Course restore

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

Template:Course admin Courses can be restored from a backup made by Moodle. Course backups are 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.

These options appear with most versions of Moodle as part of the backup- restore process.

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

In Version 1.6 and onward, it is possible to backup or restore specific course resources and activities. For example, it is possible to 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.

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