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Remote BLOB Storage (RBS) is an add-on feature pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2008. RBS is designed to move the storage of binary large objects (BLOBs) from database servers to commodity storage solutions. If the content databases in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 are 4 gigabytes (GB) or larger, consider using RBS as part of your data storage solution.

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SharePoint online, external cloud storage for images and videos

I am implementing a sharepoint online and have an issue with images and videos. Basically, there are more than 30Gb of videos and images being generated every week and we need to keep them easily ...
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Reinstall/Repair RBS on secondary Web Front End

We have noticed in our SharePoint 2013 RBS enabled content DB that some files that meet the minimum blob size threshold to be stored in RBS, are being stored directly in the DB. We have 2 WFE/APP ...
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SharePoint 2013 Remote Blob Storage back to SQL migration error “Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object.”

I'm trying to migrate a content database's BLOBs back into SQL Server using PowerShell script. The migrate() process runs for about 20 minutes but then fails with the following error: System....
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Enabled RBS. Unable to access files now

I followed the steps to enable remote blob storage on our staging environment. It was pretty straight forward and the blob store migrated fine. The problem is now I can't access any file that is in ...
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Store large video files in SharePoint 2013

I have a SharePoint site for one of my clients and it is mainly used for publishing (ECM). In terms of size, the site can be considered as a "small" site as we have overall DB size of 100GB (approx) ...
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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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RBS - Do the Microsoft.Data.SqlRemoteBlobs.Maintainer.exe.config settings need to be the same on each server?

I'm setting up RBS and looking at adding an additional content database. The instructions that I'm reading mention to add the connection string to the Microsoft.Data.SqlRemoteBlobs.Maintainer.exe....
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what to use for files that reach 4TB in size?

We have got a customer which has 4TB of files, but we are not sure yet what kind of files they are. Now the question rises, what is the best way to store these files? Is it best to store them in SQL ...
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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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Sharepoint 2010 Remote Blob Storage failure

I am currently trying to configure remote blob storage in the SharePoint environment. The SQL sever (2008 R2) and the SharePoint servers are running on the windows Server 2008 R2 enterprise edition. ...
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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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RBS prevents css, layouts, and js not loading

I have an existing site collection setup, and have installed and activated RBS on the content DB. Now none of the css, js, or master page layouts are loading. If I disable RBS for the content DB then ...
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“Missing documents” in RBS after restoring database

I'm assisting a client with a SharePoint migration, but have run into a situation with some of the document libraries. The SharePoint server was configured to use RBS via the native FileStream ...
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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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How to store a lot of data for one application?

I have read that SP has a 200GB recommended max size for any content DB. I was also able to add multiple content databases to one web application. If my app needed to store BLOB data uploaded by a ...
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Physically view the files in the original format that was uploaded to SP

We are using sharepoint 2013 . we have installed and configured RBS with FILESTREAM in a SharePoint 2013 farm using link. our files are stored in the specific folder in a computer .How to obtain the ...
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Sharepoint server 2013 storage

I want to know how to setup a file storage to store documents in Sharepoint. What kind of types are there?
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RBS won't work with default “0x” SID credentials

I'm trying to get RBS to work without having to specify credentials for each user (SID) in the RBS tables. MSDN notes that default credentials starting with 0x can be used: Each credential entry ...
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Alternatives to Remote Blob Storage for O365

Anyone have any thoughts/suggestions: Currently Remote Blob Storage is not available in SharePoint Online / O365. We have some remote locations in other countries where documents must stay within ...
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Does Azure-deployed SharePoint 2013 support remote blob storage (RBS)?

SharePoint 2013 and SQL Server can be installed in Azure VMs - however, does such setup support Remote Blob Storage (RBS), namely FILESTREAM RBS? I know that SharePoint Online doesn't support RBS, how ...
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Upload file to azure blob storage

I have a SharePoint app with a custom action. With this custom action I want to upload the selected file in the SharePoint document library to a container in the azure blob storage. How can I upload ...
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What exactly does it mean that storing “large blobs in the database reduces performance”?

To someone who knows database internals this may be an easy question, but can someone explain in a clear way why storing large blobs (say 400 MB movies) in the database is supposed to decrease ...
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Is using Remote BLOB Storage the best option to create a large document library

I am investigating a solution for storing millions of documents in SharePoint 2013. Almost all of this will be TIFF images and HTML files that are currently in a file system. There are some indexing ...
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SharePoint 2010 - moving databases to new server & RBS

Our SQL cluster has some issues and techs are now building another cluster where we will have to migrate our SharePoint 2010 farm. I found technet article describing process of moving SharePoint ...
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SQL RBS “the URL is invalid” error when trying to upload a file (SP 2010)

I'm trying to setup Sharepoint 2010 (SQL Server 2008) to use SQL RBS for testing purposes. I followed all the steps required and in the process created a local folder C:\RBS_Store which serves as a ...
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Using the ItemAdding EventReceiver to update multiple fields based on values from one field

I have a custom SharePoint 2010 SPfield of type SPFieldMultiColumn. The data in this column is stored in a delimited string, which is parsed and rendered in a readable format in most areas (list view, ...
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Upgrading from SQL 2005 to SQL 2008R2 with RBS support

I am looking at setting up SharePoint 2010 in our local test environment and our current test SQL Server is running SQL 2005. I am just wondering if it is possible to upgrade the database later to SQL ...
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File size too large with RBS and SharePoint 2013

since i set up my SP2013 Foundation Preview with SQL Server 2008 R2 Express i wanted to use the RemoteBlobStorage. It works seemingly fine just now. The only problem is if my files which im uploading ...
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Remote Blob Storage is installed and enabled but doesn't work

i installed the RBS.msi. my rbs tables are created in the sql sharepoint content database and i performed the powershell commands. im running SP2013 Foundation Preview with SQL Server 2008 R2 ...
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sharepoint 2010 Remote Blob Storage , RemoteBlobStorageSettings is false

Im following this article for enable RBS on sharepoint 2010 i thinks its best article for that after a lot of search : http://www.simple-talk.com/content/print.aspx?article=1280 when I try the Step ...
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Configuring RBS for SharePoint 2010

I setup RBS per MSDN article. It's all working. I would like to RBS everything regardless of file size. I think by default it only RBS files that are >=100kb. Please suggest.
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Is saving files to RBS any different than usual Library?

I have lot of libraries in a SharePoint project, where I work. I'm working on a separate tool (console application), that uses object model to push large amount of files into SharePoint libraries. ...
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Remote Blob Storage and MaxSiteCollection in Sharepoint 2010

looking online I found tons of material on Remote Blob Storage so I finally realise my content "redirect" on file system. My question is very simple: in every tutorial I found the created DB has ...
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Setting up RBS for 2nd Site Collection

Few days ago I follow Microsoft's article (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee663474.aspx) on Setting up RBS for SP2010. It's all working fine for the Sales Site collection. Now, Legal ...
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Migrate SP2010 Site Collection from one farm to another (but RBS is enabled on the source Site collection)

How to migrate SP2010 Site Collection from one farm to another (but RBS is enabled on the source Site collection)? I tried regular steps on moving site collections between farm but that did not work....
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Remote BLOB Storage Filestream Issue

I had to enable Remote Blob Storage on my farm. I'm following this tutorial: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee663474.aspx#enable And also this one: http://www.toddklindt.com/blog/Lists/...
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Remote BLOB Storage and Sharepoint 2010

I have a SharePoint Server 2010 documents library. Library's size - 20 Gb. Size increases each year by 1-2 GB. It stores files ranging in size from 1 to 50 MB. Files rarely change. Should I use the ...
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Remote Blob Storage - Installation help

My DBA has configured our SharePoint SQL instance for file streaming, and verified all of the settings are correct. I have been following Todd Klindts post on configuring RBS, and everything seems ...
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SP 2010 - to BLOB or not to BLOB?

Here is my situation: We are working on a scan-to-SP solution for our remote locations. The scanning will take place throughout the day/night. Our current estimated Total Daily Scans will number ...
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Installing RBS for Foundation

I have posted other questions about this but no answers were given so I deleted them and thought I would try one last time before calling it a day... I am trying to install RBS for SharePoint ...
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Can't download document from library

We have document library which contains about 2,5k SCORM packages (about 100GB total) for teachers. This files are relatively big and in *.zip format, so we decided to enable RBS on content databse ...
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SharePoint 2010 RBS and the 200GB content database limit

So "SharePoint Server 2010 capacity management: Software boundaries and limits" says about the 200GB limit: If you are using Remote BLOB Storage (RBS), the total volume of remote BLOB storage and ...
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RBS installation in clustered DB

Most of RBS installation scenarios are written for single DB sever instance. If I have cluster with two nodes SPDB1 and SPDB2 (cluster name SPDB - I referenced this name everywhere when I had to ...
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Removed list left data on RBS volume

We had an DB cluster failure lastly and somehow manage to get it working again. The problem is, that one of our content databases is RBS enabled and I found out that some of the data is missing there (...
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Most appropriate value for MinimumBlobStorageSize?

I've set up RBS on my SharePoint 2010 server and I'm down to the very last step of deciding just how big a file needs to be before it's set in the Blob Store. There are tons of articles and blog ...
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Storing large files in SharePoint with users all over the world

Any recommendations for storing large files in SharePoint 2010 for the following requirements: Mostly smaller files 10KB-20MB Many larger files for example 20-500MB Users in all parts of world need ...
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Forms w/document folder -> SharePoint

I am trying to find what is the better way to implement multiple input forms using SharePoint 2007 (v3). The forms will have several fields and one of them is document folder to hold documents and ...