM
How to restore all the courses I have backuped ? Picture of jiandu cc jiandu cc 5 Ken Task
Tue, 11 Apr 2017, 9:41 AM
IMS Common Cartridge Backup Fails Picture of Chick Beckley Chick Beckley 5 Angel Vander Steeg
Wed, 5 Apr 2017, 9:26 PM
I can't restore/find automated backups. Picture of Ahmad ElGazzaz Ahmad ElGazzaz 10 Ahmad ElGazzaz
Sat, 1 Apr 2017, 12:34 AM
PHP 7 64bit Restore issues Picture of Andrew Deathridge Andrew Deathridge 2 Ken Task
Sat, 25 Mar 2017, 9:38 PM
Issue in restoring course Picture of Sparsh Saxena Sparsh Saxena 1 Emma Richardson
Thu, 23 Mar 2017, 7:51 PM
Error error/cannot_finish_ui_if_not_setting_ui Picture of Yondonjamts Baatar Yondonjamts Baatar 2 Mary Evans
Sat, 18 Mar 2017, 10:46 PM
Restoring a backup gives an error Duplicate entry 'xxxxx' for key 'mdl_quizatte_uni_uix' Picture of Ahmad Faridi Ahmad Faridi 1 Emma Richardson
Tue, 14 Mar 2017, 8:18 PM
Change maximum number of backups kept!!! Picture of Naaman Fallouh Naaman Fallouh 9 Ken Task
Tue, 14 Mar 2017, 6:06 PM
Backup course by section via CLI Picture of Carlo Ditan Carlo Ditan 4 Carlo Ditan
Tue, 14 Mar 2017, 2:57 PM
Trying to restore user from backup file will cause conflict - solution Picture of Susan Fleming Susan Fleming 0 Susan Fleming
Sat, 11 Mar 2017, 3:12 AM
Course Restore on 3.2.1+ - Error Processing Archive File Picture of Yogesh Nahar Yogesh Nahar 6 Yogesh Nahar
Tue, 7 Mar 2017, 1:57 PM
Restore process just spins Simpsonized Pic BJ Carl 2 Reed Sorensen
Thu, 2 Mar 2017, 3:28 AM
Problem with restore process Picture of Jorge Monteiro Jorge Monteiro 7 Ken Task
Tue, 28 Feb 2017, 12:42 PM
Using a moodle course on my own PC Picture of Emmanuel Dubois Emmanuel Dubois 3 ben reynolds
Thu, 23 Feb 2017, 3:01 AM
Backup 1 Quiz with users Tunya in car's Antoni Bertran Bellido 1 Antoni Bertran Bellido
Fri, 10 Feb 2017, 3:48 PM
upload date for restored files myname moodle question 3 moodle question
Thu, 9 Feb 2017, 6:00 PM
Backup in a version 2.5.2 and restore in a version 3.1.2 Picture of Federico Arismendi Weigle Federico Arismendi Weigle 3 Ken Task
Sat, 4 Feb 2017, 2:51 AM
Restoring a course...blank page Picture of G Koo G Koo 1 Jan Combrink
Mon, 30 Jan 2017, 4:51 PM
problem in start date of restored course myname moodle question 0 moodle question
Mon, 30 Jan 2017, 4:45 PM
Files table shows lots of backup.mbz files - I want them gone! Picture of Chris Pratt Chris Pratt 4 Ken Task
Sat, 28 Jan 2017, 12:45 AM
Backup and file extensions Picture of Uwe Brauer Uwe Brauer 9 Ken Task
Tue, 24 Jan 2017, 5:43 AM
moodle course backup Picture of vysakh b vysakh b 1 Stuart Mealor
Sat, 21 Jan 2017, 3:51 AM
cli backup.php: Backup completed, BUT the new file is NOT listed in the backup area of the given course Picture of Krzys Mro Krzys Mro 0 Krzys Mro
Wed, 18 Jan 2017, 11:13 PM
Update Forum Post / Restore Picture of Helson C Helson C 6 Helson C
Wed, 18 Jan 2017, 10:38 PM
Backup Moodle Site Without User Data? Picture of Becka M Becka M 5 Emma Richardson
Wed, 18 Jan 2017, 8:53 PM
Greedy time consuming backups Picture of Bente Olsen Bente Olsen 11 Bente Olsen
Mon, 16 Jan 2017, 11:44 PM
Legacy course files deleted in backup Picture of Yvonne Hamilton Yvonne Hamilton 4 Ken Task
Fri, 13 Jan 2017, 8:41 AM
msqldump from commandline Picture of Bente Olsen Bente Olsen 18 Bente Olsen
Wed, 11 Jan 2017, 6:27 PM
Backing up and restoring course eliminates gradebook categories and items Picture of Karla Bright Karla Bright 5 Karla Bright
Wed, 11 Jan 2017, 4:22 AM
Page not found when I try to backup course. Help! Picture of John Riggs John Riggs 5 Ken Task
Sat, 7 Jan 2017, 9:38 AM
Automated restore creating duplicate assignments etc. Picture of Pete Frost Pete Frost 1 Pete Frost
Fri, 6 Jan 2017, 10:11 PM
Import or restore function error/error_question_answers_missing_in_db MRwebsites Ricky Rellum 2 Huy Lam
Fri, 6 Jan 2017, 1:40 AM
Data too long for column 'controller' Picture of Virgil Ashruf Virgil Ashruf 0 Virgil Ashruf
Thu, 5 Jan 2017, 2:58 PM
error backing up courses - "setting_invalid_ui_label" Picture of Drew Smith Drew Smith 1 Drew Smith
Thu, 29 Dec 2016, 12:33 AM
not able to backup Picture of Arun AR Arun AR 5 Ken Task
Wed, 28 Dec 2016, 10:53 AM
Automated Backups not Listed in Course Restore Window Picture of Ceri Richards Ceri Richards 9 Adrian Perez Rodriguez
Tue, 27 Dec 2016, 11:06 PM
Not getting upload my backup Picture of Arun AR Arun AR 0 Arun AR
Tue, 27 Dec 2016, 1:42 PM
Maintenance mode needed for backup? Picture of Bente Olsen Bente Olsen 2 Bente Olsen
Thu, 22 Dec 2016, 9:18 PM
The role in the backup file cannot be mapped to any of the roles that you are allowed to assign Picture of James Smart James Smart 1 Mary Cooch
Mon, 19 Dec 2016, 3:11 PM
Coding error during restore/import Picture of Mateusz Szuter Mateusz Szuter 7 Przemyslaw Stencel
Sun, 11 Dec 2016, 9:43 AM
File system and course backup Picture of Bente Olsen Bente Olsen 4 Bente Olsen
Fri, 9 Dec 2016, 6:22 PM
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
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
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
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
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
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