Remote BLOB Storage, part of Microsoft SQL Server 2008

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Is it safe to migrate our content databases to remote blob storage without downtime?

We are currently moving the documents in our content databases into RBS. There are many terabytes of data so we imagine this process will take a long time. Just wondering, should I bring our site ...
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Exception: Microsoft.Data.SqlRemoteBlobs.BlobStore Exception

In SharePoint 2010 I get this error from RBS. This error is shown in event viewer. I could not find any questions around about this error. This error is shown very ofthen. Too often I would say. ...
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RBS error in web front end server 18642 when read data

We have some content databases configured with RBS storage. This SharePoint farm has two web front end servers. I found the below RBS errors frequently in event viewer on one particular web server, ...
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what is the maximum size limit for a sharepoint content database when it configured with RBS

what is the maximum size limit for a sharepoint content database when it configured with RBS . i mean max limit for content database .mdf file and rbs san / nas folder
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How big size of File stream folders created automatically in RBS folder for a content database

There is a content database configured with RBS , and this RBS folder size is 2 TB, and web application has used to upload documents mostly and working fine but in the last weekend there is no ...
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RBS on SharePoint 2013 file size limit

I read the MSDN article (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb933993(v=sql.105).aspx) where it says that enabling FILESTREAM storage will allow to overcome the limitation of 2GB file sizes. ...
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Unable to open document from Drop off library in SharePoint 2010

Unable to view documents from drop of library it showing error message When I open pdf documents from a web application, I found below error in uls logs System.Runtime.InteropServices....
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Remote Blob Storage with Content Organizer

I set up a 3th party RBS provider with SharePoint 2013 SP1. The Sharepoint site works as follows: - Users drop their files into a DropOff Library which is handled by a Content Organizer which moves ...
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How to create multiple RBS stores for a single content database

I have a sharepoint content database and one RBS store configured with this content db. and it can be possible to create one another RBS store for the same contet database. this sharepoint web ...
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Content DB size increased after RBS migration

I have 500GB content DB. I migrated data out of SQL Server into RBS but during migration got error after around 15GB data was migrated. Turns out we need to make some entries in machine.config to ...
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Very slow migration from SQL Server to RBS

I am migrating 500GB data out of SQL Server and into RBS. It has been running for 4 days now and only 250GB data has been migrated. Is it normal?
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Questions regarding migration of existing content to RBS

How much time does it take to migrate existing data into RBS? I am talking about $rbs.Migrate() command. For e.g. if I want to migrate 1GB of data, surely it will take time. But question is how much? ...
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RBS SharePoint 2013 - The migration process blobs work fine, but not released data in DataStream Table

RBS is installed, configured and successfully moved the data from SQL to BlobStore I set to migrate files larger than 1 MB $database.RemoteBlobStorageSettings.MinimumBlobStorageSize=1048576 Blob ...
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Sharepoint DocStream Size bigger than the file size

I have noticed that the file size of the document I have uploaded is smaller than what is recorded in the DocStreams table. Is there a way to determine how much data is being added by SharePoint? And ...
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Confused in Shredding and RBS

I have read several article about shredding and RBS like 1, 2,... in my (probably wrong) understanding there is conflict between RBS and shredding. for example if i set RBS limitation for 1MB, files ...
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RBS installed completely but doesn't store files

i installed and configured RBS following this and did it with no error, but if i upload a big file it doesn't go to Blobstore folder or it's RBSID in database ( DocStreams) is null, means that it ...
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Is it recomended to enable Remote Blob Storage in Production without Third Party?

We have to implement the RBS in SharePoint 2013 and we don't want to use any third party. Can we use RBS without third party in a Production environment? Thanks.
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Sharepoint BLOB Storage RBS filestream to a Fileserver?

I am currently trying to enable Remote blob storage in the SharePoint 2010 environment running on windows server 2008 and the SQL server is 2008 R2 enterprise edition in a separate box. In addition to ...
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Problem after configuring RBS on SharePoint 2013

I have configured RBS on a SharePoint site on one of our clients and I am getting the following error whenever I upload a file to a document library: The URL '' is invalid. May refer to a ...
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How much space in the DB will be saved by using RBS?

We are doing a migration from SP 2010 to 2013. We are going site by site (moving content databases to a new server). Some of the content databases are over 200GB, from what I can see mainly due to ...
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RBS Enabled Database Migration SharePoint 2010 to 2013

How can we do migration of SharePoint 2010 to 2013 RBS enabled database. We are using SQL database Attach & Detach method. With normal database we are able to do this. But RBS enabled database We ...
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How does RBS work with crawling in SharePoint 2013?

If you're using RBS to externalize content from the content database, what happens when the BLOB content is crawled? Will it be pulled back to the content database, or will it remain in the RBS? Or ...
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Why 200GB content DB limit when using RBS

What's the point of using RBS when you are still restricted to 200GB content DB limit? I don't understand this thing. Secondly this looks like recommended limit, right? Because SharePoint won't stop ...
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How to rollback RBS and what happens to existing data

Let's say I am using Remote Blog Storage (RBS) in one of my content database and decide not to use anymore. How can I roll back RBS? What will happen to my data and how can I migrate it out of RBS?
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Migrate SharePoint 2010 rbs to SharePoint 2013 sql

We have a SharePoint 2010 Farm using rbs and would like to migrate it to a SharePoint 2013 Farm using sql. Can this be done by using the detach method on the WSS_Content database or is there another ...
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Increase number of content database for one site collection

I am using SharePoint 2013. Is there any way to create more than one content database for one site collection? Is there a way to increase the size limit of a content database using RBS or any ...
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Content Database(Size) when using RBS

When using RBS what is the total size limit that can be uploaded to SharePoint? Is there any size limitation concerning the data? When I right click on my content database that enable RBS it shows ...
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Files stopped writing to BLOB store

I configured RBS for SharePoint 2013, and it was functioning as expected. After changing the minimum file size, files stopped writing to the blob store. Logs on both the WFE, and SQL have been checked,...
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RBS Installation on webFrontEnd Failed

During my installation of RBS on the Web Front End Server I have faced this error in the log file that end the installation SOFTWARE RESTRICTION POLICY: Verifying package --> 'C:\RBS\RBS.msi' ...
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RBS Configuration on another content database Fail

I faced a problem while configuring RBS on another content database after installing it on a content database. The problem is that inside the log file I found the expression "Configuration completed ...
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Enabling RBS on more than content database (Different site collection)

I am trying to enable RBS on different content database but first the RBS that I installed was installed by wizards, not using cmd as mentioned in the msdn article about installing and configuring RBS....
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How to implement remote blob storage in sharepoint 2013

How to implement remote blob storage in SharePoint 2013.Please suggest.
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rbs + file server + deduplication

I wonder if this combination works. Also, deduplication is per site collection? For example, if two site collections have the same document, will this document be twice on the file server? Thank you
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RBS Sharepoint 2013

I Enabled RBS on our SharePoint farm using the tech net article (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee748631(v=office.15).aspx) and i was able to successfully test the RBS for one content ...
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RBS for SharePoint 2010

I was able to setup RBS for one content DB. It has been implemented for a year.The minimum size is 50MB. Any documents less than 50MB will go to SQL table, and 50MB or more go to RBS folder. ...
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Is Remote blob storage secure?

As I understand RBS is the data save in to file system as blog object and have grant permission to Sharepoint only. My question is if I have Admin user of database server, can i access blob directory ...
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Does writing a custom RBS provider force one to put SharePoint into unsupported state?

It is well known that modifying a content database directly by running direct SQL queries results in an unsupported SharePoint state. However, it is possible to develop custom RBS providers. Note that ...
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When do we overwrite the default RBS settings?

According to default values, BLOB files should be cleared after 30 days , if they are not referenced to any Content Database record. So, My question is when do we really need to overwrite the default ...
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How does RBS handles the versioning in SharePoint 2010?

How does RBS handles the versioning in SharePoint 2010? Does it mean that initial document alone will be stored on the file system and updates will be stored on the SQL? In that case, literally data ...
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RBS filestream is not being cleared when SPSite is moved to another DB in SharePoint 2010?

When we move the site collection from RBS enabled content DB to normal content DB in SharePoint 2010, RBS filestream is not being cleared. Even though, IIS have been reset, executed the RBS ...
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How to do we Backup/Restore the RBS enabled Content DB in SharePoint 2010?

As a SharePoint admin, I dont have any clue on SQL Backup/Restore, however trying to implement RBS on SharePoint 2010. Please let me know how could I handle the Backup/Restore of the RBS enabled ...
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Can I have both RBS enabled and plain Content DBs on the same SharePoint 2010 farm?

As RBS is enabled at the scope of the content database, can I have both RBS enabled and plain Content DBs on the same SharePoint 2010 farm? I know the answer is Yes. But do we face any issues in that ...
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SharePoint 2013 File Shredding and RBS

I am looking for insight into how to change the File Shredding settings in SharePoint 2013. We leverage RBS for BLOB Offloading and want to increase the sizes of the chunks so they are more ...
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SQL Data file size is not reduced after successful completion of RBS data movement?

Referring to my previous question - Installing and Configuring RBS on SharePoint 2010? RBS is installed, configured and successfully moved the data from SQL to BlobStore(~100GB) $cdb = Get-...
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Installing and Configuring RBS on SharePoint 2010?

We have a content DB with more than 120GB of data, it consists mostly documents and would like to introduce RBS to reduce size on the SQL server. Have installed and Configured RBS on SharePoint 2010 ...
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RBS won't work with default “0x” SID credentials

I'm trying to get RBS to work without having to specify credentials for each user (SID) in the RBS tables. MSDN notes that default credentials starting with 0x can be used: Each credential entry ...
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Alternatives to Remote Blob Storage for O365

Anyone have any thoughts/suggestions: Currently Remote Blob Storage is not available in SharePoint Online / O365. We have some remote locations in other countries where documents must stay within ...
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Are big Content DB's really that bad? [closed]

I am creating a site collection with 6 subsites holding 1 document library each. We are migrating documents from an existing platform, somewhere around 300 000. The seperate sites represent a category ...
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Will DPM clean up files from SharePoint 2010 RBS

I recently setup RBS in our development SharePoint 2010 site to store large documents or videos. I found out that when you remove the RBS files from SharePoint, and then run RBS Maintainer to remove ...
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RBS with SharePoint 2010 and SQL Express 2008 / 2012.

My client has about 100GB of files loaded on a File Server. Initially the plan was to upload everything to SharePoint and bring everything under one hood. They have SharePoint Foundation 2010 and SQL ...