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Restore (SharePoint 2013)

SharePoint 2013
 

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Foundation 2013

Topic Last Modified: 2013-12-18

Summary: The articles in this section contain restore solutions for the SharePoint 2013 environment.

The following articles on TechNet and related resources provide information about how to restore SharePoint 2013 data. These articles are written to meet the requirements of information technology (IT) professionals who are responsible for the planning, design, deployment, and operations of backup and recovery solutions. These solutions might be in enterprise, corporate, or branch office environments. The IT professionals who are responsible for backup and recovery solutions are expected to have an understanding of the technical details that are contained in this section.

NoteNote:
The following articles apply to SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Foundation 2013 unless otherwise noted.

The following articles about restore solutions for SharePoint 2013 are available to view online. Writers update articles on a continuing basis as new information becomes available and as users provide feedback.

 

Content Description

Building blocks

Restore farms in SharePoint 2013

Describes the procedures that you can use to restore the complete farm from a backup.

Restore farm configurations in SharePoint 2013

Describes the procedures that you can use to restore the farm configuration to the same farm from a backup.

Document farm configuration settings in SharePoint 2013

Describes how to use Windows PowerShell to document the configuration settings for your farm. Documenting configuration settings is important both so that you can create scripted deployments for your environment, and so that you can quickly re-create a set of configurations if a failure were to occur.

Copy configuration settings between farms in SharePoint 2013

Describes the procedures that you can use to of copy configuration settings from one farm to another, such as how to back up and recover a farm without the content databases, how to back up and recover configurations only, and how to create a deployment script.

Restore web applications in SharePoint 2013

Describes the procedures that you can use to restore a Web application that is associated with the farm that include configuration and content databases, from a backup.

Restore service applications in SharePoint 2013

Describes the procedures that you can use to restore a service application that is associated with the farm that include configuration and content databases, from a backup.

Restore a User Profile Service service application in SharePoint Server 2013

Describes how to restore the User Profile Service service application instead of restoring the complete farm.

This article does not apply to SharePoint Foundation 2013.

Restore Search service applications in SharePoint 2013

Describes the procedures that you can use to restore the Search service application associated with the farm that include configuration and indexes, from a backup.

Restore Secure Store Service in SharePoint Server 2013

Describes the procedures that you can use to restore the Secure Store service application that is associated with the farm that include configuration and content databases, from a backup.

This article does not apply to SharePoint Foundation 2013.

Restore content databases in SharePoint 2013

Describes the procedures that you can use to restore a content database from a backup.

Attach and restore a read-only content database in SharePoint 2013

Describes the procedures that you can use to attach a read-only content database to the farm.

Restore content from unattached content databases in SharePoint 2013

Describes how you can restore or copy content, such as sites, site collections, lists, or document libraries, from a content database without having to attach the content database to the farm.

Restore customizations in SharePoint 2013

Describes the procedures that you can use to restore customizations that are associated with the farm from backups.

Restore site collections in SharePoint 2013

Describes the procedures that you can use to restore a site collection from a backup.

Restore apps for SharePoint in SharePoint 2013

Learn how to restore apps for SharePoint in SharePoint 2013.

Import a list or document library in SharePoint 2013

Describes the procedures that you can use to restore a site, list, or document library from a backup.

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