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How to backup a course in Moodle 2.

Courses or parts of courses can be backed up to restore into new courses, imported into existing courses, or kept as master copy for future use. Backup a course by following the steps below.

Click here to learn how.

In the Settings block under Course administration select "Backup."

Select what to include/exclude under "Backup settings," then click "Next."

To backup a course without all of the posts and completed Activities remove the check mark under Included enrolled users.

Select Schema settings, then scroll down and click "Next."

1. In this area select which Topics, Activities and Resources to back up. (All items will be selected by default.)

2. In this area select if user data will be included in the Topics, Activities and Resources to back up. (All items will be selected by default.)

Review Backup settings and confirm options, then scroll down and click "Perform Backup."

Select "Continue" when The backup file was successfully created message appears.

Depending on the size of the course it may take a few seconds.

Choose whether to Download or Restore the backed up course.

1. Save the backup file on the local computer, by clicking on "Download."

2. To restore this course click on "Restore." (Click here to learn how to restore a course.)

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