How do I restore a subsite only of a SharePoint 2010 site collection? Can anyone provide a link to a guide? (I'm trying to find directions for someone else because they say it isn't possible)

My organization's SharePoint site permissions were severely altered by our top level organization's SharePoint administrators.  They have attempted to "restore" them by hand copying over permissions from a test server which failed miserably.  We have asked them to do a restore of our site to the previous day's backup, however they say it isn't possible because our site is part of a site collection.  I understand restoring a site collection will restore all the sites in the collection to the restore point, not only ours.  However, I do know that it's possible to restore only our site out of the site collection even if it's restoring the entire site collection to a temp database and exporting only our site to "live" database.  Can anyone give a guide on how to do this so I can provide it to the top level site administrators who say this isn't possible?
LVL 1
bharper00Asked:
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

x
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Jamie McAllister MVPSharePoint ConsultantCommented:
Being able to restore subsites from a DB backup is detailed in teh second part of this guide;

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/russmax/archive/2009/10/21/sharepoint-2010-granular-backup-restore-part-1.aspx
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
bharper00Author Commented:
Thank you very much!  If they are unable to restore our site with that guide and information I had already given them.  They completely fail at their job.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Microsoft SharePoint

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.