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

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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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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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Is there any way to restore promoted results once deleted?

We had a Search configuration built in SharePoint 2013 with many promoted results for our pages. However after having some issues and having to delete and recreate our entire Search Service ...
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Getting content from Unattached Content Database Data Recovery

I'm trying to get some content from restored sql server SharePoint db So in Central Admin I choose; Unattached Content Database Data Recovery I feel in my database name and sql server instance and ...
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Changing the drive of a database

Ok so I have a database server. I went to create a new test site so created a web app and a site collection which obv created a content database. I then did a restore onto that site collection from ...
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Overwrite the same backup file every day

I want to overwrite the same back up file of an sharepoint 2013 site collection by using the below powershell command line command: Backup-SPSite -Identity http://xyz -Path D:\SP_BACKUPS\test.bak ...
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Restore root site collection using PowerShell

I have a Web App with a root and four different HNSCs. I've been able to successfully backup and restore the HNSCs from a dev environment, but I am having trouble achieving this with my root site ...
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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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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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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 sites/...
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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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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 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 ...
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Root Site collection is missing on restoration of SharePoint Backup File

3 to 4 document library's got accidently deleted. I restored the content DB however, after restoration I encountered the following issue: Root site collection ("/") not available on the restoration. ...
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Attaching and restoring document library files from a .mdf config database file?

We have a Symantec backup system that runs through all of the instances on a SQL2008 box and backsup data, I would like to restore a corrupted document library and am wondering as to how I would ...
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Site collection locked out after changing permissions in a list available in a subsite

I am getting weird issues, while restoring SP2010 sub-site from our old SP2010 farm to new farm through a full backup. The subsite on old farm had unique permissions. As well as the lists inside the ...
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Security Permissions broke while restoring the site on a new farm

I got a problem while restoring SP2010 sub-site from our old SP2010 farm to new farm through a full backup. The subsite on old farm had unique permissions. As well as the lists inside the sub-site ...
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Site Blank After Connecting To Old Content Database

I recently had to reinstall SharePoint and recreate my server farm and sites. Before I reinstalled everything I made backups of my populated content databases. Everything has been reinstalled and ...
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Error: The file or folder name contains characters that are not permitted. Please use a different name

I took backup from our staging server and restored on my local development machine. My Powershell script is not raising any error while restoration. But when I open the site in browser, it's giving me ...
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lost reference to all webparts after site creation using template

I have taken backup of http://mysite:300/ site and restored it in some other server say http://newserver:300/. when I have created subsite using template already exist, site creation is successfull ...
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How can I restore Sharepoint web app when the DB is in another server?

I have the following situation: I have a Sharepoint application where the data and app are in two separated servers. I create the backup of the site using: stsadm -o backup -url http://sgd -filename ...
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Backup-spsite Restore-spsite user permissions

I have run a Backup-spsite and then a Restore-spsite from a development farm to a production one. The permissions set on the development farm have not been carried to production. The site collection ...
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Move a site collection to Office 365

I have a web application with one site collection in an on-premise SharePoint 2010 test environment that I would like to migrate to Office 365. Is there a way to backup and restore or do I need to ...
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How to Restore entire farm without configuration database?

I need help to restore my SharePoint farm. Actually by mistake i deleted my configuration database and i don't have backup of it. but i have full farm back file "spbr0004". Is it possible to restore ...
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Problem with Restore-SPFarm

We have to move a Sharepoint 2010 web application from and old server to a new one. The old server has Sharepoint 2010 and SQL Server both installed. The new server is actually 2 VMs, one for ...
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Restore-SPSite failure due to insufficient Content Database Space

I hope someone can help me solve this weird problem I'm facing for 4 days. I'm trying to restore the backup of Sharepoint 2010 web application. I'm using Windows Powershell command : Restore-SPSite ...
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Issues With Sharepoint 2007 installation and stsadm restore (User)

I'm used to install SharePoint with the basic option, that install SQL SERVER EXPRESS 2005 and configures almost everything, but now I need to install SharePoint using a database already installed (...