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 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 ...
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Copying An Office 365 Sharepoint Site To Another Installation

Is it possible to take an Office 365 Sharepoint Site from one office installation & copy it to another? I am looking to set up a demo Sharepoint site on my office 365 setup, which I am then ...
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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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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 do I schedule site collection or site backups?

I know I can use PowerShell or Central Admin to backup a SharePoint site collection or site. Is there a way to automate this process or do I have to create a scheduled task that runs either a ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Does site collection backup , also backup any custom web parts

I have created a custom web part inside my visual studio 2012, and i publish it to a site collection. now i have backup the site collection to move it to another server. but my question is, if I ...
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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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backup restore between Two farms with different patches

what is the process to restore a site collection backup from one farm running in sp2010 sp2 into another farm with sp2010 sp1? what things required after restoring backup or else is there any ...
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Backup a site collection using central administration never ends

I want to backup and enterprise wiki site collection inside my SharePoint 2013. so i did the following:- central administration --> backup and restore-->Granular backup --> Perform a site ...
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Do I need to Stop Sharepoint to use Windows Server Full Backup?

I think my question says it all. I want to do a full server backup of the entire machine (Windows Server 2008) using the OS's built in "Windows Server Backup". My server runs the SQL for Sharepoint ...
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Differential backup failed, “perform a full database backup”

I've just setup Sharepoint on a dedicated server and I am now going through setting up the backup plans before we start really using it. Because Sharepoint does not have an "automated" backup ...
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Best Backup Solution for SharePoint 2013 Possibly with DPM

We are planning to move our file share to SharePoint. Currently we use DPM to backup the file server, but I know the content of SharePoint is found in content databases. So my question is what is the ...
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Backup apps and their app webs

I have an app which has lists in its app web. Is their a way to backup the list and data for the following reasons? Upgrading app. Migrating app. Option to backup and restore list and library items. ...
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Restoring backup to new environment. Error: Web application not found

I am trying to restore a backup of a site collection from my production enviroment to my dev enviroment using the following powershell script: Restore-SPSite http://abd.spdev.<domain> -Path ...
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Backup Office 365 sharepoint site? (company.sharepoint.com)

Is it possible to synchronize or backup an Office 365 SharePoint site? The company I work for want to use Microsofts "cloud" SharePoint offering, but they wont go ahead if they can't back it up on ...
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Schedule & Backup SharePoint 2013 automatically

I am running MS Sharepoint 2013 on a Windows Server 2008. Normally, I use HP Data Protector to backup all my stuff. I tried to backup my SharePoint 2013 with DP and it looks like it didn't work... I ...
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how to restore a multiple-server farm to a single-server farm ? SP2013

We try to do a farm backup but it didn't work because it was a restore a multiple-server farm to a single-server farm. What are the option to backup/restore a multiple-server farm to a single-server ...
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Farm backup failed due to Search sevice application database

I am working on one of my clients MOSS 2007 portal. I can successfully take backup of site collection. Since last few months we are getting Farm backup failed due to Search DB. I have few more ...
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Impossible restore backup file in SharePoint 2010

I have a backup file from a SPSite (backup.bak) and when i go to restore in another server i get this message: "Your backup is from a different version of Microsoft SharePoint Foundation and cannot ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 does not allow end users to make backups of their sites

SharePoint Designer 2010 does not allow end users to make backups of their sites, so is there any other way we can perform the backup using the same SharePoint Designer 2010.
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403 FORBIDDEN after a backup restore

The dbas, backed up the content database from prod and then restored into dev. When I try to access the homepage for that site collection I got a 404 FORBIDDEN with any user. I checked the event log ...
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Question about backup and restores

I'm getting ready to backup my dev server and restore what i need on my production server for the first time. What I want to know is if I do a backup/restore in the future to add updates and modules ...
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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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Restore-SPFarm : Cannot find the proper backup files to restore. Verify that the directory name is valid and that the backup file exists

I have backuped a sharepoint 2013 web application from my development environment, which created the following :- XML file named spbrtoc And a folder contain .bak files named spbr0001. So on my ...
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backup-restore without permissions

I want to restore backup from production environment to dev/test environment to get latest content from production environment. User/groups who have permissions on production are totally different ...
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Export and Import of lists overrides views

I need to move one list data from old environment to new but keep the views on the new server. I tried exporting and importing list, but it removed all the views I created on new environment. is ...
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Stuck backup process - Backup or restore is already running

From a few days I'm not able to performe backup. Backup always stuck on the same level - eg backup files have 10GB in jobs I see running backup proces and that it, backup stuck. When I delete that job ...
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How to copy a Web Application or Site Collection structure without the content [duplicate]

I was wondering if it is possible to create a backup of a Web Application or (top level) Site Collection and restore it without the contents (documents) in order to preserve only the site structure ...
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I cant delete or restore a site collection or repair database

When I try to do a restore of a site collection, restore-spsite -Identity https://xx/10014628/ -Path D:\SiteCollectionBackups\10014628.bak -Force -Confirm I get: restore-spsite : ...
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Back Up and Restore List with Retention of Workflow Status on SharePoint 2010 Site

I have a list in SharePoint 2010 web site with a simple workflow to test the possibility of back-up and restore of the list while retaining the status of work flow. The list currently has only ID and ...
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Trying to restore backup for version 14.0.0.7105

We've been given a SP2010 backup (.bak) file to restore. At this time I don't know if it contains a site collection or a site or a farm, or how it was generated, and have no way to find out (just ...
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Restore farm backup and rename databases?

I'm using the Backup-SPFarm PowerShell cmdlet to backup our SP 2010 Server farm and all of its associated databases. We want to test our restore process, and I'm wondering if it's possible to restore ...
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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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Restore sitecollection from backup is not working

I have a problem while restoring a backup file on another server. Servers build versions are the same. I'm executing the Restore powershell command. And it is giving me the following error: ...
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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/Restore which content database?

I have seen a few posts about backing and restoring SharePoint content databases from both Central Admin and using PowerShell. My question is relatively simple I hope..... There are a number of ...
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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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Compatibility range mismatch between web server and content database

What could be the solution for this? I am performing a backup of a web application but it doesn't allow me and at last I end up with the below error.
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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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How to restore one list contents only?

I have a sharepoint application which consists of 5 content dbs. There are 18,000 site collections. In one of the site collections an invoice list, was deleted its contents. Probably by someone ...