Offline Mining for SharePoint Server Agent

You can browse and restore granular data like, a file, a library, a sub site, or a site collection, using the SharePoint agent. Offline mining of data is useful when granular-level backup is not available.

To perform granular-level restore, you must have a content database attached to a SQL server.


Following are the prerequisites for performing a granular-level restore:

License Requirements

The SharePoint offline mining tool requires the Offline Mining Enabler for SharePoint license.

Supported Versions

Verify that you are performing offline mining on one of the following versions of SharePoint server:

  • SharePoint Server 2019

  • SharePoint Server 2016

  • SharePoint Server 2013

  • SharePoint Server 2010

Client Requirements