Site Restore in MOSS 2007

To Restore the Site in SharePoint 2007

stsadm.exe is in the following installation path”C:Program FilesCommon FilesMicrosoft Sharedweb server extensions12BINstsadm.exe”

Syntax :
stsadm.exe -o restore -url -filename

Example :
stsadm.exe -o restore -url http://localhost:2100/ -filename backup.dat

If you are trying to restore with the empty webapplication then the above command will successfully restore your backup.

If you want to restore your backup with the existing site then use -overwrite with the command.

stsadm.exe -o restore -url http://localhost:2100/ -filename backup.dat -overwrite


2 comments to Site Restore in MOSS 2007

  • (uday)

    Hi Uday,
    This is Uday (same as yours). How can I do a defferential backup of a site collection.

  • (uday)

    Hi Uday,
    How can we take differential backup of a site collection.

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