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NetVault Plug-in for SharePoint 11.3 - User Guide

Introducing NetVault Backup Plug-in for SharePoint Deploying, installing, and removing the plug-in Configuring the plug-in Backing up data Restoring data
Understanding the SharePoint restore process Restoring backups in SharePoint Restoring a single Full Backup,a Full + Differential sequence, or an Individual Site Collection Backup Using other restore procedures
Common tasks Restoring to the same server or farm Restoring to an alternate server or farm
Extra items to protect using NetVault Backup and the Plug-in for FileSystem Troubleshooting

Restoring a Full + Differential farm backup sequence

This example assumes that Full Backups are performed every Sunday at 11:00 p.m., while Differential Backups are performed Monday through Saturday at 11:00 p.m. If recovery is performed on Tuesday, Sunday's Full Backup and Monday's Differential Backup must be restored. If recovery is performed on Thursday, Sunday's Full Backup followed Wednesday's Differential Backup must be restored.

Restoring the Full Backup

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On the Create Selection Set page, access the server where the plug-in is installed, and locate the Full Backup saveset that served as a starting point for the applicable Differential Backup sequence.
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On the Create Selection Set page, click Edit Plugin Options, and complete the following steps:
Verify that the Backup Type is labeled STSADM FULL.
In the SQL Server User Name field, use the DOMAIN\username format to specify the user name that has the sysadmin server role.
In the Password field, enter the password associated with the user specified in the preceding field.
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To save the settings, click Ok, click Next, and specify a Job Name if you do not want to use the default.
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Complete the Target Client, Schedule, Source Options, and Advanced Options lists, and click Save & Submit.

Restoring the applicable Differential Backup

After the original Full Backup is successfully restored, complete the following steps:

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On the Create Selection Set page, navigate the selection tree to the backup saveset belonging to the applicable Differential Backup in the sequence.
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Open this backup saveset, and select the same items that were selected in the Full Backup, that is, the items that were selected during the restore of the Full Backup.
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On the Create Selection Set page, click Edit Plugin Options, and complete the following steps:
Verify that the Backup Type is labeled STSADM DIFFERENTIAL.
In the SQL Server User Name field, use the DOMAIN\username format to specify the user name that has the sysadmin server role.
In the Password field, enter the password associated with the user specified in the preceding field.
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To save the settings, click Ok, click Next, and specify a Job Name if you do not want to use the default.
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Complete the Target Client, Schedule, Source Options, and Advanced Options lists, and click Save & Submit.

Restoring an Individual Site Collection Backup

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On the Create Selection Set page, access the server where the plug-in is installed, and locate the applicable Individual Collection Site Backup.
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On the Create Selection Set page, click Edit Plugin Options, and complete the following steps:
Verify that the Backup Type is labeled STSADM INDIVIDUAL SITE.
Select the Overwrite Existing check box if you want to overwrite the existing configuration.
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To save the settings, click Ok, click Next, and specify a Job Name if you do not want to use the default.
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Complete the Target Client, Schedule, Source Options, and Advanced Options lists, and click Save & Submit.
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