Restore solutions in SharePoint Server

Summary: The articles in this section contain restore solutions for the SharePoint Server 2016 and SharePoint 2013 environments.

The following articles provide information about how to restore SharePoint Server 2016 data. These articles are written to meet the requirements of information technology (IT) professionals who are responsible for the planning, design, deployment, and operations of backup and recovery solutions. These solutions might be in enterprise, corporate, or branch office environments. The IT professionals who are responsible for backup and recovery solutions are expected to have an understanding of the technical details that are contained in this section.

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Restore farms in SharePoint Server
Solutions you can use to restore the complete farm from a backup.
Restore farm configurations in SharePoint Server
Restore the farm configuration to the same farm from a backup.
Document farm configuration settings in SharePoint Server
Document the configuration settings for your farm.
Copy configuration settings between farms in SharePoint Server
Copy configuration settings from one farm to another.
Restore web applications in SharePoint Server
Restore a Web application from a backup.
Restore service applications in SharePoint Server
Restore a service application from a backup.
Restore User Profile Service applications in SharePoint Server
Restore the User Profile Service application instead of restoring the complete farm.
Restore Search service applications in SharePoint Server
Restore the Search service application from a backup.
Restore Secure Store Service applications in SharePoint Server
Restore the Secure Store service application from a backup.
Restore content databases in SharePoint Server
Restore a content database from a backup.
Attach and restore read-only content databases in SharePoint Server
Attach a read-only content database to the farm.
Restore content from unattached content databases in SharePoint Server
Restore or copy content, such as sites, site collections, lists, or document libraries, from a content database without having to attach the content database to the farm.
Restore customizations in SharePoint Server
Restore customizations that are associated with the farm from backups.
Restore site collections in SharePoint Server
Restore a site collection from a backup.
Restore apps for SharePoint in SharePoint Server
Restore apps for SharePoint in SharePoint Server.
Import a list or document library in SharePoint Server
Restore a site, list, or document library from a backup.

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Backup solutions in SharePoint Server