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Questions tagged [restore]

Restore is the activity to return data from a backup to its original location or to its successor.

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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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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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503 error after server restor

I have restored the sharepoint WFE server to roll back some changes, and now I get Service Unavailable HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable. My farm consists of 1 WFE and 1 SQL server. What ...
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SharePoint 2019 - Restore backup to new web app site

I have a test SharePoint 2019 Server with two web-app sites I will call Production and Development. URL for Production is https://production.foo.bar and the URL for development is https://development....
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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 restore a Default Display Form (DispForm.aspx)

In my Default Display form I had previous added a webpart which included javascript code to suppress some of the form fields - all good so far. Today, I wanted to add a webpart to display a list view,...
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Restore-SPSite : The Web application at http://site/ could not be found

On my newly created SharePoint 2016 development server, I have one web application which currently stores our production server intranet backup. Now I want to take the backup of this dev WA site and ...
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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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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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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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Hidden list as template - Include content and deploy on new site

There is a list which I am trying to take a backup and restore it on my local environment. The list is hidden by default. I am uploading the template on new site but when I click on add an app button ...
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Cannot restore SharePoint farm, from Full/Differential Backup

i have an weird problem with retoration SharePoint farm i cannot restore the test environnement from Full & Differential farm Backup (in the central administration) , from 10 days despite it ...
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Recover tasks from a deleted workflow

I just made a new version of a Workflow, and so that users would not get confused I deleted the old one, but that also deleted all the task that were created by it. I tried restoring the Workflow from ...
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Restore Search service on different Server or Farm , with different topology

We have a SharePoint 2016 on-prem Search Farm as below Our production farm has 2 pairs of search servers with 2 search indexers / query processors & 2 crawlers Our test environement farm has one (...
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Restore all items in a list to a previous version

We ran into an issue were someone ran a flow to update all items in a list (~1300) that ended up resetting all value in a column to the default value. We have versioning enabled on the list but I can'...
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Cannot restore LIVE site to DEV environment

Background: Live and Dev sites have been co-existing for years. My normal routine is to backup the Live environment site collection in Central Admin and restore it to the Dev environment using the ...
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SP2013: Broken WSS_Content database is restored, some documents are not displayed

Please tell me, after the fall of SQL Server the database was restored (Backup Symantec) only by 93%, after CHECKDB, a lot of errors in the DocStream table, which contains just the binary data, i.e. ...
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Recovering orphaned subsite

One of admin users managed to delete the root site collection of Intranet and after recovering the root site collection itself we've found out that there are now orphaned webs in our system. The ...
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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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Subsite vanished

We have very puzzling issue with customer's SharePoint 2013 environment. On Monday an admin user accidentally deleted the root site collection of the Intranet (cleaned out unused workspaces through ...
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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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SqlError: 'Violation of PRIMARY KEY constraint 'PK_SiteUrlMap'. Cannot insert duplicate key in object 'dbo.SiteUrlMap'.

Getting below error while performing Restore-SPSite: System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException (0x80131904): Violation of PRIMARY KEY constraint 'PK_SiteUrlMap'. Cannot insert duplicate key in object '...
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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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Restore Sharepoint Database - Error WSS_Content

We are trying to restore our Sharepoint site but getting error on WSS_Content. Error is below: Object WSS_Content failed in event OnPostRestore. For more information, see the error log located in ...
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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 Online - Site Collection rollback a few days

I did something wrong and just want to rollback a few days. Is it possible to restore a site in SharePoint Online? P.S. not the top site, a departmental subsite
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Could not deserialize site SP Restore Error

I am trying to Restore a site collection but it fails with below ULS error. Could not deserialize site from P:\backup\InerBackup9-1-2018.bak . System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException (0x80131904): A ...
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SharePoint 2010 Search DB restore

In SharePoint 2010 "Search_Service_Application_CrawlStoreDB" DB is having consistency errors and we want to restore that DB from earlier backups. What should the restore sequence as restoring that ...
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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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Document Set - Restored from Recycle Bin doesn't appear in the document library

I have strange problem and I can't seem to find an answer/solution. I have a document library with the document set content type enabled with some site columns. Recently some files/document sets ...
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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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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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Receiving List View Threshold error with no lists containing over 5000 items?

1) No list in my entire site collection is over 2000 items. 2) Throttling for lists is set to 5000 items. Why, when I export my site collection and import into my development farm, do I receive a ...
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Horrible mistake, Deleting instead of ending workflow

Instead of ending the workflow, I deleted the data entry in the list by deleting the employee( the record was created by form)! Can I restore that record? The form collected information from the ...
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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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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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Unable to get the restored site collection in new farm after Content DB Backup- on premises

am trying to get the web application created in one farm and port it into another farm having the same db sp 2013 versions. I am having 3 sites 1) publishing portal site collection 2) search ...
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SharePoint 2013 farm restore error: The specified component exists

Overall context: Moving a Hyper-V VM 2012 R2 single server TFS system w/ SharePoint to a new domain. Immediate task: Backup SharePoint content to be able to restore content if there are problems with ...
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Restore sitecollection from content database belongs to different sharepoint farm and domain

i have a content database from different sharepoint farm and different domain, and this content database has one root site collection i want to restore this site collection into my development farm ...
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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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Errors while restoring the content database from one Server Farm to another Server Farm

I have taken the backup of my existing content db and restored it in a new SPFarm. Both farms are in sync. The same versions have been installed. SP1 & APRIL 2017 CU. (I have verified this). Now, ...
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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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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 ...