Difference between revisions of "Course restore"

Jump to: navigation, search

Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 2.0. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version is available here: Course restore.

(reformat , links and edit)
(See also: 1.7 note)
Line 13: Line 13:
*[[Backup restore]]
*[[Backup restore]]
*[[Roll courses forward]
*[[Roll courses forward]] (in Moodle 1.7)

Revision as of 07:36, 5 October 2006

Template:Course admin Courses can be restored from a backup made by Moodle. Course backups are usually stored in the backupdata folder within the course files folder. There is a link next to every course backup that says restore. Each version of Moodle has its own slightly different process for restoring. Generally speaking a backup maybe restored several ways. It can

  • Copy over the data in any course, or
  • Add the backup to any course, or
  • Create a new course that is a duplicate,
  • Offers option to include student data and/or course files.

The backup and restore process is a common way of moving or, copying specific courses from one Moodle to another.

Template:Moodle 1.6Version 1.6 and later offers more options in the backup and restore process. Backup restore has a more detailed descrition of the 1.6 process. It is possible to backup and/or restore specific course resources and activities. For example, a teacher can backup the entire course, then restore only Lesson 1 with student data, Lesson 4 without student data and a forum with student data, to a new or existing course.

See also