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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
Error connecting to the server
Picture of William Winans William Winans
3 Thu, Jun 8, 2017, 2:17 AM
Import fails due to "Default exception handler: Can not find data record in database table files_reference."
Picture of Rebecca Trynes Rebecca Trynes
5 Tue, Jun 6, 2017, 1:16 PM
The issue that disrupted all the plans! DISAPPOINTED!
Picture of MoodleKittyCat . MoodleKittyCat .
1 Fri, Jun 2, 2017, 9:53 AM
Specifying location to save backup files
Picture of Bob Ridge-Stearn Bob Ridge-Stearn
3 Wed, May 24, 2017, 4:45 PM
Restoring Course with Deleted Users
Picture of Tyler Bogdan Tyler Bogdan
11 Fri, May 26, 2017, 4:03 AM
Duplicate entry '1' for key 'PRIMARY' Restoring backup
Picture of Matias Eduardo Bordone Carranza Matias Eduardo Bordone Carranza
0 Fri, May 19, 2017, 11:55 PM
Course import fails
Picture of tamas erdelyi tamas erdelyi
4 Tue, May 16, 2017, 6:57 PM
Course import fails
Picture of tamas erdelyi tamas erdelyi
0 Tue, May 16, 2017, 8:35 PM
how to restore same activity to many courses at once
Picture of m question m question
6 Wed, Apr 26, 2017, 2:26 PM
My restore file is about 1 GB and can't upload
Picture of hoàng nguyễn hoàng nguyễn
7 Fri, Aug 5, 2016, 4:20 AM
Backup test environment and restore to production environment
Picture of Michael V Michael V
1 Thu, Apr 27, 2017, 10:41 PM
How to enable 'keeptempdirectoriesonbackup'?
Picture of Blair F. Blair F.
6 Fri, Apr 21, 2017, 1:43 AM
migrate to a new server using restore doesn't bring users
Picture of Will H Will H
9 Wed, Apr 19, 2017, 10:53 PM
Backup Error processing archive file
Picture of Bert van der Hooft Bert van der Hooft
1 Wed, Apr 12, 2017, 9:39 PM
Error Creating Backup - Moodle 3.2+
Picture of Dave Emsley Dave Emsley
1 Wed, Apr 12, 2017, 5:28 PM
How to restore all the courses I have backuped ?
Picture of jiandu cc jiandu cc
5 Sat, Apr 8, 2017, 11:43 PM
IMS Common Cartridge Backup Fails
Picture of Chick Beckley Chick Beckley
5 Sat, Jan 14, 2017, 5:07 AM
I can't restore/find automated backups.
Picture of Ahmad ElGazzaz Ahmad ElGazzaz
10 Thu, Mar 30, 2017, 4:51 PM
PHP 7 64bit Restore issues
Picture of Andrew Deathridge Andrew Deathridge
2 Tue, Feb 14, 2017, 9:29 PM
Issue in restoring course
Picture of Sparsh Saxena Sparsh Saxena
1 Thu, Mar 23, 2017, 7:02 PM
Error error/cannot_finish_ui_if_not_setting_ui
Picture of Yondonjamts Baatar Yondonjamts Baatar
2 Fri, Mar 17, 2017, 11:54 AM
Restoring a backup gives an error Duplicate entry 'xxxxx' for key 'mdl_quizatte_uni_uix'
Picture of Ahmad Faridi Ahmad Faridi
1 Tue, Mar 14, 2017, 12:13 PM
Change maximum number of backups kept!!!
Picture of Naaman Fallouh Naaman Fallouh
9 Mon, Mar 6, 2017, 3:45 PM
Backup course by section via CLI
Picture of Carlo Ditan Carlo Ditan
4 Fri, Mar 10, 2017, 4:03 PM
Trying to restore user from backup file will cause conflict - solution
Picture of Susan Fleming Susan Fleming
0 Sat, Mar 11, 2017, 3:12 AM
Course Restore on 3.2.1+ - Error Processing Archive File
Picture of Yogesh Nahar Yogesh Nahar
6 Tue, Feb 21, 2017, 7:11 PM
Restore process just spins
Picture of BJ Carl BJ Carl
2 Wed, Feb 15, 2017, 4:45 AM
Problem with restore process
Picture of Jorge Monteiro Jorge Monteiro
7 Mon, Feb 27, 2017, 10:12 PM
Using a moodle course on my own PC
Picture of Emmanuel Dubois Emmanuel Dubois
3 Thu, Feb 23, 2017, 12:42 AM
Backup 1 Quiz with users
Picture of Antoni Bertran Bellido Antoni Bertran Bellido
1 Fri, Feb 10, 2017, 1:32 AM
upload date for restored files
Picture of m question m question
3 Sun, Feb 5, 2017, 4:17 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 Fri, Feb 3, 2017, 1:51 AM
Restoring a course...blank page
Picture of G Koo G Koo
1 Sat, Jan 14, 2017, 11:28 AM
problem in start date of restored course
Picture of m question m question
0 Mon, Jan 30, 2017, 4:44 PM
Files table shows lots of backup.mbz files - I want them gone!
Picture of Chris Pratt Chris Pratt
4 Fri, Jan 27, 2017, 6:57 PM
Backup and file extensions
Picture of Uwe Brauer Uwe Brauer
9 Sun, Jan 22, 2017, 6:04 PM
moodle course backup
Picture of vysakh b vysakh b
1 Wed, Jan 18, 2017, 1:38 PM
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 Wed, Jan 18, 2017, 11:13 PM
Update Forum Post / Restore
Picture of Helson C Helson C
6 Fri, Jul 29, 2016, 5:04 AM
Backup Moodle Site Without User Data?
Picture of Becka M Becka M
5 Sat, Jan 14, 2017, 2:49 PM
Greedy time consuming backups
Picture of Bente Olsen Bente Olsen
11 Thu, Jan 12, 2017, 8:26 PM
Legacy course files deleted in backup
Picture of Yvonne Hamilton Yvonne Hamilton
4 Tue, Jan 10, 2017, 9:37 AM
msqldump from commandline
Picture of Bente Olsen Bente Olsen
18 Thu, Aug 4, 2016, 7:21 PM
Page not found when I try to backup course. Help!
Picture of John Riggs John Riggs
5 Fri, Jan 6, 2017, 7:10 AM
Automated restore creating duplicate assignments etc.
Picture of Pete Frost Pete Frost
1 Fri, Jan 6, 2017, 7:23 PM
Import or restore function error/error_question_answers_missing_in_db
Picture of Ricky R Ricky R
2 Tue, Oct 8, 2013, 6:19 PM
Data too long for column 'controller'
Picture of Virgil Ashruf Virgil Ashruf
0 Thu, Jan 5, 2017, 2:58 PM
not able to backup
Picture of Arun AR Arun AR
5 Tue, Dec 27, 2016, 1:48 PM
Automated Backups not Listed in Course Restore Window
Picture of Ceri Richards Ceri Richards
9 Tue, Mar 5, 2013, 2:28 AM
Not getting upload my backup
Picture of Arun AR Arun AR
0 Tue, Dec 27, 2016, 1:42 PM
Maintenance mode needed for backup?
Picture of Bente Olsen Bente Olsen
2 Thu, Dec 22, 2016, 6:11 PM
The role in the backup file cannot be mapped to any of the roles that you are allowed to assign
Picture of JC Dodo JC Dodo
1 Mon, Dec 19, 2016, 11:31 AM
Coding error during restore/import
Picture of Mateusz Szuter Mateusz Szuter
7 Wed, Jun 8, 2016, 6:37 PM
File system and course backup
Picture of Bente Olsen Bente Olsen
4 Thu, Dec 8, 2016, 7:02 PM
PHP error on backup - Moodle Moodle 2.3.6+ (Build: 20130411)
Picture of Robert Blomeyer Robert Blomeyer
2 Mon, May 27, 2013, 10:53 AM
Backup error- Can not create directory: /var/moodledata/cache/cachestore_file/default_application/core_htmlpurifier/296-cache
Picture of Ziyad Muslat Ziyad Muslat
1 Wed, Nov 30, 2016, 11:23 PM
Backup using rsync
Picture of Bente Olsen Bente Olsen
6 Sat, Nov 26, 2016, 8:37 PM
Course backup hangs at the very end
Picture of Dipankar Roy Dipankar Roy
0 Tue, Nov 22, 2016, 2:10 PM
Error restoring course : "qtype_multianswer"?
Picture of Susana L. Susana L.
3 Thu, Oct 13, 2016, 1:13 AM
Course restoration in progress
Picture of Gordon Mills Gordon Mills
0 Wed, Nov 16, 2016, 4:19 PM
How to block user bulk download
Picture of Mauricio Salvador Mauricio Salvador
0 Wed, Nov 16, 2016, 12:51 AM
Restore issue - version problem
Picture of sushumna rao sushumna rao
3 Fri, Nov 4, 2016, 11:08 PM
Restoring issue
Picture of Narissa Kentfield Narissa Kentfield
1 Wed, Nov 2, 2016, 11:16 PM
How to restore a coursemodule id?
Picture of Lukas Dürrenberger Lukas Dürrenberger
1 Wed, Nov 2, 2016, 8:58 PM
Impact of migrating without moodledata
Picture of Daniel Regala Daniel Regala
4 Thu, Sep 8, 2016, 3:18 PM
plugin backup question
Picture of Anderson Hsu Anderson Hsu
0 Mon, Oct 24, 2016, 10:27 PM
Changing the Default Automated Course Backup Filename
Picture of Rick W Rick W
1 Thu, Oct 13, 2016, 7:48 PM
automated backup never completing
Picture of Cathal O'Riordan Cathal O'Riordan
0 Thu, Oct 13, 2016, 11:08 PM
Flaw in the use of setting "import_general_duplicate_admin_allowed"
Picture of Virgil Ashruf Virgil Ashruf
0 Wed, Oct 12, 2016, 10:15 PM
regarding backup
Picture of frooty y frooty y
1 Wed, Oct 12, 2016, 4:12 AM
Backup an active course
Picture of Alex Gilbert Alex Gilbert
1 Wed, Oct 12, 2016, 1:56 AM
skipping a large course in automated backups
Picture of Andrew Lorbach Andrew Lorbach
1 Tue, Oct 11, 2016, 10:01 AM
How to restore large course backup of moodle 2.1 in to new course
Picture of nilesh k nilesh k
22 Wed, Jul 18, 2012, 7:50 PM
What's Max for Backup and Restore?
Picture of Ken Task Ken Task
0 Mon, Oct 3, 2016, 12:26 AM
progress() value out of range
Picture of Lewis Kemp Lewis Kemp
4 Tue, Feb 17, 2015, 8:09 PM
M 2.7.1 Module not fully restored ...
Picture of Kristina Ban Kristina Ban
8 Thu, Aug 21, 2014, 11:23 PM
Invalid, plugin_supports():mod_ during Restore
Picture of David Conrad David Conrad
2 Thu, Sep 22, 2016, 2:25 AM
Restore homepage backup items to non-homepage course
Picture of Dave Perry Dave Perry
0 Tue, Sep 20, 2016, 5:09 PM
Converting a backup thas has Legacy to a backup that has No Legacy
Picture of Ken Task Ken Task
0 Sun, Sep 18, 2016, 2:21 AM
Help - Is there any way to undo a course restore?
Picture of Sarah Noah Sarah Noah
2 Thu, Sep 15, 2016, 2:42 AM
Interesting backup and restore conundrum
Picture of Tammy Moore Tammy Moore
12 Tue, Jul 5, 2016, 12:48 AM
Which folders and files to save to restore later
Picture of pete moodle pete moodle
3 Sun, Sep 11, 2016, 8:33 PM