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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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 ...
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recover a deleted site

A user with total control permission accidentally deleted the site he was working on. This site doesn't appear on the user's thrash bin or deleted from it. How can it be recovered without resorting to ...
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Backup SharePoint whether to include the 14 folder and website

Our administrators wish to back up the SharePoint content database. Is there anything critical that needs to be backed up as well? I am thinking to back up the SharePoint web application, and the 14 ...
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Sharepoint foundation 2010 backup in a single server deployment

We have a single server sharepoint foundation 2010 installation and I'm wondering what would be the best backup/restore plan. I need to be able to move the content to a new SP installation or restore ...
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problem restoring sharepoint from backup

i am really new to sharepoint 2010 and i have just setup a fresh and new sharepoint 2010 server . My task is to restore an old backup from the existing sp2010 server to the new one with completely ...
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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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How to determine SharePoint version used during backup creation in order to restore it?

I have a SC backup, but when trying to restore it on my test environment with PowerShell, got the following error: SharePoint server version mismatch. SharePoint versions on both servers should match. ...
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Move Sharepoint 2010 and SQL from one server to 2 different servers

I am moving a server that has Sharepoint 2010 Standard and SQL 2008 R2 installed to 2 different servers. Could someone explain in detail, what are the steps to achieve this? What are the things that ...
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My SharePoint 2007 backup keeps failing

The steps I took were by the book (Building Office 2007 Solutions in C# 2005 specifically): verified user service account permissions. In my case the same SPConfigUser is used at all levels of the ...
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SharePoint Backup

I need to get back up copy of daily code changes that I made in SharePoint site. Is it possible? I have found back up options like taking back up of farm, site collection in central administration. ...
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Backup via SharePoint or backup via SQL Server?

How should I backup my 2010 SharePoint server? As I see it there are 3 choices: Full Farm backup Site collection backup SQL Server backup We're only doing backups using points 1 (occasionally) ...
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Enormous database log files - Why are they not being truncated after a SharePoint backup runs?

I've performed a full Farm backup and also a full Site Collection backup using Central Administration site but there are still several enormous database log files 4GB - SharePoint_AdminContent 53GB ...
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Export-SPWeb temporary folder

Anyone knows the location of temporary files that Export-SPWeb uses when exporting sites? One of our servers ran out of drive space when exporting the site and now I can't find the files created by ...
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SP Backup but without any items in the library or list

Is it possible to perform a backup (either SharePoint backup or sql backup) without any items that are in man-made lists and libraries? I saw a feature in Metalogix tools where you can copy a site ...
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restoring full farm backup does not show sites

I have backed up my sharepoint trial server and uninstall it. then reinstalled it from scratch and restored from the backup. however, when I try to go to sites, or subsites, I get HTTP/1.1 200 OK ...
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Can I use SharePoint Farm backups in differential mode at the same time as using DPM using differential snapshots to backup the content databases?

Using SharePoint 2010. My question is in the title. I have a SharePoint farm that I am using the SharePoint Farm backup to backup the entire farm each Saturday, and a differential backup every other ...
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Move SharePoint to new Domain

I have SharePoint Foundation installed on a domain joined machine. It is a single server install (SharePoint and SQL on the same machine). I need to un-join this machine from the domain and install ...
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SharePoint 2010 Backup Restoration Metadata Tags Issue

I am facing problem in my SharePoint 2010 environment for the backup-restoration of site collection backup's. I have some metadata fields in my list/libraries. whenever I do restore the backup on new ...
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SharePoint 2010 Farm Backup and the User Profile Service

Every night we run a farm backup via PowerShell Script, but after that the User Profile Service is unprovisioned. I've found this article: ...
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SharePoint2010 restore does not restore the tags

I am facing a strange issue. Whenever I take backup of SharePoint site collection and move it from Model Office to Production System, the tags with the documents become inactive. When you open the ...
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Backup-spsite Restore-spsite user permissions

I have run a Backup-spsite and then a Restore-spsite from a development farm to a production one. The permissions set on the development farm have not been carried to production. The site collection ...