8 - SharePoint Restore and Download

Michael Tawil
Michael Tawil
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For SharePoint Online, you can,  

  • Restore the SharePoint Site, subsite, and single file folder in SharePoint
  • Do point-in-time restore: You can restore on any date since the backup started
  • Restore data to the same site or any other site in the same tenant

 

Download SharePoint

  1. Login to the end-user portal for your account and go to your Dashboard
  2. Go to the SharePoint tab
  3. Hover on the Site you wish to Download
  4. If you want to download the entire site, click "Download"
  5. On the next screen, you will see the following options:
    1. Backup Date
      1. This will download the site as it existed on that date
    2. Backup Time
      1. Since we do three backups a day for SharePoint, select the version you want to download on the backup date.
    3. Select the subsites to be downloaded
      1. You can choose any/all of the sites to be included in the download
  6. Select the options, select "Generate Download", and click "Yes, Continue

If you want to download only one subsite, expand the main site and click "Download" for the sub-site. 

  1. You can then proceed through the download as outlined in steps 5 and 6 above (excluding 5.3)
  2. If you want to Download selected folders and files in a sub-site, click on the sub-subsite and open it. You can then select the files and folders and click Restore. Select the versions to be restored
  3. You can check the status of your downloads by clicking on "System Status > Downloads" on your dashboard

 

Restore SharePoint

  1. Login to the end-user portal for your account and go to your Dashboard
  2. Go to the SharePoint tab
  3. Hover on the site you wish to restore
  4. If you want to restore the main site, click "Restore"
  5. On the next screen, you will see the following options
      1. Backup Date
        1. This will download the site as it existed on that date
      2. Backup Time
        1. Since we do three backups a day for SharePoint, select the version you want to download on the backup date
  6. Select the options, select "Generate Download," and click "Yes, Continue"

If you want to restore a subsite, expand the main site and click "Download" for the subsite. 

For this, you will have the following options:

    1. Backup Date
      1. This will restore the site as of that date
    2. Backup Time
      1. Since we do three backups a day for SharePoint, select the version you want to restore on the backup date
    3. Destination
        1. You can choose to restore it to the same main site or any other site in the same
    4. Default Folder
      1. This will restore everything to the same folder from where the data was backed up from
    5. Create New Folder
      1. Create a new folder in the site and restore the data there
    6. Advanced Option
    7. Use this to decide what to do in case a file conflict occurs during restore. Conflict arises when you restore a file to a location that already has a file with the same name and type.  

 

If you want to Download selected folders and files in a sub-site, click on the sub-subsite and open it. You can then select the files and folders and click "Restore". Select the versions to be restored.

For this, you will have these options:

      1. Destination
        1. You can choose to restore it to the same main site or any other site in the same  
      2. Default Folder
        1. This will restore everything to the same folder from where the data was backed up from
      3. Create New Folder
        1. Create a new folder in the site and restore the data there
      4. Advanced Option
        1. Use this to decide what to do in case a file conflict occurs during restore. Conflict arises when you restore a file to a location that already has a file with the same name and type.  

You can check the status of your downloads by clicking on "System Status > Downloads" on your dashboard.

 

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