Backup and restore

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Memory exhausted restoring course 1 Ken Task
Backup overloads database 9 Ken Task
unzipping .mbz backups 3 Bob Belz
Restore courses from 2.9.2 to 3.5.5 7 Ken Task
Moodle 3.4 - backup more 2GB 0 ivan Rivas
backup-moodle2-activity Files? 5 Ken Task
Backup a course with quiz, though without scorm packages 2 Jessica Kellerman
Backup + Import peculiarity 2 Julian Eduardo Cordero Arroyo
New courses not added to table mdl_backup_courses 31 Alain Raap
restoring students work 9 Séverin Terrier
Uploading course content from Excel 7 Matthew Bennett
backup courses outside Moodle cron on DB server 2 Alain Raap
Automated backup not working 1 Séverin Terrier
Importing in content independent of sections 0 Brad Nielsen
Upload Courses CSV - Delete contents 0 Brad Nielsen
mdl_backup_courses - laststatus field mean? for automated backup 4 Séverin Terrier
Backup and restore all category courses 0 Paulo Júnior
cannot_finish_ui_if_not_setting_ui 35 Ken Task
Backup and restore... empty courses 1 Ken Task
Problem restoring courses from anothe rmoodle 0 Ian Moore
Course backup: Error writing to database 1 Séverin Terrier
Course access when rolling over an academic year 0 catalina moodle
Automated backups (cli) long backuping time/higher server load 9 Séverin Terrier
Backups all courses in a course categorie? 2 Dario Roig Garcia
Restore creates empty topics 4 Séverin Terrier
Moodle Backup & Restore 2 Stuart Mealor
Can't backup or restore moodle site, course 2 Reham Esmat
Error on restoring course: dependentstagerequested 3 Ken Task
Automatic backup files size doubling with no reason 5 Séverin Terrier
Moodle temp/backup folder keeps consuming disk space 36 Help Desk
Default location of automated course backup files? (Moodle 3.5) 6 Séverin Terrier
cannot_precheck_wrong_status 0 Daniel Villareal
Backup course in Moodle v1.9 and restore in Moodle v3.4 6 Konrad Lorinczi
Cannot enable Automated backups 1 Ivica Matotek
error backing up courses - "setting_invalid_ui_label" 14 Emma Richardson
Automated backup Faiing 11 Narissa Tuawhiorangi
Restore deleted course, no .mbz 5 Ken Task
Moodle Login page redirects to a wrong URL 9 Polikarpos Skapinakis
Encoding IDs in course format options for backup 0 Matthias Opitz
backup_id_temp 1 Ken Task
Moodle Data 3 Marcus Green
Things Shouldn't Be Backed Up 2 Natassia Stelmaszek
[3.5]Thousands of info_from_mbz_.... files 38 Richard van Iwaarden
Restore Course Never Finish Error code: invalidrestorefile 1 Séverin Terrier
Backup error within a course (courseid = 1) 24 Séverin Terrier
Automatic backup on hosted server 1 Ken Task
Unable to backup courses 1 Ken Task
Full moodle site backup 1 Séverin Terrier
Backup and restore problems 1 Emma Richardson
Course backup files deleted after restoring the course 0 Youssef Han
Table "sessions" does not exist 3 Ken Task
Delete old Backups after setting up individual "backup | backup_auto_destination" 6 Nicoals Romero
php that creates and restores a course backup 1 Ken Task
The uploaded file exceeds the upload_max_filesize directive in php.ini. 5 Terry David
CSS stripped out from webcontent HTML in Common Cartridge 0 Govinda Sarkhel
Increasing succes on automated backup 1 Séverin Terrier
Course restore: error/setting_invalid_integer 4 Ken Task
Error in transfer 1 Ken Task
Backing Up Announcements 2 Juan F
The Authenticated user role in the backup file cannot be mapped to any of the roles that you are allowed to assign. 2 Alec Young
moodle 3.1 backup user with profile image 0 ivan Rivas
Config table does not contain version 11 Jordan Young
Moodle Errors 0 Jordan Young
Course Backup versus User Backup Area (file location?) 4 Colin Fraser
issue in automated restore of courses 0 deva m
What Counts As "Modified" for Automatic Backups? 19 Natassia Stelmaszek
Bulk backups consuming too much disk space even though I'm sending the backups to a completely separate drive 1 Ken Task
Moosh vs nohup backup and restore 5 Ken Task
Delete old backup files? 1 Ken Task
Course Backup Not Showing Up 0 Carolyn DeHass
Switched to HTTPS - images now broken 8 Ken Task
Import course data and restrict access topics of topics 4 Jesse Burns
Does backup backup backup files ;-) 4 Ken Task
Restore topic number X to topic number Y 2 Gerry F
Timeout when deleting a large course 0 Alain Raap
Error in backup 8 Séverin Terrier
Moving a course from MoodleCloud to MoodleBox 4 James Noxon
User Data - Locked by dependencies 1 Conn Warwicker
Course summary file not included in restore 0 Conn Warwicker
"The ... role in the backup file cannot be mapped to any of the roles that you are allowed to assign" 2 Conn Warwicker
Moodle site is doing daily backups at 45gb and killing the disk 4 Richard van Iwaarden
[3.4] Automated backups initial run (1000 courses) 9 Richard van Iwaarden
ERROR: relation "mdl_backup_ids_temp" does not exist 0 Shaun T
Moodle User Restore function Not Working 3 Daryl Narayan
Automated Course Backups, 2 backups or 1 ? 0 Paul L
Bulk Archiving Courses 12 Ken Task
negative file size for course back up 11 Chris Nelson
error_log_logger.class.php empty 1 Séverin Terrier
Migrating from D2L Brightspace to Moodle 0 Anandarup Kar
Last access to course 0 Dan Thomson
Moodle 3.3.5 and problems doing backup 5 Séverin Terrier
Back up unsuccessful - locked by dependencies 14 Dean Thayer
problem in backup 3 Ken Task
Medium changer of Scalar i3 does not appear 0 Hivers Brice
Automated Backups ddlexecuteerror 0 Andrew Deathridge
Course Restore in Progress 6 Colin Fraser
Identifying a manual vs an automated backup file 4 Jerry Lau
Restore file will not upload 6 Tricia Alexander
Where is the course backup area? 4 Helen Foster
Backup Fails at 99% 0 Rebecca Eveland