Questions tagged [content-database]

A Content Database is an SQL Server database where the content of a SharePoint intranet (extranet, public web) is stored.

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Restore Content Database on different Farm with InfoPath Forms

We have an activity to backup a content database from SharePoint 2013 server and restore it on a different SharePoint 2013 Farm. The Database contains many InfoPath forms. Yes, the URL will be changed....
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Restore Production Content DB to TEST

I restored a production database to Test database (same db name in prod and test). The site collections on the test are already using the same db. Are there additional steps after restoring the prod ...
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dbo.AllDocStreams occupied about 135GB while SPD said it is 40GB only

We have a site collection (on farm sp2010 enterprise) with database about 140GB. Checked the table size and found dbo.AllDocStreams occupied about 135GB. By open the SharePoint designer 2010, the size ...
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MasterPage and some Sites do not work after I attach content DB to new Web APP

I have created a new web application http://newtest/news on new sharepoint server machine. After creating web app and deploying all the solution files that I grab from old sharepoint server machine, I ...
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Is it possible to migrate a ContentDB between farms with different build

I am wondering if it is possible to migrate a Content Database(using Mount-SPDatabase) from a source farm which has 2013 but an older build version, to a destination farm which also has 2013 but a ...
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Restoring content database on SQL Server throws error database size limit

We a standalone SharePoint 2013 server with SQL Server Express. I have received a content database backup file of ~50MB. When I try to restore this content database backup file in our SQL Server ...
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Backup & Restore sharepoint 2013 content db on the same server with the different name

I want to create copy of existing webapplication on the same server. Can any one suggest me the steps to do that? Thanks in advance.
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Sharepoint 2013 Content Database Migration for upper build to lower build version

Can I transfer Sharepoint Content Database of upper build farm to lower build farm ? Can I do this?
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Steps to transfer content database of sharepoint 2013 site from production to dev server

Is it Possible to transfer my production SP Site content DB to Development server where both the server is bind with different AD. Here In the Developement server I cant find Production Farm ...
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Which Databases Should NOT be mirrored in SP2013?

I'm in the process of creating a mirror for our newly built SharePoint 2013 farm. I know that the content databases can be mirrored, but what of the other ones? I know that there were special ...
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How to restore content databases in SharePoint 2016

I have made SharePoint 2013 Web Application content database backup. Now I'm working on to restore content database into SharePoint 2016 farm. please guide me with some steps..
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Restoring .bkp files SP2010

How can I restore .bkp file and attach it in SharePoint 2010? SQL Server throws this error when trying to restore like a .bak file - media not supported
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Restoring a Site Collection - Approaches

There is only one site collection in a web app in production farm. I've to create a similar site collection in a new web application. What are the disadvantages or technical challenges that I can ...
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Cannot set site collection administrator, uls: Access denied. You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource

I received a SQL content database backup file (BAK) from the customer. I restored it in SQL Management Studio. I set the farm account DB owner for this content database. I try to set in CA the site ...
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Content Database grew out of control

A user did a for loop in his workflow and I dont know what was wrong but it blew up the server by taking all the resources. Fixed that, but now the content DB is very large. Its like 70gbs with a 20 ...
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How to source a document library from a file share?

I have a client that wants to use their network file share as the data source for their document libraries. Is this possible? If it is, will you please explain how? I have not been able to find a ...
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Using different config and content database servers

Here's the situation. I have two farms PROD and DR. One of the scenario is to point DR farm to PROD database. So basically SharePoint servers will be DR ones but database will be PROD one. Is it ...
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How to create a database of information that shows as a list in SharePoint 2013

So I have been given the task of creating a database of phone numbers, it will just need a few fields; number, room, building maybe a few more. It needs to be searchable and it needs to have the ...
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Using same content DB for two different farms

I have two SP 2007 farms (APP + WFE + DB). They are identical in terms of OS and SP build numbers. Every thing is same except of course they are using different machines names as they are part of ...
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Restore-SPSite error “0x80070003”

I am getting following error when restore content database in SharePoint 2013. Restore-SPSite : 0x80070003 At line:1 char:1 + Restore-SPSite http://SiteCollection/ -Path <"Path Name"> + ...
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SharePoint 2013 SiteCollection creation error

I tried to create a new site collection for my web application and came through this error. We recently created a new content database, does it has to do something with that? Do I have to make any ...
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Placing a Sharepoint OpenBinaryStream() into a byte array Csom

I am able to traverse through my entire Picture Lib, however when I am trying to place into a byte array I am getting an it shows that the value of the OpenBinaryStream(); is empty. My is to go ...
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content db size issue

I migrated two site collections sequentially using a 3rd party tool from SP 2010 to SP 2013. The fist site collection was almost 200 plus gb on source and became 80 GB on destination (thanks to ...
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Site Collection size cause

We have a site collection that has couple of document libraries each having 10K documents. And the content DB assigned to that site collection is showing 280 GB used. But when we check the library ...
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Programmatically Create Site Collection within a Specific Content DB or move to a specific Content DB using SP Object Model & Not PowerShell

Is it possible to specify the Content DB to which a site collection will belong while creating a Site Collection? I am using the SelfServiceCreateSite API. If not, is there a way to move a site ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Database version

We have an weird error we cannot find out why this happened. We have some content database that are showing : SharePoint database is in compatibility range and upgrade is recommended But the what is ...
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Extract Workflow column value from AllUserData table

I have a SP 2010 content database and I am trying to extract list data from it. I cannot successfully restore the content database to a SP farm, that's why I am trying to directly retrieve the data ...
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SharePoint 2013 moving data to another server

I have SharePoint 2013 Enterprise version. It is installed from last 3 years. Topology as below SQL01 (Clustered) SQL02 (Clustered) FE01 (load balance) FE02 (load balance) APP01 APP02 Now I got ...
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Query Sharepoint databases in production

what are the important reasons to not query sharepoint production databases , if we want to run even select sql queries is any issue to database? in a case if i want to do select query and want to ...
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404 FILE NOT FOUND: After Restoring Content DB

I have taken backup of content DB of one web application from production database server and restored to my development database server. content DB restored successfully. Content DBs have exactly same ...
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MOSS 2007 + ContentDB size ~500GB = Performance Issues

Have an old MOSS2007 "mammonth" on SQL 2008, which have performance issues. IIS often crashes and gives "Unknown error". It is a two-tier Farm with Database on one server and WFE+App.Server on the ...
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Emptying recycle bin doesn't make more free space available

I've copied a 10 GB site to a site collection in another content database. Then I deleted the site and emptied the recycle bin of the former site collection. The database size has remained the same ...
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How to change database server for sharepoint farm?

I have a SharePoint farm with multiple content DBS, but I will shutdown database server because we need to use a different one. I realized the people who installed this didn't use SQL alias. I know ...
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Error retrieving a list from unattached content database

I'm trying to retrieve a library from an unattached content database. Unfortunately after selecting the site collection and library I get the following error: [2/23/2016 5:00:31 PM] Start Time: 2/...
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Attach a content Database

I'm trying to attach a content Database and I managed with the following command: PS C:\temp> Mount-SPContentDatabase "Wss_ContentBack" -DatabaseServer "MYSQLSERVER\INSTANCE" -WebApplication http:/...
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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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Sharepoint Multi-Tenancy with separate database per tenant

I currently have 1 customer setup with multi-tenancy using a site subscription with a set of features. The assumption at the time was that i would share a content database with other tenants. The ...
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Restore a Content Database from spbr0000 using Powershell

I have took a backup of our live content database using the following command:- Backup-SPFarm -Directory \\servername\f -BackupMethod Full -Item WSS_Content_ea05******15e8 -Verbose which ...
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unable to backup our sharepoint content database “Backup Database is terminating abnormally”

I want to backup our live Content Database, now i went to "Central aministration>>Backup>>perform backup",, but i could it find our content database. so i try running the ...
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Are there any risks of running (Get-SPContentDatabase <content database name>.Repair($false) on live database

I am working on SharePoint server 2013 enterprise , and i run the Health Analyzer, but i got this error "Content databases contain orphans items" :- Here is the full description of the problem when i ...
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Conflict Content Databases names inside my sharepoint farm

I am using SharePoint server 2013, and i am facing problems on understanding how to manage my SharePoint content databases:- currently i have a single content database, with name = ...
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Remove Orphans site collections inside my content database raised the following:- Exception calling “Repair” with “1” argument(s)

I run the product configuration wizard on my SharePoint server 2013, after a hot fix installation:- psconfig.exe -cmd upgrade -inplace b2b -wait -force but i received the following exceptions, ...
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Restore 1 site collection from a content database that contains several other site collections

for testing purposes I need to restore a site collection form our Live environment to our test farm environment. I have done this a few times where a site collection has its own database, but in this ...
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Unable to open document from Drop off library in SharePoint 2010

Unable to view documents from drop of library it showing error message When I open pdf documents from a web application, I found below error in uls logs System.Runtime.InteropServices....
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Multiple content databases and Multiple search agents

So I have one big database which is over 1 TB now, and also this is my content database which is connected to SharePoint 2010. Although full and incremental crawl go well and search works(also i am ...
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Sharepoint to WordPress migration - Public Site

What are my options for export content of public site from SharePoint db into usable form for WordPress? I found some tools, but i would rather hear expirienced advice from someone who already done ...
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Best practise for upgrade site collection with its separate content database in sharepoint 2013?

In Sharepoint 2010 farm web application : http://www.company1.com ;content db : wss_company site collection : http://www.company1.com/products ( /Products is a explicit managed path in company1....
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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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Deleting a corrupted Site Collection

I have a site collection which is corrupted, it was not deleted correctly and now I cannot fully remove it. It does not appear in the Central Admin, but it does with Powershell. Compatibility level ...
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Options for moving large amount of documents to library

I am working on migrating documents from our RDBMS (Oracle) to a given SharePoint 2013 library (1 site collection, 1 content database). The total size of the documents to be migrated is over 400GB ...

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