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

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Microsoft Team Members are not added in SharePoint Members group automatically

I have a similar issue with the one describe here, but couldn't see any solution. Microsoft Team Members are not in the associated SharePoint site Members group Issue: When I add a member in Teams ...
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Restored Deleted List Column on SPO

Is it possible to restore a column, and data, that was deleted from a list on SharePoint Online? If so, what are the steps to do so? Thank you!
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How can I backup Sharepoint online (sites & documents) and restore?

How can I backup Sharepoint online (sites & documents) and restore? Can this be achieved without using 3rd party tool?
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Restore-SPSite : Could not deserialize site from C:\sitebackup\site.back . System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException (0x80131904)

Hi when I restore a sitecollection in staging server i get below error in uls logs and restore command not successful. Backup taken from production and content database size is 28GB Backup-SPSite &...
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How to take backup of Content Database without data

Hi in SharePoint 2013 Can it possible to take backup of Content Database without data i mean no documents should come from all document libraries and list items from lists? Here I can not take full ...
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Restore Missing Files

We have a group of users who say they've deleted a bunch of files from their Archive Document Library. We see nothing in the recycle bin confirming that. Nothing in the Audit & Compliance report ...
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SharePoint Online site restore after 15 days of deletion

We have a scenario that we lost some data and now we want to restore the SP online site collection. I.e., we lost data on 15 days back. Due to some reason, now we want to bring back the site using ...
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Restore time for deleted site

One of my colleagues accidentally deleted a Sharepoint Online Site. We were able to recover the site from the recyle bin but when we now visit the site it's saying that you need to request access to ...
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Restore-SPSite Fails :The operation that you are attempting to perform cannot be completed successfully

I am trying to restore a site collection backup from production on the dev site collection. Old dev site collection already exists, but I am trying to overwrite that with the latest copy. I ran ...
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Restore-SPSite : Login failed for user '' Reason:Server is in script upgrade mode. Only administrator can connect at this time

Hi i taken backup of site collection in staging sharepoint farm and in Prodution SharePoint farm i created new web application with new content database and trying to restore the site collection but i ...
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Restore SharePoint database with metadata

I have a question - When you restore a SharePoint database what will happen to original metadata, such as Created by, Created and Modified by and Modified? Regards
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Cannot Restore Page with Something Went Wrong Error

I have a few pages that are showing "Something Went Wrong" Error. The correlation id did not help. Oh the error is on the version history tab for the page in site contents. To fix the error I ...
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clone a site collection from prod to test

Here is the scenario (both TEST and Prod SP is 2013 farm) I had DBA take a fresh copy of the PROD site collection DB and restore it TEST DB Then I used following to provision the site in TEST. ...
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Restoring the Web servers and not the database

I have some SharePoint experience as an Accidental Admin but I'm not sure about how this will work. We had a ransomware attack and servers got encrypted. IT did an excellent job of recovering them ...
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Restore-SPSite : Your backup is from a different version of Microsoft SharePoint Foundation and cannot be restored

While restoring SharePoint 2010 site collection backup on dev server, I am getting below error, where my dev server has latest patches updates with SP2 and later. Restore-SPSite : Your backup is ...
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How to restore globally reusable approval workflow?

I made changes in a globally reusable workflow (approval). How can I restore the OOTB workflow? I found some solution: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/sharepoint/en-US/f54a9262-4fc8-41fd-...
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backup SharePoint O365

I want to backup a O365 site through PowerShell, but I couldn't find the command for it anywhere on the internet.
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SharePoint 2010 Backup

All, I am confused as to why this happens. I am trying to use the Backup-Spsite to backup the site collection. If the size of the site is 5 GB, it just goes beyond 13GB and still going. Why does this ...
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Restore List Items deleted via REST?

I called DELETE on an Sharepoint URL like sharepoint.client.com/sites/my_site/_api/Web/Lists/GetByTitle('myList')/Items(12345). I did not append /recycle(). GET _api/web/RecycleBin is empty. Is there ...
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Restore Deleted Site Collection

I'm trying to restore a site collection that has somehow been marked 'Deleted'. I've been unable to restore it, as we're unable to reference it with any of the following options: Restore-...
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Restore site collection in SharePoint online give error

I want to restore a root site collection from recycle bin in SharePoint online it give bellow error: I tried using SharePoint online management shell bellow command Restore-SPODeletedSite -Identity ...
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Restoring from a completely different farm backup

I'm sure this will sound like a very novice question and many will wonder the application of such an action, but here goes. Say I have two different single-server SharePoint instances (2 different ...
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List in recyle bin wont restore - possibly too large a list?

I am using Sharepoint Foundation 2010 and its been great for a number of years. However i have a list that is in the recycle bin 10424.4 MB in size so its a pretty large list. Im trying to recover ...
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Sharepoint Online REST API - what are moveAway and Navigation changes?

I'm studying the REST API _api/web/lists(guid'')/getChanges API, but I don't understand some of the change types and/or when do they occur. noChange: under what circumstances is this returned by the ...
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Restore SharePoint Site template

I was following this to restore a site template on a different site collection. But it keeps on throwing an exception "". Please suggest what I am missing
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System.Data.SqlClient.SqlError: The media set has 2 media families but only 1 are provided. All members must be provided. (Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo)

I want to Backup/Restore our managed metadata managed service's database from live to test which are both sharepoint 2013 farms. So i did these steps:- 1- Inside the live database i select the related ...
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Is there any restriction on backup-ing sharepoint databases using SQL management studio

We have SharePoint on-premises farm 2013, and per my knowledge that it is not supported to query the SharePoint databases. but is it a supported operation to select a SharePoint database (for example ...
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If we have a backup for all the sharepoint 2013 databases, can/how we restore a corrupted application server

One of our customers use to have a sharepoint enterprise farm 2013, with the following architecture:- windows 2008 R2 which contain sharepoint on-premises farm 2013. windows 2008 R2 which contain Sql ...
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Can I keep SQL Server and just restore Sharepoint to earlier time?

I have two separate VMs for sharepoint and SQL server. Unfortunately Sharepoint crashed and I couldn't repair it and just could restore a full OS backup (by Symantec System Recovery) for about one ...
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Is using a tool named "Symantec Backup Exec / Veritas Backup Exec" a good appraoch to backup sharepoint application servers and its databases

I am reviewing our backup policy for sharepoint on-premises farms 2013 & 2016. where our IT admins mentioned that they backup all Microsoft applications such as exchnage,sharepoint, sql server, ...
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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, the service is unavailable after server restore

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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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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