Saturday, January 2, 2016

Backup and Restore Site Collection using PowerShell in SharePoint 2013

We can do easily backup and restore of site collection using PowerShell in SharePoint 2013.

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Below is the PowerShell cmdlet to Backup a site collection in SharePoint 2013.

Add-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell"
Backup-SPSite https://SiteURL/SiteName/ -Path "E:\Bijay\MySite.bak"

Below is the PowerShell cmdlet to Restore the site collection from Backup file in SharePoint 2013.

Add-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell"
Restore-SPSite https://SiteURL/SiteName/ -Path "E:\Bijay\MySite.bak" -Force

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