Import backup

Each backup is a compressed file (a Zip file) which is stored on the server (in the archive/ directory). It can also be downloaded to your computer.

Chamilo also allows you to import the contents of a backup copy inside a new empty course. This can be useful for a teacher creating a new course.

To start the import:

  • choose the source of backup: either a .zip file on your computer or one stored on the server,

  • choose whether you want to import the whole course or only specific sections (to be selected in the next screen),

  • decide whether to duplicate specific files during the importation operation or to replace them,

  • click Import backup to start the import.

Illustration: Backup - Import

Note : A message will confirm the backup restoration executed successfully

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