Join George Papazian for an in-depth discussion in this video Automated backups, part of Moodle Administration Essential Training.
- We're lucky as administrators that Moodle ships…with automated backup functionality.…Let's take a look at how to set this up in case you need it.…The first thing I'll do is enable automated backups.…If I don't select this, I'd have to manually activate…the automated process either through a command line…or the cron job we set up earlier.…That's a little more advanced, so that's why starting out,…I'll recommend that you just enable the process here.…Next, I'll choose my days.…Let's do every Thursday so if a problem…with the backup occurs, I have Friday to deal with it.…
That way, I'm not troubleshooting on my weekend.…I'll chose a time to execute it at.…I'll choose 19:00 hours on Thursdays so it takes place…at a quieter time than during school hours.…Next it asks me where I want to save my backup files.…The default here is the "Course backup filearea".…This is essentially a designated folder that Moodle sets up.…As a beginner, I recommend you choose this option.…But keep in mind that that might mean you have to manually…
- Configuring your local server with XAMPP or LAMP
- Installing Moodle
- Connecting to the database
- Installing cron and automating cron jobs
- Creating views
- Changing primary settings
- Adding and managing users and cohorts
- Setting roles and permissions
- Creating and managing courses
- Applying themes
- Working with plugins
- Keeping your Moodle site secure
Skill Level Beginner
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1. Getting to Know Moodle
2. Setting Up Your Server
3. Installing Moodle
4. The Moodle Dashboard
5. Working with Users
6. Setting Permissions
7. Managing Courses
8. Setting Up a Grading System
9. Customizing the Look of Moodle
10. Working with Plugins
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