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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Restoring site from another server doesn't seem to copy permissions

I have backed up a site, from development box, and restored it to another, live, server. Everything seems to have been copied correctly. The site looks the same, and when I look in the permissions, I, ...
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How to move Site Collection to different Path in same Web Application?

I know the process involves backing up the site collection. And restoring it afterwards. I'm looking for specific steps on the restore process. I have a site collection at the root of a web ...
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How can I back up a sharepoint site? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I schedule site collection or site backups? I would like to backup a SharePoint 2010 site every Friday, How could I able to schedule it to run automatically on ...
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Best way to migrate a site collection from Enterprise to Foundation?

I have a site collection on an Enterprise server that I need to migrate to a server that only has Foundation on it. I have disabled all Enterprise-only features, and attempted a backup and restore, ...
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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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Migrate from 2007 to 2010 without access to database

one of our customers has a sharepoint 2007 environment in a shared environment. Now they want us to move there sharepoint to 2010 on another server in another domain. Because i'm not very ...
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Powershell backup/restore or import/export to keep all document versions?

I need to move a test SharePoint 2010 site collection and database to a new server (and new database). I want to make sure that I keep user security and all document versions. Does backup/restore keep ...
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How long does it take to backup a Sharepoint site

I started a backup at 5pm yesterday evening and it is now 9.15am the following day and the backup is still running. That's over 16 hours! I don't believe the site to be too large, there are 10 sites ...
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Sharepoint backups - Development image

I'm looking into creating an image of a SP 2010 development environment. I would like to avoid operations like restoring the image of the virtual machine (the environment is on a virtual PC) and opt ...
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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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ITem SharePoint-80 Not Found

I just installed SP2010. There's the default web app named SharePoint-80. I am trying to backup this web app using Power Shell. Here's my command: Backup-SPFarm -Directory C:\Backups -BackupMethod ...
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Sharepoint 2010 farm backup - what is not backed up?

When I do a farm backup either using Central Admin or Powershell, what are the stuffs that does not get included in the backup and that I have to manually back them up. A comprenshive list would be ...
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Advantage of SharePoint aware mirroring compared to normal SQL mirroring?

We are going to implement mirroring for our databases in order to increase the data redundancy. Our understanding is that SQL clustering won't help for this. Can someone please explain for me why we ...
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Include SPDatabase for Backup

SharePoint 2010 I've been Googling for days now, trying to find an answer to my issue. My boss wants to see if it's possible to do the following upon feature activation: Create a custom database ...
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Creating a disaster recovery policy for SP2010

I'm working on creating a SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Server disaster recovery (and backup-restore) policy for our organization. From what I've read, there are several options for doing backup-restore: ...
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How to Restore entire farm without configuration database?

I need help to restore my SharePoint farm. Actually by mistake i deleted my configuration database and i don't have backup of it. but i have full farm back file "spbr0004". Is it possible to restore ...
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Problem with Restore-SPFarm

We have to move a Sharepoint 2010 web application from and old server to a new one. The old server has Sharepoint 2010 and SQL Server both installed. The new server is actually 2 VMs, one for ...
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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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Difference between backup-SPFarm and Backup-SPConfigurationDatabase in sharepoint foundation 2010

I want to know difference between backup-SPFarm and Backup-SPConfigurationDatabase powershell command. I know backup-SPFarm is used to take backup of whole farm then why to use ...
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Unable to Restore File From Backup - Compatibility Range Mismatch

Late last month, I created a site collection backup via Granular Backup in Central Administration. In that time, one of our users has overwritten a file that now needs to be recovered from a document ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Export sites as template with the GUI -> ERROR

I want to export a SharePoint site with the GUI. I tried the two options, with and without content. But both ways are not working. When I export a site, a correlation id is displayed. What is the ...
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Backup-SPSite gives an error: “Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object”

I got a backup of a Sharepoint 2010 site that I created from our client's production server so that I can make some new changes to it on my staging server. I can restore the site collection from the ...
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Possible to download all versions of a document?

My team is looking for a way to download all versions of a particular document on our site (or more generally we would like to back-up all versions of all documents in a particular document library). ...
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Service Pack Installation Backup Procedures

I have two farms . One is the staging farm and the other is the production farm. All MOSS 2007 Content Deployment is configured from stage to production environment We have 10 web applications ...
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Is it possible to restore only permissions from a SharePoint 2010 backup?

Is there a way to only restore permissions and not the content from a SharePoint 2010 back-up? If yes, how?
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SharePoint restore fails because of newer version

I have installed SharePoint 2010 SP1 on my local developer machine. I wanted to copy a site collection from one of our productive servers (which hasn't SP1 yet but the December 2010 Cumulative ...
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Stsadm restore issue

I try to restore Sharepoint 2007 site using STSAdm but the previous operation failed , I checked the event viewer and found the following information : Faulting application mssdmn.exe, version ...
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Different Version Problems in Restoring Sharepoint Sİte [closed]

I'm trying to move a Sharepoint site from one Sharepoint 2010 server to another. I used the Backup-SPSite cmdlet to create a backup file. It gives the error below after I try to restore with the ...
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Restoring Infopath Workflow metadata

We have problems with regards to backing up workflow status data, that we have been trying to solve for about a year now. The situation: After restoring individual InfoPath forms the workflow status ...
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Restore an individual sharepoint site

We're using Sharepoint 2007 (MOSS). One of our users has deleted a subsite and wants it back - is there any way to restore an individual Sharepoint site from a site collection backup?
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how to backup a SPList with 25000 records including attachements on SP2007

On SP2007 there is a sharepoint list (SPList) with 25000 records. The records contain attachements. In SP Designer 2007, the list has a size of 64MB. How can a backup be created ? Options ...
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How to fully clone SharePoint 2007 environment?

I have a client which asked us to develop a customization for them, but they cannot provide us with testing environment. So we would like to try to setup a testing environment by ourselves. My ...
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Backup processs always showing “in progress” and 0% completed

I have automated my SharePoint 2010 server daily backup operation by running a service and the backup location will point to D:\Automatic_Backup\ folder location. This service will take the backup by ...
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End user site backup

Now that SharePoint Designer 2010 does not allow end users to make backups of their sites, are there any other options for an end user or site collection administrator to backup or migrate a ...
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Restore Content Database to a different farm (Prod -> Beta -> Dev Servers)

My end goal is to have some code that automatically takes the Content Database backup from Production and automatically nightly restores it on Beta. Can I just do backup and restore sql commands? Or ...
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sharepoint 2010 differential backup script

Is this the right way to write a SharePoint 2010 differential backup script? @echo off echo ==================================================== echo Backup Script For SharePoint Server 2010 echo ...
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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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do SharePoint backups include permissions?

I have found one problem thatwe are having a problem here that permissions being inadvertently wiped out after restore. do SharePoint backups include permissions? How can i restore site including ...
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Does Sharepoint Differential backup put the site collection in read only mode?

Does Sharepoint Differential backup put the site collection in read only mode?
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Restore sharepoint 2010 web application on different domain

We made a backup of a web application through the central administration to move it to a different server on a different domain and it's a domain controller actually. So we made a restore operation ...
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Backing Up SharePoint

We have a WSS 3.0 solution. We want to run a full backup of the SharePoint farm once per day. What is the best way to do this? Is there a way to shedule backups from within SharePoint or do we need ...
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How to backup and restore a web application and/or site collection

I am trying to find the best way to accomplish the following: Move an existing share point application's content and meta databases, back them up and restore them to a different machine. In order to ...
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how to maintain a SharePoint server?

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 + Windows Server 2008. I want to know whether there are any existing best practices or tools to maintain a SharePoint server, for example how to monitor SharePoint ...
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User has changed his name in the active directory and wants see his mysite with the new URL

Question : User has changed his name in the active directory and wants see his mysite with the new URL. Can we follow the steps given below: ○ Take the backup of the existing site collection ...
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Remove Ability for Users to Delete a Site and site backup before site get deleted by Admin users

How can I achieve the following scenario: General users are unable to delete sites. Site/Site Collection backup needs to be taken before it's deleted by admin users anywhere in the sharepoint ...
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Can a backup of a site be made without Admin tools?

A site owner wants to backup their content themselves to feel more confident about their data in the SharePoint site as well as control the frequency of those backups. Is there a tool that will allow ...
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Best way to backup a WSS / SharePoint wiki?

We're using WSS to track a project I'm working on, and I'm storing a lot of research within the wiki that I'd like to keep backups of. I'm wondering what would be the best way to go about this? Is ...
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Web.config backups

Can we prevent the automated backup of moss web.config files or limit the number of them?
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Backup a Blog site

I have set up a new SharePoint environment for learning purpose. I have also started utilizing the O-O-T-B Blog website to create my own posts during the learning phase. As the learning continues, ...
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What is the best backup solution for SharePoint 2007

What is the best backup solution available in the market for SharePoint? I am thinking of AvePoint's backup solution vs Idera's backup solution. Do you recommend anything? Are there any pro's and ...