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Command line backup for SPS

  Asked By: Johnathan    Date: Mar 20    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1156

I tried to take a back up of my SPS using command line but it is not responding at all (it neither gives an error nor shows any trace in task manager). Though I am able to take the back up using the GUI that gets invoked if in the command line I type only spsbackup (i.e., C:/>spsbackup).

I used the following line in my command prompt:

c:/> spsbackup /all /portal http://MySPSServer /service sitedbs /file c:\spsbackup\backup /overwrite

Has anybody tried to get a backup using this pure command line SPSBACKUP.exe tool without the GUI? Please help.

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Answer #1    Answered By: Kristopher Morales     Answered On: Mar 20

Is you SQL Server and Sharepoint Web portion on the same box. If not, you need to use UNC file path after /file

 
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