Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Farm configuration Restores in Sharepoint 2013.

Farm configuration Restores in Sharepoint 2013.

You can use Windows Power Shell to restore a farm’s configuration.

To restore a farm's configuration by using Windows Power Shell 

1.    Verify that you have the following memberships:
o    securityadmin fixed server role on the SQL Server instance.
o    db_owner fixed database role on all databases that are to be updated.
o    Administrators group on the server on which you are running the Windows PowerShell cmdlets.
An administrator can use the Add-SPShellAdmin cmdlet to grant permissions to use SharePoint 2013 cmdlets.

2.    On the Start menu, click All Programs .
3.    Click Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Products.
4.    Click SharePoint 2013 Management Shell.
5.    At the Windows Power Shell command prompt, type the following command:
Restore-SPFarm -Directory <RestoreShare> -RestoreMethod Overwrite -ConfigurationOnly

<RestoreShare> is network location where the backup file is stored

I hope the above information will help you to resolve the issue, in case of any queries/questions regarding the above mentioned information then please let me know. I would be more than happy to help you as well as resolves your issues, Thank you.