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To backup sharepoint, do I just have to backup the SQL database?

Sharepoint is basically running SQL Server under the hood as I understand it. Is backing up sharepoint as simple as just backing up the underlying SQL Server databases? Or do I also need some files ...
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TFS 2010 Backup Plan Fails with Error About AdminPTHelper.exe

My company has a TFS 2010 Server running SharePoint 2010 locally. Originally we were just doing a database backup of all the TFS databases (MSSQL 2008 also run locally) but I came across some ...
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Sharepoint 2010: Can I use restore-spsite on a .bak file from backup-spfarm?

I'm looking at implementing a backup plan for our new Sharepoint 2010 server. From what I understand, there's several new powershell commands available in 2010: backup-spfarm, restore-spfarm, ...
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SharePoint Services 3.0 - moving to another server

I am trying to move SharePoint Services 3.0 installed on one Windows server to another. The old and new servers both have different copies of SQL Server 2005 installed. After moving to the new server, ...
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Why does sharepoint claim not enougth disk space for backup when there is lots availalbe?

I'm trying to run the following command: Backup-SPFarm -Directory E:\Backups -BackupMethod full -Verbose However it errors saying there isn't enough disk space... the backup will be about 1.8Gb in ...
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Security implications of adding a computer account to folder security

The backup job on my SharePoint 2007 (server A) fails since the job running under local NETWORK SERVICE account tries to access a remote share(Server B) to store backup files. Adding Server A' ...
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stsadm -o. What does the -o mean?

I am working on a large SharePoint farm, mainly with the backend SQL Servers. We have always used stsadm -o for all stsadm functions, but no one seems to know why. I can't seem to find the info ...
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Virtualised Sharepoint Backup Strategies

I have a Sharepoint (OSS 2007) farm running on three virtual machines in VMWare ESX, plus a SQL Server backend on physical hardware. During a recent Business Continuity Planning event I tried ...
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VMWare ESX Snapshots of SharePoint Small Farm

I'm not an admin, so bear with me! I am in the process of figuring out how to use CommVault for backup/restore of a SharePoint MOSS 2007 small farm - one Web server and one DB server. We also have ...
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Backup a hosted Sharepoint

One of my customers has outsourced their Sharepoint and Exchange services to a hosted services provider. I believe it is a Sharepoint 2007 service. It is a shared hosting solution, so we do not have ...
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Sharepoint Backup

If you backup the databases of Sharepoint, do you have everything backed up? Or are the documents for the instance stored on the disk drive?
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Differences between SharePoint Back-up methods

What is the difference between backing up and restoring a Microsoft Office SharePoint 2007 site collection through stsadm tool and backing up through SharePoint Designer (as a .cmp file)?
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Backup Exec and SharePoint Gotchas

We have Symantec Backup Exec 12.5 installed and configured to back up our SharePoint servers. The farm consists of: 1 virtual web/search/Central Admin server (soon to be extended with a second WFE) ...
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Changing WSS 3.0 to point to a new SQL instance

I'm testing a failover procedure using a mirrored data tier for TFS 2008 with WSS 3.0 on top of SQL Server 2008. I have been following the instructions at ...
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Permissions Required for Sharepoint Backups

We are in the process of rolling out an extranet for some of our partners using WSS 3.0 as the platform. We already use it internally for a variety of things, and we are using the following powershell ...
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Sharepoint - one way sync to a second SP server for standby/backup

Using MOSS 2007 on SQL server 2005 is there any way to do a "one-way" synch of data from a production server to a standby server? This would be a one-way process only, and can happen daily rather ...
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SharePoint Backup/Restore without stsadm

Due to problems we found with the restore of sites/site collections using stsadm (our tasks generated from workflows were not restored), we've taken a different route for backup/restore. We plan a ...
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MOSS 2007 recovery using Data Protection Manager

I'm trying to recover a part of SharePoint document library to a network folder. Sharepoint server already has a DPM agent and everything is backed up regularly. When I start recovery wizard in DPM,in ...
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WSS 3.0 Backup/Restore Root Site Collection to Sub-Site of New Site Collection

Our intranet was originally setup to be at the root of its site collection. We are trying to change this so that our new internet site will live in the root and the intranet will be a sub-site. At ...
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SharePoint - Do DPM and SQL backups affect each other?

I am trying to clear up an ugly maintenance plan on SharePoint databases that happen to also be backed up by Data Protection Manager (which is setup to take snapshots at 15-minute intervals). The ...
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232 views

Moss 2007 Backup and Recovery

What are the best solutions for disaster recovery of a Moss farm? Outside of Microsoft's Data Protection manager, what is there?
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527 views

Backup Windows Sharepoint Services

I installed WSS 3.0 as part of Search Server Express 2008 installation package, and used SQL Server 2005 Standard as backend database, all of them in one server. What's the best backup strategy for ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Backup Solutions? [closed]

SharePoint 2007 comes in with a built-in backup facility, but I've heard bad things about it. Namely, you can backup but not restore the configuration database, and generally that restoring is always ...