Keywords: backup, store, download, save, restore from backup
What is it?
The Moodle course Restore allows course editors to restore an entire course from backup, or particular activities and resources (excluding student data) into an existing course on Moodle.
Why use it?
If you want to copy a Moodle course from another Moodle installation (with similar versions and plugins), such as the UCL Moodle Snapshot, you can create a backup file and then restore this into a UCL Moodle course.
Although you can backup and restore activities and resources, it is easier to import items instead.
Who can use it?
Course administrators and tutors can restore a course (excluding student data) into an existing Moodle course for which they have edit rights. If you need a new course set up for this purpose you can
Before I start...
Obtain the Moodle backup file (with .mbz extension) that you would like to restore and make sure you have a Moodle course to restore it to. See M01f - Course backup
To prepare a module or programme course for the next academic year
NOTE: If you would like to prepare a module or programme course for the next academic year you should not use 'backup' and 'restore' but instead use the Moodle Course Rolloverprocedure.