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Restore a deleted site collection in SharePoint 2013

 

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Foundation 2013

Topic Last Modified: 2013-12-18

Summary: How to restore a site collection in SharePoint 2013 that was accidentally deleted.

This article describes how to restore a deleted site collection in SharePoint 2013.

ImportantImportant:
The steps in this article apply to both SharePoint Foundation 2013 and SharePoint Server 2013.

When a site collection (that is, a SPSite object) is accidentally deleted in SharePoint 2013, the deleted site collection is stored in the SPDeletedSite object, not the SPSite object. To restore a deleted site collection, you must use the Restore-SPDeletedSite Windows PowerShell cmdlet or programmatically access the object model.

For examples of how to use the SPDeletedSite cmdlets, see Use Windows PowerShell cmdlets to manage sites in SharePoint 2013.

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