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If recovering data from an Rapid Recovery recovery point, the specific recovery point containing the SharePoint farm or content database must be mounted prior to initiating the action in the DocRetriever Console. You must mount the recovery point using the Local Mount Utility (LMU). For information on how install the LMU, and to use it to mount and dismount recovery point, see Using the Local Mount Utility.
- Open the DocRetriever Console.
- On the File menu, select Open, and then select Recovery Source. The Open Recovery Source dialog box displays.
- From the Recovery source type drop-down menu, select Content Database.
- Select the content database path by doing the following:
- a. Click the ellipsis (…) to the right of the Content database path menu. The Select Farm Configuration Database dialog box displays.
- b. Navigate to the location of the offline SharePoint content database you want to restore. For example, navigate to D:\SharePoint Content Database\.
- c. Select the SharePoint content database (.MDF) file.
- If the appropriate SQL Server transaction Log Database File (.LDF) is in the same directory as the content database, then click Open and skip to Step 6. If the appropriate SQL Server .LDF is not in the same directory as the content database, then do the following:
- a. Click the plus sign (+) under the LDF path text field. The Browse For Folder dialog box displays.
- b. Navigate to the location of the LDF for the content database you want to restore, select the folder containing the LDF file, and click OK. The browsing dialog box closes, and the path of the LDF file you selected displays in the content database path of the Open Recovery Source dialog box.
- Verify your parameters, and then click OK. The Open Recovery Source dialog box closes, and the selected content database displays in the DocRetriever Console.
- Browse through the SharePoint data in your data source, and select the checkbox next to each object you want to restore.
- In the restore wizard choose whether the file is restored In place (the original location) or Out of place (which will allow file to be re-directed to another SharePoint sub-site.
- Click Next and choose options for restore.
- Browse to SharePoint site and confirm the success of the file restore re-direction