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v3.0.1 - when backing up production server to standby server, new courses not showing
Picture of Jeff Richardson Jeff Richardson
5 Tue, Jan 5, 2016, 11:24 PM
Restore & Import After Uploading Private Backup File
Picture of Dale Siggerfjell Dale Siggerfjell
0 Wed, Dec 30, 2015, 9:37 PM
Restore curse
Picture of Geisomar Pinto Geisomar Pinto
1 Thu, Dec 24, 2015, 4:45 AM
Upload Courses feature & Repositories
Picture of Justin Almeida Justin Almeida
5 Thu, Sep 3, 2015, 5:54 AM
course back up fails
Picture of Sonja Sperber Sonja Sperber
1 Mon, Dec 21, 2015, 5:06 AM
Automatic backup is sending me endlessly messages to my email
Picture of Irith Herman Irith Herman
0 Sun, Dec 20, 2015, 3:45 AM
!!! error/error_zip_packing !!!
Picture of Pedro Ximenes Pedro Ximenes
12 Fri, Jan 30, 2015, 4:06 AM
Autobackup problem
Picture of Bob Gilmore Bob Gilmore
6 Tue, Dec 15, 2015, 9:19 AM
Automated course backups run time estimate?
Picture of Paul L Paul L
5 Fri, Oct 30, 2015, 10:51 PM
Automated backups working with no users, but NOT with users
Picture of Bernat Martinez Bernat Martinez
0 Mon, Dec 14, 2015, 3:29 PM
How to restore a moodle site without database backup
Picture of Mehdi Belhocine Mehdi Belhocine
23 Fri, Dec 11, 2015, 9:06 AM
Skip courses not modified - what does it refer to with automated course backups?
Picture of Paul L Paul L
2 Sat, Nov 14, 2015, 1:34 AM
Restoring from Canvas imscc, browser is referencing pictures to $IMS_CC_FILEBASE
Picture of marcel montel marcel montel
1 Mon, Oct 19, 2015, 7:10 PM
ERROR when restore course
Picture of Toan Tran Toan Tran
2 Sat, Dec 5, 2015, 4:42 PM
Backup/restore/import does not preserve permissions on activities/resources
Picture of Elizabeth Dalton Elizabeth Dalton
1 Tue, Apr 29, 2014, 12:19 AM
How to disable main course backup in automated backups?
Picture of Séverin Terrier Séverin Terrier
4 Tue, Nov 24, 2015, 6:40 PM
Automated backup not working
Picture of Karishma Tiwari Karishma Tiwari
8 Fri, Nov 27, 2015, 11:25 AM
Potential coding error - existing temptables found when disposing database. Must be dropped!
Picture of Diego Muñoz Diego Muñoz
9 Mon, Sep 8, 2014, 10:30 PM
Restoring a 2.9 backup onto a 2.4 server
Picture of Brenda Mallinson Brenda Mallinson
4 Wed, Nov 25, 2015, 5:25 PM
Can automated course backups include course files (ie. student assignments)?
Picture of Paul L Paul L
0 Sat, Nov 28, 2015, 1:45 AM
How Do I Clear an Unfinished Automated Backup?
Picture of Doug Moody Doug Moody
18 Mon, Mar 11, 2013, 8:47 PM
Bulk Download of Auto Course backups? (Moodle 2.3.3)
Picture of Chris Chapman Chris Chapman
1 Mon, Jun 3, 2013, 6:27 PM
Cohorts backup and restore
Picture of Zeid Fanous Zeid Fanous
2 Wed, Nov 11, 2015, 7:07 AM
"Additional HTML" storage
Picture of Philippe Decloitre Philippe Decloitre
2 Thu, Oct 29, 2015, 6:41 PM
Restoring course from one Moodle instance to another
Picture of Dwight Hawley Dwight Hawley
4 Thu, Nov 5, 2015, 2:10 AM
Migration of User Data
Picture of Taha Anver Taha Anver
9 Mon, Nov 2, 2015, 1:05 PM
Restore course from site database backup
Picture of Jinxing Chen Jinxing Chen
0 Tue, Nov 3, 2015, 12:01 PM
Restore 1.9 course into 2.7
Picture of alison fordham alison fordham
4 Thu, Oct 29, 2015, 9:11 PM
Restoring a Course to Amazon
Picture of Eric Brass Eric Brass
1 Thu, Oct 29, 2015, 11:58 PM
Course restoring not complete
Picture of Pradeep Nayak Pradeep Nayak
9 Tue, Oct 27, 2015, 8:28 PM
What can be done with moodledata/cache/temp/backup files?
Picture of Philippe Decloitre Philippe Decloitre
0 Thu, Oct 29, 2015, 5:31 PM
Migrating to a New Server - What should I know?
Picture of Jason Touw Jason Touw
2 Sat, Oct 24, 2015, 2:49 AM
How to restore course from automated backup?
Picture of Nathan Grieve Nathan Grieve
0 Wed, Oct 21, 2015, 9:55 PM
Uploading large backups to Moodle 2.9.2
Picture of Dave Emsley Dave Emsley
2 Wed, Oct 21, 2015, 5:08 PM
Backup HDD to Cloud will possible ?
Picture of rahul dattaria rahul dattaria
0 Mon, Oct 19, 2015, 1:52 PM
How take backup data
Picture of Malek Ageel Malek Ageel
0 Sun, Oct 18, 2015, 7:21 PM
Backup fails (automatic/manual)
Picture of Christian Stehle Christian Stehle
1 Thu, Oct 15, 2015, 5:11 PM
has the format of backup files changed?
Picture of Przemyslaw Stencel Przemyslaw Stencel
2 Fri, Oct 9, 2015, 1:10 AM
Error on Automatic Backup
Picture of Jonathan Rider Jonathan Rider
1 Sun, Oct 4, 2015, 1:37 AM
Orphan course module problem in backup with Moodle 2.7.8
Picture of Séverin Terrier Séverin Terrier
3 Wed, Jun 24, 2015, 9:18 PM
Accessing videos that are saved in the server of Moodle
Picture of Anthony Orme Anthony Orme
3 Wed, Oct 7, 2015, 10:37 AM
Backup and Restore
Picture of Anthony Orme Anthony Orme
3 Wed, Oct 7, 2015, 3:14 AM
Can a 3M backup take 10 min to perform?
Picture of Bernat Martinez Bernat Martinez
1 Sat, Sep 19, 2015, 3:58 PM
Unable to backup 1 course in Moodle
Picture of Brad Bowers Brad Bowers
4 Fri, Oct 2, 2015, 8:05 PM
Data Storage vs Database
Picture of Frank Lister Frank Lister
2 Thu, Oct 1, 2015, 11:49 PM
Size matters 2.6 Backup
Picture of Tom Denton Tom Denton
0 Mon, Sep 28, 2015, 7:25 PM
Error writing to database when importing from one course to another or performing backups (v2.9.1)
Picture of Dave Perry Dave Perry
3 Thu, Sep 24, 2015, 10:11 PM
Common Cartridge Format Issue
Picture of Chris Aumiller Chris Aumiller
2 Fri, Sep 18, 2015, 8:39 PM
Restored course has no grades on gradebook
Picture of Christos Savva Christos Savva
11 Mon, Jul 29, 2013, 9:26 PM
Import Course Data
Picture of Shaun T Shaun T
1 Sat, Sep 19, 2015, 6:44 AM
Error when backing up a Moodle course
Picture of jt tj jt tj
4 Sat, Sep 19, 2015, 12:51 AM
Automated Course Backups not working
Picture of Gus Hagelberg Gus Hagelberg
2 Thu, Sep 17, 2015, 3:48 PM
Two different places for autpmated backups scheduling !
Picture of Naaman Fallouh Naaman Fallouh
4 Tue, Sep 15, 2015, 3:41 PM
Unable to restore course with books
Picture of Michael Buchanan Michael Buchanan
2 Tue, Sep 15, 2015, 7:42 PM
Manual backup with user info
Picture of Inbar Dotan Inbar Dotan
10 Tue, Jun 9, 2015, 12:20 AM
Restore with only moodle, moodledata, \var\lib\mysql, and \etc\mysql
Picture of Eric Messick Eric Messick
13 Sat, Aug 22, 2015, 11:53 AM
Automated Course Backups Failing Randomly
Picture of Joshua Bragg Joshua Bragg
17 Mon, Aug 31, 2015, 8:22 PM
2.9 course backup seems to stall
Picture of Ken Russell Ken Russell
11 Wed, Aug 26, 2015, 6:53 AM
Speed up the Restore process
Picture of Nathan Lind Nathan Lind
0 Sat, Sep 5, 2015, 5:04 AM
internal server error 500 when restoring courses
Picture of Manfred Knabl Manfred Knabl
0 Fri, Sep 4, 2015, 4:41 AM
URL links in a restored course
Picture of Tanja Rykovska Tanja Rykovska
0 Wed, Sep 2, 2015, 4:11 PM
Restored courses aren't overwriting old
Picture of Leticia Dark-rose Leticia Dark-rose
0 Tue, Sep 1, 2015, 3:34 PM
Very slow restore 2.8
Picture of Shaun T Shaun T
1 Fri, Aug 28, 2015, 5:14 AM
2.9 Course Backup DDL Error
Picture of Graham Moir Graham Moir
2 Wed, Aug 26, 2015, 7:24 AM
Backup redirects to restore page
Picture of Mike Algozzine Mike Algozzine
0 Mon, Aug 24, 2015, 11:30 PM
Userdata does not get backed up using manual backups
Picture of Tony Box Tony Box
2 Thu, Aug 6, 2015, 5:29 AM
M2.9 Restoring a course onto new server, student names + Data
Picture of barbara nance barbara nance
2 Thu, Aug 13, 2015, 9:35 PM
Setting for retry of creating mbz file
Picture of Josiah Carberry Josiah Carberry
2 Fri, Aug 21, 2015, 1:06 AM
Newbie? - Backing up a Large (>6G) Course
Picture of Tim Edsell Tim Edsell
5 Thu, Aug 20, 2015, 3:46 AM
Error restoring courses including scorm-packages
Picture of Karin Lam Karin Lam
1 Wed, Aug 19, 2015, 11:48 PM
Manually triggering activity backup/restore
Picture of Florian Grassl Florian Grassl
1 Tue, Aug 18, 2015, 7:58 PM
automated backups issues with downloading files
Picture of Nora Colazzo Nora Colazzo
0 Wed, Aug 19, 2015, 1:39 PM
Timeout on large course backup
Picture of John Grobler John Grobler
9 Fri, Nov 23, 2012, 5:37 AM
mbz file is not regognised by Moodle
Picture of Bernat Martinez Bernat Martinez
1 Mon, Aug 10, 2015, 11:36 PM
Restore single section multiple times as section template
Picture of dean bushmiller dean bushmiller
0 Sat, Aug 8, 2015, 1:39 AM
Moodle site back up
Picture of Joanna Beaver Joanna Beaver
3 Thu, Aug 6, 2015, 4:26 AM
Prevent restores without preventing backups
Picture of Kevin Wiliarty Kevin Wiliarty
3 Wed, Jul 24, 2013, 12:00 AM
backing up a course
Picture of taj matharu taj matharu
0 Tue, Aug 4, 2015, 3:53 AM
Command line backup failing silently - how can I learn why it's not working?
Picture of Bill MacKenty Bill MacKenty
1 Mon, Aug 3, 2015, 6:09 PM
Course summary files not included in backups?
Picture of Cathal O'Riordan Cathal O'Riordan
1 Fri, Jul 31, 2015, 7:25 PM
Separate Capabilities/moodle/restore:restore course with "download course backup file" capability?
Picture of Wen Hao Chuang Wen Hao Chuang
1 Sat, Aug 30, 2014, 1:23 AM
question X was associated with quiz YYYY but not actually used. The instance has been ignored.
Picture of Joshua Bragg Joshua Bragg
2 Fri, Jul 17, 2015, 10:36 AM
Courses > Backups > Automated backup setup vs Server > Scheduled Tasks > Automated backups
Picture of Naaman Fallouh Naaman Fallouh
10 Mon, Sep 15, 2014, 7:30 AM
Restore from Backup is allowed for FrontPage course, that is, Course 1 ?
Picture of Manoj Killedar Manoj Killedar
0 Tue, Jul 28, 2015, 5:41 PM
Rollover of material for new academic year
Picture of Marc Storey Marc Storey
12 Mon, Jun 29, 2015, 9:43 PM
Backup/Restore won't restore Gradebook Categories
Picture of Melissa Benson Melissa Benson
3 Thu, Apr 2, 2015, 1:56 AM
error on duplicate record
Picture of Brandon Jimenez Brandon Jimenez
2 Wed, Jul 22, 2015, 4:08 AM
Need help restoring LARGE course backup (Moodle 2.7.1)
Picture of Mike Brinkman Mike Brinkman
3 Sat, Jul 18, 2015, 2:48 AM
Course backup not listed but does appear in database and filedir
Picture of Huw Smith Huw Smith
0 Tue, Jul 14, 2015, 11:40 PM
Automated backup problem
Picture of Anis Jradah Anis Jradah
5 Tue, Jul 7, 2015, 6:24 PM
Prevent teachers from changing course name in Moodle 2.6
Picture of Fred Weiss Fred Weiss
5 Thu, Dec 19, 2013, 11:37 AM
Import of question bank failed
Picture of Andreia Madeira Andreia Madeira
9 Thu, Jan 22, 2015, 10:35 PM
Backup a Single Activity Format course - How?
Picture of julie prescott julie prescott
1 Sun, Jul 5, 2015, 3:17 AM
Can not find data record in database table course.
Picture of mart van der niet mart van der niet
2 Thu, Jul 2, 2015, 4:30 PM
Backup and Restore - include Category Enrolments
Picture of Mark Chaney Mark Chaney
1 Tue, Jun 30, 2015, 5:16 PM
Will this work?
Picture of Brian Evans Brian Evans
2 Wed, Jul 1, 2015, 3:42 AM
Are logs being delete from Moodle?
Picture of Christos Savva Christos Savva
0 Tue, Jun 30, 2015, 5:12 PM
Upload courses in combination with course reset
Picture of Sarah Ricketts Sarah Ricketts
1 Fri, Jun 12, 2015, 12:28 AM
Simplified restore for the teachers?
Picture of Miikka Ruusunen Miikka Ruusunen
2 Tue, Jun 23, 2015, 7:42 PM
Delete multiple back up files in one go
Picture of Nora Colazzo Nora Colazzo
0 Mon, Jun 29, 2015, 11:41 AM