Backup and restore

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Timeout when deleting a large course
Picture of Alain Raap Alain Raap
0 Thu, May 31, 2018, 3:55 PM
Error in backup
Picture of jesus garate jesus garate
8 Thu, May 24, 2018, 4:06 PM
Moving a course from MoodleCloud to MoodleBox
Picture of James Noxon James Noxon
4 Tue, May 22, 2018, 8:12 AM
User Data - Locked by dependencies
Picture of Conn Warwicker Conn Warwicker
1 Tue, May 22, 2018, 9:14 PM
Course summary file not included in restore
Picture of Conn Warwicker Conn Warwicker
0 Mon, May 21, 2018, 9:02 PM
"The ... role in the backup file cannot be mapped to any of the roles that you are allowed to assign"
Picture of Conn Warwicker Conn Warwicker
2 Mon, May 21, 2018, 7:11 PM
Moodle site is doing daily backups at 45gb and killing the disk
Picture of Andrew Normore Andrew Normore
4 Wed, May 9, 2018, 9:58 PM
[3.4] Automated backups initial run (1000 courses)
Picture of Richard van Iwaarden Richard van Iwaarden
9 Mon, May 14, 2018, 3:52 PM
ERROR: relation "mdl_backup_ids_temp" does not exist
Picture of Shaun T Shaun T
0 Fri, May 18, 2018, 12:11 AM
Moodle User Restore function Not Working
Picture of Daryl Narayan Daryl Narayan
3 Thu, May 3, 2018, 1:43 PM
Automated Course Backups, 2 backups or 1 ?
Picture of Paul L Paul L
0 Fri, May 4, 2018, 1:20 AM
Bulk Archiving Courses
Picture of Sean Scott Sean Scott
12 Fri, Feb 16, 2018, 1:09 AM
negative file size for course back up
Picture of Chris Nelson Chris Nelson
11 Tue, Apr 17, 2018, 5:16 AM
error_log_logger.class.php empty
Picture of Rob Mills Rob Mills
1 Mon, Apr 2, 2018, 9:24 PM
Migrating from D2L Brightspace to Moodle
Picture of Anandarup Kar Anandarup Kar
0 Fri, Mar 30, 2018, 8:36 PM
Last access to course
Picture of Dan Thomson Dan Thomson
0 Fri, Mar 30, 2018, 6:37 AM
Moodle 3.3.5 and problems doing backup
Picture of Séverin Terrier Séverin Terrier
5 Wed, Mar 21, 2018, 8:33 PM
Back up unsuccessful - locked by dependencies
Picture of Leticia Dark-rose Leticia Dark-rose
14 Thu, Nov 30, 2017, 11:03 AM
problem in backup
Picture of abdou salem abdou salem
3 Sun, Mar 11, 2018, 3:36 AM
Medium changer of Scalar i3 does not appear
Picture of Hivers Brice Hivers Brice
0 Fri, Mar 9, 2018, 2:52 AM
Automated Backups ddlexecuteerror
Picture of Andrew Deathridge Andrew Deathridge
0 Mon, Mar 5, 2018, 5:42 PM
Course Restore in Progress
Picture of Contact Admin Contact Admin
6 Wed, Oct 18, 2017, 5:40 AM
Identifying a manual vs an automated backup file
Picture of Jerry Lau Jerry Lau
4 Fri, Mar 2, 2018, 2:36 AM
Restore file will not upload
Picture of Tricia Alexander Tricia Alexander
6 Tue, Feb 13, 2018, 7:12 PM
Where is the course backup area?
Picture of Leticia Dark-rose Leticia Dark-rose
4 Fri, Feb 2, 2018, 12:50 PM
Backup Fails at 99%
Picture of Rebecca Eveland Rebecca Eveland
0 Tue, Feb 6, 2018, 9:53 AM
Import sections - what permissions needed?
Picture of Peter Diedrichs Peter Diedrichs
3 Mon, Jan 15, 2018, 5:28 PM
Restoring course from Moodle 2.7.3 to Moodle 3.3.3 -- Error Code 8114
Picture of Doyle Van Zandt Doyle Van Zandt
4 Wed, Jan 31, 2018, 1:41 AM
Manual backup missing
Picture of Matthew Bailey Matthew Bailey
6 Tue, Jan 30, 2018, 6:03 AM
Restoring template course via upload CSV ignores settings block
Picture of Pedro Fernández Pedro Fernández
0 Tue, Jan 30, 2018, 7:33 PM
Invalid backup creation on moodle 3.3
Picture of Swaggaaa Yolo Swaggaaa Yolo
4 Tue, Jan 30, 2018, 12:37 AM
Error when try to duplicate some module in a course
Picture of Eduardo Hm Eduardo Hm
1 Mon, Jan 15, 2018, 10:06 PM
ERROR: restore_step_exception
Picture of Henrik sune Pedersen Henrik sune Pedersen
2 Wed, Jan 24, 2018, 7:53 PM
Backing a Single Activity Includes Files from ALL activities
Picture of Mason Colbert Mason Colbert
1 Thu, Jan 18, 2018, 3:37 AM
Import activities
Picture of André Mazzarello André Mazzarello
1 Thu, Oct 19, 2017, 11:32 PM
backup progressbar not shown
Picture of Alain Raap Alain Raap
21 Fri, Dec 8, 2017, 10:33 PM
Transfering courses via backup
Picture of Stephan Tedesco Stephan Tedesco
2 Tue, Jan 2, 2018, 3:17 PM
"MySQL server has gone away" error when making backup
Picture of Miha Osojnik Miha Osojnik
8 Fri, Oct 2, 2015, 8:32 PM
Course backups to create a course - file resource links and SCORM files
Picture of Richard Trout Richard Trout
3 Thu, Dec 14, 2017, 11:02 AM
Backup destination folder not writeable
Picture of Eric Scholwin Eric Scholwin
2 Thu, Dec 14, 2017, 3:06 AM
Restore hangs at 25% No Errors
Picture of Mohanchand Raghbeer Mohanchand Raghbeer
0 Wed, Dec 13, 2017, 1:11 AM
Books in Moodle 3 Backup -> Restore links are not updating
Picture of Andrew Normore Andrew Normore
6 Tue, Dec 12, 2017, 1:36 AM
Not restoring SCORM packages
Picture of Sanni Rinne Sanni Rinne
3 Thu, Dec 7, 2017, 4:54 PM
error/moodle/dmlwriteexception
Picture of kadir kılıç kadir kılıç
0 Thu, Dec 7, 2017, 7:31 PM
Course Restore did not update video links
Picture of Lina El Sadek Lina El Sadek
0 Wed, Dec 6, 2017, 11:52 PM
Automated Course Backups Directly to Cloud Storage
Picture of Nadirshah Ferozepurwalla Nadirshah Ferozepurwalla
3 Wed, Sep 20, 2017, 4:39 PM
Moodle course restore
Picture of Joseph Diarte Joseph Diarte
1 Fri, Nov 10, 2017, 2:36 AM
Automated Backup Database Table
Picture of Nadirshah Ferozepurwalla Nadirshah Ferozepurwalla
4 Wed, Oct 25, 2017, 7:37 PM
Migrating active courses and users from Moodle 2.3.4 to 3.3
Picture of Angel Diaz Incio Angel Diaz Incio
4 Fri, Nov 10, 2017, 2:00 AM
Course restore to localhost hangs
Picture of Doug Smith Doug Smith
17 Thu, Oct 26, 2017, 9:30 PM
Error in Backup Logs
Picture of Mohamad El Bohsaly Mohamad El Bohsaly
1 Mon, Oct 30, 2017, 4:29 AM
recover deleted assessment activity with student data.
Picture of Corrie Emery Corrie Emery
0 Wed, Nov 1, 2017, 1:50 PM
Restore course to new install - Files not found
Picture of Andrew Normore Andrew Normore
2 Wed, Nov 1, 2017, 4:21 AM
Security copy moodle2 course eating lots of space
Picture of Mohammad kabir Mohammad kabir
3 Tue, Jul 18, 2017, 4:55 PM
Error writing in database during course restoring
Picture of Павел Ломов Павел Ломов
0 Thu, Oct 26, 2017, 3:37 PM
HELP: Backup an unreleated course is restoring previous activities in other courses!
Picture of Andrew Normore Andrew Normore
15 Fri, Oct 20, 2017, 9:45 PM
Programmatic backup and restore
Picture of Perry Way Perry Way
21 Thu, Feb 26, 2015, 5:47 AM
Lost backup
Picture of Paul McCarthy Paul McCarthy
2 Fri, Oct 20, 2017, 9:05 AM
Restoring a course with a SCORM package
Picture of László Pauer László Pauer
1 Wed, Oct 18, 2017, 8:53 PM
Contradiction in FAQ and Documentation wrt to automated backups
Picture of Bernhard Weichel Bernhard Weichel
0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017, 8:04 PM
need help with automated backup - some courses are not backed up
Picture of Bernhard Weichel Bernhard Weichel
0 Tue, Oct 17, 2017, 6:09 PM
restore unknown context mapping
Picture of Mike Jackson Mike Jackson
2 Mon, Oct 16, 2017, 7:52 PM
Deleted question bank questions and categories should go to the course recycle bin
Picture of Urpo Karhula Urpo Karhula
0 Wed, Oct 4, 2017, 6:03 PM
"cannotfindassignablerole" warning when restoring backup without any user
Picture of Susana L. Susana L.
2 Fri, Aug 4, 2017, 12:46 AM
Recover course from partially working Moodle
Picture of Philippe Decloitre Philippe Decloitre
8 Tue, Sep 26, 2017, 12:30 AM
Problem with course start date at restore course
Picture of Sergio Comerón Sánchez-Paniagua Sergio Comerón Sánchez-Paniagua
2 Tue, Sep 26, 2017, 4:28 PM
'Save to' field not working in Automated backup setup
Picture of Tony H Tony H
3 Thu, Sep 21, 2017, 4:08 PM
Backing up and restoring course eliminates gradebook categories and items
Picture of Karla Bright Karla Bright
6 Tue, Jan 10, 2017, 3:45 AM
Advice on mass deleting backup files
Picture of Ehsan Anwar Ehsan Anwar
3 Wed, Sep 20, 2017, 1:01 AM
backup hashfile not moving to trashdir
Picture of Ehsan Anwar Ehsan Anwar
5 Mon, Sep 18, 2017, 10:55 PM
course backups
Picture of Fabienne Neveu Fabienne Neveu
0 Tue, Sep 12, 2017, 11:34 PM
Can not restore a course [error/setting_by_name_not_found]
Picture of Ahmad ElGazzaz Ahmad ElGazzaz
13 Wed, May 31, 2017, 2:03 PM
How can I restore courses to a new Moodle installation and a year old data backup not made with Moodle?
Picture of randal potratz randal potratz
1 Wed, Aug 30, 2017, 6:50 AM
The file you tried to upload is too large for the server to process.
Picture of manh vu thanh manh vu thanh
4 Wed, Mar 29, 2017, 1:50 AM
Manual vs Auto File Size
Picture of Blair F. Blair F.
0 Fri, Sep 1, 2017, 1:09 AM
Deploying database changes: dev --> test --> prod
Picture of Kev Berne Kev Berne
14 Fri, Aug 4, 2017, 5:51 AM
Increasing space in disk in moodledata/temp/backup
Picture of Eduardo Hm Eduardo Hm
2 Tue, Jul 25, 2017, 4:38 PM
Importing D2L Course to Moodle
Picture of Harmandeep Johal Harmandeep Johal
2 Fri, Nov 18, 2016, 4:52 AM
Backups fail: 500 Internal Server Error... Help!
Picture of Peter Halverson Peter Halverson
15 Mon, Jan 20, 2014, 6:09 AM
Issue with exporting (or importing IMSCC)
Picture of brad lineberger brad lineberger
1 Sun, Aug 13, 2017, 9:51 AM
Moodle course restore error
Picture of Juan Suarez Juan Suarez
1 Thu, Jul 27, 2017, 10:07 PM
Work Downloads in Blank after Backup
Picture of Claudia Taveira Claudia Taveira
0 Tue, Jul 25, 2017, 6:57 PM
Backup created, moved to course but not working
Picture of Paul Ritchings Paul Ritchings
0 Wed, Jul 19, 2017, 11:35 PM
Bug - restore defaults nove working
Picture of Zvonko Martinović Zvonko Martinović
0 Wed, Jul 19, 2017, 4:27 PM
Download mdl_files table via url
Picture of Elke Thoné Elke Thoné
5 Wed, Jul 12, 2017, 4:12 AM
Large course backup will not restore
Picture of g k g k
1 Fri, Jul 14, 2017, 4:41 AM
Restoring Moodle 1.9 course into 3.0
Picture of Jacques LeCavalier Jacques LeCavalier
8 Wed, Jan 27, 2016, 2:12 PM
controller stops at 100
Picture of Bernat Martinez Bernat Martinez
0 Thu, Jul 13, 2017, 1:53 AM
Backup all codes'files
Picture of Yorah Bosse Yorah Bosse
1 Fri, Jul 7, 2017, 11:34 PM
restore backups fails with setting_by_name_not_found
Picture of Iván Yivoff Iván Yivoff
18 Thu, Jun 29, 2017, 12:21 AM
Backup Error
Picture of Kodden Tech Kodden Tech
1 Tue, Jul 4, 2017, 9:39 AM
recovery of accidentally deleted courses (v.2.2.6)
Picture of sue sugizaki sue sugizaki
20 Thu, Jan 3, 2013, 2:57 AM
Moodle 3.3 Restore course
Picture of Dave Emsley Dave Emsley
2 Thu, Jun 29, 2017, 6:37 PM
Course Backup / Restore - Compatibility between Moodle versions
Picture of nicola tuveri nicola tuveri
3 Mon, Jun 26, 2017, 4:56 PM
Migrating
Picture of James Steerpike James Steerpike
2 Sat, Jun 24, 2017, 4:53 PM
Can not restore course: error/setting_by_name_not_found
Picture of Eseosa I Eseosa I
0 Thu, Jun 22, 2017, 5:23 AM
Course backup will not restore
Picture of Rusty Hatchett Rusty Hatchett
0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017, 11:36 PM
Timestamp after moving files to another server
Picture of Bente Olsen Bente Olsen
2 Wed, Jun 14, 2017, 5:59 PM
Error reading from Database during course restore (dmlreadexception) in Moodle 3.3+
Picture of Leon Schröder Leon Schröder
0 Tue, Jun 13, 2017, 11:12 PM
Error "forum_user_enrolled() cannot be used any more" occurred during course restoration
Picture of Ryan Chan Ryan Chan
1 Fri, Jun 9, 2017, 4:16 PM