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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Backup of all documents in sharepoint

Is there somehow I can setup a way to make a backup of our Documents in sharepoint on a regular base? Sadly these cryptolocker and etc are scaring me more and more, and at this point, no backup of ...
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Global workflows will not work well on a restored site collection

I have a site collection of type team site inside my SharePoint server 2013, where inside this site collection I did the following:- I publish a workflow globally, using SharePoint designer 2013. I ...
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Backup a site collection from a farm with a version different than destination version

As I know if we restore a backup that is taken from a farm that holds a different config database version than the destination then it will not complete the restore process due to that difference in ...
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Item Option (Parameter / Switch) in Backup-SPFarm & Restore SP-Farm for Multi-Tenant SharePoint 2013 Farm

I have a SharePoint 2013 Multi-Tenant Farm. Every tenant has a dedicated Content DB. I am trying to backup a particular Tenant using the following command, found in the Understanding multi-tenancy in ...
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Back up & Restore Tenants in a Multi Tenant SharePoint 2013 environment

I have a SharePoint 2013 environment with Multi-Tenancy configured. I have various tenants provisioned in the environment. Is it possible to backup and restore a tenant from one environment to ...
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Is it possible to create a Service Application backup using Central Administration on a different server

Is it possible to create a Service Application backup using Central Administration on a server that is not running Central Administration? Let's say I have a SharePoint farm consisting of 3 servers: ...
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How to copy an entire content database to another server

I just installed a new farm, we want to copy from another server (prod), all content from a web application, fortunately its only one content db, I already have the dba doing the backup, and the ...
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Backup/Restore site collection with working list workflows?

Is there a way to backup and restore a site collection and still preserve all list workflows? I am backing up one of our production sites, but when I move it to staging all the workflows lose their ...
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Showing error of 'PreSaveItem is not defined' when trying to save item in any list on restored site

We took a backup of production site and restored it on our development server. The site has been developed on OOB or SharePoint Designer with no custom development on it. The restoration process went ...
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SharePoint Backup Order

We want to install June 2015 CU on SharePoint server 2010, as a backup strategy we will take a full Farm backup, SQL backup and Doc-Ave platform backup, to make sure these guys are not nullifying each ...
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SharePoint incremental backup

We already have full and differential backup jobs on our farm and I also want to take incremental backup from our SharePoint farm, is that possible? what is the power-shell script for incremental ...
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Planning a Sharepoint Backup and Recovery Strategy

I am a SQL Server DBA, but I am confronted with Sharepoint the very first time. To my understanding I can take a full backup once per day via SQL Server and log backups for example every hour. In ...
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PowerShell backup script leaves open files and fails the next day: spbrtoc.xml is being used by another process

TL;DR: My backup script is failing because the last time it ran it left Open Files in use by open Sessions that didn't close. If I close the open Sessions before running the script (via Task ...
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Backups needed?

Before trusting this whole O365/sharepoint thing with the fate of our company. Is there ANYTHING, I need to backup - or are the cloud always taking care of this for us?
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Sharepoint 2013 Online Site Collection Backup-Restore using CSOM in Powershell

i have created Publishing site collection on SharePoint Online. Now i am trying to create new Publishing Site Collection with same Contents So can anyone explain me how to go about backup and ...
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farm back up does not create seperate folder name?

I have a starnge problem in farm backup. for 7 days full farm backup does not create the seperate folder for example everyday create same fordername "spbr0042" in earlier,The spbr* folders are ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Online Site Collection Backup-Restore using CSOM

I have created one site collection on SharePoint Online. Now I want to make another site collection with the same content. So can anyone explain me how to go about backup and restore of site ...
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Get error after content database restore to another server

I have some problem with restore sharepoint content database. get back up content data base from server A. then restore to SQL server server B. create a new web application in server B. add restored ...
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How to save a list in a csv file via Powershell

I have a SharePoint online list with more than 9000 items and 22 column. The list is being populated on daily basis. I am taking backup manually every morning by saving the list as excel file in the ...
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why i should not perform a Restore-SPSite for a copy of a site collection on the same content database

I have read these links which talks about using Backup-SPsite && Restore-SPSite:- link1 link2 and they both mentioned that restoring a copy of a site collection's back-up file file using ...
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I want to take backup automatically of a SharePoint online list as excel file every day

I have a SharePoint online list with more than 9000 items and the list is being populated on daily basis. I am taking backup manually every morning by saving the list as excel file in the document ...
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copy a site collection by backup & restore it to a new URL

I am currently working on a site collection of type team site , and I did many customization and I create many sub sites inside it. Now our customer requested to have another site collection with the ...
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how to exchnage the urls for 2 web applications

I have two web applications that can be accessed by the following urls: http://servername/ http://servername:8090/ Now I want to swap the web applications urls. So I am thinking of the following ...
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how to restore project web app subsite to sharepoint team site

All the data in project web app site from one server need to be accessed in team site in another server
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Corrupted DB Server - Preparing to restore

Several of our database servers have been corrupted - this occurred after a patch, but we are still unsure of the root cause. We are moving through the servers and restoring them to a clean state. We ...
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Kill stsadm backup process stuck in the background

I used following command for taking sharepoint 2010 site backup. stsadm -o backup -url http://siteurl -filename d:/filename.bak While backup process running, it doesn't allow any create, update ...
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How to back up SharePoint in conjunction with SQL Server databases?

We currently back up all SQL Server databases (SharePoint and non-SharePoint) with SQL Server's native backup. We also back up every server daily with a "snapshot backup" VMDK through Symantec ...
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SharePoint changing records and sending bunch of alerts

Monday the backup stuck for a site collection with it's content DB. So I had to go to Central Admin and take of the Read Only mode from the site collection. Now all of the sudden SharePoint decided to ...
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How to make full backup of Sharepoint Online?

Is there any way to make a full backup of Sharepoint Online web site based on Office 365 without third-party tools? Tried to google it, but found only ways to manually backup list or libraries. I'm ...
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back up restore a site from a site collection

so I have created a new site collection and web application. I have a site in a site collection that I want to back up and restore on. Was just wondering if it was possible and if it was how, to do a ...
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Related to share point back up and restore from 2003 version to 2013 version

I am very new in share point and i have a task to take complete backup of share point server 2003 to another server 2013 so i have done the backup process with share point server 2003 but when i ...
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back up restore onto a different site collection

If I was to use a backup of one site collection and restore it onto another, would this give me every single thing that was on that site collection. So sites, lists, workflows etc?
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What is the easiest way to backup and restore whole site (with all files and data)?

How to fully backup and restore my site just once using SharePoint Online?
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How do I backup SharePoint hosted app?

I have deployed heavily used SharePoint 2013 app to one of my customer . The app frequently need changes. Since I'm using incremental development, I need a solid back up strategy at each app upgrade ...
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Overwrite the same backup file every day

I want to overwrite the same back up file of an sharepoint 2013 site collection by using the below powershell command line command: Backup-SPSite -Identity http://xyz -Path D:\SP_BACKUPS\test.bak ...
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Can we do full and incremental back ups of sharepoint site collection using powershell commands

We are using STSADM commands to use full and incremental back ups of sharepoint 2013 site collection. Planning to do using Powershell commands now but i don't see incremental and full back powershell ...
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Taking Incremental Back up for SharePoint 2013 Site

We created a task scheduler to run a bat file which has this code to take the incremental back up of the site. "C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\Web Server ...
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Restore backup from one farm to another in same domain: Access Denied

I have a path based site collection on my dev farm. It shares a content database with other site collections on the dev farm. My domain account is the site collection administrator and is also a farm ...
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DPM (Data Protection Manager) Does Not Restore Column of Type 'User'

I have DPM set to back up my SharePoint farm down to item level. When I try to restore an entire list (custom list) to a new SharePoint site that I've created for it, the list restores successfully ...
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After a farm restore, going to web application shows Sign In, Select credentials page

I have a scratch SharePoint farm to use for testing and experimenting. I used Wrox's "Professional SharePoint 2013 Administration" to set up the farm. I did a farm backup using the Central ...
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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 ...