Backup and restore

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Restoring course problem.I'm panicking!!!
Picture of Fernando Perez Cos Fernando Perez Cos
5 Fri, Nov 14, 2008, 1:16 AM
Can not restore
Picture of Jacob Romeyn Jacob Romeyn
5 Sun, Nov 16, 2008, 3:42 AM
Restored Course shows HTML Tags (Moodle 1.9.3)
Picture of Ayuba Audu Ayuba Audu
5 Fri, Feb 6, 2009, 5:52 AM
Corrupted Backup
Picture of David Peachey David Peachey
5 Tue, Feb 24, 2009, 1:53 AM
Duplication of Roles when course is restored
Picture of Susan Mangan Susan Mangan
5 Fri, Mar 6, 2009, 9:05 AM
Moodle Migration Problem
Picture of None None None None
5 Thu, Mar 26, 2009, 4:24 PM
Cannot restore
Picture of Mitch K Mitch K
5 Wed, May 6, 2009, 3:01 AM
Moodle Master Course
Picture of David Masuda David Masuda
5 Wed, Jul 8, 2009, 8:11 AM
Backup /Import Not Working
Picture of April Cookson April Cookson
5 Thu, Aug 13, 2009, 5:57 PM
Manual Back Up Within Courses, Automatic backup is not activate
Picture of satyajit Choudhury satyajit Choudhury
5 Thu, Aug 20, 2009, 2:38 AM
Backup just hangs?
Picture of Raul Rodriguez Raul Rodriguez
5 Thu, Aug 20, 2009, 6:08 AM
Auto back up not working after upgrading to 1.9.5+
Picture of Shin Okada Shin Okada
5 Mon, Sep 14, 2009, 6:30 PM
Backup/Restore only current users/user data
Picture of Melissa Benson Melissa Benson
5 Mon, Oct 19, 2009, 11:18 AM
Backup and restore
Picture of rose bally rose bally
5 Thu, Nov 12, 2009, 7:34 PM
Course cloning
Picture of Todd Peeler Todd Peeler
5 Sun, Jan 3, 2010, 10:16 AM
Backup gets stuck after selection options
Picture of Mike Mazurkiewicz Mike Mazurkiewicz
5 Mon, Mar 1, 2010, 10:29 AM
Lost all passwords after restoring. Help me!!!
Picture of Sarah Hanssen Sarah Hanssen
5 Wed, Mar 10, 2010, 3:26 AM
can't restore from a backup file (moodle.xml not found at root level of zip file)
Picture of Eric L Eric L
5 Mon, Mar 29, 2010, 2:54 PM
Getting an error message every time I try to import a course
Picture of James Greenwood James Greenwood
5 Wed, Apr 7, 2010, 12:17 PM
restore problem
Picture of Thomas Haynes Thomas Haynes
5 Fri, May 14, 2010, 10:16 PM
Backup file not found
Picture of Dennis Plum Dennis Plum
5 Wed, May 26, 2010, 1:53 AM
Backup not working
Picture of James Walker James Walker
5 Wed, Jul 14, 2010, 11:27 PM
Fatal error: Call to undefined function require_sesskey()
Picture of Jonas Lagneryd Jonas Lagneryd
5 Fri, Jul 16, 2010, 2:51 AM
Unable to Restore couse content create files in a new course
Picture of K.James Mathai K.James Mathai
5 Wed, Aug 18, 2010, 4:05 PM
Back up fails due to "internal error"
Picture of Patricia Smiley Patricia Smiley
5 Thu, Sep 16, 2010, 5:20 AM
Failed course backup - timed out?
Picture of Andrew Field Andrew Field
5 Mon, Sep 20, 2010, 2:20 AM
I can't restore a course - Desperate
Picture of Daniel Ruiz Daniel Ruiz
5 Tue, Oct 12, 2010, 12:17 AM
poodle restore error
Picture of velammal esakkiappan velammal esakkiappan
5 Wed, Dec 29, 2010, 8:00 PM
Backup location - Can't find on server
Picture of brian avery brian avery
5 Tue, May 31, 2011, 8:05 AM
Merge user data from multiple courses into one common course
Picture of Ratnesh Mathur Ratnesh Mathur
5 Fri, Jul 29, 2011, 6:15 PM
Invalid JSON String Internal Server Error
Picture of Dan Storch Dan Storch
5 Thu, Aug 25, 2011, 10:39 PM
Administrative Backup Practice
Picture of Michael Scalero Michael Scalero
5 Tue, Sep 20, 2011, 11:18 AM
full moodle installation backups
Picture of Bas Brands Bas Brands
5 Thu, Sep 29, 2011, 5:31 PM
How to of migration from 1.9 to 2.x ?
Picture of ismael castagnet ismael castagnet
5 Thu, Dec 8, 2011, 3:04 AM
Looking for Automated Site Backup Software
Picture of Sam Mudle Sam Mudle
5 Sun, Dec 25, 2011, 1:14 AM
weird backup/restore errors
Picture of David McCall David McCall
5 Sun, Jan 22, 2012, 7:55 AM
Moving moodle 1.9.9 on a new moodle which is 2.x
Picture of eda karacelebi eda karacelebi
5 Mon, Feb 13, 2012, 5:10 PM
Restore Moodle 2.0 backup to Moodle 2.2
Picture of Nilesh Shinde Nilesh Shinde
5 Mon, Feb 13, 2012, 5:50 PM
Strangely large back up file - Moodle 2.2
Picture of Sarah Champion Sarah Champion
5 Fri, May 11, 2012, 9:30 AM
Email states backups not done
Picture of Annie Price Annie Price
5 Mon, Jul 9, 2012, 1:13 AM
Backup of courses fail in courses with .zip files
Picture of Anthony Connor Anthony Connor
5 Tue, Aug 28, 2012, 8:07 PM
Import a course from one Moodle site to another Moodle site - not within a Moodle site
Picture of Lee Anne Morris Lee Anne Morris
5 Thu, Sep 20, 2012, 6:00 AM
backup and restore user data?
Picture of Mike Sangray Mike Sangray
5 Wed, Sep 26, 2012, 1:16 AM
restore a course with 400Mb
Picture of Nuno Silva Nuno Silva
5 Sat, Nov 10, 2012, 12:08 AM
Course Back up problem
Picture of Jet Hall Jet Hall
5 Tue, Jan 8, 2013, 12:42 AM
backup_auto_failed
Picture of Annie Price Annie Price
5 Wed, Jan 9, 2013, 4:43 PM
automatic backup shows backup status OK for courses I expected to be skipped
Picture of Michael Rodgers Michael Rodgers
5 Sat, Jan 12, 2013, 8:22 PM
Can't login following new install + full restore
Picture of Rick Sparrow Rick Sparrow
5 Sat, Jan 19, 2013, 7:36 AM
show code html in text area import/restore moodle 2.4.1
Picture of Gisele Brugger Gisele Brugger
5 Wed, Jan 30, 2013, 8:24 AM
Broken image and video links
Picture of Dr. Amitkumar Mali Dr. Amitkumar Mali
5 Thu, Feb 21, 2013, 5:02 AM
Restore with user's data fails in 2.4+
Picture of Antonio Crespo Antonio Crespo
5 Wed, Mar 6, 2013, 2:49 AM
Automated backup with specified directory
Picture of Antonio Piedras Antonio Piedras
5 Fri, May 3, 2013, 3:25 PM
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
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
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
NEW Repository: Restore course directly from Moodle19 (Into Moodle2+)
Picture of Nadav Kavalerchik Nadav Kavalerchik
5 Sun, Jun 2, 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
Moodle 2.4.3 course backup error setting_invalid_ui_label
Picture of Jukka Vähäaho Jukka Vähäaho
5 Thu, Jun 13, 2013, 3:08 PM
Restore failure - database error
Picture of alex sykes alex sykes
5 Fri, Jun 14, 2013, 2:40 PM
Moodle 2.5 course backup will not restore with user data
Picture of Dan Trockman Dan Trockman
5 Sun, Aug 4, 2013, 6:33 AM
Moodle 2.4 Restore/Import Error- Invalid File Name
Picture of J. Michael Wills J. Michael Wills
5 Wed, Aug 28, 2013, 8:46 PM
Moodle 1.9, attendance backup problem
Picture of Bernard J Bernard J
5 Mon, Sep 9, 2013, 8:08 PM
How do you stop a back up running
Picture of Heather P Heather P
5 Tue, Sep 10, 2013, 7:52 PM
Automated backups not backing up large courses
Picture of Bob Ross Bob Ross
5 Tue, Dec 10, 2013, 1:27 PM
Moodle 1.9 Automated Backup error
Picture of Ian Wren Ian Wren
5 Wed, Dec 18, 2013, 5:37 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
Strange behavior with automatic backups (Moodle takes coffee break in middle of work?)
Picture of Lukáš Mižoch Lukáš Mižoch
5 Thu, Dec 26, 2013, 8:53 PM
HELP!!
Picture of Tim Dyer Tim Dyer
5 Thu, Feb 13, 2014, 10:27 PM
"There are no categories or existing courses you can restore to."
Picture of Nathan Huff Nathan Huff
5 Mon, Apr 7, 2014, 7:28 AM
Backup Report says OK but where are my backups?
Picture of Dave Arnold Dave Arnold
5 Wed, Aug 6, 2014, 11:33 PM
Backups with users have disappear
Picture of F. Peral F. Peral
5 Sat, Sep 13, 2014, 4:41 PM
Detailed Execution Logs not Showing
Picture of Sergio Mazzarelli Sergio Mazzarelli
5 Wed, Oct 1, 2014, 2:00 PM
Course Restore Issue - 500 Internal Server Error
Picture of Tim Bradley Tim Bradley
5 Thu, Oct 9, 2014, 1:00 AM
Restore, Backup and Import fail due to dmlwrite exception
Picture of Emma McAllister Emma McAllister
5 Mon, Jan 12, 2015, 10:53 PM
Only one backup being kept
Picture of Tony Neath Tony Neath
5 Tue, Jan 13, 2015, 7:24 PM
New backup format - Experimental setting
Picture of Paula Ardanza Paula Ardanza
5 Thu, Jan 29, 2015, 11:55 PM
Can't upload restore files
Picture of Tiffany Morgan Tiffany Morgan
5 Sat, Feb 28, 2015, 1:10 AM
Automated backup problem
Picture of Anis Jradah Anis Jradah
5 Tue, Jul 7, 2015, 6:24 PM
Newbie? - Backing up a Large (>6G) Course
Picture of Tim Edsell Tim Edsell
5 Thu, Aug 20, 2015, 3:46 AM
Upload Courses feature & Repositories
Picture of Justin Almeida Justin Almeida
5 Thu, Sep 3, 2015, 5:54 AM
Automated course backups run time estimate?
Picture of Paul L Paul L
5 Fri, Oct 30, 2015, 10:51 PM
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
Canvas to Moodle: Restoring IMSCC Backup Fails
Picture of Randah Mouallem Randah Mouallem
5 Sat, Feb 6, 2016, 1:46 AM
Student activity logs missing from backups, by design?
Picture of Paul L Paul L
5 Fri, Apr 22, 2016, 3:32 AM
Manually uploading backup to moodle
Picture of James Ripps James Ripps
5 Wed, Apr 27, 2016, 6:11 AM
Deleting old backups
Picture of Sonja Sperber Sonja Sperber
5 Thu, Apr 28, 2016, 4:32 PM
Automated Backup CLI
Picture of Helson C Helson C
5 Sat, Jul 2, 2016, 4:10 AM
backup stops in 4th stage at 99.23%
Picture of אסף צ'רטקוף אסף צ'רטקוף
5 Wed, Aug 3, 2016, 6:08 AM
Auto-Backed-Up Courses not Accessible
Picture of Yaniv Cogan Yaniv Cogan
5 Sun, Aug 21, 2016, 5:33 PM
not able to backup
Picture of Arun AR Arun AR
5 Tue, Dec 27, 2016, 1:48 PM
Page not found when I try to backup course. Help!
Picture of John Riggs John Riggs
5 Fri, Jan 6, 2017, 7:10 AM
IMS Common Cartridge Backup Fails
Picture of Chick Beckley Chick Beckley
5 Sat, Jan 14, 2017, 5:07 AM
Backup Moodle Site Without User Data?
Picture of Becka M Becka M
5 Sat, Jan 14, 2017, 2:49 PM
How to restore all the courses I have backuped ?
Picture of jiandu cc jiandu cc
5 Sat, Apr 8, 2017, 11:43 PM
Import fails due to "Default exception handler: Can not find data record in database table files_reference."
Picture of Rebecca Trynes Rebecca Trynes
5 Tue, Jun 6, 2017, 1:16 PM
Download mdl_files table via url
Picture of Elke Thoné Elke Thoné
5 Wed, Jul 12, 2017, 4:12 AM
backup hashfile not moving to trashdir
Picture of Ehsan Anwar Ehsan Anwar
5 Mon, Sep 18, 2017, 10:55 PM
Moodle 3.3.5 and problems doing backup
Picture of Séverin Terrier Séverin Terrier
5 Wed, Mar 21, 2018, 8:33 PM
Moosh vs nohup backup and restore
Picture of Jamie Tinley Jamie Tinley
5 Fri, Jun 29, 2018, 1:45 AM
The uploaded file exceeds the upload_max_filesize directive in php.ini.
Picture of Terry David Terry David
5 Wed, Aug 29, 2018, 12:42 PM