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SharePoint 2007 to 2010 Upgrade - Orphaned Site Collection

Posted on 2012-04-02
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The pre-upgrade check discovered one orphaned site collection that I cannot resolve…

/personal/site_name (Data Source=PR-DB-004;Initial Catalog=MySite_Content;Integrated Security=True;Enlist=False;Connect Timeout=45)

We have successfully deleted the SiteID using the stsadm -o deletesite method making the enumallwebs report clean without any InSiteMap="False” records.  The pre-upgrade check still has the orphaned site collection so we executed the databaserepair command but the results are zero orphaned records.  The only discrepancy that I can find is the pre-upgrade check message references one content database “MySite_Content” and central admin site collection list references another content “MySiteContent”.

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance.
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by:Justin Smith
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You could look at the objects table in the config database, and remove it from there.  This isn't supported by Microsoft though.
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I queried the object table in the Config database and the only reference to the site was a valid reference.  Used the below query…

SELECT [Id]
      ,[ClassId]
      ,[ParentId]
      ,[Name]
      ,[Status]
      ,[Version]
      ,[Properties]
  FROM [SharePointSites_Config].[dbo].[Objects] (NOLOCK)
  WHERE [Name] LIKE '%/personal/<site_name>%'
      OR [Properties] LIKE '%/personal/<site_name>%'

I still do not understand why the site collection list would display a different content database then the pre-check upgrade message.   Both the content databases are valid and tied to the web application.

Any other thoughts?

Thanks again.
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I would look for an object in the config db with the name of the bogus content db.

Either way, this won't stop your upgrade.
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We resolved the issue by emptying the recycle bin on all the web applications and rerunning the pre-upgrade checker.
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