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Rapid Recovery 6.1.2 - DocRetriever for SharePoint User Guide

Introduction to DocRetriever for SharePoint Installing and configuring DocRetriever
System requirements Supported items Roadmap for installing DocRetriever for SharePoint Obtaining DocRetriever installation software Guidelines for upgrading DocRetriever for SharePoint Setting up Windows user accounts for use with DocRetriever Installing, uninstalling, and repairing DocRetriever for SharePoint Creating a local service database for DocRetriever Configuring DocRetriever Console settings Manually specifying the SharePoint database location
Recovering SharePoint data with DocRetriever Working with DocRetriever log files About us Glossary

Opening SQL backup files

You must have access to the existing SharePoint SQL Server backup file from which you want to recover data.

Use the steps in this procedure to open an offline SQL Server backup file as your recovery source.

2.
From the File menu, select Open, and then select Recovery Source.

The Open Recovery Source dialog box displays.

3.
From the Recovery source type drop-down menu, select SQL backup.
a.
Click the ellipsis (…) to the right of the Enter the .BAK file path menu.

The Select SQL Database backup dialog box displays.

The Select SQL Database backup dialog box closes. The path of the selected file appears in the Open Recovery Source dialog box.

d.
From the Enter a directory path to which the content of the .BAK files should be restored field, specify the location into which you want the content of the SQL Server backup file to be extracted.

For example, navigate to C:\SqlData\MSSQL10_50.MSSQLSERVER\MSSQL\Backup\.

e.
Click Retrieve.

In the Backup content information field, the topology of the SharePoint farm in the SQL Server backup file displays.

5.
Click OK.

The Open Recovery Source dialog box closes, and the selected SQL Server database backup file displays in the DocRetriever Console.

Opening SharePoint full backup files

You must have access to a full backup file created from within SharePoint from which you want to recover data. For information on determining the default location for SharePoint backups, see Locating the default location for SharePoint backups.

Use the steps in this procedure open a SharePoint full backup file as your recovery source.

2.
From the File menu, select Open, and then select Recovery Source.

The Open Recovery Source dialog box displays.

3.
From the Recovery source type drop-down menu, select SharePoint backup.
The Open Recovery Source dialog box refreshes, with additional options where you can specify the location of files.
4.
From the SharePoint backup directory path field, identify the directory path of the SharePoint differential backup as follows:
he Browse For Folder dialog box displays.

For example, navigate to D:\SharePoint Backup\.

The Browse For Folder dialog box closes. The path of the selected SharePoint backup file appears in the Open Recovery Source dialog box.

d.
From the Enter a directory path to which the content of the .BAK files should be restored field, specify the location into which you want the content of the SharePoint backup file to be extracted.

For example, navigate to D:\SharePoint Backup\restored.

e.
Click Refresh.
5.
In the SharePoint backup contents field, the topology of the SharePoint farm in the SharePoint full backup file displays.
6.
Click OK.

The Open Recovery Source dialog box closes, and the selected SharePoint database backup file displays in the DocRetriever Console.

Opening SharePoint differential backup files

You must have access to a differential backup file created from within SharePoint from which you want to recover data. For information on determining the default location for SharePoint backups, see Locating the default location for SharePoint backups.

Use the steps in this procedure open a SharePoint differential backup file as your recovery source.

2.
From the File menu, select Open, and then select Recovery Source.

The Open Recovery Source dialog box displays.

3.
From the Recovery source type drop-down menu, select SharePoint differential backup.
The Open Recovery Source dialog box refreshes, with additional options where you can specify the location of files.
4.
From the SharePoint differential backup directory path field, identify the directory path of the SharePoint differential backup as follows:
he Browse For Folder dialog box displays.

For example, navigate to D:\SharePoint Backup\.

The Browse For Folder dialog box closes. The path of the selected SharePoint backup file appears in the Open Recovery Source dialog box.

d.
From the Enter a directory path to which the content of the .BAK files should be restored field, specify the location into which you want the content of the SharePoint backup file to be extracted.

For example, navigate to D:\SharePoint Backup\restored.

e.
Click Refresh.
5.
In the SharePoint backup contents field, the topology of the SharePoint farm in the SharePoint differential backup file displays.
6.
Click OK.

The Open Recovery Source dialog box closes, and the selected SharePoint database backup file displays in the DocRetriever Console.

Locating the default location for SharePoint backups

Use this procedure to determine the default location in which backups made from SharePoint are saved.

The Backup and Restore page appears.
3.
Under Farm Backup and Restore, click Configure backup settings.
The Default Backup and Restore page appears.
5.
Click OK to close the default backup and restore settings.
6.
Optionally, click Central Administration to return to the main menu for SharePoint Central Administration.
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