0

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 collection administrator on the staging environment and I am able to add new discussion , new category. but if I try to click on the discussion to read it or to reply to it I will get the following error:-

404 NOT FOUND

And the URL generated will look as follow:-

**http://gvstg01:40708/discussionforum/generalDiscussion/SitePages/Topic.aspx?RootFolder=%2Fdiscussionforum%2FgeneralDiscussion%2FLists%2FCommunity%20Discussion%2Fw&FolderCTID=0x0120020099E78C8B0924BC4E979E17218349CC35&SiteMapTitle=General&SiteMapUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fgvstg01%3A40708%2Fdiscussionforum%2FgeneralDiscussion%2FSitePages%2FCategory.aspx%3FCategoryID%3D1%26SiteMapTitle%3DGeneral.**

Can anyone advice what might be causing this??, baring in mind that the discussion forum is working well on development machine. the problem is occurring on the staging environment , where I have restore the backup site collection.

Thanks in advance for any help.

  • I am having the same issue. Check the site pages, does the 'topic.aspx' page still exist. In my case it was not there, and it was not in the recycle bin. I have restored it from another site collection. This fixed the error 404, but for the discussions does not load. I am still trying to fix this. – malteseKnight Sep 3 '15 at 14:15
0

If you have an updated backup file of your SharePoint database then manual method is for you. Simply restore it and make your database error/corruption free.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.