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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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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SharePoint restore fails because of newer version

I have installed SharePoint 2010 SP1 on my local developer machine. I wanted to copy a site collection from one of our productive servers (which hasn't SP1 yet but the December 2010 Cumulative ...
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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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How to copy site collection to another server

I have a big corporate portal (on SharePonit 2010) and now I want to make a copy of it for my tests. So the problem is how make a copy of portal (maybe without documemts) from http://server1 to ...
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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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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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The backup/restore job failed because there is already another job scheduled

I have tried to export a list inside my SharePoint 2013 , but I got the following error: Sorry, something went wrong The backup/restore job failed because there is already another job ...
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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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Is there a way to use windows server backup with sharepoint 2013 and windows server 2012?

I have a Windows Server 2012 installation with Sql Server 2012 and Sharepoint Server 2013. Windows server backup worked fine before Sharepoint was installed. After it was installed, windows server ...
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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 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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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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Back-up a site collection that contain overlay calendars will keeping referencing the old calendars URL

I have a community site collection, which contain 5 calendars Apps, and I have overlayed 4 calendars together inside a general calendar. Then I have backup the site collection from my development ...
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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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Possible to download all versions of a document?

My team is looking for a way to download all versions of a particular document on our site (or more generally we would like to back-up all versions of all documents in a particular document library). ...
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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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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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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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Move root site collection

Is it possible in SP13 to move a root site collection to another location/path in the same Web Application, and then create a new root site collection ? So if I have a Web Application ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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Backup and Restore SharePoint 2010 SiteCollections

I am getting an error "Backup version is different" while restoring SiteCollections from one web application to another on the same SharePoint server farm. Following are the steps I was executing when ...