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Location of Backup Files
Picture of Marlene Waite Marlene Waite
10 Tue, Nov 28, 2006, 4:49 AM
Some courses are not backed up others are, why?
Picture of Josep M. Fontana Josep M. Fontana
10 Fri, Jan 5, 2007, 4:57 AM
I need to transfer a moodle-site, can i use backup?
Picture of Jean-Paul Geerets Jean-Paul Geerets
10 Thu, Apr 12, 2007, 4:14 AM
Wierd restore problem with 1.9
Picture of Mark Pearson Mark Pearson
10 Tue, Aug 19, 2008, 9:37 AM
Restore my sanity (course) version 1.9.1
Picture of Kenneth Woodward Kenneth Woodward
10 Thu, Aug 28, 2008, 2:30 AM
Backup and Restore not working
Picture of John Willis John Willis
10 Tue, Mar 17, 2009, 11:17 PM
this week's 1.9.4+ broke restore/import on PHP4
Picture of Haruhiko Okumura Haruhiko Okumura
10 Sat, Apr 25, 2009, 7:43 AM
restore doesn't work for me
Picture of Martin H Martin H
10 Thu, Jul 29, 2010, 6:31 PM
Cannot restore 1.x backup to 2.0
Picture of Bob Sather Bob Sather
10 Thu, Jan 6, 2011, 7:41 AM
Course Backup fails
Picture of Wes Matchett Wes Matchett
10 Thu, Feb 17, 2011, 2:19 AM
add users from one moodle site to other
Picture of Siddharth Patel Siddharth Patel
10 Tue, Apr 3, 2012, 2:02 AM
Backing up from one Moodle, restoring to another in 2.3.1
Picture of David Leaper David Leaper
10 Sat, Aug 25, 2012, 11:38 AM
Course Copy
Picture of Autumm Caines Autumm Caines
10 Thu, Oct 25, 2012, 5:11 AM
Moodle 2 - offline CD Rom or USB stick
Picture of Frederic Janssens Frederic Janssens
10 Thu, Dec 13, 2012, 10:35 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
Problem with automated backup courses after parameter changes
Picture of Séverin Terrier Séverin Terrier
10 Wed, Jul 31, 2013, 6:05 PM
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
Problems using restore in 2.7
Picture of Steve Ambro v3.1 Steve Ambro v3.1
10 Wed, May 21, 2014, 12:00 PM
Error when Restoring
Picture of Dave Emsley Dave Emsley
10 Mon, Jun 2, 2014, 4:54 PM
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
Error of 2 GB Database restore
Picture of moodle learner moodle learner
10 Thu, Dec 4, 2014, 10:49 AM
Upgrade from 2.6 to 2.8 Causes Broken Links and Can't Edit Activities
Picture of Rob Cole Rob Cole
10 Tue, Mar 24, 2015, 6:15 PM
Manual backup with user info
Picture of Inbar Dotan Inbar Dotan
10 Tue, Jun 9, 2015, 12:20 AM
Automated backups stopping after an hour of running
Picture of Paul L Paul L
10 Thu, Apr 28, 2016, 3:05 AM
I can't restore/find automated backups.
Picture of Ahmad ElGazzaz Ahmad ElGazzaz
10 Thu, Mar 30, 2017, 4:51 PM
backup-moodle2-activity Files?
Picture of Natassia Stelmaszek Natassia Stelmaszek
10 Fri, Apr 12, 2019, 4:49 AM
Download backup file with download manager
Picture of John Andre John Andre
10 Thu, Oct 3, 2019, 7:34 PM
Am I backing up the entire database, all courses, & site with the automated backup
Picture of Barron Koralesky Barron Koralesky
9 Tue, Aug 31, 2004, 3:12 AM
backup button for site?
Picture of N Hansen N Hansen
9 Thu, Sep 2, 2004, 8:19 PM
Fatal error: Call to undefined function: raise_memory_limit() in /home/covenofe/public_html/college/backup/restore.php on line 98
Picture of Athena Winchester Athena Winchester
9 Sun, Jan 16, 2005, 1:55 PM
moodle: [ERROR] Scheduled backup status
Picture of Jay Melton Jay Melton
9 Fri, Mar 18, 2005, 11:02 AM
Site Backup
Picture of Mark Little Mark Little
9 Wed, Jan 25, 2006, 1:06 AM
If you try this, backup/restore is a mess!!
Picture of Ger Tielemans Ger Tielemans
9 Sun, Aug 27, 2006, 6:19 PM
How to prevent Backup Timeouts
Picture of Daniel Brouse Daniel Brouse
9 Fri, Dec 29, 2006, 1:02 AM
Backing up multiple Moodles
Picture of Chris Lamb Chris Lamb
9 Wed, Apr 4, 2007, 7:48 PM
Restore hangs
Picture of winston ahsam winston ahsam
9 Tue, Jul 31, 2007, 2:38 PM
Backup Problems - One Course
Picture of James Whitacre James Whitacre
9 Sat, Sep 29, 2007, 1:46 AM
Course backups failing in ver 1.8
Picture of Jim Seay Jim Seay
9 Sat, Dec 15, 2007, 2:38 AM
upload course & use?
Picture of jobe jobe jobe jobe
9 Mon, Feb 18, 2008, 5:25 PM
Course won't backup properly in MOODLE 1.9
Picture of Jason Bedell Jason Bedell
9 Fri, Jun 27, 2008, 6:59 AM
exporting Moodle users to excel sheet
Picture of Michael Busch Michael Busch
9 Mon, Aug 4, 2008, 2:05 AM
Moodle 2.0 and zip options
Picture of Larry Elchuck Larry Elchuck
9 Tue, Jan 27, 2009, 12:39 AM
Restored Course 'cache module information' error
Picture of Abraham Ott Abraham Ott
9 Tue, Mar 24, 2009, 3:55 AM
Course restore fails with memory issue
Picture of John Hobson John Hobson
9 Tue, Mar 31, 2009, 3:22 AM
Importing a file to multiple courses
Picture of Dan Jeffries Dan Jeffries
9 Mon, Aug 31, 2009, 6:37 PM
IMS-CC package restore error
Picture of Miren Ugalde Miren Ugalde
9 Mon, Mar 15, 2010, 6:39 PM
Restore Frontpage doesn't work anymore with Version 1.9.8. - a bug ?
Picture of Monica Franz Monica Franz
9 Fri, Nov 19, 2010, 6:12 PM
No Backup possible: DDL sql execution error
Picture of Tobias Stapelfeldt Tobias Stapelfeldt
9 Sat, Dec 4, 2010, 12:28 AM
error/error_question_answers_missing_in_db
Picture of mat artemenko mat artemenko
9 Fri, Oct 21, 2011, 10:32 AM
Moodle 1.9 to 2.x: Missing activities when trying to restore in 2.x
Picture of Justin Litalien Justin Litalien
9 Sat, May 12, 2012, 12:32 AM
PHP is missing a temporary folder.
Picture of Suraj Malinga Suraj Malinga
9 Sun, May 27, 2012, 12:55 AM
Where are my new backups?
Picture of Trevor Wilson Trevor Wilson
9 Thu, Jun 28, 2012, 8:29 PM
Restoring a course from 1.9 to 2.3 including user data
Picture of Ludovico Sassarini Ludovico Sassarini
9 Wed, Jul 4, 2012, 10:30 PM
Backup from 2.2 to 1.9 - problem
Picture of Christine Healey Christine Healey
9 Wed, Aug 8, 2012, 8:26 PM
Backups Completing with "Warning?"
Picture of United Electric IT Department United Electric IT Department
9 Mon, Nov 12, 2012, 10:05 PM
Timeout on large course backup
Picture of John Grobler John Grobler
9 Fri, Nov 23, 2012, 5:37 AM
Backup Fails - Warning: Error while sending QUERY packet.
Picture of Stephen Bloomer Stephen Bloomer
9 Mon, Dec 3, 2012, 6:49 AM
Error Restoring Moodle 1.9 backup to Moodle 2.4
Picture of Robs Disbury Robs Disbury
9 Wed, Jan 23, 2013, 9:17 PM
Automated Backups not Listed in Course Restore Window
Picture of Ceri Richards Ceri Richards
9 Tue, Mar 5, 2013, 2:28 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
Automated backup doesn`t work
Picture of Christian Wurzer Christian Wurzer
9 Sun, Sep 22, 2013, 11:14 PM
Million characater Check Sum Backup Restore failure
Picture of Alan Cherwinski Alan Cherwinski
9 Wed, Dec 11, 2013, 12:17 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
Can"t restore course from 1.9 to 2.7
Picture of Irith Herman Irith Herman
9 Fri, Oct 24, 2014, 7:06 PM
2.7.1 Moving a course from one moodle site to another
Picture of Wendi Daniels Wendi Daniels
9 Fri, Nov 7, 2014, 1:10 PM
How to delete automatic backups of deleted courses
Picture of Maxime Pelletier Maxime Pelletier
9 Mon, Dec 15, 2014, 11:22 PM
Import of question bank failed
Picture of Andreia Madeira Andreia Madeira
9 Thu, Jan 22, 2015, 10:35 PM
Table "resource_old" doesn't exist
Picture of Visvanath Ratnaweera Visvanath Ratnaweera
9 Thu, Feb 19, 2015, 11:36 PM
Nightly full site backups
Picture of Dwight Hawley Dwight Hawley
9 Tue, Mar 17, 2015, 2:33 AM
Automated course back-up: 'Save to' location
Picture of Joanna Beaver Joanna Beaver
9 Wed, Aug 5, 2015, 1:13 AM
Course restoring not complete
Picture of Pradeep Nayak Pradeep Nayak
9 Tue, Oct 27, 2015, 8:28 PM
Migration of User Data
Picture of Taha Anver Taha Anver
9 Mon, Nov 2, 2015, 1:05 PM
Backup and file extensions
Picture of Uwe Brauer Uwe Brauer
9 Sun, Jan 22, 2017, 6:04 PM
Change maximum number of backups kept!!!
Picture of Naaman Fallouh Naaman Fallouh
9 Mon, Mar 6, 2017, 3:45 PM
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
[3.4] Automated backups initial run (1000 courses)
Picture of Richard van Iwaarden Richard van Iwaarden
9 Mon, May 14, 2018, 3:52 PM
Moodle Login page redirects to a wrong URL
Picture of Ayyaz Qamar Ayyaz Qamar
9 Fri, Jun 8, 2018, 8:53 PM
Automated backups (cli) long backuping time/higher server load
Picture of Marius S Marius S
9 Mon, Sep 24, 2018, 9:17 PM
restoring students work
Picture of Anna-Maria Laattala Anna-Maria Laattala
9 Tue, Oct 23, 2018, 2:16 PM
Hidding Backup and Restore in the menu
Picture of Genner Cerna Genner Cerna
8 Mon, May 24, 2004, 2:11 PM
Graphics when restoring a backup
Picture of Marcus Green Marcus Green
8 Tue, Jun 15, 2004, 3:29 AM
Changing the backup/restore code
Picture of Penny Leach Penny Leach
8 Wed, Jul 28, 2004, 11:45 AM
Proposal: Addition of Import / Export options to make "Back up" / "Restore" more intuitive
Picture of Ray Lawrence Ray Lawrence
8 Thu, Oct 28, 2004, 3:53 AM
Restoring into an empty course, idnumber field
Picture of Penny Leach Penny Leach
8 Thu, Dec 16, 2004, 12:04 PM
Restore Problem
Picture of Patrick Craig Patrick Craig
8 Sat, May 7, 2005, 1:35 AM
Blackboard Course restore
Picture of Buddy Ellis Buddy Ellis
8 Wed, Jun 22, 2005, 11:36 PM
I know I am blind, but...
Picture of Art Lader Art Lader
8 Sun, Nov 27, 2005, 2:32 AM
Another error backing up a course.
Picture of R Ullrich R Ullrich
8 Tue, Feb 28, 2006, 12:14 AM
beginner backup queries
Picture of Jenny Toller Jenny Toller
8 Mon, Jul 17, 2006, 5:05 PM
Backup from 1.4.3+ Restore in 1.6: Eloy, Eloy HELP!!
Picture of Ger Tielemans Ger Tielemans
8 Tue, Jul 18, 2006, 2:26 AM
trying to move from one server to another, help?
Picture of R K R K
8 Wed, Jul 26, 2006, 1:10 PM
Why would a backup go from 100Mb to 1.2Gb?
Picture of Jacob Kier Jacob Kier
8 Fri, Aug 25, 2006, 10:34 PM
My large course backup problem solved - I hope!
Picture of Martin Huntley Martin Huntley
8 Fri, Feb 16, 2007, 2:11 AM
Bacups available to ALL users??
Picture of Magnus Larsson Magnus Larsson
8 Fri, Apr 6, 2007, 8:18 PM
'Number of weeks/topics' wrong after restore
Picture of Nick Dolley Nick Dolley
8 Wed, Jul 18, 2007, 10:40 PM
Maximum Upload Size
Picture of Ângelo Rigo Ângelo Rigo
8 Wed, Aug 8, 2007, 12:52 AM
1.6 backups not unzipping in 1.8
Picture of Paul Nijbakker Paul Nijbakker
8 Thu, Aug 16, 2007, 7:54 PM
need help in restore
Picture of steve smith steve smith
8 Tue, Jan 29, 2008, 2:27 PM
All Backups Fail - An error occurred while copying the zip file to the course directory
Picture of Ceri Richards Ceri Richards
8 Thu, Jun 12, 2008, 6:19 PM
“Moodle features” unzip file error
Picture of Ken Russell Ken Russell
8 Tue, Sep 16, 2008, 2:54 AM