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

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Global workflows will not work well on a restored site collection

I have a site collection of type team site inside my SharePoint server 2013, where inside this site collection I did the following:- I publish a workflow globally, using SharePoint designer 2013. I ...
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Restore-SPSite fails without any useful error

I'm trying to restore from a backup via PowerShell with the following commands: add-pssnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell restore-spsite -Force -Confirm:$false -Identity ...
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Backup a site collection from a farm with a version different than destination version

As I know if we restore a backup that is taken from a farm that holds a different config database version than the destination then it will not complete the restore process due to that difference in ...
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Missing “Site Pages” Library

Here's the issue I've had presented to me today. A user possibly deleted the "Site Pages" library by accident. When navigating to the site http://url.sitepages/home.aspx it returned a 404. Even ...
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Item Option (Parameter / Switch) in Backup-SPFarm & Restore SP-Farm for Multi-Tenant SharePoint 2013 Farm

I have a SharePoint 2013 Multi-Tenant Farm. Every tenant has a dedicated Content DB. I am trying to backup a particular Tenant using the following command, found in the Understanding multi-tenancy in ...
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Back up & Restore Tenants in a Multi Tenant SharePoint 2013 environment

I have a SharePoint 2013 environment with Multi-Tenancy configured. I have various tenants provisioned in the environment. Is it possible to backup and restore a tenant from one environment to ...
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Procedure to restore site collection from a sql db of a different farm

I need to restore a site collection from a SQL DB of a different farm. This SQL DB holds only a single site collection. Both (destination and source) farms are identical except that they are in ...
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Why a restored stsadm Site is'nt showing images and styles?

I've a site which I migrated with stsadm -o restore -url urlto site - filename file.dat. Restored to a new web application in the production machine. The development machine does not use host header ...
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SharePoint Web Part Error

I am new in SharePoint and I'm tasked to migrate our SharePoint server (SharePoint 2003) to another country. We have successfully restored the SQL DB. But when we start the Sites, there are many Web ...
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Restore SP 2003 backup (.fwp) files to SP 2007

Scenario - My team was using SP 2003 , which crashed, we have back up in .fwp format. We need to restore the backup to SP 2007. I have already tried to extract all the fwp files and ran Smigrate ...
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Showing error of 'PreSaveItem is not defined' when trying to save item in any list on restored site

We took a backup of production site and restored it on our development server. The site has been developed on OOB or SharePoint Designer with no custom development on it. The restoration process went ...
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Restore-SPSite : <nativehr> error and Content DB schema different

We have 3 SP2013 on-premise standard farm in the company. One for development, one for test and then production. We deployed the 3 farms at the same time and all of them have patched to "June 2014 ...
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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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Get error after content database restore to another server

I have some problem with restore sharepoint content database. get back up content data base from server A. then restore to SQL server server B. create a new web application in server B. add restored ...
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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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native stack error while restoring SharePoint 2013 site collection

I have a SharePoint 2013 site collection backup and i am trying to restore this back up on another SharePoint 2013 site collection. Both SharePoint sites are on the same domain. But when i try to ...
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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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Sharepoint 2013 Online Site Collection Backup-Restore using CSOM in Powershell

i have created Publishing site collection on SharePoint Online. Now i am trying to create new Publishing Site Collection with same Contents So can anyone explain me how to go about backup and ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Online Site Collection Backup-Restore using CSOM

I have created one site collection on SharePoint Online. Now I want to make another site collection with the same content. So can anyone explain me how to go about backup and restore of site ...
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Restoring the entire list to a certain date in SharePoint online

It is possible to restore an entire list in SharePoint online (not individual items) to a certain date; for example, restoring the list to how it was last week. Is there any possibility to make ...
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why i should not perform a Restore-SPSite for a copy of a site collection on the same content database

I have read these links which talks about using Backup-SPsite && Restore-SPSite:- link1 link2 and they both mentioned that restoring a copy of a site collection's back-up file file using ...
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copy a site collection by backup & restore it to a new URL

I am currently working on a site collection of type team site , and I did many customization and I create many sub sites inside it. Now our customer requested to have another site collection with 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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how to exchnage the urls for 2 web applications

I have two web applications that can be accessed by the following urls: http://servername/ http://servername:8090/ Now I want to swap the web applications urls. So I am thinking of the following ...
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how to restore project web app subsite to sharepoint team site

All the data in project web app site from one server need to be accessed in team site in another server
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Discussion forum is not working well after restoring the site collection

I have created a new site collection of type community site on my development machine, then I have backup the site collection and I restore it inside staging server. I am lo-gin as the site ...
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Http GetResponse Forbidden (403) : Provider-Hosted App after restore

I come here as a last resort, I don't know what the hell happened. I restored my server battery and I've got the whole thing working, besides a provider hosted app that I made before. when I deployed ...
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How to backup and restore pages library and list in sharepoint server 2013?

I'm new to SharePoint administration. I want to backup pages library with all contents the list has from UAT Server to production Server. Pages Library Consist of following fields: ID Pagelayout ...
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back up restore a site from a site collection

so I have created a new site collection and web application. I have a site in a site collection that I want to back up and restore on. Was just wondering if it was possible and if it was how, to do a ...
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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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back up restore onto a different site collection

If I was to use a backup of one site collection and restore it onto another, would this give me every single thing that was on that site collection. So sites, lists, workflows etc?
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We just lost our SQL Server due to lost network drives - and we were able to recover.. but wondering

SharePoint 2007 MOSS SP2. SQL 2005 connected to Network storage. Network storage crashed and we lost all our data. Other problems on the SQL server forced us to create a new VM with a fresh SQL ...
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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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SharePoint restore fails because of newer version

I have installed SharePoint 2010 SP1 on my local developer machine. I wanted to copy a site collection from one of our productive servers (which hasn't SP1 yet but the December 2010 Cumulative ...
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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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Taking Incremental Back up for SharePoint 2013 Site

We created a task scheduler to run a bat file which has this code to take the incremental back up of the site. "C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\Web Server ...
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Restore backup from one farm to another in same domain: Access Denied

I have a path based site collection on my dev farm. It shares a content database with other site collections on the dev farm. My domain account is the site collection administrator and is also a farm ...
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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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After a farm restore, going to web application shows Sign In, Select credentials page

I have a scratch SharePoint farm to use for testing and experimenting. I used Wrox's "Professional SharePoint 2013 Administration" to set up the farm. I did a farm backup using the Central ...
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Cannot Mount a Restored Content Db to new Web application

In the same Application server, I have Created new Web application and I'm trying to Mount the Restored Content Db of another WebApplication. But in the end of the process it returns me the ...
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SP 2013 Content Type Hub Issue after restoring in staging environment

We have a SP 2013 farm where content type hub is configured and publishing works fine in my Development Environment and we have a content type called BasicCT is been created with 4 site columns.We ran ...
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(Restore-SPFarm) Search Service backup: Error occurred while processing the log

I want to backup/restore the Search service application from a test farm to a production farm. I performed the classic backup of the service application from Powershell: Backup-SPFarm -Directory ...
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Refreshing QA db with Dev db with sites being Hosted Names Site Collection

We have Hosted Names Site Collections in both Dev and QA and I am have been assigned the task of Refreshing the QA db with Dev db, please let me know if any of the below steps taken are wrong Take a ...
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Database restore fails due to consistent RESTORE command

I have a backup of a sharepoint 2010 farm that I am attempting to restore using Central Admin. One of the reasons for failure is a content database restore that fails, the error is: Object ...
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Sharepoint 2010 farm restore "CREATE DATABASE Permission denied in 'master'

I am attempting to restore a farm backup to a new SharePoint install. The OSW timer service is running under farm account. farm account has db_accessadmin, db_datawriter and db_securityadmin ...
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Sharepoint Restore - Requested registry access is not allowed

I attempted to restore a farm backed up from server A to server B (SP 2010). When I run the restore, I get the error: "Requested registry access is not allowed". Not sure which key I need to change ...
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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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Site collection Validation

While restoring a site collection, what all properties can be taken into consideration for validating the restore. (Say for example, if I have a a properties of the site before backing it up.. And I ...
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Restore-SPSite to the same content database

I ran Restore-SPSite on my server from a backup. I then deleted the site collection and did it again but got the following error: Restore-SPSite : The operation that you are attempting to perform ...