Remote BLOB Storage (RBS) is an add-on feature pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2008. RBS is designed to move the storage of binary large objects (BLOBs) from database servers to commodity storage solutions. If the content databases in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 are 4 gigabytes (GB) or larger, ...

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File does not get updated in document library

I'm encountering weird behavior which I hope you can suggest on how to further troubleshoot. There are some document libraries that whenever I upload a new version of a file, the file's contents do ...
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Sharepoint server 2013 storage

I want to know how to setup a file storage to store documents in Sharepoint. What kind of types are there?
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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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Who is supposed to use the RBS [mssqlrbs].[rbs_log] table?

When you install RBS, several new tables are generated, including [mssqlrbs].[rbs_log]. The procedure rbs_sp_log_message can be used to write RBS-related logs into it. However, who is supposed to ...
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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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Does Azure-deployed SharePoint 2013 support remote blob storage (RBS)?

SharePoint 2013 and SQL Server can be installed in Azure VMs - however, does such setup support Remote Blob Storage (RBS), namely FILESTREAM RBS? I know that SharePoint Online doesn't support RBS, how ...
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Upload file to azure blob storage

I have a SharePoint app with a custom action. With this custom action I want to upload the selected file in the SharePoint document library to a container in the azure blob storage. How can I upload ...
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What exactly does it mean that storing “large blobs in the database reduces performance”?

To someone who knows database internals this may be an easy question, but can someone explain in a clear way why storing large blobs (say 400 MB movies) in the database is supposed to decrease ...
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Is using Remote BLOB Storage the best option to create a large document library

I am investigating a solution for storing millions of documents in SharePoint 2013. Almost all of this will be TIFF images and HTML files that are currently in a file system. There are some indexing ...
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SharePoint 2010 - moving databases to new server & RBS

Our SQL cluster has some issues and techs are now building another cluster where we will have to migrate our SharePoint 2010 farm. I found technet article describing process of moving SharePoint ...
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SQL RBS “the URL is invalid” error when trying to upload a file (SP 2010)

I'm trying to setup Sharepoint 2010 (SQL Server 2008) to use SQL RBS for testing purposes. I followed all the steps required and in the process created a local folder C:\RBS_Store which serves as a ...
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Using the ItemAdding EventReceiver to update multiple fields based on values from one field

I have a custom SharePoint 2010 SPfield of type SPFieldMultiColumn. The data in this column is stored in a delimited string, which is parsed and rendered in a readable format in most areas (list view, ...
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Upgrading from SQL 2005 to SQL 2008R2 with RBS support

I am looking at setting up Sharepoint 2010 in our local test environment and our current test SQL server is running SQL 2005. I am just wondering if it is possible to upgrade the database later to SQL ...
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File size too large with RBS and SharePoint 2013

since i set up my SP2013 Foundation Preview with SQL Server 2008 R2 Express i wanted to use the RemoteBlobStorage. It works seemingly fine just now. The only problem is if my files which im uploading ...
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Remote Blob Storage is installed and enabled but doesn't work

i installed the RBS.msi. my rbs tables are created in the sql sharepoint content database and i performed the powershell commands. im running SP2013 Foundation Preview with SQL Server 2008 R2 ...
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sharepoint 2010 Remote Blob Storage , RemoteBlobStorageSettings is false

Im following this article for enable RBS on sharepoint 2010 i thinks its best article for that after a lot of search : http://www.simple-talk.com/content/print.aspx?article=1280 when I try the Step ...
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Configuring RBS for SharePoint 2010

I setup RBS per MSDN article. It's all working. I would like to RBS everything regardless of file size. I think by default it only RBS files that are >=100kb. Please suggest.
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Is saving files to RBS any different than usual Library?

I have lot of libraries in a SharePoint project, where I work. I'm working on a separate tool (console application), that uses object model to push large amount of files into SharePoint libraries. ...
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Remote Blob Storage and MaxSiteCollection in Sharepoint 2010

looking online I found tons of material on Remote Blob Storage so I finally realise my content "redirect" on file system. My question is very simple: in every tutorial I found the created DB has ...
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Setting up RBS for 2nd Site Collection

Few days ago I follow Microsoft's article (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee663474.aspx) on Setting up RBS for SP2010. It's all working fine for the Sales Site collection. Now, Legal ...
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Migrate SP2010 Site Collection from one farm to another (but RBS is enabled on the source Site collection)

How to migrate SP2010 Site Collection from one farm to another (but RBS is enabled on the source Site collection)? I tried regular steps on moving site collections between farm but that did not ...
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Remote BLOB Storage Filestream Issue

I had to enable Remote Blob Storage on my farm. I'm following this tutorial: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee663474.aspx#enable And also this one: ...
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Remote BLOB Storage and Sharepoint 2010

I have a SharePoint Server 2010 documents library. Library's size - 20 Gb. Size increases each year by 1-2 GB. It stores files ranging in size from 1 to 50 MB. Files rarely change. Should I use the ...
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Remote Blob Storage - Installation help

My DBA has configured our SharePoint SQL instance for file streaming, and verified all of the settings are correct. I have been following Todd Klindts post on configuring RBS, and everything seems ...
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SP 2010 - to BLOB or not to BLOB?

Here is my situation: We are working on a scan-to-SP solution for our remote locations. The scanning will take place throughout the day/night. Our current estimated Total Daily Scans will number ...
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Installing RBS

OK I have posted other questions about this but no answers were given so I deleted them and thought I would try one last time before calling it a day... I am trying to install RBS for SharePoint ...
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Can't download document from library

We have document library which contains about 2,5k SCORM packages (about 100GB total) for teachers. This files are relatively big and in *.zip format, so we decided to enable RBS on content databse ...
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SharePoint 2010 RBS and the 200GB content database limit

So "SharePoint Server 2010 capacity management: Software boundaries and limits" says about the 200GB limit: If you are using Remote BLOB Storage (RBS), the total volume of remote BLOB storage ...
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RBS installation in clustered DB

Most of RBS installation scenarios are written for single DB sever instance. If I have cluster with two nodes SPDB1 and SPDB2 (cluster name SPDB - I referenced this name everywhere when I had to ...
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Removed list left data on RBS volume

We had an DB cluster failure lastly and somehow manage to get it working again. The problem is, that one of our content databases is RBS enabled and I found out that some of the data is missing there ...
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Most appropriate value for MinimumBlobStorageSize?

I've set up RBS on my SharePoint 2010 server and I'm down to the very last step of deciding just how big a file needs to be before it's set in the Blob Store. There are tons of articles and blog ...
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Storing large files in SharePoint with users all over the world

Any recommendations for storing large files in SharePoint 2010 for the following requirements: Mostly smaller files 10KB-20MB Many larger files for example 20-500MB Users in all parts of world need ...
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Forms w/document folder -> SharePoint

I am trying to find what is the better way to implement multiple input forms using SharePoint 2007 (v3). The forms will have several fields and one of them is document folder to hold documents and ...
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How to get real file path from a BLOB

I have a situation in which data (mostly images) is stored in a BLOB. As you know data in BLOB are guid like which I cannot relate to any file. My question is, is there a way by which I can extract ...
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How can I display a web part on a page with BLOB data from SQL Server?

Am looking to design a web part that will display a link for a user to download a PDF file. This is stored as a BLOB in SQL Server. This web part would be connected to another Sharepoint list where ...
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Remote Blob Store implementation. How to get current SQL Server DB name?

We are trying to develop Remote Blob Store (next RBS) provider for SharePoint 2010 (SQL Server 2008). In EBS (External Blob Store which is deprecated now) there is possibility to take site collection ...
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Remote Storeage: RBS or external add-on?

Since two months, our SharePoint 2010 (on SQL 2008R2 std) intranet is live on production. Step by step, we add more features and content, migrating one department every 3 months into it. Next ...
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Remote Blob Storage on “remote” SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard

This article on TechNet reads: RBS can be run on the local server running Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2 Express. To run RBS on a remote server, you must be ...
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Make me understand Remote Blob Storage (RBS)

So I've read the MSDN Overview of Remote BLOB Storage as well as the FAQ: Sharepoint 2010 Remote Blob Storage (RBS), but I still don't completely understand how RBS would manifest itself in ...