Posted on Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 9:26 AM
Are you unable to access SharePoint Services after installing updates? Is your database accessible, but you can still access the Central Administrator? This problem most frequently occurs due to database corruption. MS SharePoint Server uses Microsoft SQL Server database that is extremely robust. But in some cases the database may get damaged and cause data loss. At this point, you are required to opt for SharePoint recovery
solutions to get your precious data back.
When your database becomes inaccessible, you may get the following entries in error log:
“SQL Network Interfaces: An error occurred while obtaining the dedicated administrator connection (DAC) port. Make sure that SQL Browser is running, or check the error log for the port number [xFFFFFFFF].
Sqlcmd: Error: Microsoft SQL Native Client: An error has occurred while establishing a connection to the server. When connecting to SQL Server 2005, this failure may be caused by the fact that under the default settings SQL Server does not allow remote connections...
Posted on Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at 4:54 AM
Microsoft SharePoint allows you to move site collection one content database to another. You can use STSADM MergeContentDB command for the same. For this, you are required to define source and destination database correctly. However, in some cases, STSADM MergeContentDB
may fail to work properly and cause database corruption. In such situations, you need to opt for SharePoint recovery
solutions to get your valuable data back.
In order to successfully move the site collection, both the destination and source database must be attached. The failure of this process depends upon various factors, such as size of the site collection, load of Microsoft SQL Server database, and user traffic.
Cause of Database Corruption
The problem usually occurs if you try to merge a site collection whose size is 10 GB or larger. The corruption may affect both source and destination databases and you need to recover SharePoint database to extract your precious data...
Posted on Wednesday, December 08, 2010 at 10:37 AM
Are you getting “Cannot complete this action” while restoring SharePoint database from backup? Are you unable to restore SharePoint database using stsadm.exe tool? Well, this behavior of Microsoft SharePoint Server may occur due to corruption to the backup. Backup is the most useful method to recover SharePoint database in case of corruption. However, if backup itself is damaged, you are required to opt for other SharePoint recovery
As a practical example of this issue, you may not restore data from a backup that was created using Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio Express. Although, restoration process completes successfully, but you can not see your data when you open the SharePoint Site. This issue indicates SharePoint database corruption and put you in need of SharePoint database recovery solutions, if another backup copy of the database is not in place.
Posted on Wednesday, December 08, 2010 at 10:31 AM
Microsoft SharePoint server is a preferred server for enterprises to create a collaborative environment. In large business enterprises, most of the functions are completed jointly within various sections of organization. Thus they all use the database simultaneously and SharePoint server is the best tool to offer these services. However, you must protect your precious data at this point to ensure high-availability of the database and prevent needs of SharePoint recovery
For information sharing and other collaborative business needs, SharePoint server is a highly advanced solution to collect and manage data. MS SharePoint Server offers a suitable platform for information sharing. It uses various components, such as Search Service, Documents Library, Sites, Site Collection, and Server Farm to offer various kinds of services...
Posted on Wednesday, December 08, 2010 at 10:30 AM
Microsoft SharePoint Server is an easy to use tool from Microsoft to create collaborative environment. In fact, SharePoint server is a group of software packages that are useful in collaboration, web publishing, and file sharing. The SharePoint product family includes: Microsoft SharePoint Server, Microsoft Search Server, Microsoft SharePoint Foundation, Microsoft SharePoint Designer, and Microsoft SharePoint Workspace. It stores all your precious data in a SQL Server database, which you must regularly backup to prevent database corruption and need of SharePoint recovery
MS SharePoint Server is made up of following three major components-
• Web Front End role that processes HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol) request to Server.
• A committed MS SQL Server database to store data.
• An application layer that offers features like Excel Services and Search...