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Force an initial backup on all courses?
Picture of Christopher Molnar Christopher Molnar
1 Mon, Jun 17, 2013, 4:23 AM
Restore taking way to long
Picture of Christopher Molnar Christopher Molnar
2 Sat, Jun 15, 2013, 9:22 PM
Database Connection Failed
Picture of Tearh James Tearh James
0 Fri, Jun 14, 2013, 10:41 PM
Restore failure - database error
Picture of alex sykes alex sykes
5 Fri, Jun 14, 2013, 2:40 PM
Manual course backup sometimes includes all site users
Picture of Richard Collecutt Richard Collecutt
1 Wed, May 29, 2013, 5:53 AM
Migrating from Moodle 2.3.2+ on iMac to Moodle 2.5 on a linux host
Picture of Halil Ozmen Halil Ozmen
5 Wed, May 15, 2013, 7:08 PM
Disable Importing into 2.4.x
Picture of Dave Harding Dave Harding
1 Thu, Jun 13, 2013, 6:27 PM
Course Backup Error 404
Picture of Robert Gonzales Robert Gonzales
0 Wed, Jun 12, 2013, 12:14 AM
Manage Backup Files gives "Can not read file" error
Picture of Dan Bennett Dan Bennett
0 Tue, Jun 11, 2013, 8:27 PM
Courses > 2GB not backing up
Picture of Mark Hayes Mark Hayes
0 Tue, Jun 11, 2013, 9:25 AM
Restore content to several courses at the same time
Picture of Isabella Felizitas Tilch Isabella Felizitas Tilch
0 Tue, Jun 11, 2013, 2:19 AM
Moodle 2.5+ Backward Compatibility of Backups?
Picture of Jayson Levine Jayson Levine
5 Thu, Jun 6, 2013, 3:18 AM
Moving Moodle server, best way to import the many courses?
Picture of Daniel Willshaw Daniel Willshaw
4 Thu, May 30, 2013, 6:10 PM
Backup without zip
Picture of Sudhanshu Verma Sudhanshu Verma
1 Tue, Jun 4, 2013, 2:05 PM
Moodle 1.9 to 2.4 course restore w/ users
Picture of deepti pulavarthi deepti pulavarthi
11 Sat, May 25, 2013, 2:20 AM
Error restoring course
Picture of Sergio ABP Sergio ABP
2 Thu, May 30, 2013, 2:06 AM
Automated backup for activities
Picture of Sudhanshu Verma Sudhanshu Verma
1 Tue, Jun 4, 2013, 2:18 PM
ZIP or MBZ file?
Picture of Martin Sin Martin Sin
2 Mon, Jun 3, 2013, 8:58 PM
Some of my backup is "Locked by dependencies" (v2.2.3)
Picture of Nathan Hammond Nathan Hammond
1 Wed, May 23, 2012, 9:37 PM
automated backup skipping new courses
Picture of Michael Rodgers Michael Rodgers
4 Fri, Dec 21, 2012, 7:26 PM
Moodledocs unexplained strategy
Picture of Doug Moody Doug Moody
2 Wed, May 29, 2013, 9:05 AM
How to restore only newly added activities from a backup file
Picture of Sudhanshu Verma Sudhanshu Verma
0 Wed, May 29, 2013, 2:52 PM
Backup report inconsistencies Moodle 2.5
Picture of Barb Hall Barb Hall
3 Sun, May 26, 2013, 8:50 PM
I want to restore course backup with user data from my localhost moodle to my online moodle give me error user XXX conflict can't restore
Picture of nourhan khaled nourhan khaled
0 Mon, May 27, 2013, 6:08 PM
Is course reset action logged?
Picture of Cathal O'Riordan Cathal O'Riordan
2 Wed, May 22, 2013, 10:03 PM
Is course reset action logged?
Picture of Cathal O'Riordan Cathal O'Riordan
0 Wed, May 22, 2013, 10:03 PM
Adminer problems
Picture of Marci Araki Marci Araki
2 Wed, May 22, 2013, 5:26 AM
Backup failed on courses with google drive files attached
Picture of Jeremie Coste Jeremie Coste
0 Tue, May 21, 2013, 4:11 PM
Restore result in blank Page
Picture of David Ha David Ha
2 Sun, May 19, 2013, 10:16 AM
Deleted Student - need help restoring or export/import
Picture of Mike Sangray Mike Sangray
3 Thu, May 16, 2013, 10:45 PM
Import in Moodle 2.0 does not work!
Picture of Fatema Abou El Ela Fatema Abou El Ela
13 Tue, Jun 21, 2011, 10:13 PM
Restore 1.9.19+ to 2.4.3+ legacy files returned
Picture of andrew middlemass andrew middlemass
0 Thu, May 16, 2013, 10:35 PM
Course Restore in 2.4 (Database Errors)
Picture of Graham Stone Graham Stone
2 Wed, May 15, 2013, 8:17 PM
Kudos for backup developers
Picture of Mark Pearson Mark Pearson
1 Thu, May 16, 2013, 12:19 AM
Losing images when performing a course import/restore
Picture of Nathaniel Lyon Nathaniel Lyon
6 Tue, May 14, 2013, 1:16 PM
coding error detected
Picture of Chrissy Trenholme Chrissy Trenholme
0 Wed, May 15, 2013, 3:41 PM
Backup won't work: error/activity_task_coursemodule_not_found
Picture of Glenn Pillsbury Glenn Pillsbury
3 Wed, Nov 14, 2012, 3:14 AM
Automated backup not overwriting
Picture of Heather P Heather P
1 Mon, May 13, 2013, 8:59 PM
Backing up a course freezes site
Picture of Matt Knott Matt Knott
0 Mon, May 13, 2013, 8:22 PM
Remove Overwrite Course Configuration Ability?
Picture of Bethany Emory Bethany Emory
0 Sat, May 11, 2013, 1:52 AM
Backup restore of courses don't work for users nor data
Picture of Rafael Ávila Coya Rafael Ávila Coya
5 Tue, May 7, 2013, 9:03 PM
Various problems with backup
Picture of Barb Hall Barb Hall
16 Fri, May 3, 2013, 9:06 PM
2.3 restore
Picture of Susan Ruckdeschel Susan Ruckdeschel
1 Wed, May 8, 2013, 8:58 AM
Can't restore courses: database reading error (Moodle 2.3)
Picture of Mariana Curado Malta Mariana Curado Malta
5 Tue, May 7, 2013, 9:08 PM
Partial Course Restoration leaves "blank topics" in new course
Picture of Penny Pearson Penny Pearson
0 Wed, May 8, 2013, 12:45 AM
Possible to Backup a Course Removing Questions/Categories?
Picture of Jon Fila Jon Fila
1 Sat, May 4, 2013, 3:58 AM
Exclude legacy files from a backup
Picture of Andres Andy Andres Andy
1 Tue, Apr 23, 2013, 11:59 PM
MIgrating moodle using course backup/restore, then changing domain name
Picture of Mike Green Mike Green
1 Fri, May 3, 2013, 11:09 PM
How to import a course correctly
Picture of Karen Marshall Karen Marshall
2 Wed, Apr 24, 2013, 12:34 AM
backup with uer data
Picture of Doris Johnson Doris Johnson
1 Fri, May 3, 2013, 4:29 AM
Restoring course backup in ZIP format from URL
Picture of Jérôme Charaoui Jérôme Charaoui
4 Thu, Mar 14, 2013, 3:28 AM
Restore a Backup Keeping User Attempts
Picture of Hamid Takesh Hamid Takesh
4 Sat, Apr 20, 2013, 11:45 AM
Merging two databases for users, grades etc into one
Picture of Thanh Ha Thanh Ha
1 Mon, Apr 29, 2013, 11:57 AM
Migrating a course manually without mbz moodle backup
Picture of Peter Kowski Peter Kowski
8 Fri, Apr 26, 2013, 5:03 PM
Scripted (Automated) Bulk Backup and Restore in 2.3
Picture of David Leeding David Leeding
8 Thu, Aug 30, 2012, 12:34 PM
Import courses from MNet peers - Developing Addon
Picture of Asaf Ohaion Asaf Ohaion
0 Thu, Apr 25, 2013, 5:30 AM
Moodle 2.3 Error - Error writing to database when backing up a course
Picture of Eric Kuang Eric Kuang
10 Mon, Apr 8, 2013, 11:11 AM
No images when I restore course
Picture of andy emerine andy emerine
2 Sat, Apr 20, 2013, 1:26 AM
Delete the backup files of the teachers
Picture of erika alarcon erika alarcon
2 Tue, Apr 16, 2013, 4:59 AM
Course Backup Errors (fileinfo extension and cannot_finish_ui_if_not_setting_ui)
Picture of Rich Solomon Rich Solomon
2 Thu, Apr 18, 2013, 6:28 AM
PHP Error message - HELP!
Picture of Robert Blomeyer Robert Blomeyer
2 Sat, Apr 13, 2013, 4:55 AM
course restore failed from 1.9.12 to 2.4.1+
Picture of Yatim Ghani Yatim Ghani
7 Fri, Mar 1, 2013, 2:08 PM
Delete a backup file with no permission in moodle/restore:uploadfile
Picture of erika alarcon erika alarcon
0 Tue, Apr 16, 2013, 4:53 AM
Batch backup and restore (Moodle 2.3)
Picture of Mike Brinkman Mike Brinkman
1 Wed, Apr 3, 2013, 9:52 PM
Course backup not working
Picture of Roy Grimes Roy Grimes
2 Fri, Apr 12, 2013, 8:56 PM
Overwriting a broken course restore - no legacy repository available
Picture of Thom Rawson Thom Rawson
2 Mon, Dec 19, 2011, 11:52 AM
Backup and Restor 1.96 to 2.3 does"t show users
Picture of Irith Herman Irith Herman
9 Thu, Apr 11, 2013, 5:00 PM
restoring course with user data
Picture of Ruth Ruane Ruth Ruane
2 Thu, Apr 4, 2013, 11:45 PM
Is there a simple way to download every course document?
Picture of Michael Vaughn Michael Vaughn
6 Wed, Apr 10, 2013, 9:49 PM
Automated course backup "Save to" directory
Picture of Jedidiah Rex Jedidiah Rex
3 Wed, May 30, 2012, 12:42 AM
Moodle 2.4 won't backup outside of the Moodledata folder
Picture of Heather P Heather P
7 Mon, Mar 4, 2013, 4:57 PM
Share anonymized data
Picture of Patrick Masson Patrick Masson
1 Mon, Jan 7, 2013, 2:56 AM
Pls help understanding Restore debugging message
Picture of Mary Cooch Mary Cooch
24 Sun, Feb 10, 2013, 5:56 PM
Backup will not run with exams selected
Picture of Annette Powell Annette Powell
0 Wed, Apr 3, 2013, 12:24 AM
limiting destinations on restore
Picture of john saylor john saylor
0 Tue, Apr 2, 2013, 4:05 AM
"Could not restore modules" with Nanogong
Picture of Yann D. Yann D.
3 Mon, Mar 25, 2013, 9:19 PM
Restoring a course into 2.3 from 2.4 Course Format Error
Picture of Andrew Schopp Andrew Schopp
2 Thu, Mar 28, 2013, 3:26 PM
Is it possible to restore Glossary xml files on their own ?
Picture of Simon Hall Simon Hall
2 Thu, Mar 28, 2013, 8:13 AM
Backup stopped working after PHP upgrade
Picture of Victor Balakine Victor Balakine
0 Mon, Mar 25, 2013, 10:01 AM
Hacking the Moodle 2.0 database transfer script to convert a Moodle 1.9 site
Picture of Visvanath Ratnaweera Visvanath Ratnaweera
0 Sat, Mar 23, 2013, 4:00 PM
Automatic Backup stopped working
Picture of Hartmut Scherer Hartmut Scherer
18 Sun, Aug 21, 2011, 1:53 PM
Automatic backup not starting
Picture of Heather P Heather P
0 Fri, Mar 22, 2013, 8:11 PM
Last Access information wrong after restore
Picture of CoreDev Develop CoreDev Develop
0 Fri, Mar 22, 2013, 4:12 PM
Restored Course 'cache module information' error
Picture of Abraham Ott Abraham Ott
9 Tue, Mar 24, 2009, 3:55 AM
Where do I find the backup-files?
Picture of Gunilla Brattberg Gunilla Brattberg
3 Tue, Mar 19, 2013, 12:02 AM
Moodle 2.4.3 green tick - does it mean yes or no?
Picture of Heather P Heather P
0 Tue, Mar 19, 2013, 11:42 PM
course restore fails with Error code: file_invalid_path
Picture of Heather P Heather P
0 Tue, Mar 19, 2013, 11:03 PM
Backup / restore & < >
Picture of István Selmeci István Selmeci
1 Wed, Mar 13, 2013, 5:40 AM
Common Cartridge
Picture of Jason Horne Jason Horne
1 Tue, Mar 19, 2013, 2:54 AM
import_course call error: Invalid parameter value detected: Only arrays accepted.
Picture of Alan Zaitchik Alan Zaitchik
0 Fri, Mar 15, 2013, 10:14 PM
Error restoring backup
Picture of Denilton Silveira de Oliveira Denilton Silveira de Oliveira
1 Fri, Mar 15, 2013, 1:28 AM
Restore of course .mbz recover everything
Picture of Hugh Murdoch Hugh Murdoch
1 Fri, Mar 15, 2013, 7:21 PM
Confirm that restore of "non-manual" enrolment methods only works in 2.4+ and above?
Picture of John Reese John Reese
2 Wed, Mar 13, 2013, 7:50 AM
Restoring/Moving huge course(3 gigs) from 1.9 to 2.2
Picture of Glenn Welker Glenn Welker
13 Fri, May 25, 2012, 1:21 AM
Backup and restore Course (programmatically)
Picture of Viktor Zimmermann Viktor Zimmermann
0 Wed, Mar 13, 2013, 8:34 AM
cannot enable automatic course backups
Picture of tim wilde tim wilde
3 Sun, Mar 10, 2013, 5:17 PM
Backup Screen Does Not Appear for 1 Course - Moodle 2.4.1
Picture of Dan O'Reilly Dan O'Reilly
0 Fri, Mar 8, 2013, 3:50 AM
Problem restoring some courses from 1.9+ to 2.3
Picture of Stephen Liseo Stephen Liseo
4 Wed, Mar 6, 2013, 10:21 AM
Restore with user's data fails in 2.4+
Picture of Antonio Crespo Antonio Crespo
5 Wed, Mar 6, 2013, 2:49 AM
Need student data but cannot get any data- restore fails bug
Picture of John Reese John Reese
1 Wed, Feb 27, 2013, 6:43 AM