A backup or the process of backing up is making copies of data which may be used to restore the original after a data loss event.

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SP 2013 Content Type Hub Issue after restoring in staging environment

We have a SP 2013 farm where content type hub is configured and publishing works fine in my Development Environment and we have a content type called BasicCT is been created with 4 site columns.We ran ...
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SP 2010 recovery

I accidentally uninstalled SharePoint 2010 from control panel (Stupid me). Luckily SQL SP database such as content db is available. How to reinstall or recover back ? Help much appreciated.
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(Restore-SPFarm) Search Service backup: Error occurred while processing the log

I want to backup/restore the Search service application from a test farm to a production farm. I performed the classic backup of the service application from Powershell: Backup-SPFarm -Directory ...
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Refreshing QA db with Dev db with sites being Hosted Names Site Collection

We have Hosted Names Site Collections in both Dev and QA and I am have been assigned the task of Refreshing the QA db with Dev db, please let me know if any of the below steps taken are wrong Take a ...
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It' s possible to recover Groups and Users from SPList backup

I have created SPList backup. But I notice that into the backup log, that backup has included the structure of the entire site Collection of Users and costume groups . If for some reason, Sharepoint ...
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Restore/Import Managed Metadata from another SP 2013 Farm

My situation: SP2013 Farm A: Managed Metadata Service Application with database named "ManagedMetadataDB" SP2013 Farm B: Managed Metadata Service Application with database named "ManagedMetadataDB" ...
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SP 2010 constantly says 'A backup or restore is currently in progress' & it never runs!

We're running SP 2010 & I am able to click on Farm Backup & Restore and or Granular Backup but they'll both just sit there all day saying SP 2010 'A backup or restore is currently in progress' ...
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Conditions in which SP Content DB gets locked

Apart from Content Database backup, what are the other conditions in which a SharePoint Content Database may get automatically locked?
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Security and backup if documents in library are not synced

Is there any reason why I would not want to store all of my business documents and not sync them? Should I have any concerns about security or losing data? I don't need to have my documents synced ...
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Get SP online site content via PowerShell or C# (for BackUp SharePoint Online Site content into local storage)

I need to BackUp SharePoint Online Site content into local storage. I know there is no tools for it (for SharePoint Online version). I want to write my own tool that will copy all site content to a ...
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Site collection Validation

While restoring a site collection, what all properties can be taken into consideration for validating the restore. (Say for example, if I have a a properties of the site before backing it up.. And I ...
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VM Snapshot recovery of MOSS 2007?

Has anybody ever recovered their MOSS 2007 farm from VM snapshots from the night prior? MOSS VM, 2 WFE VMs and a SQL 2005 blade. Say SharePoint becomes corrupted and we just can't fix it. Any good ...
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Sharepoint Backup plan

Regarding the backups in SP. I know that there are a few important backups that we need to do, however what is the difference between the backup in Central Admin (farm) and SQL server backups. Isn’t ...
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Masterpage not found and features missning after Backup/Restore of Content Database

I have backed up a web application and restored in on Another server. All content seems to be there, but 1) I get an error when I go to startpage, the log says ourcustom.master cannot be found. When ...
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404 error when doing restore content database

Im trying to copy content database(one web application, exacly what I want) from our production- to our test-Environment. Im using this guidefor backing up (the CA-alternative). When I use the ...
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SharePoint 2013 database .bak file how to restore

I have got a .bak file (database backup) of a SharePoint environment. However when I restore this file in the database and add this db as a content database I get "0" site collections. What am I ...
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Update schema version in order to BackUp/Restore

I have two different SharePoint farms. One's schema version is 15.0.4420.1017 and the new one is using 15.0.4569.1000. The oldest is hosted on W2008R2 (all-in-one server), and the new one is hosted ...
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Backup Office 365 SharePoint site for move to local hosting

I have a Office 365 SharePoint site that I need to backup in its entirety. All the information I can find on this is at least a couple of years old. With a local SharePoint site this is easy to ...
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Backup site and restore to exact identical

We are using SharePoint 2013, and the VM is a bit sick. I would like to do a full back up of a site (1 app web -> 1 site collection), so I will be able to import it in a new SharePoint farm. Is there ...
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Unable to restore Sharepoint Site from backup

I have a Sharepoint site (2013), I need to move the site to a different server. I am using Powershell to create backup and restore. But getting the error in ULS log: "Could not deserialize site ...
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SharePoint 2010 Back up strategy

We have a setup here with SharePoint 2010 where every website is created as a separate web application for making backup and recovery easier, however I see the following issues about this approach: ...
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How to restore exported list cmp file

I went to SharePoint 2013 central administration - Backup and restore - Granular Backup - Export a site or list and Exported a list which as .cmp extension. Now how do I restore this list in ...
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How to restore SharePoint from SQL backups?

I have been tasked with restoring our SharePoint instance for our Disaster Recovery Procedure. We store our backups of SharePoint onto tape via Netvault, we use the SQL plugin and also backup the ...
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Backup and Restore User

I have SharePoint 2010 and would like to know if it is possible to change the user in charge of performing Backup and Restore routines. I recently changed most users to non local administrator and ...
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Restoring a site in the same farm but different managed path

I need to restore a site "Sales" within same web application. Here is what I did? Created a backup of "Sales_DB" using sql management studio. http://intra.df.suz/Sales Created a new database ...
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How to download backup of contoso SharePoint 2013 site?

Microsoft has provided a SharePoint web application of a fictitious company named Contoso. Can any one provide link from where we can download backup of that site? We need just for our training ...
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SP2013 - <nativehr>0x80070003</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>

I successfully restored a backup from another farm a few of weeks ago using restore-spsite. I had to delete that site collection, now I want to restore it again with that same backup file. The 2 ...
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Unable to restore PRODUCTION content database to DEV content database farm

I am trying to refresh my dev farm content database with a copy of the production farm content database, but I have been unsuccessful so far. I used the following procedure: 1) stopped the ...
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Restore Errors on Sharepoint

I got up backup a server. And I want to restore the backup to nother server. But I got this error and my restore job is failed. Object Excel Service Application failed in event OnRestore. For ...
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Copying the staging farm inside my development environment

We have three SharePoint server professional 2013environments; development, staging +live. Now due to time limitation we did a lot of modifications and testing to our staging server directly without ...
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Restore Job Failed

I got backup and I restored another server the backup. But restore failed. The restore job failed. For more information, see the error log that is located in the backup directory. I got one ...
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Problem with backup of list in SharePoint 2010

I have got a list with many of records - More then 85 000 and I click Backup on SharePoint 2010. It backs up the list, but with less files then in another list. It shows me only 8 files, but when I ...
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Sharepoint 2010 List backup

I want to backup a list in sharepoint 2010 and restore in a different site. Am performing backup with "Granular Backup" option in Central Administration site and restoring using Import-SPWeb ...
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SharePoint Server backup/restore on SharePoint Online

Is it possible to backup sharepoint server backup and restore in on SharePoint online version. Any suitable ways and what can be the compatibility issues if its possible. Thanks!
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The term 'Get-SPBackupCatalog' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program. Check the spelling of the name

i am trying to run the following script using windows power shell ISE:- Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell $cat = Get-SPBackupCatalog \\T01\Back Backup-SPFarm -Directory \\T01\Back ...
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Backup and restore in Office 365

I'm looking for official documentation regarding Backup schedules and restore options in Office 365. More precisely: How often is backups made For how long is a backup saved How do you restore? ...
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Unable to perform A full Farm Backup

I have SharePoint 2013 server, containing one web application and three site collections. I want to perform my first full farm backup, so I wrote the following command inside SharePoint PowerShell: ...
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Plan my SharePoint backup

I know that my question might be basic for some people, but I need help in creating a backup policy for my SharePoint environment. I have SharePoint server 2013 live, which have the following main ...
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Define a backup job on daily basis

I usually run the following three statements manually inside SharePoint power shell :- Backup-spsite -identity http://tgvsps01 -path T:\back\Team.bak –force Backup-spsite -identity ...
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User permissions broken after Restore-SPSite

Have got a SharePoint 2013 installation running as a development system (cloned from our live environment). If I create a new site collection and set the primary and secondary site collection ...
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How to restore a Document Library or List with unique permissions

Is it possible to restore a Document Library or List with unique permissions from an unattached content database with the unique permissions still intact? Normally the steps to restore a Document ...
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SP 2103 Differential Backup runs without Full

I'm at the stage of creating backup schedule for our brand-new Sharepoint site. Copy-pasted some scripts, made Windows Task Schedule, everything is fine. Now: I ran Full backup then few ...
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sharepoint question for restoreing the site from one to another site of one env to another

sitecollection of environment(say s1) and in there is list with alert set and ,we are restoreing this to other environment say(s2), and we perfom any upadtion on the list we get the alert but the url ...
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Back up and restore creating .bak not .cmp

When creating a back up of a site using Central administration in Sharepoint, it used to create a couple of files, one being a .cmp. Now it creates a folder filled with .bak files. Am I doing ...
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Backup/Restore List Views [duplicate]

I have a staging SharePoint 2010 environment which I have created quite a few List Views. I would like to move these Views to my production server. I could not find any way to do it via backup and ...
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Change “created date” and “created by” values for my default publishing site's welcome page, after a backup/restore

I have developed an enterprise wiki site collection inside my staging server , then I backup , restore the enterprise wiki inside my live server. But currently the created data for my welcome page is ...
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Migration list with all items

Is there any solution to copy a list with all fields and the name of the user who originally created the item? When I migrate from the backup list it uses my administration name.
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SharePoint Transaction Log Size in High Availability Group

I know SharePoint Config transaction logs tends to grow quickly when in Full Recovery mode, we have been cleaning it out by swapping the database recovery to simple mode, running a backup, the ...
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failed in event OnBackup sharepoint

Hello my name is Alaa and I am an engineer and I work on a system archiving electronic files sharepoint system and when the work of backup shows this error Object Query-0 (C: on SHAREPOINT) failed ...
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Revert Restore-SPFarm

We have a SharePoint test server and SharePoint live server. They are on the same network The administrator for each is the same Active Directory account. I know this is wrong but as a programmer ...