Site Collection Restore Error

If you ever run into the following error when performing a site collection restore, via STSADM, and you know space is not an issue, try the steps below before diving deep into troubleshooting mode:

The site collection could not be restored. If this problem persists, please make sure the content databases are available and have sufficient free space.

  • Stop and start the SharePoint Timer Service
  • IISRESET
  • Restore to a new content database

One thought on “Site Collection Restore Error

  1. raeletear

    “If this problem persists, please make sure the content databases are available and have sufficient free space.”
    Intresting. I would like details!

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