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How to Restore a site backup using Powershell command in SharePoint Server?

Posted By :abhays     Posted Date :August 15, 2014    Points :40   Category :SharePoint 
Use below Powershell script command
Restore-SPSite -Identity http://myserver -Path "c:\backup\file.bak"

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What is the STSADM command to backup and restore the sharepoint site

The STSADM commands to take backup and restore the sharepoint site are given as below:

Backup command:
stsadm -o backup -url http://sp-moss:9999/ -filename c:\backupsite.bak

Restore Command:
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What are the differences between web part page gallery, site gallery,Virtual server gallery and online gallery in SharePoint?

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difference between backup file and .stp file in sharepoint site

A backup file is more like a DB snapshot (if you are talking about the backup operation of STSADM)

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Before you RESTORE or ATTACH the Database/backup file on Production server from other source, What are the things you should do ?

The following are the basic recommendations when attaching or restoring Database(s) from other source:

1. Do not ATTACH or RESTORE databases from unknown sources.

2. These databases could contain malicious code that might execute unintended Transact-SQL code or cause errors by modifying the schema or the physical database structure.

3. Before you use a database from an unknown source, run DBCC CHECKDB on the database on a nonproduction server first.

4. Examine the code, like stored procedures or other user-defined code.

5. If you feel everything is fine thenonly proceed with production server.

How is SharePoint Portal Server different from the Site Server?

Site Server has search capabilities but these are more advanced using SharePoint.
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What is the difference between SharePoint Portal Server and Windows SharePoint Services?

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What is a site definition in SharePoint?

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What is Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services? How is it related to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007?

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Who is Office SharePoint server 2007 designed for?

Office SharePoint Server 2007 can be used by information workers, IT administrators, and application developers. (More...)

What are the main benefits of Office SharePoint Server 2007?

Office SharePoint Server 2007 provides a single integrated platform to manage intranet, extranet,and Internet applications across the enterprise.

* Business users gain greater control over the storage, security, distribution, and management of their electronic content, with tools that are easy to use and tightly integrated into familiar,everyday applications.

* Organizations can accelerate shared business processes with customers and partners across organizational boundaries using InfoPath Forms Services-driven solutions.

* Information workers can find information and people efficiently and easily through the-facilitated information-sharing functionality and simplified content publishing. In addition, access to back-end data is achieved easily through a browser, and views into this data can be personalized.

* Administrators have powerful tools at their fingertips that ease deployment, management, and system administration, so they can spend more time on strategic tasks.

* Developers have a rich platform to build a new class of applications, called Office Business Applications, that combine powerful developer functionality with the flexibility and ease of deployment of Office SharePoint Server 2007. Through the use of out-of-the-box application services, developers can build richer applications with less code. (More...)

What is the difference between Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 for Internet sites and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007?

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What suites of the 2007 Microsoft Office system work with Office SharePoint Server 2007?

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How do I invite users to join a Windows SharePoint Services Site? Is the site secure?

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How do I make my site non-restricted in Sharepoint?

If you want your site to have anonymous access enabled (i.e., you want to treat it like any site on the Internet that does not ask you to provide a user name and password to see the content of the site),
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1) Log-in as an administrator
2) Click on site settings
3) Click on Go to Site Administration
4) Click on Manage anonymous access
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