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Restore is the activity to return data from a backup to its original location or to its successor.

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Backup and restore in Office 365

I'm looking for official documentation regarding Backup schedules and restore options in Office 365. More precisely: How often is backups made For how long is a backup saved How do you restore? ...
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How to restore a Document Library or List with unique permissions

Is it possible to restore a Document Library or List with unique permissions from an unattached content database with the unique permissions still intact? Normally the steps to restore a Document ...
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after backup restores sql server error can't create folder, and can't search into list / library from ribbon

after having created a portal on a development platform, I made a backup Sql server then restores the production platform with sql server. Two problems : Problem 1: In libraries error "An ...
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Content DB restore problem (SP2007)

I'm having an issue restoring a content database and hopefully one of you guys can help me out. I'm trying to replicate a live issue environment in a new temporary dev environment for troubleshooting ...
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Restore to operation in seconds on failure?

My customer have a requirement on SharePoint Server to restore itself on failure within seconds. I’m told that it should work as Hotel electricity backup in a Nigerian Hotel: If the power fails, ...
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sharepoint question for restoreing the site from one to another site of one env to another

sitecollection of environment(say s1) and in there is list with alert set and ,we are restoreing this to other environment say(s2), and we perfom any upadtion on the list we get the alert but the url ...
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Restoring the config database

So, restoring the config database is not recommended, but what happens if you do it anyway? In theory, things could be out of sync, but in actuality, what exactly could get out of sync? So, for ...
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Back up and restore creating .bak not .cmp

When creating a back up of a site using Central administration in Sharepoint, it used to create a couple of files, one being a .cmp. Now it creates a folder filled with .bak files. Am I doing ...
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SharePoint will not restore older version of a page

I have versioning turned on, I can view the Version History page but when I click a version and choose Restore, it doesn't actually do anything. The current version of my page remains. Is this a ...
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How do you restore a wiki back up which has been sent by microsoft

Last Tuesday/Wednesday I some how managed to loose EVERYTHING on your Team Wiki, thankfully Microsoft have been able to send us a back up of the data which was taken before it got deleted. ...
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Backup/Restore List Views [duplicate]

I have a staging SharePoint 2010 environment which I have created quite a few List Views. I would like to move these Views to my production server. I could not find any way to do it via backup and ...
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Change “created date” and “created by” values for my default publishing site's welcome page, after a backup/restore

I have developed an enterprise wiki site collection inside my staging server , then I backup , restore the enterprise wiki inside my live server. But currently the created data for my welcome page is ...
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Restoring site collection to previous URL causes error

I can restore a site to a new URL, but if I try to restore to the URL I was previously using, I get: Restore-SPSite <previousUrl> Path <path> -ContentDatabase <db> -Force -Confirm ...
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Restored Sharepoint site is missing

A Sharepoint Site Collection was restored on a fresh installation of sharepoint foundation on a server. Upon restoring the 22GB back up file, I am not able to see the restored site collection ...
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Restore backup to new SharePoint 2010 server

this issue is piggybacking on a previous Issue I had. I just set up a new SharePoint server for testing purposes, and I want to import the back ups of our production server for obvious reasons. ...
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No access to Site Collection after Backup/Restore from different Domain

I've created a backup from a site collection (Customer's SharePoint Server 2013 Std) and restored the contents in our development environment (SharePoint Server 2013 Ent). Both servers (small ...
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Revert Restore-SPFarm

We have a SharePoint test server and SharePoint live server. They are on the same network The administrator for each is the same Active Directory account. I know this is wrong but as a programmer ...
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Cannot restore a site collection, “DirectoryNotFoundException”

I have an enterprise wiki site collection inside web application A. and I want to take a copy of this site collection and add it to another web application. So I back up the site collection from web ...
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different version error when restoring a SharePoint site collection

So I created a new single farm SharePoint server for testing purposed (we currently had a live production farm but no testing server). I am trying to restore the back ups of the live server to 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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Backup a site collection using central administration never ends

I want to backup and enterprise wiki site collection inside my SharePoint 2013. so i did the following:- central administration --> backup and restore-->Granular backup --> Perform a site ...
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Best Backup Solution for SharePoint 2013 Possibly with DPM

We are planning to move our file share to SharePoint. Currently we use DPM to backup the file server, but I know the content of SharePoint is found in content databases. So my question is what is the ...
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Backup apps and their app webs

I have an app which has lists in its app web. Is their a way to backup the list and data for the following reasons? Upgrading app. Migrating app. Option to backup and restore list and library items. ...
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Restore content database 2013

I am trying to restore a SharePoint site with a backed up content database. I restored the backup of the content database to Sql server, then when i created the web application i entered the restored ...
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Sharepoint Import command - Import List in same site collection

I have a sitecollection with list name "XYZ" and 5million records , I exported the list using the PS command . How to import the backed up sharepoint list"XYZ" under the same site collection : Command ...
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Move root site collection

Is it possible in SP13 to move a root site collection to another location/path in the same Web Application, and then create a new root site collection ? So if I have a Web Application ...
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how to restore a multiple-server farm to a single-server farm ? SP2013

We try to do a farm backup but it didn't work because it was a restore a multiple-server farm to a single-server farm. What are the option to backup/restore a multiple-server farm to a single-server ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 does not allow end users to make backups of their sites

SharePoint Designer 2010 does not allow end users to make backups of their sites, so is there any other way we can perform the backup using the same SharePoint Designer 2010.
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STSADM Restore Command Error - 'Attempted to read past the end of the stream'

I have setup a new server on Windows Server 2012 (Domain Controller Included) and when i perform a STSADM restore command on the 80 site. I got the following message: Attempted to read past the ...
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SharePoint 2013: remove orphan site entry from database

We were moving some sites onto new database, one of the site restoration interrupted and resulted in having one orphan entry in the database. We are not able to restore the site backup with the same ...
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How to reset a Sharepoint site to its initial state?

I'm using Sharepoint Online for a client and I have very little understanding of how Sharepoint works. I apparently have completely broken the site. After two days of hard work, most of the site works ...
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Can't get granular file .bak or .cmp to restore. “Unable to read cabinet info”

I made a granular backup of my site collection into .bak. and now I'm trying to import said file by using Import-SPWeb -identity http:testserver/sites/test -path \\sharedstore\backup.bak I have the ...
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Question about backup and restores

I'm getting ready to backup my dev server and restore what i need on my production server for the first time. What I want to know is if I do a backup/restore in the future to add updates and modules ...
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NullReferenceException in SharePoint 2010 page layout after restore

It is SharePoint 2010 publishing website. I have a page layout with some user controls added to it. These users controls have rad editor controls in them. Everything was working perfectly unless one ...
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2010 Moving Content DB to new Domain - Problem with Users

I am restoring a content database to a new farm in a new domain. I have used the Move-SPUser command to map as many users over that exist in the new domain. I've used the delete orphan script to ...
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How can I identify missing features in a SharePoint site that has been restored from a different farm?

I recently inherited an application from a developer who is no longer with the company. This application restores SharePoint sites from backups and extracts metadata and files from lists in the site. ...
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How to copy a Web Application or Site Collection structure without the content [duplicate]

I was wondering if it is possible to create a backup of a Web Application or (top level) Site Collection and restore it without the contents (documents) in order to preserve only the site structure ...
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Migrate SP2013 Enterprise to New Farm with SP2013 Standard with new SQL Server

I was hoping to get some advice on the best way to migrate from an Existing SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Farm, to a completely new Farm running SharePoint 2013 Standard. I will need to migrate User ...
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Trying to restore backup for version 14.0.0.7105

We've been given a SP2010 backup (.bak) file to restore. At this time I don't know if it contains a site collection or a site or a farm, or how it was generated, and have no way to find out (just ...
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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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Restore farm backup and rename databases?

I'm using the Backup-SPFarm PowerShell cmdlet to backup our SP 2010 Server farm and all of its associated databases. We want to test our restore process, and I'm wondering if it's possible to restore ...
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Restore an earlier document version — Cannot see “my last edits” button for documents

My environment is Sharepoint 2013 Standard. On a test document library I have versioning turned off. According to this article, I should be able to restore my modified document back to previous ...
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Restore sitecollection from backup is not working

I have a problem while restoring a backup file on another server. Servers build versions are the same. I'm executing the Restore powershell command. And it is giving me the following error: ...
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An unexpected error has occurred when adding new Item

I sort have an issue here. Recently we have done a database restore in SharePoint 2013 with data coming from a SP2010 site. All of our Lists, Content Types etc are present. However, upon clicking the ...
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Backup/Restore which content database?

I have seen a few posts about backing and restoring SharePoint content databases from both Central Admin and using PowerShell. My question is relatively simple I hope..... There are a number of ...
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Is it possible to restore a site collection using Import-SPWeb [duplicate]

I've exported a Site Collection from a content database using Backup and Restore > Recover data from an unattached content database: Site Collection: http://abc/sites/BS Site: No Selection List: No ...
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Recover accidentally deleted Site Collection

In the process of cleaning up site collections of a Sharepoint 2007 MOSS farm that should be sub webs I think I accidentally deleted the main site collection of my farm (kill me now). This also ...
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How to Restore from Standalone SP Server to Another SP Farm with separate DB server

I have a developed a Sharepoint Site 2010 in my development server which has both SP and SQL in same server, whereas client production site has 2 tier setup, SP and SQL both in different physical ...
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Restore site to new server from full farm backup

We currently have a full farm backup from a previous install of sharepoint made using the backup and restore feature. We can no longer use the server for sharepoint as it is now being used for ...
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Getting Error Restoring Site Collection

I see this is a pretty common error, but I'm still not able to solve it. I have a SharePoint 2010 site collection in my prod environment, which I backed up using the stsadm backup command, and I'm ...