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How to restore content databases in SharePoint 2016

In SharePoint 2016 > Create A new web application. Then Create a new site collection. Go back to Application Management > Manage Content database. Click on Content Database name > Check Remove Content ...
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moving my site collection from root to a new managed path

Above scenario should work, as you are deleting the existing site collection then you will not see the Duplicate GUID problem. You may need to refresh the config db, in order to update the record ( ...
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How to restore SharePoint 2016 site collection in SharePoint 2013

You can't restore to an earlier version of SharePoint. You can, however, take a database backup of a SharePoint 2013 Content Database, run a few PowerShell Scripts (Test-SPContentDatabase, Upgrade-...
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Missing CSS after restore

Links might have broken check in the network with chrome or use fiddler
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Missing CSS after restore

Did you change any modifications on front end style loading? like manipulations in . May be previous site is loading because of that resource is cached in the browser. Just clear the cache and check ...
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SharePoint 2013 - restore a single site from site collection backup

You can't restore a site from site collection backup. Couple of things you can do. So big thing, if you have access to Production farm. You can export the Site from production and restore it. Use ...
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Delete and Restore a Site Collection

You can't restore a site you deleted with Remove-SPSite. Microsoft is assuming that you know what you are doing when using powershell to delete a site collection, so there is no possibility to restore ...
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Restoring a list from an Excel backup in SharePoint Online

Follow these steps: Decide on a name for the list, it will be the URL and name of the list. Go to the ‘cog’/Settings and select Add an app You will now see a list of all available apps (installed) ...
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SharePoint backup and restore from central administration.

There are no such limitations but it will be always advisable to use the powershell/STSADM command prompt for these backup/restore activities. mainly because it can take long time and when an error ...
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Horrible mistake, Deleting instead of ending workflow

From what i understand you deleted an item from list and you want to restore it back. To do so you need to navigate to Site Settings from top ribbon (you will see this option only if you have certain ...
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Delete and Restore a Site Collection

Once you execute Remove-SPSite it goes and removes the site. Once this command finished execution you can go ahead with the whatever next command. So the answer is immediate after the execution of ...
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SharePoint backup and restore from central administration.

Powershell is the suggested way to backup either farm or specific site collections. It will give you more control over the activity and you can monitor the progress easily. As a starter you may try ...
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How to restore existing Site Collection Content DB to a SharePoint Site Collection

You did not specify which version of SharePoint you have. But if it is at least 2010, unattached content database can be used. See https://technet.microsoft.com/cs-cz/library/hh269601(v=office.14)....
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Missing "Site Pages" Library

This feature must be active "Wiki Page Home Page" feature to have the sitepages enabled. http://sanketinfo.blogspot.in/2012/12/how-to-enable-site-pages-document.html Site-Level feature comes ...
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how to restore a subsite after being deleted via powershell

If the site is not available in 1st and 2nd stage recycle bin then that means it is gone completely. Now the only option is to restore it from Backup. If you have backup of your site collection then ...
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Unable to restore the Site collection Backup in sharepoint 2013?

I had experienced the same kind of situation and following steps solved it create a new content database in desired web application now run the restore command with database name parameter. Use the ...
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How to take a site collection backup without Active directory and permissions?

The different domain is not represented a big issue , where you should use the corresponding service accounts on the destination farm. Steps : First of all, you should make sure that the SharePoint ...
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Restore Production Content DB to TEST

Backup SharePoint Production content databases, Restore them into test environment SQL Server instance. Identify and take a list of your source content databases either from Central Administration (...
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How to terminate restore process on Sharepoint 2010

You can do it from Central Administration. Go to Central admin > Monitoring > Review Timer Job Status Then click on Running Timer Job Now please see if Restore Job is running, Click and Stop it.
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How to restore SharePoint 2016 site collection in SharePoint 2013

You can't restore it with OOTB functionality. But if you use 3rd party tools then you can go earlier version. I used sharegate tool and moved couple of sites from higher version to lower version. You ...
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Content Database Restore Failing

Try running SSMS on the server with 'Run As Admin' to check if you added builtin\administrators during install. If you cant find any user with enough rights then you have to add a login to the server ...
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Issue when restoring Content Databases

I had this kind of situation all of times. Two things fix my issues most of time. Detach the DB (which is having issue) from the central admin. Now mount it using the powershell. After this test the ...
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How I can specify a exact view to new List via client dll?

Here's how you specify that a view is the default view of a list: ViewCreationInformation view = new ViewCreationInformation(); view.SetAsDefaultView = true; If you want to do this after creating ...
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how can I restore site on different farm?

First make sure both PRO and PRE are having the same SharePoint versions. $farm = Get-SPFarm $farm.BuildVersion Then you can do a Sitecollection backup and restore using PowerShell Backup-SPSite ...
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SharePoint 2010 Search DB restore

We had to do it last month because our Search_Service_Application_CrawlDB was corrupted (On SharePoint 2013), and simply restoring it and start a Full Crawl did the trick. It didn't cause any ...
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Sharepoint Online - Site Collection rollback a few days

As a short answer, No, you can't The detailed Answer >> First, You can't perform a backup and restore in SharePoint Online as we do in SharePoint On-Prem! So If you need to take a backup, you ...
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How to restore existing Site Collection Content DB to a SharePoint Site Collection

We can only Attach an existing content database to a web application, while cannot attach an existing content database to a site collection. To attach an existing content database to a web ...
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Use compression during Database backup

I am not seeing any issue, as long as you have healthy backup file at end. SharePoint dont care if you backup file was compressed or not. You have to restore the database and attach it to the SQL then ...
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