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Can't backup Front Page Settings course
Picture of David Rogers David Rogers
6 Fri, May 9, 2014, 10:52 PM
Moodle 2.6 automated and manual course backup error
Picture of Magdi Saad Magdi Saad
2 Sat, Dec 28, 2013, 12:50 AM
error/cannot_finish_ui_if_not_setting_ui
Picture of g k g k
6 Thu, Jun 28, 2012, 2:51 AM
Certificate Plugin: backup image files
Picture of feida kila feida kila
0 Mon, May 5, 2014, 8:38 PM
Multiple course restore to one or multiple Moodle sites
Picture of Anatoliy Kochnev Anatoliy Kochnev
6 Sun, Feb 2, 2014, 6:18 AM
Backup in 2.6 and restore to 2.4 - Error
Picture of Mike Hatherly Mike Hatherly
1 Mon, Mar 3, 2014, 10:34 PM
Error writing to database
Picture of jobe jobe jobe jobe
7 Wed, May 2, 2012, 1:54 AM
Errors is ugrading from Moodle 2.5.5 to Moodle 2.6.2
Picture of g k g k
1 Sat, Apr 19, 2014, 3:40 AM
Unable to Perform Backups in Moodle 2.5
Picture of Douglas Ullman Douglas Ullman
8 Wed, Aug 21, 2013, 3:20 AM
500 Internal Server Error while restoring a large course. Finally solved for me.
Picture of Peter Halverson Peter Halverson
0 Thu, Apr 17, 2014, 7:34 AM
Teachers backing up users in moodle 2.5
Picture of Christina Dempsey Christina Dempsey
1 Wed, Apr 16, 2014, 12:40 AM
Invalid JSON String Internal Server Error
Picture of Dan Storch Dan Storch
5 Thu, Aug 25, 2011, 10:39 PM
Change restore setting keep_roles_and_enrolments to yes
Picture of Ângelo Rigo Ângelo Rigo
2 Fri, Apr 11, 2014, 2:35 AM
Course Backups Not Deleting
Picture of Janet Smith Janet Smith
0 Thu, Apr 10, 2014, 9:41 PM
duplicate news forum on backup/restore/import
Picture of steve miley steve miley
1 Thu, Jan 30, 2014, 12:05 AM
Custom backup code has trouble with File Cache
Picture of Ray Hernandez Ray Hernandez
0 Tue, Apr 8, 2014, 5:49 AM
+3500 Student Courses Failing on Backup.
Picture of Jeff White Jeff White
2 Wed, Nov 27, 2013, 3:57 AM
http://docs.moodle.org/all/es/error/moodle/dmlwriteexception
Picture of Margari León Margari León
1 Thu, Apr 3, 2014, 3:45 PM
Backup/restore specific roles
Picture of William Mair William Mair
0 Mon, Mar 24, 2014, 8:54 PM
Moodle 1.9 to 2.5 Backup questions
Picture of Christina Dempsey Christina Dempsey
2 Wed, Mar 19, 2014, 3:48 AM
Restoring Large Courses : May be a solution?
Picture of panagiotis karageorgos panagiotis karageorgos
3 Tue, Mar 4, 2014, 3:05 AM
After SQL import of full database, login failed
Picture of dna helix dna helix
12 Mon, Dec 14, 2009, 5:40 PM
What is the best way to move stuff around ?
Picture of Andrew Gollan Andrew Gollan
1 Thu, Mar 13, 2014, 6:00 AM
Extracting contents of backup file
Picture of Paul Chapin Paul Chapin
4 Tue, Apr 2, 2013, 3:18 AM
Backup and Restore of a course with due dates during Time zone change
Picture of Mike Wilday Mike Wilday
1 Wed, Oct 16, 2013, 5:35 AM
Import course in 2.6
Picture of david english david english
1 Sat, Mar 8, 2014, 11:38 PM
1.9 course backups hang while zipping
Picture of Irith Herman Irith Herman
0 Thu, Mar 6, 2014, 4:30 AM
2.5.3.+: Automated Backup stopps with error/file_not_writeable, each time restarting same error is detected at a different course....
Picture of Monica Franz Monica Franz
10 Mon, Feb 17, 2014, 6:25 PM
Automated restore?
Picture of Stephen Poynter Stephen Poynter
8 Mon, Feb 20, 2012, 11:59 PM
Upgrading Moodle version 1.9.19+ to moodle version 2.5
Picture of Pratyaksh Narayan Pratyaksh Narayan
2 Thu, Feb 27, 2014, 9:44 PM
Error haciendo backup en moodle 1.9
Picture of Virtual UNEXPO Virtual UNEXPO
0 Thu, Feb 27, 2014, 11:05 AM
Problems Restoring IMS CC Course
Picture of Nate White Nate White
0 Wed, Feb 26, 2014, 10:48 PM
Restoring to New Course and Importing Content From Existing Course Ends in Database Error
Picture of Robert Blomeyer Robert Blomeyer
7 Tue, Jun 19, 2012, 9:45 AM
Restoring Moodle 1.9 failed
Picture of michael michael michael michael
2 Sun, Feb 23, 2014, 7:03 PM
Gradebook manual items missing after restore
Picture of Donna Hrynkiw Donna Hrynkiw
2 Thu, Feb 20, 2014, 6:57 AM
Backing up Turnitin
Picture of Davin Scampton Davin Scampton
0 Thu, Feb 20, 2014, 1:21 PM
2.5.1 Automated backup skips a lot of courses
Picture of Marius S Marius S
2 Mon, Feb 3, 2014, 3:20 PM
Automated backups not backing up large courses
Picture of Bob Ross Bob Ross
5 Tue, Dec 10, 2013, 1:27 PM
automated course backups different behavior 2.2.4 -vs- 2.3.1
Picture of james mergenthaler james mergenthaler
0 Thu, Feb 6, 2014, 10:40 PM
Restore Process Puts Sys Admin's Name in Forum Prompts
Picture of Janet DiVincenzo Janet DiVincenzo
0 Thu, Feb 6, 2014, 9:45 AM
restore course from linux to windows
Picture of chris chen chris chen
2 Wed, Feb 5, 2014, 10:36 AM
Backing up Turnitin assessments with Moodle Direct
Picture of Davin Scampton Davin Scampton
0 Wed, Feb 5, 2014, 3:23 PM
Can't download backup files
Picture of g k g k
1 Mon, Dec 2, 2013, 10:28 AM
Not all assignments being restored?
Picture of MP Rogers MP Rogers
2 Sun, Feb 2, 2014, 5:22 AM
Restoring Multiple Courses Simultaneously (multi-semester issue)
Picture of Amin Hannini Amin Hannini
11 Fri, Jun 21, 2013, 10:11 AM
Import Issue with IMS Common Cartridge
Picture of Nilesh Shinde Nilesh Shinde
3 Thu, Mar 28, 2013, 5:14 PM
Merging courses
Picture of Richard van Iwaarden Richard van Iwaarden
0 Fri, Jan 24, 2014, 8:57 PM
Deleting old backups
Picture of Mike Hanratty Mike Hanratty
3 Wed, Jan 22, 2014, 1:08 PM
legacy files ..."Why won't you die!!?"
Picture of Justin Hunt Justin Hunt
7 Mon, Jan 6, 2014, 1:46 PM
Automated backups failing to run
Picture of Christopher Molnar Christopher Molnar
2 Sun, Jan 19, 2014, 11:21 PM
Backing up and zipping to laptop
Picture of Marilyn Rymniak Marilyn Rymniak
2 Wed, Jan 22, 2014, 3:02 AM
Error writing to database on Restore: Data too long for column 'answers' at row 1\nINSERT INTO mdl_question_multichoice
Picture of Susan Mangan Susan Mangan
2 Sat, Jan 18, 2014, 7:24 AM
How could I move zip - file from my moodle site to my local computer or to another moodle site
Picture of a y a y
1 Mon, Jan 20, 2014, 1:48 AM
restoring moodle 2.5. Error listing plugins
Picture of Javi Ac Javi Ac
2 Sat, Jan 18, 2014, 4:37 PM
Custom mod's restore broken after 2.5.3 upgrade
Picture of Matt Burica Matt Burica
0 Sat, Jan 18, 2014, 2:00 AM
browser freezing while backup and restoring big course
Picture of vishnu prasad vishnu prasad
1 Thu, Jan 16, 2014, 5:27 PM
Cannot Restore Flat File Enrolled Users
Picture of Paul L Paul L
1 Thu, Jan 9, 2014, 1:43 AM
mbz format
Picture of Charles Duncan Charles Duncan
4 Fri, Jun 28, 2013, 9:15 PM
Automated Course Restore/Reset- Moodle 2.5?
Picture of Chris Chapman Chris Chapman
1 Wed, Aug 14, 2013, 4:48 PM
moodle_database::update_record_raw() no fields found.
Picture of Eduardo Alves Cezar Eduardo Alves Cezar
0 Sat, Jan 11, 2014, 11:30 PM
Grade categories not importing for some classes
Picture of Debbie Unterseher Debbie Unterseher
0 Fri, Jan 10, 2014, 5:47 AM
Import a Backup
Picture of John House John House
4 Mon, Dec 16, 2013, 11:51 PM
Manual Course Backup Crashes Instantly
Picture of Glen MacPherson Glen MacPherson
2 Wed, Jan 8, 2014, 1:56 AM
Course Backup Contains Files no Longer Used
Picture of Jon Fila Jon Fila
6 Thu, May 23, 2013, 10:39 PM
UTF-8 Backup name
Picture of AM Sanat AM Sanat
0 Sat, Jan 4, 2014, 4:20 PM
Restoring from 2.2 to 2.5
Picture of Joan Tracy Joan Tracy
1 Tue, Aug 13, 2013, 12:11 PM
Backups in a moodle 2.3 with matriculation external database
Picture of Sol Garcia Sol Garcia
0 Fri, Jan 3, 2014, 12:13 AM
Unable to restore course to 2.6+
Picture of Bob Puffer Bob Puffer
3 Mon, Dec 30, 2013, 3:39 AM
1.9 course backups hang while zipping
Picture of Jesse O'Brien Jesse O'Brien
6 Mon, Dec 16, 2013, 11:13 PM
Moodle 1.9 Automated Backup error
Picture of Ian Wren Ian Wren
5 Wed, Dec 18, 2013, 5:37 PM
1.9 / PHP 5.3 Upgrade
Picture of David Wylie David Wylie
0 Thu, Dec 19, 2013, 12:57 PM
How to turn off automatic backups
Picture of Laine Phillips Laine Phillips
2 Wed, Dec 18, 2013, 8:11 AM
Moving automated backups
Picture of Nick Varney Nick Varney
1 Tue, Dec 17, 2013, 7:07 PM
Session lock on course restore Moodle 2.6
Picture of Bob Ross Bob Ross
0 Tue, Dec 17, 2013, 1:04 PM
Restoring 1.9 courses to 2.5
Picture of Tom Moseley Tom Moseley
6 Thu, Nov 28, 2013, 6:12 AM
Course Category Bulk Creation
Picture of John Doser John Doser
1 Thu, Dec 12, 2013, 11:56 PM
Recover courses previous install
Picture of b. designer b. designer
2 Tue, Dec 3, 2013, 3:48 AM
Million characater Check Sum Backup Restore failure
Picture of Alan Cherwinski Alan Cherwinski
9 Wed, Dec 11, 2013, 12:17 AM
Error Message - Importing Course Data and Duplicating Course Material Using Back Up and Restore
Picture of Carly White Carly White
3 Tue, Dec 10, 2013, 11:44 PM
Automated backups conflicting errors
Picture of Mark S Mark S
1 Tue, Dec 10, 2013, 5:58 AM
exporting Moodle users to excel sheet
Picture of Michael Busch Michael Busch
9 Mon, Aug 4, 2008, 2:05 AM
Spawn multiple threads during automated backups
Picture of Jeff White Jeff White
3 Tue, Dec 3, 2013, 11:43 PM
how to merge courses
Picture of marilou novida marilou novida
1 Thu, Dec 5, 2013, 11:52 AM
Blackboard 9.1 Common Cartridge restore into Moodle
Picture of Jon Shaw Jon Shaw
0 Thu, Dec 5, 2013, 1:29 AM
Backup skipping - can I restore old skipped courses?
Picture of Alan Bristow Alan Bristow
0 Mon, Dec 2, 2013, 11:37 PM
Backup reports OK but no files?
Picture of Alan Bristow Alan Bristow
0 Mon, Dec 2, 2013, 11:32 PM
Course Files unreadable once mbz extracted
Picture of Simon Hall Simon Hall
2 Fri, Nov 29, 2013, 7:01 AM
Automated backup with specified directory
Picture of Antonio Piedras Antonio Piedras
5 Fri, May 3, 2013, 3:25 PM
Automated Backup doesnt seem to be running
Picture of Simon Hall Simon Hall
1 Fri, Nov 29, 2013, 6:06 AM
Problems with Assignment restore
Picture of Tatiana Petrova Tatiana Petrova
4 Mon, Aug 12, 2013, 1:25 AM
Restoring 1.9 course into Moodle 2.5 ( Windows )
Picture of Barry Clarkson Barry Clarkson
2 Wed, Jun 12, 2013, 11:01 PM
Restore from backup, missing files
Picture of Simon Allison Simon Allison
4 Mon, Nov 25, 2013, 5:39 PM
Activity restore from moodle 2.5 to moodle 2.5 won't complete
Picture of Steve Rippl Steve Rippl
3 Sat, Nov 23, 2013, 2:26 AM
Need to clean up lots of backup files
Picture of Michel DENIS Michel DENIS
1 Thu, Nov 21, 2013, 4:01 PM
Backup a course with a customized theme where the restore destination does not have that theme
Picture of Judy Hsu Judy Hsu
0 Thu, Nov 21, 2013, 4:18 PM
Problems with last execution log backup report
Picture of Barb Hall Barb Hall
1 Tue, Sep 17, 2013, 7:34 AM
detailed logs for backup errors?
Picture of Matt Long Matt Long
2 Tue, Nov 19, 2013, 1:51 AM
Meaning of extensions -nu.mbz and -an.mbz
Picture of Séverin Terrier Séverin Terrier
3 Thu, Oct 17, 2013, 5:41 PM
Restore Moodle course backup
Picture of Ketan Deore Ketan Deore
2 Thu, Apr 4, 2013, 12:05 AM
Inclusion of all site users in a manual backup
Picture of Richard Collecutt Richard Collecutt
2 Thu, Nov 14, 2013, 4:31 AM