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

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farm backup and restore - Only metadata fails everything else is fine

I did a full backup from production. and kicked of a restore to a dev farm. Everything went smoothly except the managed metadata piece. How do I go by fixing this so I dont get this? here is the ...
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Wikipages empty after restore from backup

We run our intranet on SharePoint 2010. We have several web applications and we use DocAve 5 to backup the content of our intranet. After a user reported that he had erroneously deleted a wiki page ...
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Get-SPSite fails to return all site collections for a content database

I have 3 content databases spread over 2 servers (A & B) called: A1 B1 B2 I wanted to move a site collection from A1 to B1. As they are on different servers, I backed up, removed the site and ...
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Backup and Restore Sitecollection: users on target machine not existing

I backed up a sitecollection from Server A and restored that sitecollection to server B using stsadm backup and stsadm restore. Before the backup I removed the users from the sitecollection user ...
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Restore-SPSite reports “No content databases are available for this operation…”

I've run a site collection backup using Backup-SPSite. I then deleted the Site Collection using CA. Then tried to restore is using Restore-SPSite. Got the error "No content databases are available ...
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restore errors in sharepoint 2010

I am trying to restore my server back. I have full backup and a backup of the one of my web applications which is sharpeoint-81. I perform the restore as explained on Microsofts site, I get many ...
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How to restore Site Collection from one environment to another

I am developing my intranet portal in office and created the same environment at home even the domain name and the users I am working with. I have taken the backup of site collection through central ...
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How to retrieve File version from SPListItem

I'm trying to get file versions from an an SPListItem... I tried in many way, looping on SPListItem.Versions or SPListItem.File.Versions, tring to return my byte stream.. I can retrieve file info's, ...
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Content database does not exist restoring a site collection

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. And I am using publishing portal template. I am using the following backup and restore process to backup from site ...
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Restore backup from another version of SharePoint Server

I created a backup of Site Collection in one server. I want to restore this backup to my development server. I'm using stsadm: stsadm -o restore -url http://myserver:9999/sites/001 -filename ...
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Restoring a Deleted User in the Site's Owners and Members Groups SharePoint 2010

I have accidentally deleted some users from the site's members and owners groups. How do I restore these users back to the site?
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Restore site collection using powershell : Getting not found error

Restore-SPSite -Identity http:/snk145:60000/ -Path "D:/MS.bak" I am trying to restore a site collection (SharePoint 2010) to other from a backup file, The term 'Restore-SPSite' is not recognized as ...
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Restore of .bak file to a SharePoint 2007 Server results in 500 INTERNAL SERVER ERROR

We have an old .bak file (1½ years) that we need to restore. The only change to the server is a couple of CU's otherwise it is like the server that the .bak file originated from (it's not the same, ...
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Unable to restore Sharepoint Site from backup

I have a Sharepoint site (2013), I need to move the site to a different server. I am using Powershell to create backup and restore. But getting the error in ULS log: "Could not deserialize site ...
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Restore the root site as site collection with in the same web application using power shell?

we migrated the sites from 2003 to 2013,in 2013 i am having root site i want to move the root site to site collection with in the same web application using power shell. I used the command after taken ...
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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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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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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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Restore-SPFarm : Cannot find the proper backup files to restore. Verify that the directory name is valid and that the backup file exists

I have backuped a sharepoint 2013 web application from my development environment, which created the following :- XML file named spbrtoc And a folder contain .bak files named spbr0001. So on my ...
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Deleted site collection missing from recycle bin

We have been having some issues with restoring deleted site collections in our stage and prod 2010 SP1 environments. We have all of the default recycle settings configured, and have enabled the ...
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SharePoint 2007 Changing of Site Collection URL

I want to change the URL of Site Collection _http://teamnet.com/old to _http://teamnet.com/new. I found some solution to do the changing of URL via backing up the site collection stsadm -o backup ...
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SharePoint 2007 Disaster Recovery Planning

We are going to be undertaking a disaster test and will need to be able to bring up our SharePoint 2007 farm in a new environment. The farm consists of one WFE and one Index server. There are about 10 ...
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Restore-SPSite running forever

I'm trying to restore SPSite from backup. But powershell Restore-SPSite command keeps running forever. What can be the reason for this?
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Sharepoint Farm Backup - restore one web application only

If you have a farm backup. How can you restore just one site or site collection using powershell / central administration please?
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Restore site collections with other web application

Scenario: SP 2007 stand-alone farm Content_DB full backup I'd like to know wheather for restoring a site collec., instead of using a recovery farm., I could better use a new web app in the same ...
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Attach restored content DB to same web application

I have an issue with a customer DB with it being corrupted. This has been the case for a while and hence no way to revert to a backup because all the backups have the corruption as well. I am however ...
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Content DB restore returns 0 sites

In the process of re-branding my client, currently running on MOSS 2007. Can't detach their live database, so decided on backing up the live, and restoring the DB to a new database. Live is called ...
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compatibility range mismatch between the Web server and database

On Production Server: 3 tier architecture for Moss2007 Sql server 2008 Enterprise with DB Intranet_Content_Hosted for one of the portals. On Test Server 3 tier architecture ---3 VM's are created SQL ...
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Unable to Restore File From Backup - Compatibility Range Mismatch

Late last month, I created a site collection backup via Granular Backup in Central Administration. In that time, one of our users has overwritten a file that now needs to be recovered from a document ...
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Getting error while restoring the backup file

I am getting following error while restoring the backup (.bak) file on my SharePoint server (SharePoint 2010). The backup file resides on the same machine. Restore-SPSite : This operation can be ...
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Restore-Spsite -Force not working

I'm quite new to SP and while trying to restore a site collection (same version) to a new area I get the another site collection already exists, choose a new url or use -Force error. Which would be ...
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Difference between ways to Copy Content Database from PROD to Dev Environment

I was looking for the best way to copy a SharePoint content database from PROD to Dev Environment, and found this (answered) question It seems ok, but there was another answer below the accepted one. ...
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Update schema version in order to BackUp/Restore

I have two different SharePoint farms. One's schema version is 15.0.4420.1017 and the new one is using 15.0.4569.1000. The oldest is hosted on W2008R2 (all-in-one server), and the new one is hosted ...
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How to restore exported list cmp file

I went to SharePoint 2013 central administration - Backup and restore - Granular Backup - Export a site or list and Exported a list which as .cmp extension. Now how do I restore this list in ...
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Can a deleted list item be restored to a different list?

We have a couple list items deleted that we want to restore to collect attachments from, but we can't restore it to the same list if possible.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Restoring my site collections to production environment, how to delete all the site collection test data

I did the following :- Inside my Development environment. I have created a new SharePoint application 2013. Containing two site collection ; community site & team site. I have backup these two ...
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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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Convert Site Root Site Collection AND root of Web Application

Greeting, everyone. I've been getting my feet wet with SharePoint Consulting for the last couple of months now and I've been tasked with a migration that I wanted to run past this fine community. ...
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How can I backup and restore a site collection in SP2010?

I have a sharepoint 2010 portal. I have a farm, with inside of it some site collections. One of these site collections ok. I would like to create a new site collection and restore a backup of the old ...
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Restore SharePoint Web Application on a different Farm

If a perform a web application backup, can I restore it into a compeletely different farm with a different machine name but same sharepoint version?
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Restore-SPSite time scale to restore?

I am trying to restore the main site at the root of our SharePoint server after an accidental deletion using the following code: Restore-SPSite -Identity http://server -Path "B:\SharePoint\11-12-2012 ...
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SharePoint Release Management Testing and Roll back

I'm putting together a release process for our SharePoint 2007 environment. We have admins and power users who have to make out of the box changes to sites via the browser. Only one admin who can make ...