Showing posts from February, 2014

How to create a batch file to do automatic backup of SharePoint site?

Suppose you have a SharePoint site with some heavy and important data and you want to take the backup regularly. So instead of manual process you can create a batch file which will automatically take the backup of the mentioned site. Below is the given script: Write below code in a notepad and save it as .bat file. @echo off @echo @echo This script will backup your site: [Enterprise Management Site] @echo cd C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\12\BIN @echo locking site collection before the backup process starts @echo off stsadm -o getsitelock -url http://moss-server:333/ stsadm -o setsitelock -url http://moss-server:333/  -lock readonly @echo site collection is now locked @echo off stsadm -o backup -url http://moss-server:333/  -filename C:\RRSbackup\autobackup.bak -overwrite @echo backup completed @echo off stsadm -o setsitelock -url http://moss-server:333/  -lock none @echo Site lock removed Once you ready with your batch file