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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to replicate site collections on the same web application?

I need to create a copy of publishing(Collobaration Portal) site collection on the same web application. I can do this by using backup/restore, but the problem is when we restore the same site ...