An In-Place Restore Operation of a Host Named Site Collection in SharePoint Fails

Article ID: SP0013 An in-place restore operation of a host named site collection in SharePoint fails.

Symptom

An in-place restore operation of host named site collection in SharePoint fails with the following error in the CVSPRestore.log file:

Collection failed with Exception [System.IO.DirectoryNotFoundException: 0x80070003

Cause

The cause of this problem is unknown.

Resolution

To avoid this problem, complete the following steps:

  1. From SharePoint Central Administration, remove the content database that is associated with the web application.
  2. Add the content database to the web application again.
  3. Run the in-place restore operation again.