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-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 ...
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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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Restored infopath forms still opening using the new template.xsn?

I did a site restore from an unattached database in order to get back all of my old infopath forms held in a document library. Reason being that I had modified (deleted and replaced with new fields) ...
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Attaching and restoring document library files from a .mdf config database file?

We have a Symantec backup system that runs through all of the instances on a SQL2008 box and backsup data, I would like to restore a corrupted document library and am wondering as to how I would ...
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Restoring a Document Library's content from a backup?

I have a sharepoint server backup and a database backup of the SQL2008 server which holds the sharepoint database. Some infopath forms were deleted from the document library and I would like to ...
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Unable to view restored site pages

I made a prototype of the SharePoint 2010 site in via the VirtualBox machine. I have successfully made a backup of the entire farm (all elements are backuped without errors). After that I have ...
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Sharepoint backup methods?

I currently do indiidual site collection (6) backups on my sharepoint site. What are some of the best autmoized methods to backup a sharepoint site (site collections and sites with content)? For ...
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Restore-SPSite fails without any useful error

I'm trying to restore from a backup via PowerShell with the following commands: add-pssnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell restore-spsite -Force -Confirm:$false -Identity ...
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Backup Restore SharePOint Site Collection

I have about 20 site collections in a web application and i want to restore those into a new web application . Can some one suggest me whats the best approach to do this .. I have tried the following ...
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Backing up all sharepoint web applications?

I have a sharepoint farm hooked to a named instance of SQL2008. I have a web application (it is also extended to another web app) that I would like to back up. Here is what I am trying to achieve: I ...
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Backup-SPFarm or Backup-SPSite to backup a site collection and it's content database

Should I use Backup-SPFarm or Backup-SPSite to backup a site collection with it's content database? Dont both of them backs up with it's content database?
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PowerShell to backup a Web application

I need a PowerShell script which could perform the following: How to Back up and Content Database of a Web Application Restore a Content Database on a newly created Web Application
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Site collection locked out after changing permissions in a list available in a subsite

I am getting weird issues, while restoring SP2010 sub-site from our old SP2010 farm to new farm through a full backup. The subsite on old farm had unique permissions. As well as the lists inside the ...
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Security Permissions broke while restoring the site on a new farm

I got a problem while restoring SP2010 sub-site from our old SP2010 farm to new farm through a full backup. The subsite on old farm had unique permissions. As well as the lists inside the sub-site ...
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Sharepoint Farm Backup - restore one web application only

If you have a farm backup. How can you restore just one site or site collection using powershell / central administration please?
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Get-SPSite fails to return all site collections for a content database

I have 3 content databases spread over 2 servers (A & B) called: A1 B1 B2 I wanted to move a site collection from A1 to B1. As they are on different servers, I backed up, removed the site and ...
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Backup and Restore Sitecollection: users on target machine not existing

I backed up a sitecollection from Server A and restored that sitecollection to server B using stsadm backup and stsadm restore. Before the backup I removed the users from the sitecollection user ...
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Backup Sharepoint Server site and restore onto Sharepoint Foundation

I do not know the below is possible... We have a Production environment that has Sharepoint Server 2010 and a Test Environment that has Sharepoint Foundation 2010. I would like to do one test on the ...
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Site Blank After Connecting To Old Content Database

I recently had to reinstall SharePoint and recreate my server farm and sites. Before I reinstalled everything I made backups of my populated content databases. Everything has been reinstalled and ...
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Error: The file or folder name contains characters that are not permitted. Please use a different name

I took backup from our staging server and restored on my local development machine. My Powershell script is not raising any error while restoration. But when I open the site in browser, it's giving me ...
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Restore site collections with other web application

Scenario: SP 2007 stand-alone farm Content_DB full backup I'd like to know wheather for restoring a site collec., instead of using a recovery farm., I could better use a new web app in the same ...
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Restore backup from another version of SharePoint Server

I created a backup of Site Collection in one server. I want to restore this backup to my development server. I'm using stsadm: stsadm -o restore -url http://myserver:9999/sites/001 -filename ...
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What exactly is the content in “Back up content and configuration settings”?

In Central Administration for SharePoint 2010 when one runs a full farm back up there is an option that allows the user to back up content and configuration settings or just the configuration ...
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What to backup doing a user profile data import

We have a custom console application (using Sharepoint API) for SharePoint 2007, which adds users and updates user profile properties for users. As part of the release we want to take a backup of ...
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Planning document restore and backup techniques for SP2010

I've been thinking about how to properly backup Sharepoint such that it could be restored. Right now we have a simple farm with only one web application, several site collections each of which may ...