SharePoint Online: How to Recover Deleted Files from Preservation Hold Library?

Requirement: Restore deleted files from the Preservation Hold library. SharePoint Online: How to Recover Deleted Items from Preservation Hold Library? The Preservation Hold Library in SharePoint Online and OneDrive preserves edited or deleted files to ensure there is no loss of data through accidental or willful deletion or editing of items under…

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SharePoint Online: Restore a Deleted Folder using PowerShell

Requirement: Recover a deleted folder in SharePoint Online How to restore a deleted Folder in SharePoint Online? If you’ve ever mistakenly deleted a folder in SharePoint Online, you know the panic that sets in. Thankfully, it’s possible to recover a deleted folder, as long as it’s less than 93 days since the…

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How to Create a Retention Policy to Preserve Deleted Items in SharePoint Online?

Requirement: Create a retention policy to preserve deleted items in SharePoint Online How to create a Retention Policy for SharePoint Online? SharePoint Online retains deleted items for 93 days before they get deleted permanently. What if you want to preserve deleted items for more than 93 days? Say, for 10 years as…

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How to Restore OneDrive For Business Site from Recycle Bin?

Requirement: Restore a Deleted OneDrive Site How to restore an OneDrive for Business Site using PowerShell? When you remove a user from Office 365, his OneDrive is retained for 30 days, and then it’s deleted. When a OneDrive site for an Office 365 user is deleted, it is moved to the tenant…

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SharePoint Online: Restore Deleted Files from Recycle Bin using PowerShell

Requirement: Restore Files from recycle bin in SharePoint Online using PowerShell How to Restore Files from Recycle bin in SharePoint Online? There are times when we might find ourselves needing a way of retrieving deleted files or folders that have been mistakenly deleted. The SharePoint recycle bin is more or less similar…

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SharePoint Online: Restore Deleted Subsite from Recycle Bin using PowerShell

Requirement: The user had deleted a subsite by mistake. Now the requirement is to restore the deleted subsite in SharePoint Online. How to restore a deleted subsite in SharePoint? Have you ever accidentally deleted a subsite in SharePoint Online? Did anyone with full control permissions hit the delete button by mistake? (In…

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How to Backup-Restore a Site Collection in SharePoint using PowerShell?

Requirement: Backup and restore a site collection in SharePoint 2016 using PowerShell How to backup a site collection in SharePoint 2016 using PowerShell? Although you can backup site collections from SharePoint Central Administration, as in How to Backup SharePoint Site Collection using Central Admin, the Central admin way is kind of clunky…

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Backup SharePoint Site Collection using Central Admin

Requirement: Backup a SharePoint Site Collection using Central Administration Backup Site Collection in SharePoint 2016 Central Admin Backing up your site collection will ensure that your data is safe and can be recovered in case of data loss or corruption. Site collections can be backed up using SharePoint 2016 Central Administration. This…

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Backup-Restore All SharePoint Databases in SQL Server using PowerShell

Requirement: We planned to move our SharePoint’s SQL database to a different server. So, we had to backup and restore all SharePoint databases from one SQL Server 2012 instance to another. How to Backup and Restore All SharePoint Databases from SQL Server using PowerShell? Here are the steps at a high level…

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How to Restore Previous Document Version in SharePoint 2016 using PowerShell?

The version history feature in SharePoint enables us to track changes and revert to old versions when turned ON. Any changes made in SharePoint Online list item or document create a new version. You could run into scenarios where you have to roll back to an older version of the document, and…

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