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Back Up a Moodle Site (with User Data)

Posted June 7, 2017

Including enrolled user data greatly increases the size of a backup and may produce a file that must be securely stored. You only need to include enrolled user data if: You are migrating a Moodle Organization site from Moodle Archive to the current Moodle site and you need to keep user submissions, posts, comments, etc. You […]

Copy Materials from Old Moodle Course Site into New Course Shell

Posted June 7, 2017

You will need a backup file of the old course that does not include any student data or files. See Back Up a Moodle Site (No User Data) for instructions on making one. Log in to your new Moodle course or course shell. Go to the Administration block and click Restore. Under Import a backup file, click Choose a file … to browse […]

Back Up a Moodle Site (No User Data)

Posted June 7, 2017

By default, a Moodle Backup will not contain user data (i.e., student grades, usage data, assignment submissions, etc.). This data greatly increases the size of a back up, and is not necessary if you only need an archive of course activities, formatting, and resources (i.e., readings, files, links, etc.) to copy over to future course […]