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error/root_only_one_ocurrence
Picture of Rosario Carcò Rosario Carcò
0 Tue, Nov 18, 2014, 9:36 PM
Exporting using common cartridge - inconsistencies and problems with labels
Picture of Nathan Cobb Nathan Cobb
0 Fri, Nov 14, 2014, 10:30 PM
When I backup a course without the enrolled users, I still end up with a cohort sync and enrolled users in the course I restore to?
Picture of Andrew Leer Andrew Leer
0 Thu, Nov 13, 2014, 11:44 PM
Cannot restore course Undefined property: stdClass::$shortname
Picture of Christos Savva Christos Savva
0 Mon, Nov 10, 2014, 9:36 PM
Course backup and restore
Picture of Anderson Hsu Anderson Hsu
4 Mon, Nov 3, 2014, 4:36 PM
Backup fails in 2.7 when Question Bank included
Picture of Keith Revell Keith Revell
6 Wed, Sep 3, 2014, 2:22 PM
After upgrade and DN change docking tabs shift region zones forcing region-main away
Picture of patrick caswell patrick caswell
0 Wed, Oct 29, 2014, 1:21 AM
Can"t restore course from 1.9 to 2.7
Picture of Irith Herman Irith Herman
9 Fri, Oct 24, 2014, 7:06 PM
Student Activity Report all same date after Course Restore
Picture of Paul L Paul L
14 Thu, Oct 2, 2014, 3:29 AM
Moodle 2.7.1 - Restore Issue with Large/Medium MBZ files
Picture of Maia Haeata Maia Haeata
15 Tue, Oct 21, 2014, 7:32 AM
Problems creating backup
Picture of Diego Muñoz Diego Muñoz
0 Tue, Oct 21, 2014, 9:23 PM
Backups are failing in 2.7.2
Picture of Christopher Molnar Christopher Molnar
0 Sat, Oct 18, 2014, 10:28 PM
No questions in quiz after restore
Picture of Alex Vanden Bosch Alex Vanden Bosch
6 Thu, Oct 16, 2014, 7:02 PM
No backup/restore of logs in 2.7
Picture of Séverin Terrier Séverin Terrier
0 Thu, Oct 16, 2014, 10:56 PM
VERY slow restore in V2.6
Picture of mart van der niet mart van der niet
23 Fri, Nov 29, 2013, 6:11 PM
Gateway timeout
Picture of alex r alex r
0 Fri, Oct 10, 2014, 11:04 PM
Moodle Course Restore
Picture of Leon van Romburgh Leon van Romburgh
3 Thu, Sep 25, 2014, 2:43 PM
Course Restore Issue - 500 Internal Server Error
Picture of Tim Bradley Tim Bradley
5 Thu, Oct 9, 2014, 1:00 AM
Backed up courses from 2.0 - importing in 2.7.2 won't succeed.
Picture of Sa L Sa L
6 Sun, Oct 5, 2014, 7:00 AM
How to extract questions & answers from moodle servers?
Picture of farrukh baig farrukh baig
1 Tue, Sep 30, 2014, 2:57 PM
Missing contenthash in .mbz file - Moodle 2.6.5
Picture of Kamil Łuczak Kamil Łuczak
0 Wed, Sep 24, 2014, 9:02 PM
Ongoing auto back up errors
Picture of Chris Turton Chris Turton
6 Tue, Sep 16, 2014, 5:23 PM
2.6 auto and manual backup issues
Picture of jenna brewer jenna brewer
1 Tue, Sep 23, 2014, 8:51 PM
Why are moodle backups so big?
Picture of SVI eSolutions SVI eSolutions
3 Thu, Sep 4, 2014, 11:52 PM
Fatal error: Maximum execution time of 120 seconds exceeded in C:\moodle\lib\filestorage\zip_archive.php on line 218
Picture of Stephen Bloomer Stephen Bloomer
3 Wed, Sep 17, 2014, 12:51 PM
Import from another course without getting the Question Bank
Picture of Joe Teacher Joe Teacher
7 Wed, Aug 15, 2012, 10:51 PM
REstore error message: The uploaded file may exceed the post max size directive in php.ini.
Picture of Kristin Lange Kristin Lange
3 Tue, Sep 16, 2014, 4:38 AM
Automated backup quandry
Picture of Nyle Landas Nyle Landas
2 Wed, Mar 12, 2014, 11:56 PM
Backups with users have disappear
Picture of F. Peral F. Peral
5 Sat, Sep 13, 2014, 4:41 PM
Backups from CLI cron.php failing in 2.7.2
Picture of Christopher Molnar Christopher Molnar
0 Sat, Sep 13, 2014, 9:46 PM
Reducing backup size by excluding content files
Picture of Gavin Thompson Gavin Thompson
1 Fri, Sep 12, 2014, 11:35 PM
error in files after restore course
Picture of Irith Herman Irith Herman
6 Thu, Jul 10, 2014, 4:19 PM
Backing up "private files" sub-folders and aliases directing to "private files"
Picture of Philippe Decloitre Philippe Decloitre
1 Wed, Nov 21, 2012, 6:17 PM
Unable to Import Course
Picture of Suzanne Faber Suzanne Faber
20 Sat, Jan 29, 2011, 3:55 AM
Error writing to database Moodle 2.6
Picture of Luna Llena Luna Llena
4 Wed, Apr 16, 2014, 9:23 PM
Problems in the backup of a course
Picture of Eduardo Hm Eduardo Hm
0 Tue, Sep 2, 2014, 9:27 PM
settings for large backup restore files
Picture of Mike Jackson Mike Jackson
4 Sun, Aug 31, 2014, 2:41 AM
Enormous course failing automated backups
Picture of Aaron Batty Aaron Batty
12 Sat, Jul 19, 2014, 10:04 AM
cron.php autobackup errors
Picture of Christopher Molnar Christopher Molnar
0 Sun, Aug 31, 2014, 1:45 AM
Error when trying to restore a course in 2.7
Picture of Melissa Benson Melissa Benson
2 Thu, Aug 28, 2014, 10:36 PM
Moodle Restore Error
Picture of Teddy Wiphatphumiprates Teddy Wiphatphumiprates
0 Wed, Aug 27, 2014, 2:00 PM
Moodle2.7 - Error when restoring course
Picture of Trinh Nguyen Trinh Nguyen
8 Wed, Aug 6, 2014, 11:08 AM
backup with users, accounts and activities
Picture of Hilton Sato Hilton Sato
1 Tue, Aug 26, 2014, 2:12 AM
What constitutes a modification?
Picture of Dave Arnold Dave Arnold
0 Thu, Aug 21, 2014, 2:58 AM
Restoring a backup of a course just keeping information for one participant
Picture of Marta García Marta García
0 Tue, Aug 19, 2014, 10:11 PM
Mass Delete all backups that are in the 'Course backup area'
Picture of Alan Ball Alan Ball
3 Thu, Aug 14, 2014, 6:56 PM
Moodle 2.7 Common Cartridge backups not completing
Picture of John Wells John Wells
0 Fri, Aug 15, 2014, 3:15 AM
Restore Destination (Target) Options
Picture of Ben Furse Ben Furse
0 Thu, Aug 14, 2014, 10:04 PM
Backup-restore misses all glossary entries
Picture of Jonathan Rabson Jonathan Rabson
3 Sat, Sep 22, 2012, 2:53 AM
Teacher cannot restore course as new course in Moodle 2.6.3
Picture of Jukka Vähäaho Jukka Vähäaho
2 Wed, Aug 13, 2014, 4:52 PM
the requested url backup backup.php was not found on this server
Picture of murugan muthu murugan muthu
1 Fri, Jun 13, 2014, 1:59 PM
Backup Report says OK but where are my backups?
Picture of Dave Arnold Dave Arnold
5 Wed, Aug 6, 2014, 11:33 PM
Backup and import failure
Picture of Russell Thomson Russell Thomson
8 Fri, Aug 8, 2014, 11:22 PM
"Course Restoration in Progress" course
Picture of Tiffany Morgan Tiffany Morgan
0 Thu, Aug 7, 2014, 2:27 AM
Loss of backup in Moodle 2.1.1
Picture of Denny Whitford Denny Whitford
21 Fri, Nov 11, 2011, 1:24 AM
Troubleshooting Automated Backups that Complete with Warning
Picture of Michael Clark Michael Clark
2 Wed, Jul 23, 2014, 12:46 AM
Not Modified Since Option Ignored - Automated Course Backups
Picture of Ryan Panning Ryan Panning
2 Thu, Jul 31, 2014, 2:20 AM
Restoring from 2.5.5 to 2.7.1: quiz conditions multiplied
Picture of Gerald Grow Gerald Grow
0 Thu, Jul 31, 2014, 3:15 AM
Backup error: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Picture of James Choi James Choi
2 Tue, Jul 15, 2014, 5:29 AM
HELP!!
Picture of Tim Dyer Tim Dyer
5 Thu, Feb 13, 2014, 10:27 PM
Course has 1 topic yet Backup lists 18 topics
Picture of Fred Weiss Fred Weiss
1 Fri, Jul 25, 2014, 7:02 AM
2.7 Backup and Import Fail - Debugging Report
Picture of Jim Murray Jim Murray
2 Mon, Jul 21, 2014, 11:33 PM
2.6 restore works, but fails on 2.7
Picture of Ken Tuley Ken Tuley
0 Thu, Jul 24, 2014, 6:47 AM
Help ! I Delete course without backup !
Picture of Fakhrul Wan Fakhrul Wan
14 Wed, Jul 9, 2014, 9:03 AM
Backups are not running
Picture of dan k dan k
1 Tue, Jul 22, 2014, 12:43 PM
Cannot restore courses to new 2.6 instance if they have quizzes
Picture of Emma Richardson Emma Richardson
13 Sun, Mar 9, 2014, 3:27 AM
Problems restoring courses
Picture of Ulrike Albers Ulrike Albers
2 Thu, Jul 17, 2014, 12:33 AM
Function that restores a course
Picture of Philip Templeton Philip Templeton
0 Fri, Jul 18, 2014, 11:46 PM
[M24] Cannot unlock user data backup in all courses....
Picture of Valery Fremaux Valery Fremaux
3 Wed, Jul 16, 2014, 10:41 PM
Automated backup doesn't work
Picture of Ali Arekat Ali Arekat
2 Wed, Jun 18, 2014, 2:14 PM
Back up failure
Picture of Carmsie Melodie Carmsie Melodie
2 Tue, Jul 15, 2014, 7:15 AM
Error When Backing Up a Course
Picture of John Doser John Doser
1 Sat, Jul 12, 2014, 2:17 AM
Backup fails when Moodle is at WWW root, not in folder
Picture of Gerald Grow Gerald Grow
2 Tue, Jul 8, 2014, 8:02 AM
Backup
Picture of aravind krishna aravind krishna
1 Tue, Jul 8, 2014, 4:29 PM
Restore question bank option
Picture of Emma Richardson Emma Richardson
0 Wed, Jul 2, 2014, 12:52 AM
When performin backup or import I get databaseerror
Picture of J R J R
2 Wed, Jun 25, 2014, 2:36 AM
Whole site Backup question
Picture of Joker Bob Joker Bob
2 Tue, Jun 24, 2014, 8:32 PM
Backup users but skip user files
Picture of Angel Simón Angel Simón
0 Sat, Jun 28, 2014, 1:13 AM
Error communicating with server
Picture of Web master Web master
1 Wed, Jun 25, 2014, 4:22 AM
Manager role can't restore Automated Backups
Picture of Melanie Scott Melanie Scott
1 Thu, Jun 12, 2014, 4:25 AM
Restore 2.0 for developers
Picture of Carlos Alexandre Fonseca Carlos Alexandre Fonseca
1 Sat, Jun 21, 2014, 1:24 PM
get module version in backup
Picture of Carlos Alexandre Fonseca Carlos Alexandre Fonseca
2 Sat, Jun 21, 2014, 10:43 PM
Bypassing Upload Limits
Picture of Dave Emsley Dave Emsley
2 Wed, Jun 18, 2014, 3:34 PM
Moodle 2.6 restore never finishes
Picture of Gerald Grow Gerald Grow
8 Sat, Feb 22, 2014, 2:06 AM
Customized destination folder for automated backups accessible from Moodle (2.5)
Picture of Ulrike Albers Ulrike Albers
4 Fri, Feb 14, 2014, 1:53 AM
Automated backups fail in multiple courses (dmlreadexcetion)
Picture of Jeremy Volkmann Jeremy Volkmann
0 Fri, Jun 13, 2014, 11:55 PM
How to get back deleted backup folder?
Picture of murugan muthu murugan muthu
0 Fri, Jun 13, 2014, 10:57 PM
db cleanup when deleting user backups
Picture of john saylor john saylor
0 Fri, Jun 13, 2014, 3:54 AM
Automated Backup Log
Picture of Philip Templeton Philip Templeton
4 Fri, May 23, 2014, 7:37 AM
Error with autobackup Moodle 2.4.9
Picture of Molin Men Molin Men
0 Wed, Jun 4, 2014, 9:16 PM
How to build the missing "FORMATDATA" converter for course format additional data from Moodle 1.9 to 2.x
Picture of Valery Fremaux Valery Fremaux
2 Tue, Mar 25, 2014, 9:39 PM
Problems using restore in 2.7
Picture of Steve Ambro v3.1 Steve Ambro v3.1
10 Wed, May 21, 2014, 12:00 PM
CLI Autobackup backsup only few courses
Picture of vinoth kannan vinoth kannan
1 Wed, May 28, 2014, 2:53 PM
Importing courses from 2.4 (with file repository links) on new 2.7 server
Picture of Mitja Decman Mitja Decman
3 Tue, May 27, 2014, 4:53 PM
the story of the misteriously filling up hard disk
Picture of koen roggemans koen roggemans
20 Tue, Nov 29, 2011, 5:06 PM
Auto backups not skipping courses unavailable
Picture of Chris Swaffield Chris Swaffield
0 Wed, May 21, 2014, 8:57 PM
Back-Up File Too Large
Picture of josh love josh love
22 Thu, May 1, 2014, 12:16 AM
Undelete or recycler for all deleted items?
Picture of Matt Jenner Matt Jenner
15 Tue, Dec 11, 2012, 8:23 PM
Moodleroom data automatic download
Picture of Sush Test Sush Test
0 Thu, May 15, 2014, 4:19 AM
Can't backup Front Page Settings course
Picture of David Rogers David Rogers
6 Fri, May 9, 2014, 10:52 PM