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Metalogix Replicator 7.4 - Command Line Reference Guide

Command Line Reference Guide
Introduction Installing Metalogix Replicator Configuring Metalogix Replicator
Enable Web Applications for Replication Connect Web Applications Map SharePoint Content for Replication
Add Replicator List Mappings Add Replicator Map Family Remove Replicator List Mappings Remove Replicator Map Family Disable Replicator Alert Replication Disable Replicator Map Disable Replicator Map Family Enable Replicator Alert Replication Enable Replicator Map Enable Replicator Map Family Write Replicator Map Write Replicator Map Families Set Replicator Map Inheritance Update Replicator Map Update Replicator Map Connection Set Replicator Map Family Write Replicator Maps Update Replicator Map Family Update Replicator Map Lists
Get Replicator Objects Commands
Managing Metalogix Replicator
Replicate SharePoint Content Monitor Replication Networks Maintain Replication Networks
Register Offline Activation Add Replicator Supported Web Part Add Replicator Supported WSS Versions Set Replicator Alerts Remove Replicator Orphaned Config Remove Replicator Orphaned Disk Objects Clear Replicator Web Application Configuration Copy Replicator Alerts Remove Replicator Supported Web Part Export Replicator Settings Import Replicator Settings Export Replicator KPI Settings Import Replicator KPI Settings Export Replicator KPI Results Import Replicator KPI Results Clear Replicator Map Queue Move Replicator Alerts Clear Replicator Queue All Clear Replicator Queue Completed Clear Replicator Queue Completed or Error Reapply Replicator Error Queue Items Install-ReplicatorSolution Test Replicator Consistency Start Replicator Maintenance Update Replicator Account Write Replicator Features Update Replicator Settings File
Managing Administrative Farm Settings
Appendix – Repadm equivalents for PowerShell commands

Schedule-ReplicatorMap –BackupMode

The "Schedule-ReplicatorMap –BackupMode" option is equivalent to running the Backup-SPSite Powershell command. It backs up the local site collections' content, transports it, and then restores it on the remote farms.

Uses for BackupMode

BackupMode can be used in a DR environment when Replicator is enabled. Using this command and its frequency depends on a lot of factors like the size of the content, how often content changes, how up-to-date you want the DR site, etc.

This approach requires the following:

-The DR farm must be the same or a newer version of SharePoint.

-The source and target farms share the same Active Directory domain.

-The target site collection is an exact match of the source. i.e., you're not skipping events with rules or changing permissions on the target.

-One way replication from the primary site collection to the DR site collection. This command completely overwrites the DR site collection with the contents and settings from the primary one.

-Per Microsoft, the recommended maximum size for a site collection backup is 15 GB in SharePoint 2007 and 85 GB in SharePoint 2010.

-Per Microsoft, the site collection will be set to read-only for the duration of the backup to reduce the potential for user activity during the backup operation to corrupt the backup.

Start Replicator Processing

The following are commands used for replicating SharePoint content.

Start-ReplicatorProcessing

PowerShell

Start-ReplicatorProcessing

Purpose

Force replication of a specified map family

Edition

All

Comment

The Map Family must also be set for Manual Replication.

 

URL

Enter a URL to a Web Application

 

MapFamily

Enter a name for the Map Family.

 

InputMapFamily

Enter a name for the Map Family.

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