Thursday, July 18, 2013

SharePoint 2010 Restore of a Content Database only, not the Site using Backupexec

Select only the content dB from the restore selections & choose the appropriate options on the sharepoint redirection setting, only the dB gets restored & not the entire site.
Verbatim from the admin guide regarding the steps ~

1 On the navigation bar, click the arrow next to Restore.
2 Click New Restore Job.
3 Navigate to and select the SharePoint database that you want to restore.
4 On the Properties pane, under Destination, click Microsoft SharePoint
5 Check Redirect Microsoft SharePoint sets.
6 Click Restore Sharepoint databases to an alternate SQL instance.
7 In the RestoretoSQLserver\instance field, enter the SQL server and instance
to which you want to redirect the SharePoint database.
8 In the Restore to database field, enter the name of the database to which you
want to redirect the SharePoint database.
9 Select Replace existing database to overwrite an existing database with the
same name.
If you do not select this field and a database with the same name exists on
the SQL instance, you receive an error.
10 Use the default logon account as indicated, or click Change to select a different
11 Onthe Properties pane, select other job properties that might be appropriate
for your environment.
12 Do one of the following:
To run the job now Click RunNow.
Do the following in the order listed:
¦ In the Properties pane, under Frequency, click Schedule.
¦ Set the scheduling

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