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Moodle Administration

By : Moodle Trust, Alex Büchner
Book Image

Moodle Administration

By: Moodle Trust, Alex Büchner

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (22 chapters)
Moodle Administration
About the Author
About the Reviewer

Site-Level Backups

So far, we have covered how to back up a single course. The site-level backup performs the same operation for every course on the system, including the front page, which is also a course (the front page backup uses the site name).

Backup Settings

To schedule site backups, go to Courses | Backups in the Site Administration block. You will see a number of settings:



Include Modules

Includes course modules (activities and resources) in backup archive. Sometimes there are problems with third-party add-ons.

Include module user data

Includes data added by users in modules such as assignments.


If selected, metacourse relationships to other courses will be included in the backup archive.


User records are included in the backup. The following two options are available:

  • All (default): Includes all users in your Moodle system.

  • Course: Includes only users who are enrolled to the course.


Specify whether the log files should...