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Remote BLOB Storage, part of Microsoft SQL Server 2008

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Install RBS for second content database

am using sharepoint 2016 onpremises. One Sql Server and one Web Front End(WFE) server, one Application server is there. I am using Sql server 2014 version. I installed RBS for First content Database ...
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Should RBS be used when storing 3TB files on on-premises SPS 2019?

When I built SPS2013, I used to choose RBS. Now if there are use cases where you have to choose RBS in the situation where the specifications of SQL Server and hardware are rising, please tell me.
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SharePoint migration to another environment 2016 - RBS enabled Content DB

Would like to know the process or steps to migrate/setup staging environment from production for SharePoint 2016 with multiple content DB enabled with RBS. For non-RBS DB's we followed mount and ...
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rbs(remote blob storage) wont disable

target is to upgrade sharepoint 2013 to 2016. i have backed up the contentDB and restore it it will mount in new web app in 2016 farm but there s some problem: first. it kinda seem like it mounted ...
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Accessing Remote Blob Storage using SQL

In my SQL server database I have a table with "AllDocStreams" where in the field "Content" some documents are stored as BLOBS. However, some document entries do not have a "Content" entry but rather a ...
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How do change the RBS Threshold? [closed]

We are using SQL Server 2014 and SharePoint 2013
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Sandbox service permissions required to activate a solution on an RBS enabled database

We have a Remote Blob Storage (RBS) enabled database. When trying to activate the CRMListComponent sandbox solution, an error occured: UserCodeExecutionProxy call pipeline failed with execution. ...
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Can i use shredded storage with RBS together in SharePoint 2016

I have a SharePoint 2010 farm with RBS and upgraded to share point 2016 and configured RBS, here in SP 2016 can i use shredded storage with RBS together In this farm users upload documents and i ...
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SharePoint 2016 remote blob store error with SQL Server 2014 Standard Edition

We were working on blob storage configuration but getting an error "Blob store type cannot be used in this edition of SQL Server. RBS upgrade has not been performed. Upgrade the server to Enterprise ...
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Can the RBS migrate command in PS be targeted at a document library?

I've got RBS configured and working in our dev environment, but now I face the task of migrating about 1.5TB of existing content into the RBS blobstore. Instructions for migrating content to the ...
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How does RBS handle files deleted in SharePoint?

I've got RBS configured - and apparently working - in my dev farm, but have a question about how it handles file deletion. If I check the overall size of my blobstore folder (let's say 'C:\Blobstore') ...
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2013 - RBS configured but not saving files

I'm using SharePoint 2013 with SQL Server 2012 SP1. I have implemented RBS following this TechNet guide: And also checking here. Everything was done as described without errors, also from ...
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Using File.OpenBinary() fails for file. StoragePoint externalization problem?

I'm trying to restore a file from a backup content database in SharePoint 2016 by using the Get-SPContentDatabase -ConnectAsUnattachedDatabase and drilling down to the item level to use the OpenBinary(...
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When to use RBS and when not to

We have a large content database (2.5TB) that we're trying to reduce the size of. The business unit will not let us delete old content, citing a legal need to keep all documents for X years. The ...
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RBS Migrate() Did Not Complete?

My SharePoint file size is 47GB. I use sp migrate to move files out of database onto files system for RBS migration. SP Migrate() only Migrated 9gb. Where are the rest of my files? Did Migrate() ...
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Is it possible to move RBS filetream blob to database again

This may sound stupid but i am running into situation where i have backup of content-db that had RBS enabled from SP 2010 and i am going to migrate it to SharePoint 2013. I just have a backup , and i ...
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What to expect when RBS is applied to SharePoint environment

We are currently dealing with a massive content database (2TB!) in our SP2013 farm and are courting RBS as a way to make it more manageable. The majority of the space being used is located on a ...
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RBS error and unable to upload documents more than 1.5 MB to a database configured with always on/

We are unable to upload a document more than 1.5 MB to a SharePoint content database which is configured RBS storage, and SharePoint data source instance is configured with SQL Server always on and ...
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Is it safe to migrate our content databases to remote blob storage without downtime?

We are currently moving the documents in our content databases into RBS. There are many terabytes of data so we imagine this process will take a long time. Just wondering, should I bring our site ...
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Exception: Microsoft.Data.SqlRemoteBlobs.BlobStore Exception

In SharePoint 2010 I get this error from RBS. This error is shown in event viewer. I could not find any questions around about this error. This error is shown very ofthen. Too often I would say. ...
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RBS error in web front end server 18642 when read data

We have some content databases configured with RBS storage. This SharePoint farm has two web front end servers. I found the below RBS errors frequently in event viewer on one particular web server, ...
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Content Database with RBS - Maximum size?

what is the maximum size limit for a sharepoint content database when it configured with RBS . i mean max limit for content database .mdf file and rbs san / nas folder
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How big size of File stream folders created automatically in RBS folder for a content database

There is a content database configured with RBS , and this RBS folder size is 2 TB, and web application has used to upload documents mostly and working fine but in the last weekend there is no ...
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RBS on SharePoint 2013 file size limit

I read the MSDN article (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb933993(v=sql.105).aspx) where it says that enabling FILESTREAM storage will allow to overcome the limitation of 2GB file sizes. ...
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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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Remote Blob Storage with Content Organizer

I set up a 3th party RBS provider with SharePoint 2013 SP1. The Sharepoint site works as follows: - Users drop their files into a DropOff Library which is handled by a Content Organizer which moves ...
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How to create multiple RBS stores for a single content database

I have a sharepoint content database and one RBS store configured with this content db. and it can be possible to create one another RBS store for the same contet database. this sharepoint web ...
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Content DB size increased after RBS migration

I have 500GB content DB. I migrated data out of SQL Server into RBS but during migration got error after around 15GB data was migrated. Turns out we need to make some entries in machine.config to ...
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Very slow migration from SQL Server to RBS

I am migrating 500GB data out of SQL Server and into RBS. It has been running for 4 days now and only 250GB data has been migrated. Is it normal?
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Questions regarding migration of existing content to RBS

How much time does it take to migrate existing data into RBS? I am talking about $rbs.Migrate() command. For e.g. if I want to migrate 1GB of data, surely it will take time. But question is how much? ...
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Confused in Shredding and RBS

I have read several article about shredding and RBS like 1, 2,... in my (probably wrong) understanding there is conflict between RBS and shredding. for example if i set RBS limitation for 1MB, files ...
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RBS installed completely but doesn't store files

i installed and configured RBS following this and did it with no error, but if i upload a big file it doesn't go to Blobstore folder or it's RBSID in database ( DocStreams) is null, means that it ...
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Is it recomended to enable Remote Blob Storage in Production without Third Party?

We have to implement the RBS in SharePoint 2013 and we don't want to use any third party. Can we use RBS without third party in a Production environment? Thanks.
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Sharepoint BLOB Storage RBS filestream to a Fileserver?

I am currently trying to enable Remote blob storage in the SharePoint 2010 environment running on windows server 2008 and the SQL server is 2008 R2 enterprise edition in a separate box. In addition to ...
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Problem after configuring RBS on SharePoint 2013

I have configured RBS on a SharePoint site on one of our clients and I am getting the following error whenever I upload a file to a document library: The URL '' is invalid. May refer to a ...
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How much space in the DB will be saved by using RBS?

We are doing a migration from SP 2010 to 2013. We are going site by site (moving content databases to a new server). Some of the content databases are over 200GB, from what I can see mainly due to ...
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RBS Enabled Database Migration SharePoint 2010 to 2013

How can we do migration of SharePoint 2010 to 2013 RBS enabled database. We are using SQL database Attach & Detach method. With normal database we are able to do this. But RBS enabled database We ...
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How does RBS work with crawling in SharePoint 2013?

If you're using RBS to externalize content from the content database, what happens when the BLOB content is crawled? Will it be pulled back to the content database, or will it remain in the RBS? Or ...
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Why 200GB content DB limit when using RBS

What's the point of using RBS when you are still restricted to 200GB content DB limit? I don't understand this thing. Secondly this looks like recommended limit, right? Because SharePoint won't stop ...
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How to rollback RBS and what happens to existing data

Let's say I am using Remote Blog Storage (RBS) in one of my content database and decide not to use anymore. How can I roll back RBS? What will happen to my data and how can I migrate it out of RBS?
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Migrate SharePoint 2010 rbs to SharePoint 2013 sql

We have a SharePoint 2010 Farm using rbs and would like to migrate it to a SharePoint 2013 Farm using sql. Can this be done by using the detach method on the WSS_Content database or is there another ...
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Increase number of content database for one site collection

I am using SharePoint 2013. Is there any way to create more than one content database for one site collection? Is there a way to increase the size limit of a content database using RBS or any ...
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Content Database(Size) when using RBS

When using RBS what is the total size limit that can be uploaded to SharePoint? Is there any size limitation concerning the data? When I right click on my content database that enable RBS it shows ...
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Files stopped writing to BLOB store

I configured RBS for SharePoint 2013, and it was functioning as expected. After changing the minimum file size, files stopped writing to the blob store. Logs on both the WFE, and SQL have been checked,...
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RBS Installation on webFrontEnd Failed

During my installation of RBS on the Web Front End Server I have faced this error in the log file that end the installation SOFTWARE RESTRICTION POLICY: Verifying package --> 'C:\RBS\RBS.msi' ...
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RBS Configuration on another content database Fail

I faced a problem while configuring RBS on another content database after installing it on a content database. The problem is that inside the log file I found the expression "Configuration completed ...
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Enabling RBS on more than content database (Different site collection)

I am trying to enable RBS on different content database but first the RBS that I installed was installed by wizards, not using cmd as mentioned in the msdn article about installing and configuring RBS....
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How to implement remote blob storage in sharepoint 2013

How to implement remote blob storage in SharePoint 2013.Please suggest.
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rbs + file server + deduplication

I wonder if this combination works. Also, deduplication is per site collection? For example, if two site collections have the same document, will this document be twice on the file server? Thank you
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RBS Sharepoint 2013

I Enabled RBS on our SharePoint farm using the tech net article (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee748631(v=office.15).aspx) and i was able to successfully test the RBS for one content ...
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