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Questions tagged [backup]

A backup or the process of backing up is making copies of data which may be used to restore the original after a data loss event.

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Restore SP2010 (non claim) to SP 2013

I did a database backup from SP 2010 and restored it to SP 2013 Mount-SPContentDatabase followed by site upgrade. Everything looks good except the users did not get converted in claims based. (I can ...
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Restore SPFarm from live to test

I took a farm backup for our live sharepoint server 2013 enterprise :- Backup-SPFarm -Directory \\fileserver100\intranetbackup\FarmBackUp\ -BackupMethod full -BackupThreads 10 -Force now i want to ...
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build a test sharepoint server 2013 which mimic the live server

I am working on a new project for our customer who have sharepoint 2013 Enterprise server. and our customer has only a live server. so i want as a first step to do the following:- create a new VM ...
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Two web applications with same Site Structure and Content can be work in one SharePoint Farm?

Hi i have scenario like below I have a web application in Production SharePoint Farm it has custom master pages,many custom page layouts and angular .JS files and some farm solutions deployed target ...
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Why doing Backup-SPFarm for our sharepoint 2013 will update the sql databases “Last Database backup”

we have SharePoint enterprise 2013, and i run the following command to do a farm backup:- Backup-SPFarm -Directory \\****\backups\ -BackupMethod full -BackupThreads 10 -Force now on the generated ...
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How i can know the SQL service account for our sharepoint 2013 on-premises farm

To be able to run the BackUp-SPFarm i need to create a network location/drive and grant the sql service account read/write permission. but for our sharepoint on-premises 2013 /2016, how i can know ...
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Backup our sharepoint in-premises farms, are we following correct/sufficient appraoch

We have sharepoint on-premises servers 2013/2016 , which have the following architecture:- windows server 2012/2008 R2 which act as the application servers. windows server 2012/2008 R2 which act as ...
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“backup-spsite : You must specify a filename for the backup file” + “You need to have Machine administrator priviliges to run this cmdlet”

I use to run these commands to backup our sharepoint site collections and our farm without any problem:- backup-spsite http://****01/sites/home/ -Path E:\Back\BFH.bak Backup-SPFarm -Directory \\**...
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Restore site collection from higher database version to lower database version

I have a development SP Farm (along with Project Server) with following database version: Configuration database version: 16.0.4534.1000 UAT SP Farm with following database version: ...
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How to move a site collection to root path-based site collection in New SharePoint 2013 Farm

how to move a site collection to root path-based site collection in SharePoint. I restored a content database in an SP2013 Farm from another SharePoint 2013 farm, where this database is a site ...
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Safest method to move a site

I would like to ask what is the safest way to move a Site within the same Site Collection including all the lists, libraries and subsites with the data and at the same time maintaining versioning? Is ...
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Farm backup stuck on Step 1

Ours is Multi server (2 WFE and 2 APP) SP 2016 Env. As usual when we am trying to start backup of the entire farm, it remains on Step 1. We checked the ULS and found request has timeout However if ...
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Backup & Restore SP Site with External Content Type to Another Site - make error

My site includes External Content Type (BCS) on Dev site, with List which of that type - and when i restore it to Prod server, the connectivity of the list, stay as previous system..! any way to ...
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What are the backup facilities of Sharepoint Online

My team site has 5 pages and 46 lists. How can I backup these up? Exporting each list to Excel and store them locally on my computer is not an option. For the pages as well as for the list I have a ...
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Restored site collection has same site ID as original site collection

I backed up one site collection from one WA and than I restored that in another WA as a new cite collection. I found out that new site collection has same site ID as original site collection. This ...
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Workflows not working after backup and restore to new site collection

We have site collection with data in it with workflows2013 that have app steps. Task was to create site collection on another WA with same data as old SC, so we created new site collection and new db ...
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Recovering “About Me” info from UPSA Profile DB backup

When trying to recover the "About Me" info from the UPSA Profile DB - I'm getting a "There is a compatibility range mismatch between the web server..." error. Is there an alternative way of going ...
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Restore config databases in SharePoint

Is it possible to restore SharePoint config database on a different farm or the same farm using database backup and restore
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How to perform backup when deleting Site Collection automatically?

I have requirement which is when user accidentally select delete button for site collection it has to perform backup operation automatically before it deleted is there any WSP solutions available ...
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Is it possible to just download the whole sharepoint enviromment?

is it possible to download the whole Sharepoint Strukture of sharepoint web to an localhost and view it on localhost. We want to backup our sharepoint Server to a NAS and if we need it being able to ...
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Long File Names Corrupting Download ZIP File

Background: We use SharePoint mainly as a backup of a certain part of our work process. The folders on the site sometimes contain files with very long names (10-15 words in my language is not uncommon)...
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O365 site export as CMP

We are looking into creating a bunch of sites in Sharepoint Online (O365) but there seems to be no straightforward way to export a site or a site collection so it could be re-imported on another ...
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SharePoint Database Backup Failure on SqL Server

We do have two DB and two Application servers for high availability purpose . Regarding SQL Server: We have full and transaction log Backup . We created a high availability group and define the two ...
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Backup & Restore on two different versions

i have backup from sharepoint 2013 but sharepoint in my virtual machine is 2016. is it possible restore it on sp 2016?
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Restore a site collection from Backup-SPFarm

There are several site collections under a single app and unfortunately they are all in same database. And we dont have database backup that old that we need. Anyway we have automated backup-spfarm ...
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Use compression during Database backup

In some circumstances, we can use compression to decrease the size of backups and the time to complete each backup. I use following command to restore site. Mount-SPContentDatabase "MyDatabase" -...
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site collection url is same as root site after backup and restore

i have 1 web application with 1 site collection in 1 content DB. In order to restore some corrupted site data i have got the back up and restore the same db from past dates to dev environment which is ...
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Farm backup diiference by using powershell and sharepoint admin console

Is there any difference to take farm back up by using power shell and SharePoint admin console. When I use GET-SPDATABASE Command, it was showing around 76 GB.How ever when I use SharePoint admin ...
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How to restore existing Site Collection Content DB to a SharePoint Site Collection

I have a Site Collection Content DB back up. I want to create/ restore to existing site collection. Are there any ways to do that?
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Farm backup and restore from windows server 2008 R2 to windows server 2012 R2 in sharepoint

Can we do farm backup(from Central Admin) of sharepoint 2013 in Windows server 2008 R2 and restore the entire farm to Windows server 2012 R2?
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SharePoint: Farm backup stuck

Ours is a SharePoint 2010 Server (Single server Farm). We started the Farm backup specifying a local drive folder. After this Backup process screen appeared. However, since then (Last 2) hours there ...
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Restore-SPSite : Invalid object name 'Sites'

I tried to rename the site collection host header (see post here) and it did not work, so I found this blog and thought I could give Backup-SPSite, Remove-SPSite and Restore-SPSite a try. I used this ...
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How to export one site collection and restore it in a different environment when build versions of the farms are different?

I am using Backup-SPSite and Restore-SPSite to restore a site collection, but the problem is that I am getting the following error: What is causing this error :- Restore-SPSite : <nativehr>...
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DBCC CHECKDB Corruption in Search_Service_Application_CrawlStoreDB

After some recent server issues, the SharePoint full backup keep getting an error when checking for database integrity. The following error message is thrown in SQL logs: DBCC CHECKDB (...
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power-shell script to backup our sharepoint farm is not working as expected

I have the following powershell script to backup our sharepoint 2013 on-premises farm + backup the content database + a site collection. as follow:- Add-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell" #...
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How to Separate the site collections with large size of 100GB from large content database of 250GB

We are having SP 2013 production farm with storing documents in individual site collections using workflow management. One of the content databases is growing large with 250GB data storage in SQL ...
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how can I restore site on different farm?

I have a PRE site that has all functionality inside (front, sql server, etc) and a PRO farm with four servers (farm- front- sql server- search-owa) and I want to have a working copy on PRE, so in case ...
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SharePoint Online backup restore

For SP Server the max. 100 GB is always mentioned as the size for a sitecollection to be able to be restored from backup. Any body any experience with backup restore in SharePoint Online ? Hard to ...
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Audience Guid is different in site collection backup and restoration?

I have a Site collection with several list and documents, I have enabled the Audience targeting for those and targeted some audience for some documents. I took back of the site collection and I ...
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What is really going on during Backup-SPSite?

Can anyone explain in detail what is really going on(under the hood) during exexuting Backup-SPSite powershell cmdlet ? Backup-SPSite http://server_name/sites/site_name -Path C:\Backup\site_name.bak
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Please advise me software which restore sharepoint sites? [closed]

Here the restore means a restoring process from an backup had been created before a disaster. Sometime I use SharePoint PowerShell: Restore-SpSite http://mySp -path c:\my.bak and Veeam software - ...
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How I can specify a exact view to new List via client dll?

I can create different types of lists, but all the time the default view is applied to the created list. Can I assign a custom view for specific list via client dll - Microsoft.SharePoint.Client ? ...
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Backup in process but no data being copied

I am performing a backup of a site collection in SharePoint 2010. The operation begins and shows on the Job Status screen as Operation in Progress and a .bak file is created in the folder I specified ...
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Backup-SPFarm is not progressing for around 40 minutes. latest stage is “Verbose: [IndexController] Waiting for second phase backup for index ”

I have the following:- sharepoint farm 2013 on-premises. i have the following back.bat file:- "%SYSTEMROOT%\system32\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe" -Command Start-Process "$PSHOME\...
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Back up of sub site only in SharePoint 2010

I am having a subsite (test) with 69 subsites under it. But I want only to take back up of the first sub site(test) and restore it back. Can some one suggest on how to do it. when I am using export ...
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create new SharePoint 2013 server and restore existing database

I am quite new to SharePoint and I have been assigned with a major task. One of the company's site office had SharePoint 2013 on it. Over there through Central Admin, our system team guy has taken a ...
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SharePoint backup and restore from central administration.

Is it a good practice to perform backup and restore the farm\web application from backup and restore option of Central admin? Are there any known issues or limitations for that?
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Create a Replica of Content DB and use it as content database of new web application in the same SPFarm

Am having a Single Server Farm Environment wherein I am having 1 WFE and 1 SQL Server machine . in the SQL server box, I have taken a backup of SharePoint's web application's content DB. Content DB ...
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Restore-SPSite to different managed path Site Collection

I have a backup taken with below code from SharePoint 2013 site URL: http://sharepoint/sites/test/ Backup-SPSite -Identity http://sharepoint/sites/test/ -Path C:\Backup\BackupTest.bak Now If I want ...
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Farm BackUp error

Getting below error while performing back up on SP2016 OP farm. Object Crawl-0 (C: on ) failed in event OnBackupComplete.For more information, see the spbackup.log or sprestore.log file located in ...