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Moodle 2 Administration by Alex Buchner

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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 hidden courses and the front page, which is also a course (the name of the front page backup uses the site name).

Backup settings

To schedule site backups go to Courses | Backups | Automated backup setup. You will see a number of settings:

Setting

Description

Active

Turns automatic backup on and off (default). Make sure that your backup is activated! You can further set the backup mode to Manual, which allows execution via the CLI (discussed later).

Schedule

Specify the days of the week on which the backup has to run.

Execute at

Specify the time of the day the backup is ...

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