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Backup Issue Picture of Tarek Raslan Tarek Raslan 0 Tarek Raslan
Fri, May 27, 2016, 5:50 AM
"MySQL server has gone away" error when making backup Picture of Miha Osojnik Miha Osojnik 3 Robert Clements
Fri, May 27, 2016, 4:25 AM
Automated backups to be saved to an external location? Picture of Benjamin Waller Benjamin Waller 4 Ken Task
Fri, May 27, 2016, 12:56 AM
error/cannot_precheck_wrong_status when restoring backup mbz Picture of Andi Rahmat Andi Rahmat 4 Ken Task
Fri, May 20, 2016, 5:46 PM
Automated backups stopping after an hour of running Picture of Paul L Paul L 10 Ken Task
Wed, May 18, 2016, 10:14 PM
2.1 Backup - Error writing to database Picture of Shawn Peters Shawn Peters 12 Weaam Mohamed
Tue, May 17, 2016, 3:42 AM
'Locked by dependencies' - Can't import activities Picture of Erin Billy Erin Billy 3 Erin Billy
Sat, May 14, 2016, 10:52 AM
System not accessible during database dump Picture of Sal Kaceli Sal Kaceli 0 Sal Kaceli
Sat, May 14, 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, May 13, 2016, 10:08 PM
Backup fails Picture of Jonathan Rider Jonathan Rider 18 Jonathan Rider
Thu, May 12, 2016, 10:35 PM
Backup destination folder not writeable Picture of Jason Touw Jason Touw 4 Jason Touw
Thu, May 5, 2016, 1:55 AM
Deleting old backups Picture of Sonja Sperber Sonja Sperber 5 Sonja Sperber
Tue, May 3, 2016, 10:03 PM
Relocating course backups Picture of Stephen Gibbons Stephen Gibbons 1 Emma Richardson
Tue, May 3, 2016, 3:36 AM
unable to restore course Picture of Chris Nelson Chris Nelson 3 Chris Nelson
Mon, May 2, 2016, 11:08 PM
Strange filenames cause backups to crash Picture of Roy Bentley Roy Bentley 1 Emma Richardson
Sun, May 1, 2016, 8:35 PM
Manually uploading backup to moodle Picture of James Ripps James Ripps 5 Emma Richardson
Sun, May 1, 2016, 8:30 PM
Moodle 2.9: Restore - Error connecting to the server Picture of Graham Moir Graham Moir 13 Christoph Ruda
Fri, Apr 29, 2016, 6:59 PM
Restore gives A required parameter (sesskey) was missing Picture of Kelvin Burton Kelvin Burton 8 Evan Donovan
Fri, Apr 29, 2016, 5:19 AM
I hope you never need this Tim at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Tim Hunt 0 Tim Hunt
Thu, Apr 28, 2016, 12:02 AM
Student activity logs missing from backups, by design? Picture of Paul L Paul L 2 Paul L
Tue, Apr 26, 2016, 10:31 PM
automated backups failing - sharing resolution Picture of Ken Task Ken Task 6 Dale Siggerfjell
Sun, Apr 24, 2016, 2:58 PM
Automated Course Backups and Server Scheduled task clarification? Picture of Paul L Paul L 2 Emma Richardson
Sat, Apr 23, 2016, 8:21 PM
Error trying to restor an archive course. Picture of R Ali R Ali 0 R Ali
Thu, Apr 21, 2016, 7:27 PM
Missing users after restore. Picture of Ahmad Faridi Ahmad Faridi 2 Susan Fleming
Thu, Apr 21, 2016, 1:42 AM
is it possible to migrate content from Blackboard to Moodle Picture of Chris Bordeleau Chris Bordeleau 0 Chris Bordeleau
Fri, Apr 15, 2016, 6:00 AM
error/tmp_backup_directory_not_found Picture of R Ali R Ali 0 R Ali
Thu, Apr 14, 2016, 7:19 PM
Select Destination Topic During Restore/Import? Picture of Justin Almeida Justin Almeida 2 Justin Almeida
Thu, Apr 14, 2016, 12:06 AM
Restore hangs after short time Picture of Jesper Christesnen Jesper Christesnen 0 Jesper Christesnen
Wed, Apr 13, 2016, 5:14 PM
Automated backup Picture of Jesper Christesnen Jesper Christesnen 0 Jesper Christesnen
Wed, Apr 13, 2016, 4:59 PM
Course backup on command line without user data Star Jinxing Chen 7 Orinic Pillar
Sat, Apr 9, 2016, 1:28 PM
Course Backup Problems Moodle 2.0 Picture of Brian Harvey Brian Harvey 26 Samantha Ciurlej
Thu, Mar 31, 2016, 4:34 AM
Where is the Moodle 2.0 "Course Backup Filearea"? Picture of Daniel Zimmerman Daniel Zimmerman 16 Colin Fraser
Wed, Mar 30, 2016, 6:48 AM
Restore moodle database from a directory Picture of Gabriel Mascarenhas Gabriel Mascarenhas 13 Gabriel Mascarenhas
Wed, Mar 23, 2016, 4:28 AM
Deleted the Category and lost course content Picture of Pooja Jain Pooja Jain 4 Ken Task
Mon, Mar 21, 2016, 9:42 PM
Restore, Backup and Import fail due to dmlwrite exception Picture of Emma McAllister Emma McAllister 5 Daniel Costa
Fri, Mar 18, 2016, 12:17 AM
Restore file ID number from backup Picture of Eramir Rasvet Eramir Rasvet 0 Eramir Rasvet
Thu, Mar 17, 2016, 2:39 PM
No Backup Logs - Automated Backup Setup Picture of Theo Yianni Theo Yianni 11 Emma Richardson
Wed, Mar 16, 2016, 8:13 PM
Adding backup/restore settings in a local_ plugin? Picture of Enrique Castro Enrique Castro 0 Enrique Castro
Sat, Mar 12, 2016, 8:12 PM
Is there a graceful way to shutdown automated backups while they are running? Picture of Paul L Paul L 4 Paul L
Fri, Mar 11, 2016, 10:37 PM
Backup and restore 4GB+ courses @2.8+ Kamil Łuczak Kamil Łuczak 0 Kamil Łuczak
Wed, Mar 9, 2016, 5:35 PM
how torestore new forum_Help Picture of moodle question moodle question 0 moodle question
Wed, Mar 9, 2016, 1:05 PM
Restore of local plugin tables with child items Picture of Enrique Castro Enrique Castro 1 Tim Hunt
Tue, Mar 8, 2016, 3:53 PM
Should Cache Files Be Backed Up? Picture of Natassia Stelmaszek Natassia Stelmaszek 3 Visvanath Ratnaweera
Tue, Mar 8, 2016, 6:11 AM
new backup format - not available in 3.0 Picture of Hya Agrawal Hya Agrawal 7 Hya Agrawal
Wed, Mar 2, 2016, 2:24 PM
Automated Backups, skipping courses clarification, end of term backups Picture of Paul L Paul L 0 Paul L
Tue, Mar 1, 2016, 11:11 PM
Upgrade from 1.9.3 to latest Picture of P.- Kok P.- Kok 11 Colin Fraser
Tue, Mar 1, 2016, 4:13 AM
Backup Stops Picture of Aboratec SCP Aboratec SCP 1 Ken Task
Sat, Feb 27, 2016, 12:15 AM
Backup, how it works Just wondering . . . Derek Chirnside 0 Derek Chirnside
Thu, Feb 25, 2016, 4:20 AM
Restoring 2.9 backups to 2.5 - only works 'via' 2.6 Picture of Tony Delahunty Tony Delahunty 1 Ken Task
Mon, Feb 22, 2016, 7:02 AM
Determining the number of course backup files and their total size Picture of Mark Chaney Mark Chaney 2 Mark Chaney
Wed, Feb 17, 2016, 6:11 PM
Course backups not automatically being removed. Picture of james mergenthaler james mergenthaler 7 Paul L
Tue, Feb 16, 2016, 11:31 PM
Canvas to Moodle: Restoring IMSCC Backup Fails Picture of Randah Mouallem Randah Mouallem 5 Randah Mouallem
Wed, Feb 10, 2016, 2:18 AM
Issue restoring backup (own plugin code issue) Picture of David Belenguer David Belenguer 2 David Belenguer
Tue, Feb 2, 2016, 10:37 PM
Restoring Moodle 1.9 course into 3.0 Picture of Jacques LeCavalier Jacques LeCavalier 3 Helen Foster
Wed, Jan 27, 2016, 5:55 PM
After restore course I can't find any files in course section Picture of Dosimbek Umarov Dosimbek Umarov 8 Dosimbek Umarov
Tue, Jan 26, 2016, 5:31 PM
Automated Backups Fail If Include Users is Selected Picture of Argun T Argun T 0 Argun T
Sat, Jan 23, 2016, 2:29 AM
Course restore gives a 500 Internal server error. Picture of Isaac Mrea Isaac Mrea 1 Isaac Mrea
Fri, Jan 22, 2016, 4:56 AM
500 Internal Server Error on course restore (of a backup that worked a week ago!) Picture of Thomas Hogan Thomas Hogan 7 dom nerus
Thu, Jan 21, 2016, 5:53 PM
Restore Fails Due to TempTable Issue Picture of Joshua Bragg Joshua Bragg 16 Ken Task
Thu, Jan 21, 2016, 5:59 AM
Unable to backup Picture of David Ha David Ha 68 Eugene Matusov
Wed, Jan 20, 2016, 1:07 AM
Can files from a deleted course or assignment be restored from folder 'moodledata/trashdir'? Picture of Paul L Paul L 0 Paul L
Tue, Jan 19, 2016, 11:53 PM
Bulk User Action - Problem Downloading Users in Excel format Picture of Proyectos Moodle Proyectos Moodle 0 Proyectos Moodle
Tue, Jan 19, 2016, 9:18 PM
Automated backups not working and not showing Picture of Marius S Marius S 29 Marius S
Mon, Jan 18, 2016, 3:07 PM
IMS CC not woking in backup Picture of Scott Succow Scott Succow 2 Darko Miletić
Tue, Jan 12, 2016, 12:24 AM
"Error writing to database" during Course Restore Picture of Chris Walsh Chris Walsh 17 Ryan Hazen
Sat, Jan 9, 2016, 6:34 AM
Attempting Restore: error/tmp_backup_directory_not_found Picture of Jason Touw Jason Touw 2 Ken Task
Thu, Jan 7, 2016, 7:16 AM
v3.0.1 - when backing up production server to standby server, new courses not showing Picture of Jeff Richardson Jeff Richardson 5 Jeff Richardson
Wed, Jan 6, 2016, 9:34 AM
Restoring courses with user log data Picture of Rob Davenport Rob Davenport 0 Rob Davenport
Tue, Jan 5, 2016, 8:49 PM
Restore & Import After Uploading Private Backup File Picture of Dale Siggerfjell Dale Siggerfjell 0 Dale Siggerfjell
Wed, Dec 30, 2015, 9:37 PM
Restore curse Picture of Geisomar Pinto Geisomar Pinto 1 Visvanath Ratnaweera
Thu, Dec 24, 2015, 5:49 AM
Upload Courses feature & Repositories Picture of Justin Almeida Justin Almeida 5 John Provasnik
Tue, Dec 22, 2015, 9:18 PM
course back up fails Picture of Sonja Sperber Sonja Sperber 1 Helen Foster
Tue, Dec 22, 2015, 7:03 PM
Automatic backup is sending me endlessly messages to my email Picture of Irith Herman Irith Herman 0 Irith Herman
Sun, Dec 20, 2015, 3:45 AM
!!! error/error_zip_packing !!! Picture of Pedro Ximenes Pedro Ximenes 12 Ken Task
Fri, Dec 18, 2015, 12:20 PM
Autobackup problem Picture of Bob Gilmore Bob Gilmore 6 Bob Gilmore
Wed, Dec 16, 2015, 9:01 AM
Automated course backups run time estimate? Picture of Paul L Paul L 5 Séverin Terrier
Mon, Dec 14, 2015, 5:18 PM
Automated backups working with no users, but NOT with users Picture of Bernat Martinez Bernat Martinez 0 Bernat Martinez
Mon, Dec 14, 2015, 3:29 PM
How to restore a moodle site without database backup Picture of Mehdi Belhocine Mehdi Belhocine 23 Mehdi Belhocine
Sun, Dec 13, 2015, 9:15 AM
Skip courses not modified - what does it refer to with automated course backups? Picture of Paul L Paul L 2 Paul L
Sat, Dec 12, 2015, 2:06 AM
Restoring from Canvas imscc, browser is referencing pictures to $IMS_CC_FILEBASE Picture of marcel montel marcel montel 1 Darko Miletić
Tue, Dec 8, 2015, 5:13 PM
ERROR when restore course Picture of Toan Tran Toan Tran 2 Toan Tran
Mon, Dec 7, 2015, 10:27 AM
Backup/restore/import does not preserve permissions on activities/resources Picture of Elizabeth Dalton Elizabeth Dalton 1 Courtney Bentley
Sat, Dec 5, 2015, 4:31 AM
How to disable main course backup in automated backups? C'est moi :-) Séverin Terrier 4 Séverin Terrier
Wed, Dec 2, 2015, 6:30 PM
Automated backup not working Picture of Karishma Tiwari Karishma Tiwari 8 Karishma Tiwari
Wed, Dec 2, 2015, 10:37 AM
Potential coding error - existing temptables found when disposing database. Must be dropped! Picture of Diego Muñoz Diego Muñoz 9 Hittesh Ahuja
Tue, Dec 1, 2015, 6:06 PM
Restoring a 2.9 backup onto a 2.4 server Brenda Brenda Mallinson 4 Emma Richardson
Sun, Nov 29, 2015, 11:26 AM
Can automated course backups include course files (ie. student assignments)? Picture of Paul L Paul L 0 Paul L
Sat, Nov 28, 2015, 1:45 AM
How Do I Clear an Unfinished Automated Backup? Picture of Doug Moody Doug Moody 18 Lindsey Avery
Wed, Nov 25, 2015, 10:32 PM
progress() value out of range Picture of Lewis Kemp Lewis Kemp 2 Raúl González Álvarez
Thu, Nov 19, 2015, 7:56 PM
Bulk Download of Auto Course backups? (Moodle 2.3.3) Picture of Chris Chapman Chris Chapman 1 Bonnie Thurber
Mon, Nov 16, 2015, 7:30 AM
Cohorts backup and restore Picture of Zeid Fanous Zeid Fanous 2 Zeid Fanous
Wed, Nov 11, 2015, 5:12 PM
"Additional HTML" storage Picture of Philippe Decloitre Philippe Decloitre 2 Tim Hunt
Mon, Nov 9, 2015, 4:22 PM
Restoring course from one Moodle instance to another Picture of Dwight Hawley Dwight Hawley 4 Dwight Hawley
Sat, Nov 7, 2015, 6:25 AM
Migration of User Data Picture of Taha Anver Taha Anver 9 Ken Task
Fri, Nov 6, 2015, 9:51 PM
Restore course from site database backup Star Jinxing Chen 0 Jinxing Chen
Tue, Nov 3, 2015, 12:01 PM
Restore 1.9 course into 2.7 Picture of alison fordham alison fordham 4 alison fordham
Mon, Nov 2, 2015, 7:08 PM
Restoring a Course to Amazon Picture of Eric Brass Eric Brass 1 Eric Brass
Fri, Oct 30, 2015, 5:40 AM
Course restoring not complete Picture of Pradeep Nayak Pradeep Nayak 9 Emma Richardson
Thu, Oct 29, 2015, 7:57 PM
What can be done with moodledata/cache/temp/backup files? Picture of Philippe Decloitre Philippe Decloitre 0 Philippe Decloitre
Thu, Oct 29, 2015, 5:31 PM
Migrating to a New Server - What should I know? Picture of Jason Touw Jason Touw 2 Visvanath Ratnaweera
Tue, Oct 27, 2015, 3:41 AM
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