Use alternative methods of backup and recovery (Office SharePoint Server 2007)
Updated: July 24, 2008
Applies To: Office SharePoint Server 2007
Site protection and recovery refers to using tools to back up, version, and recover a site from accidental deletion or data corruption. Directly recovering a deleted site is not a feature that is available in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. However, you can protect and recover sites by using the Stsadm export and import operations or tools such as Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007.
Use alternative content protection methods
You can back up and restore specific data related to SharePoint Products and Technologies by using the following mechanisms:
Web site deletion event
For information about capturing and restoring content by using the Web site delete event, see Capture and restore content by using the Web site delete event (Office SharePoint Server 2007).
Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007
For information about using Office SharePoint Designer 2007 to back up and restore content, see Capture and restore content by using SharePoint Designer (Office SharePoint Server 2007).
Stsadm command-line tool
For information about using Stsadm operations to archive sites, see Archive and retrieve content by using Stsadm import and export operations (Office SharePoint Server 2007).
For information about using database snapshots to archive sites, see Archive site versions by using database snapshots (Office SharePoint Server 2007).