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version dependency while backup restore of SharePoint 2007 Site Collections

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 22, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

hi all

I am aware of a version dependency on the stsadm -o backup/restore operation.

But will the same dependency exist for a content DB backup restore..

i.e. for example will we able to restore a content DB backup taken from a server with version say to a server with say assuming that the versions of SQL is the same in both cases.

Will the version difference in SQL create issues

Thanks in advance




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