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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Should I perform scheduled content DB SQL backups in addition to scheduled granular backups?

Currently we have a series of scheduled granular backups for the site collection level that use the PS "Backup-SPSite" command (e.g. https://myportal.com). I test these backups frequently, and have ...
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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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Sharepoint online disaster recovery policy

We have a SharePoint solution in SharePoint online. This solution is very critical and millions of users are accessing this solution. Our customers don't want to lose any transactions. How is ...
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Restoring backup different server

I have a requirement to move an entire site collection to a different server. The backup can be done through central admin. The issue is that the new server, isn't really new. It has SharePoint 2010 ...
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ArgumentException with Export-SPWeb Lists

PS C:\Users\Administrator> Export-SPWeb "http://win-oql2facn6h8/" -itemurl "List s/Disney" -path "c:\Backups\disney.cmp" Export-SPWeb : ...
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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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SharePoint Backup and Restore

I am just starting out experimenting with backup and restore. We have 2 farms: PRD and TST. I thought I'd begin by restoring a site collection from PRD to TST. Everything went smoothly but then I ...
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Can not restore my site collection .No content databases in the web application were available to store your site collection.

I want to change the URL of my team site collection, to do so i have back-up the site collection from inside the old URL, and i want to restore it to the new URL. so i did the following:- -i create ...
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Is it possible to backup and restore personal page customizations after deletion?

We have custom code to allow users to remove, add or reorder web parts on a page in their personal view. It is a publishing web part page created by a module using templates. How can we make updates ...
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How to manage future updates for my APPs and site collections

My SharePoint 2013 environments are as follow:- I have three environments; Development, staging, production. Currently I have developed an intranet for our company, on the development env, then I ...
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Restoring my site collections to production environment, how to delete all the site collection test data

I did the following :- Inside my Development environment. I have created a new SharePoint application 2013. Containing two site collection ; community site & team site. I have backup these two ...
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Leveraging Powershell to Backup MySites

Looking to backup the MySites that i have in my 2010 farm on a regular basis so that we can hold on to them incase they contain content in them that might be needed after a user leaves... Any way to ...
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Backup and restore site collection without their data

I have finished my implementation and testing on the staging server, and now I want to back-up then restore my two site collections inside the production server. But when I did the same step from ...
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Best way to turn off SharePoint for clean Point In time backup including the MOSS configuration?

MOSS 2007. Two Web Front Ends Load balanced with MS. One MOSS Server. One SSRS Server which is really a Web Front end. Two SQL Servers Clustered with MS. Content DBs are over a Terabyte so a native ...
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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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How to back up a site collection without Data?

Is there a way to backup site collection without data? if not, is there a way restore the site collection from backup but without the data. The site collection backup is 150gb and I only need the site ...
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Backup Publishing Pages and its content

Is there any way to backup Publishing pages and it's contents (including webparts) in SharePoint 2010?
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Taking granular backup rather than complete site backup

When ever I want to move site to one server to another I take backup using "backup-spsite" command. This was fine until now so is there a way to take backup of those items which were changed? For e.g. ...
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Backup Sharepoint 2013 site using powershell or stsadm

I am trying to take backup of of my sharepoint 2013 site http://something1:6060/ using powershell or stsadm but getting some errors. Using Powershell command:Backup-SPSite "http://something1:6060/" ...
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Move SP Site with workflow

Can I move SP Site to other Site Collection with all the workflows in it? I cannot use backup Site and restore because it is not major Site Collection this is one Site with sub site. When I did it by ...
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Point another content database from Site Collection

I am having site collection with its own content database in development and production environment. Now i am facing some issues in production side. I tried to take site backup and restore it in ...
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Restore from Production to Development

I have two different servers with Sharepoint 2010 standard edition setup. I have two different SQL database servers(DEV_Content and PROD_Content) for these two environments. I would like to create ...
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SharePoint 2010 backup contents

Is it possible to get custom tables and stored procedures created in sharepoint site using site backup?
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Images in Master Page not displaying after restore

I made a backup of my site using: backup-spsite -force Then on another server I created a new web application, then inside it I created a new site collection and then restore the above backup using ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...