Back up and restore an entire farm (Office SharePoint Server 2007)

SharePoint 2007

Updated: July 24, 2008

Applies To: Office SharePoint Server 2007

This Office product will reach end of support on October 10, 2017. To stay supported, you will need to upgrade. For more information, see , Resources to help you upgrade your Office 2007 servers and clients.


Topic Last Modified: 2015-06-08

There are several methods you can use to back up and restore data for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Key factors to consider in determining which tools to use include:

  • Backup type supported (full, differential, incremental).

  • Completeness of recovery and types of objects that can be recovered.

  • Complexity of managing solution.

  • Ability of solution to adapt to the maintenance window and database size.

You can back up and restore data for Office SharePoint Server 2007 by using any of the following mechanisms:

For more information about choosing a specific backup and recovery method, see Choose backup and recovery tools (Office SharePoint Server).