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Here is the problem I am facing, we have 3 sites sharing one content database, I would to clone site1 (including users, folder, content types, workflows) to site2. How is this possible?

Problem I get in all 2 sites are sharing the same content database... Please help.
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by:KoenVosters
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Why don't you just add a content database to your web application and put the site collection there? In your restore command you can specify which content database to restore the site collection to.
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Justin Smith earned 2000 total points
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Koen is correct, you cannot restore a site to the same content database and use a different URL.  You need to add a content database through Central Admin - Web App Management - Content Databases, and specify it in your Restore-SPSite command.

Restore-SPSite http://newURL -Path <path to file> -ContentDatabase <name of database>
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