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Retraction and deployment tasks are not executed Sharepoint 2010 after SP1

I am unable to redeploy solution to my sharepoint 2010 site. When I try to retract solution, the task is registered in scheduled que but not executed (sharepoint timer and admin services are running, ...
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Cannot add the specified assembly “Microsoft.Practices.ServiceLocation.dll”

For a while now, me and my team having been having an issue where when we try and deploy a project we very frequently end up with the error Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': ...
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SharePoint 2013: Programatically Installing AND Activating sandbox solutions using CSOM

I have tested this successfully, but wanted to check if anyone else has run into issues with this approach? The following object SP.Publishing.DesignPackage allows you to .install() and .apply() ...
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Why CustomRibbonButton for List not displaying in RibbonBar?

I have added 1 Element File for CustomRibbon Button. And added 1 Feature to deploy this RibbonButton. When I deploy this, it deploys and Feature is Activated but not displaying the Button in ...
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How to add and use external assemblies in solutions?

I need to use DocumentFormat.OpenXml.dll in my code. In the solution package, I included this external dll in the Additional Assemblies. It looks like this: I also need to reference it, so that I ...
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Unable to add calculated field in schema

I just want to display data from another column. So i write following field declaration: <Field ID = "{254BCC65-92DC-4c1b-90CC-8E11E4831CD1}" Name="NewName" StaticName="NewName" ...
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SharePoint App (add-in) Office Store license check…what to do if multiple licenses?

The MSDN docs say "if multiple licenses are purchased for the same app by using different Microsoft accounts, the licenses are returned in the following order of priority: Paid, Free, Unexpired Trial, ...
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Issue with deploying webpart in sharepoint 2010

We've created 2 webparts under a single visual studio solution as a farm environment. But after creating the WSP and trying to deploy it to our UAT, we are getting the following error This ...
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Custom site columns created & deployed using visual studio did not appear inside my site collection [duplicate]

I have followed the same steps mentioned inside this MSDN article for creating site columns using visual studio https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee231593.aspx . now inside my visual studio i ...
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Deploy list workflow on Client production server (using browser)

I have created a list item workflow using SharePoint 2010 Workflow platform. Now I am trying to deploy my workflow in our clients production environment using browser. Is it Possible using browser? ...
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When do we need an IISreset after deployment?

Is there any good articles out there to explain when we need to do an IISreset after deployment? We are using SharePoint as an internet facing site, and try to not do an IISreset if it is not ...
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Deployment time at Visual Studio's output window

I am deploying webpart solution or another wsp project from Visual Studio and i need to see finishing time. Are there any way to see the time when deploy finished or any error occured for interrupt ...
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How can I deploy wsps to SharePoint without downtime?

I have created a powershell script for deploying wsps to the SharePoint Farm. The script also uses psremoting to login remotely to the servers (WFE and Application servers) to recycle the application ...
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how can a user login to two totally separate sharepoints and have both open simultaneously

how can a user login to two totally separate sharepoints and have both open simultaneously? My end users have more than one sharepoint app that they want to have open at a single time, like they do ...
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Local App Deployment fails because of an invalid Service Identity

After debugging an provider-hosted App of mine on Office 365, I am now trying to debug it on a local SharePoint Farm. I created a new development site collection just for that and configured ...
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Explain it to me: SharePoint deployment scope, solution and features

There are different levels of scope for deployment, but I have not been able to find a definitive explaination of when each applies and what the restrictions are that require loosening (or tightening) ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool': Invalid namespace

I am trying to test developing for SharePoint 2010 on a Windows 7 machine. I created a new empty SharePoint project, added a web part and deployed, which worked fine. When I try to run or deploy a ...
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how to maintain workflow task list data when retracting or removing workflow association

whenever i try to remove workflow association or retract workflow solution (.wsp) all associated task list data also gets deleted. i want to prevent this behavior as task list data is important for ...
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Problem with SP2013 solution scope: WebApplication vs GAC

I have a SP2013 solution that contains a custom WCF service, custom Timer Job and a Feature Event Reciever. Because of these the solution Assembly Deploying Target is set to GlobalAssemblyCache. The ...
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BDC Deployment to Foundation

I was able to successfully develop and test a BDC model developed in visual studio 2010. It was developed on a server using SharePoint Server 2010. I tried deploying the solution to our SharePoint ...
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Tool to clean up the WSP Solution Deployment

I have a bunch of wsp files that already exist on the server. Are there any tools that will generate me the necessary scripts so that all the features that reside inside the WSP will be deactiveted ...
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Do I need to care OOB approval workflow's (global reusable workflow) publisher?

We are using SharePoint 2013 on-premise. On one of site collection, I login as test.com\admin and created a workflow using OOB Approval Workflow. It works fine on the test environment. We are going ...
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Remove duplicated custom action from welcome menu box

I have created a custom action in welcome menu box like this: <CustomAction Id ="CustomMenu_UserSettings" GroupId="PersonalActions" ...
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Webpart won't update after deploy

I'm quite new to sharepoint programming and so I ran into a problem. I created a new webpart in my solution and changed it a bit. Next I deployed the whole solution and added the webpart to a newly ...
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Deploying WSP to a specific web application

I have created a SP 2013 solution, and I want to deploy this in my farm. But the requirement is that I don't want this wsp to be available in all the web applications. It should target only to my web ...
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Disadvantages of starting a remote powershell session and doing deployment

Are there any disadvantages in starting a New-PSSession from dev machine and deploying the wsp to QA machine remotely rather than going to QA machine and deploying the wsp?
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Add all DLLs to GAC?

My SharePoint 2010 solution has two projects, one responsible for the back end (WCF web service) and one for the front end (webparts). I added the DLL from the back end to GAC via Visual Studio ...
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Solution not deploying after Farm Restart

I launched powershell script for restart the entire Farm. After that, I notice that every time I try to deploy a solution it doesn't finish deploying process. Even if launching Install-SPSolution from ...
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Page cannot be displayed message for SP App when deployed using App Catalog

I am trying to deploy a SharePoint Hosted App on my Dev machine by packaging it and uploading in app catalog. App when deployed directly using visual studio is working fine. But when I upload the app ...
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“The activity named 'WorkflowXaml_GUID' from scope was not found” when deploying SP 2013 Workflow

Ok. I have been getting this issue once in a while and I need to know how to fix it. Scenario: I wanted some custom actions performed on my workflow. So created an activity library and a class that ...
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create workflow list with code

I want to create a custom workflow for an existing list or library with code in visual studio and I do not want to do it on this way : Create VS WorkFlow I want to create the workflow from the ...
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PowerShell to copy web part page from dev server to production server

This question has been asked before, but my situation is different. Scenario : I have created a page (development server) which contains "Excel webpart" and few "Custom web parts". Now I want to ...
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Deploy Provider Hosted App out of Azure

I need to change hosting of provider hosted app from azure to my own server, Any body have any idea how to do it?
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Why the files which are added as link in project are not deployed on SharePoint 2010

I have two projects in my VS solution, a project named "B" is a SharePoint 2010 project which has a mapped SharePoint "Layouts\js" folder and some other project "A". In project "B" I put various ...
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Powershell script for knowing the status of solution from deploying to deployed

I have added and installed couple of .wsp solutions to farm using following commands: $getSolution = Get-SPSolution -Identity "MySolution.wsp" if($getSolution -eq $null) { Add-SPSolution -LiteralPath ...
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spadminV4 which could not be contacted in deployment

I have Sharepoint 2013 and Powershell deployment. I execute muy ps1 script in SPS01 machine. Farm servers are SPS01, SPS02, SPS03, SPS04. User for deploy is UserInstallerMoss , it's Farm ...
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There is no site URL in project properties. Where can I change it?

When trying to deploy a SharePoint app, the following error is shown: Error occurred in deployment step 'Uninstall app for SharePoint': Cannot connect to the SharePoint site: http://example.com/. ...
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Exchange Web Application Adress

Can someone describe all necessary steps that have to be done to completely exchange a web applications url? In my example I want to exchange the url or our my sites app. I don`t want to just add an ...
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SharePoint 2010 Source Control

We are making a farm solution in SharePoint 2010 and several developers will work on the site simultaneously. As per the company norms, whatever we code should go into the sub-version source control ...
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Install-SPSolution Cannot add the specified assembly to the global assembly cache

I've been getting this error a lot lately and I don't know why. The logs are frustratingly unhelpful with only two lines: Solution Deployment : Error Global Deployment failed for ...
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Provider hosted app ERROR:“delopyment not performed..”

I am new to Provider Hosted apps, I have just created a small application for Provider Hosted App by follwing the steps on msdn here I have successfully built the application with no errors however ...
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deploy custom site list solution to web application scope?

I created a custom list definition in Visual Studio. Then, I generated a .wsp and sent it to our server admin to install. He got a warning: The solution contains no Web application scoped ...
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Copy the whole production environment to staging

There is the following WSS solution deployment scenario: Copy the whole production WSS to staging Deploy new solution/update to staging Run automated tests & human tests on staging Deploy new ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool': Object reference not set to an instance of an object

I get this error in the deployment step of a share-point farm based project. Most of the suggested solutions on the net are a simple Visual Studio re-start, however, a simple VS restart won't fix ...
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Deploying elements in SharePoint App

I am trying to deploy elements like JavaScript files and CSS using SharePoint hosted app inside the app itself, by default the app shows modules like content, scripts, pages etc.. inside these modules ...
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How to deploy web part solution to multi-server farm?

I am having a heck of a time deploying a simple web part to a multi-server farm. The error I receive when deploying is: Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': Feature with Id ...
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Multiple Application Server

I am novice in SharePoint. Let me ask the reason why there is a need of multiple (specifically four) application server in a SharePoint farm. Actually we have a client and this is their ...
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Move site page from one module/feature to another and redeploy

I have a site page that was being deployed within a module that was initially part of one project. I deployed via wsp to my development server and everything was good. During development I refactored ...
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Storing Custom Form in Layouts instead of Features

How can I deploy my custom form to the layouts folder instead of features? I followed several guides on creating custom forms which is deployed to the features folder and the they work! However, I ...
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Unable to activate solution in another machine

I have a solution that has custom site columns and content types. When I try to activate this on the production box is does not allow me to do so and whenever I try to activate, it gives me an error ...