GRT Restore of Sharepoint List Items corrupts data in Calculated Field

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Using Backup Exec 2010 R3, GRT restores of Sharepoint 2010 List Items that have a Calculated Field column defined, will leave corrupted data in that field and the Item Properties will show no information. The Calculated Field data will appear correct, except for the 1st character which will be replaced by a random ASCII character. This occurs regardless whether the field is defined to combine text or numeric data.

The same backup data has been successfully restored when using Backup Exec 2012.



Redirect restore the ContentDB containing that list, to a separate SQL server or another Sharepoint Farm, to extract the necessary data.
Symantec Corporation has acknowledged that the above-mentioned issue is present in the current version(s) of the product(s) mentioned at the end of this article. Symantec Corporation is committed to product quality and satisfied customers.
This issue is currently under investigation by Symantec Corporation. Pending the outcome of the investigation, this issue may be resolved by way of a patch or hotfix in current or future revisions of the software. However, this particular issue is not currently scheduled for any release.  If you feel this issue has a direct business impact for you and your continued use of the product, please contact your Symantec Sales representative or the Symantec Sales group to discuss these concerns.  For information on how to contact Symantec Sales, please see Please be sure to refer back to this document periodically as any changes to the status of the issue will be reflected here.

Customers experiencing this issue are encouraged to contact Symantec Technical Support as data is still being collected to assist in resolving this issue.


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