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Recover sharepoint site off a hard drive from a failed server.

Hi, I HAD a windows SBS server 2011 which developed a fault on the motherboard and died to death. I have built myself another server and installed exactly the same copy of SBS 2011, everything is great.

I still have the old hard drive with the complete directory structure including INetPub.  Is there any way of getting the site from the old drive into my new system?

Initally I am obviosuly looking to avoid building the site again. If I have to rebuild it then so be it but if this is the only option is there any way I can recover the the documents stored in the site?

Thanks in advance.

Microsoft Server OSMicrosoft SharePoint

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zephyr_hex (Megan)

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Not that simple I am afraid, I have already have the drive connected into the server and it is readable, I am asking how to extract the site data from the old drive onto my new installation and by site data I mean preferably the whole site if not how do I get the docuements that were stored in the old site?

I am hoping for an answer somewhere along the line of find your site folder in "F:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\" and copy the contents to you new system and open it as a new site. Or somthing like that.
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