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 to change the Backup Service user

I am trying to use our BACKUPNAS as the backup storage. We only allow certain users to access the backup folders, and I wonder: How can I define which domain user will be used for the backup ...
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Backing up in bulk for Service Providers

We are a service provider hosting several hundred SharePoint sites and we are trying to figure out the best way to do our backups so that they are viable and helpful. The problem is that when we do a ...
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How to move site collection

during my internship my group created a tool for handling surveys. All stuff is put in one site collection, consisting of several subsites with adjusted master pages, custom lists and workflows. Now ...
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Convert Site Root Site Collection AND root of Web Application

Greeting, everyone. I've been getting my feet wet with SharePoint Consulting for the last couple of months now and I've been tasked with a migration that I wanted to run past this fine community. ...
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Backup and Restore Site Collection from SharePoint Foundation 2013 to Server/Enterprise 2013

I want to take a site collection (backup) from Foundation/Standard 2013 (ServicePack1) and restore this site collection to Server/Enterprise 2013 (ServicePack1). The backup(.bak) file is created ...
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Backing up farm with shared Database

I apologize if this has been asked and answered already but I couldn't find an answer. We have four Sharepoint Foundation servers that all use a fifth server to store their SQL database. We'll call ...
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What equipment is needed for test SharePoint environment?

I am not really experienced in SharePoint beyond managing site content. Right now we only have a live SharePoint environment with two servers, one for SQL, and the other server for everything else. ...
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How can I backup and restore a site collection in SP2010?

I have a sharepoint 2010 portal. I have a farm, with inside of it some site collections. One of these site collections ok. I would like to create a new site collection and restore a backup of the old ...
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o365 A2 safe bet for our SharePoint 2013 production farm?

While we build our on-prem SP 2013 we are playing with free o365 A2. We have about 2TB of production content and about 5000 acitve users, with a potential 20,000 users. Maybe 500 users using ...
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Backup-SPFarm hangs silently on MOSS 2013

I have a 3-server SharePoint 2013 farm (db, app, web) set up and working enough to put in some demo content, and am trying to configure backups. I've successfully backed up using Central Admin but I'm ...
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Why not back up whole server?

I apologize if this is already answered somewhere but I couldn't find it. I'm a bit of a newbie here; I'm wondering if it's possible to simply do a full-system backup instead of having to do any ...
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Error loading sitepage: cannot find the file specified. Exception 0x80070002

We have done a import from a .cmp and deployed several .wsp (webparts, usercontrols...) of our site in a new environment. We can access to back-end (_layouts/settings.aspx), but we cannot access to ...
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Farm Backup vs Granular Backup - SP 2010

I am using SharePoint 2010 and I only have 1 Site Collection. In my CA I can do a Farm Backup or a Granular Backup. What must I used, I just want to make a full backup of everything including all ...
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Back-out plan for cumulative updates

I was wondering how your back-out plans look like. Untill now I must admit I never have had a really decent back-out plan in place when installing cumulative updates. I did ran into some issues ...
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SharePoint 2007 Changing of Site Collection URL

I want to change the URL of Site Collection _http://teamnet.com/old to _http://teamnet.com/new. I found some solution to do the changing of URL via backing up the site collection stsadm -o backup ...
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Migrate Sharepoint do a different Server

I have a Sharepoint site with a number of web applications (that are relatively large). I need to decommission the Sharepoint site and database servers and install SharePoint from scratch to a new ...
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Restore SharePoint Web Application on a different Farm

If a perform a web application backup, can I restore it into a compeletely different farm with a different machine name but same sharepoint version?
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Backup in SharePoint

I have lots of site collection in SharePoint 2010 enterprise. Is there a way to do a backup if server is crashing, both website and database at the same time? If yes how?
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SharePoint 2007 Disaster Recovery Planning

We are going to be undertaking a disaster test and will need to be able to bring up our SharePoint 2007 farm in a new environment. The farm consists of one WFE and one Index server. There are about 10 ...
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SharePoint 2010 backup: differential size almost as big as full

My question is similar to this one except my full and differentials do not happen as often. I do a full once a week and a differential on weekday evenings. My differential backups at the beginning ...
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Roll back deployment stategy and performance testing (2010)

I am currently on the cusp of deploying a solution which will be upgrading existing .wsp solutions and also running a powershell script to upgrade masterpages, content types and page layouts on the ...
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Do SQL Full Backups of Content Databases interfere with SharePoint differential backups using backup-sofarm

I've recently switched our SharePoint 2010 backups from using stsadm to the PowerShell backup-spfarm technique but just have a bit of a worry about differential backups. Essentially we're running ...
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SharePoint 2010: What is the difference between backing up a Site Collection and exporting a Site Collection?

Lectori salutem, I am reading into backup and restore operations in SharePoint 2010. I have noticed that in Central Administration > Backup and Restore > Granular Backup there is the possibility to ...
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How to backup specific ListItems to database?

We are running a ticketsystem on Sharepoint 2010 which got alarmingly large over the last few months. The ListView Threshhold currently sits at 15k for this WebApplication. I am currently looking for ...
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Backup-SPFarm not respecting ErrorActionPreference

I'm trying to setup a script in Jenkins to backup my SharePoint server. The problem I'm encountering is that it Backup-SPFarm is not correctly returning an error. So my $ErrorActionPreference is being ...
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Backup a List from the site to meet the following requirements:

I am studying the 70-667 exam and there is a question with two different answers on different pdf files. The question is following: You have a SharePoint server 2010 site. You need to back up a list ...
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Is there a service that controls PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.Powershell?

Got a service call yesterday that the backup hasn't been done for three months. Looking at the task scheduler history, there where no errors. So I run the PowerShell script myself, and got an exeption ...
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Restore Site Collection From Farm Backup

We are planning to implement a backup-restore process for our SharePoint farm and i have couple of questions and i would greatly appreciate if someone helps me with that Our Environment : I am ...
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Total Recovery of Sharepoint Environment

I've often been told that the best and safest backup I could get, thinking in terms of our disaster recovery plan is a complete farm backup. However, in Beginning Sharepoint Administration by Gran ...
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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 timer service for backup/restore

for performing backups, SharePoint timer service should have read/write permission. How i check if SharePoint timer service have read/write permission?
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what is Backup file location

I want to configure default backup and restore settings. I don't know what backup location should I use? I use this location: \\myserver\myfolder is that correct? I got following error: Directory ...
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PowerShell cleaner script work badly after New Year?

I have strange situation with PowerShell script which delete older Backup Files in SharePoint Backup Folder. I use two PowerShell script, first make Backup Farm and second check Folder with Backup and ...
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What update I have to install in Foundation 2010 to run a backup that asks for version 4.1.13.0?

I'm trying to run a backup from a Sharepoint Server 2010 that runs a version 14.0.6101.5008: The version of my local Sharepoint Foundation 2010 server is 14.0.6114.5000: When I run the backup ...
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Sharepoint 2010 backup: size of differential backupfile too large

We've got a SharePoint 2010 Farm (SharePoint server and SQL Server split) which should be backed up on regularly basis. First we had a SQL Backup (FullBackup in the evening, Differential every 4 ...
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Wikipages empty after restore from backup

We run our intranet on SharePoint 2010. We have several web applications and we use DocAve 5 to backup the content of our intranet. After a user reported that he had erroneously deleted a wiki page ...
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Making database backups and transaction log

It is first time that I am trying to make database backups. So I need some help to make it right. Is there a way to make transaction logs in Central Administration? (I didn't find it). What is the ...
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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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Can you backup a site collection structure but not include the content?

I have a very large site collection with 10,000s of documents. I want to create a copy of the site collection but not necessarily all of the content. Is there a good way to make a cop of a site ...
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Remote PowerShell Script

I have server 1 (application that the script) (dax-sp) and server 2 (sharepoint) (sp-sp) Script on server 1 (ScriptStart.ps1) Set-Item WSMan:\localhost\Shell\MaxMemoryPerShellMB 2000 $pwd = ...
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How to send mail in powershell based on exception count?

im trying to set up a Powershell script, which backs up a specific SiteCollection and sends an email afterwards, stating if the backup was successfully or not. I'm stuck at the point where I need to ...
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Unable to expand list view selector

I have restored a SharePoint - 80 application backup on a new server and mapped the existing domain name to this server. The default list view selector does not show the available pre-defined ...
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hosted sharepoint backup [duplicate]

I have a hosted sharepoint site that I want to make a backup of Currently I have a script that connects to the site (and subsites) via webdav and downloads all the documents. This however doesn't ...
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How to add Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell to machine without SharePoint

How I can add Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell to machine without SharePoint 2010? I try to run PowerShell script to Backup Farm on Windows Server 2008 R2 without Sharepoint but while I ...
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Problem with PowerShell script in Tasks Sheduler Windows Server 2008 R2 - SharePoint Shell Access?

I have a problem with PowerShell script in Tasks Sheduler in Windows Server 2008 R2. I try to run Sheduler Tasks which run batch file which run PowerShell script to Backup Farm and while I choose "Run ...
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Can't restore backup of content database using stsadm after migration to SQL 2008 R2

WSS 3.0 on Server 2003 within a Domain. I set the server up 3.5 years ago along with a test setup. It's the first and only SharePoint install. I recently had to migrate the content database from ...
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Thoughts about deployment via Site Collection backup-restore

I wonder sharepoint experts ideas about deployment of sharepoint projects/portals via site collection backup & restore, instead of visual studio solutions? Especially for the projects that will ...
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SharePoint Farm backup or Site Collection backup

We are in the process of moving our Sharepoint VM instance from one DC to the other.But i would like to have some backup before the move. They are requesting to clone the server. Anyways whats the ...
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Does Backup / Restore of a root site collection url include other site collection contents

I have a question regarding multiple site collections in a single web application. Take the following structure; http://www.site.com (Root site collection) http://www.site.com/sites/subsiteA (First ...
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Making identical copy of a server as a standalone for testing

I'm currently trying to make a "copy/clone" of a production server as a standalone one I can run on my laptop. I want the production and my own sharepoint server versions to be the same so that I can ...