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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HELP. Cancel Site Collection Backup Job

I attempted to backup a site collection through the GUI (Backup & Restore -> Site Collection Backup). When I pulled the size it was only 499MB or 0.49GB. However, my backup is now 50GB. How can I ...
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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 https://uslv-acsw-t4.dev....
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Automating SharePoint Foundation 2013 Backups

I am relatively new to SharePoint and am trying to figure out how to automate the backups for my SharePoint Foundation 2013 server. I want to store the backups on a network share on a different server....
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Backup-Spsite always failing with HRESULT 0x80131904

While taking backup of Site Collection on SharePoint 2010 using powershell command "Backup-SPSite" I always encounter below error : "Backup-SPSite : Exception from HRESULT: 0x80131904 At line:1 ...
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Database Backup\Restore Not working properly

In my present SharePoint farm what we do is create a web app and restore a previously saved backup of a site to the new one, this is usually done using the PowerShell site collection back\restore ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution' Sharepoint 2013

My machine shutdown when I was taking the solution backup. Then I started, I coudn't deploy the solution code from visual studio saying Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': <nativehr&...
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how to restore project web app subsite to SharePoint Team Site

All the data in project web App site from one server need to be accessed in team site on another server
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After restore a site collection displays HTTP 403 forbidden

First I Took a BackUp of a Site Collection Using CentralAdmin->BackUp & Restore ->Granular Backup-> Perform a site collection backup Then I Restored the Backup File named test.bak into Another ...
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How to save a list in a csv file via Powershell

I have a SharePoint online list with more than 9000 items and 22 column. The list is being populated on daily basis. I am taking backup manually every morning by saving the list as excel file in the ...
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Restoring site collection from backup adds extra content to URL

When restoring a site collection from backup, extra content is added to the URL. For example, if I have a site collection at sharepoint.domain.com, this will direct me to: sharepoint.domaian.com/...
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what is covered inside the Backup-SPFarm?

I am working on sharepoint enterprise server 2013. and at 5 am each day i have a scheduled task to do a full farm backup , using the following command :- Backup-SPFarm -Directory \\FileServer\Back -...
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Migrating Sharepoint2010 from Old server To new Server

I have Sharepoint2010 Enterprise, and SQL2008 on Windows Server2008R2. I'm new to sharepoint Platform, im trying to move sharepoint 2010 from old server to new server. On existing Sharepoint2010(Old ...
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What is causing this error :- Restore-SPSite : <nativehr>0x80070003</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>

I want to restore a site collection to my staging environment , and when i typed the following power shell command :- PS H:\> Restore-SPSite http://ggvstg01:12160/discussionforum/GeneralDiscussi ...
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Why does my Restore-SPSite take all day?

This is a fairly generic question, I know. But, the .bak of my live SharePoint Foundation 2010 site is only 22GB. From what I'm reading, that's not a lot. Yet, when I run the following command in ...
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Restore a Content Database from spbr0000 using Powershell

I have took a backup of our live content database using the following command:- Backup-SPFarm -Directory \\servername\f -BackupMethod Full -Item WSS_Content_ea05******15e8 -Verbose which ...
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unable to backup our sharepoint content database “Backup Database is terminating abnormally”

I want to backup our live Content Database, now i went to "Central aministration>>Backup>>perform backup",, but i could it find our content database. so i try running the following command on the ...
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SPList Object is null After back/restore SITE

after a bakup/ restore of SPWEB, if I try to Get a SPLIST by Server object Model code, it returns me public bool OnNotification(SPAlertHandlerParams ahp) { SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(...
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SharePoint 2013 Site collection backup restore after CU updates

I took SP2013 team site's site collection backup before April 2015 CU updates. We applied April 2015 updates to SharePoint 2013 servers. Now, we are trying to restore site collection but it fail. Is ...
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Backup of all documents in sharepoint

Is there somehow I can setup a way to make a backup of our Documents in SharePoint on a regular base? Sadly these cryptolocker and etc are scaring me more and more, and at this point, no backup of ...
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Specifying my disaster recovery and backup policy for sharepoint 2013

I have the following inside our live server:- we have SharePoint server 2013 with enterprise license. the SharePoint is installed inside windows server 2008 R2. we have our sql server 2008 R2 ...
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Global workflows will not work well on a restored site collection

I have a site collection of type team site inside my SharePoint server 2013, where inside this site collection I did the following:- I publish a workflow globally, using SharePoint designer 2013. I ...
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Backup a site collection from a farm with a version different than destination version

As I know if we restore a backup that is taken from a farm that holds a different config database version than the destination then it will not complete the restore process due to that difference in ...
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Item Option (Parameter / Switch) in Backup-SPFarm & Restore SP-Farm for Multi-Tenant SharePoint 2013 Farm

I have a SharePoint 2013 Multi-Tenant Farm. Every tenant has a dedicated Content DB. I am trying to backup a particular Tenant using the following command, found in the Understanding multi-tenancy in ...
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Back up & Restore Tenants in a Multi Tenant SharePoint 2013 environment

I have a SharePoint 2013 environment with Multi-Tenancy configured. I have various tenants provisioned in the environment. Is it possible to backup and restore a tenant from one environment to another....
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Is it possible to create a Service Application backup using Central Administration on a different server

Is it possible to create a Service Application backup using Central Administration on a server that is not running Central Administration? Let's say I have a SharePoint farm consisting of 3 servers: ...
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How to copy an entire content database to another server

I just installed a new farm, we want to copy from another server (prod), all content from a web application, fortunately its only one content db, I already have the dba doing the backup, and the ...
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Showing error of 'PreSaveItem is not defined' when trying to save item in any list on restored site

We took a backup of production site and restored it on our development server. The site has been developed on OOB or SharePoint Designer with no custom development on it. The restoration process went ...
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Backup/Restore site collection with working list workflows?

Is there a way to backup and restore a site collection and still preserve all list workflows? I am backing up one of our production sites, but when I move it to staging all the workflows lose their ...
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SharePoint Backup Order

We want to install June 2015 CU on SharePoint server 2010, as a backup strategy we will take a full Farm backup, SQL backup and Doc-Ave platform backup, to make sure these guys are not nullifying each ...
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SharePoint incremental backup

We already have full and differential backup jobs on our farm and I also want to take incremental backup from our SharePoint farm, is that possible? what is the power-shell script for incremental ...
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Get error after content database restore to another server

I have some problem with restore sharepoint content database. get back up content data base from server A. then restore to SQL server server B. create a new web application in server B. add restored ...
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PowerShell backup script leaves open files and fails the next day: spbrtoc.xml is being used by another process

TL;DR: My backup script is failing because the last time it ran it left Open Files in use by open Sessions that didn't close. If I close the open Sessions before running the script (via Task Scheduler)...
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Planning a Sharepoint Backup and Recovery Strategy

I am a SQL Server DBA, but I am confronted with Sharepoint the very first time. To my understanding I can take a full backup once per day via SQL Server and log backups for example every hour. In ...
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Restoring a Team site collection inside another environment will display an empty white page

I have developed a team site inside my development machine, which contains the following :- 5 overlayed calendar Apps. One announcement APP One document management APP Script editor web part Content ...
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What is the best practice to duplicate a site collection?

I have a site collection, that contains sub-sites and other list that have different level permissions. If I use the "Save as template" I don't obtain a satisfied result, because template loses the ...
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Backups needed?

Before trusting this whole O365/sharepoint thing with the fate of our company. Is there ANYTHING, I need to backup - or are the cloud always taking care of this for us?
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Sharepoint 2013 Online Site Collection Backup-Restore using CSOM in Powershell

i have created Publishing site collection on SharePoint Online. Now i am trying to create new Publishing Site Collection with same Contents So can anyone explain me how to go about backup and ...
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farm back up does not create seperate folder name?

I have a starnge problem in farm backup. for 7 days full farm backup does not create the seperate folder for example everyday create same fordername "spbr0042" in earlier,The spbr* folders are ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Online Site Collection Backup-Restore using CSOM

I have created one site collection on SharePoint Online. Now I want to make another site collection with the same content. So can anyone explain me how to go about backup and restore of site ...
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why i should not perform a Restore-SPSite for a copy of a site collection on the same content database

I have read these links which talks about using Backup-SPsite && Restore-SPSite:- link1 link2 and they both mentioned that restoring a copy of a site collection's back-up file file using ...
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I want to take backup automatically of a SharePoint online list as excel file every day

I have a SharePoint online list with more than 9000 items and the list is being populated on daily basis. I am taking backup manually every morning by saving the list as excel file in the document ...
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copy a site collection by backup & restore it to a new URL

I am currently working on a site collection of type team site , and I did many customization and I create many sub sites inside it. Now our customer requested to have another site collection with the ...
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Restore a copy of the same site collection insdie the same web application

I have an enterprise wiki site collection , and i back up the site collection ( i will name it SiteA) , the i have create a new site collection (SiteB) of type enterprise wiki . What i want is to ...
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how to exchnage the urls for 2 web applications

I have two web applications that can be accessed by the following urls: http://servername/ http://servername:8090/ Now I want to swap the web applications urls. So I am thinking of the following ...
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Corrupted DB Server - Preparing to restore

Several of our database servers have been corrupted - this occurred after a patch, but we are still unsure of the root cause. We are moving through the servers and restoring them to a clean state. We ...
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Kill stsadm backup process stuck in the background

I used following command for taking sharepoint 2010 site backup. stsadm -o backup -url http://siteurl -filename d:/filename.bak While backup process running, it doesn't allow any create, update ...
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How to back up SharePoint in conjunction with SQL Server databases?

We currently back up all SQL Server databases (SharePoint and non-SharePoint) with SQL Server's native backup. We also back up every server daily with a "snapshot backup" VMDK through Symantec ...
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Creating SharePoint 2013 Application does not create IIS Site

I am trying to restore a backup of my SharePoint 2013 Farm to a new Server configuration. Everything works fine and I do not get any error messages in any of the logs that I am able to connect to the ...
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SharePoint changing records and sending bunch of alerts

Monday the backup stuck for a site collection with it's content DB. So I had to go to Central Admin and take of the Read Only mode from the site collection. Now all of the sudden SharePoint decided to ...
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How to make full backup of Sharepoint Online?

Is there any way to make a full backup of Sharepoint Online web site based on Office 365 without third-party tools? Tried to google it, but found only ways to manually backup list or libraries. I'm ...