SharePoint By Yagya Shree

SharePoint Full Farm Backup Using Central Administration Page

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1. Symptom –

–>You are trying to perform SharePoint farm backup from central administration on to a remote location whose address is  \\backupservername\sharepointbackup but it is not making any progress or showing any status change on the page “Backup and restore status” page i.e. Backupstatus.aspx

–>It only shows the message “There are no current or recent backup or restore processes to show. If you recently started a backup or restore process, you may need to refresh this page after several minutes for it to appear.”

2. Cause –

–>SharePoint server did not had the proper permission on the server


3. Resolution –

–>You need to add the SharePoint server name i.e. “<Domain name>\sharepointservername$” to the UNC path location \\backupservername\sharepointbackup with “Full control” permission

4. Environment

SQL Server

SharePoint Server

Backup Server

 

All in same domain but three different machines

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Written by Yagyashree

May 27, 2009 at 2:53 am

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