Solved

Re-create Sharepoint 'General Documents Libary' in SBS 2003

Posted on 2007-12-03
4
342 Views
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
Hi,
I was working with Sharepoint 2.0 services today on a SBS 2003 server.

It's not used much in our business but I'm currently investigating further usage.

The 'General Documents Libray' has been deleted and I'm after help on recovering it. I do have a full backup of the SQL database of SHAREPOINT taken last week and there have been no additional changes to the database over the weekend as no one else in the company uses it.

What is the easiest way of recovering/recreating the Sharepoint 2.0 'General Documents Library' ?

Do I need to be aware of any problems restoring the SHAREPOINT database from tape? The company uses Backup Exec 10d for backups/restores.

Any help would be appreciated.
0
Comment
Question by:agdickinson
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 42

Expert Comment

by:zephyr_hex
ID: 20396979
there is no method for recovering a specific library in sharepoint 2.0
you will need to do a complete site recovery.

however, MS recommends using stsadm command line tool for making backups...  since it doesn't sound like you're using that method, i would recommend that you create a current backup using stsadm before you attempt to recover your site using a recovery method in sql management studio.
0
 

Author Comment

by:agdickinson
ID: 20397056
What options do you recommend I use of 'sysadm'?

Sharepoint 2.0 is not used by anyone so a restore would not impact and any of the users. Also I guess a complete remove/reinstallation of Sharepoint would not effect anyone, except my life outside work.... (which I don't have)..

Thanks for the help.
0
 
LVL 42

Accepted Solution

by:
zephyr_hex earned 125 total points
ID: 20398656
stsadm backup to backup the site.  if something goes wrong with your attempts to restore the database via sql mgmt studio, you can restore your current sharepoint site using stsadm restore.

http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver/WSS/en/library/2b6c533f-a033-4d1b-81a4-2ada2e4eab9a1033.mspx?mfr=true

note, the link i gave you above also has info about restore via sql server.

my suggestion is to create a site backup using stsadm backup.  then attempt to recover your site using the sql backup you have of the old site.  if that goes bad, you can restore your current site using stsadm.
0
 

Author Comment

by:agdickinson
ID: 20399573
I've run the stsadm and created a backup. I will attempt the restore and let you know how it goes.

Thanks for the advice.
0

Featured Post

How to run any project with ease

Manage projects of all sizes how you want. Great for personal to-do lists, project milestones, team priorities and launch plans.
- Combine task lists, docs, spreadsheets, and chat in one
- View and edit from mobile/offline
- Cut down on emails

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

For SharePoint sites, particularly public-facing ones, there are times when adding JavaScript, Meta Tags, CSS Styles or other content to the page <head> section is more practical than modifying master pages.  For instance, you could add the jQuery l…
Summary In SharePoint 2010 it is easy to create custom color themes to jazz up a site. Theme colors can also be created in PowerPoint 2010 with a few clicks. But how do the chosen colors actually look in the SharePoint site? The attached PowerPoint…
This demo shows you how to set up the containerized NetScaler CPX with NetScaler Management and Analytics System in a non-routable Mesos/Marathon environment for use with Micro-Services applications.
This video explains how to create simple products associated to Magento configurable product and offers fast way of their generation with Store Manager for Magento tool.

758 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

21 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now