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SharePoint 2010 Deployment: WSPBuilder 2010 or MSBUILD?

I'm new to SharePoint (SP) deployment. I need to deploy a SharePoint Foundation (SPF) 2010 solution. Currently, while debugging, I've been deploying it locally a la CTRL+F5. This generates the WSP ...
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Feature Deployment with more than 1 server

When you have a SharePoint farm with more than 1 server. If deploying a feature what servers do you need to run it on. Does the power shell commands you use change? For example in my farm I have a DB ...
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How to access web.config entries when deploying from Visual Studio?

I'm working on a project in SP/VS2010 that contains features with event receivers that require access to appsettings keys in the web application's web.config. While I've checked that the features can ...
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How to deploy WSPBuilder developed package on specific Sharepoint site?

I am developing the wsp package, which includes 2 list definitions,a webpart, and a picture library definition in WSPBuilder. I tried with sample webpart. I wondered, there is option given in solution ...
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Speed up deleting / retracting solution

We have a largish SharePoint solution with 15 wsp packages, each package contains several webparts etc. We use stsadm to uninstall and install the packages. We deploy fairly often to the test ...
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Add and deploy SharePoint Farm Solutions from Document Library using C# code

I have one Document Library in central administration Name "Deployment List" it contains SharePoint Solutions(WSP files). now i want to add and deploy that solution using c# code it already get file ...
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Is it possible to update .Webpart file and reflect the change on all uses of a webpart

I have a webpart that is a modified XSLT list view webpart in SharePoint 2010. I exported the webpart as a file and uploaded it to the webpart gallery manually. If the user adds this webpart to ...
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Event Reciever on specific list in SharePoint 2010 working in dev environment but not in production

I have created an event receiver (on item adding) using VS2010 in SharePoint 2010 targeted to specific custom list which is a globally deployed in the production environment. This event receiver ...
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Migrating site collections from developemnt to live

I have several site collections that have been created in development. I now need to move them to live. In the live environment these site collections do not exists. What is the best way to migrate ...
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How can I use Powershell to move a list from a development to a production Sharepoint 2010 box?

I'd like to copy a list (and its contents) onto our production server. I've been trying to use the Export-SPWeb cmdlet, using this article as a reference, but I can't seem to get it to cooperate. I've ...
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Update-SPSolution stops application pools on IIS

I have a ps1 script that deploys all of my webparts. I started noticing an error (Error 503 service unavailable) after running Update-SPSolution. What is happening is that when I upgrade all my ...
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List out the ways in which we can deploy the files to the SharePoint [closed]

What are the possible ways in which we can deploys files to:- The SharePoint hive (folders in hive) The SharePoint content db (libraries, etc) By files I mean css, js, masterpage, site page, html ...
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Adding and Deploying Multiple solutions in SharePoint 2007

I have got around 10's of webpart solutions that I need to add and then deploy to all web applications, I would prefer if someone can share easiest way of doing it.
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Deploying Custom DLL

I'm new to the SharePoint platform, although I've been coding in the .NET platform since v1.1. I created a customization that takes a SharePoint Library, iterates through the items and changes ...
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Deployment Question :: Single Tier vs Multi-Tier

Just asked by interviewer deployment between single vs multi-tier? I wasnt sure what he was talking about... Can anyone shed any light on this? Is he talking about following type scenario? 35) What ...
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Is there a way to assign a search server to a content database using PowerShell?

Is there a way to assign a SharePoint Foundation search server to a content database using PowerShell, either while creating an Sp-WebApplication using New-SpWebApplication or by updating an ...
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How to update choice field options with a feature upgrade?

I created a feature with a field definition with choices. These choices are bound to language dependent resources using the $Resources:file:key system. Resource files are included. As the feature is ...
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Code Change Never gets Deployed

I am having trouble with deploying code. I have developed and deployed a farm soluton [version 1]. It works fine, with my custom button showing up. I Retract the solution, clean solution and rebuild ...
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Deploy a visual web part developed with VS2010 to SharePoint 2007

I developed a simple webpart using the Visual Web Part template in Visual Studio 2010 and have been testing it within SharePoint 2010. I want to know if this web part could be deployed to SharePoint ...
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Editing web.config file from a feature using linq

I have custom web.config functionality that uses Linq to merge elements into a web.config based on a template file. I would like to use this in a feature so I can get it to merge all web.configs in a ...
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Activate only selected features on SharePoint 2013 deployment

Using Visual Studio 2010 and CKSDEV 2010, I was able to select to set of features (right click on project, select features to activate). Then using a custom deployment configuration, I used to ...
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troubleshoot a timeout happening while deploying via VS

Hi I am getting timeout error while trying to deploy my sp solution via visual studio 2010. It happens when my a particular feature is trying to activat. The generic error message I get goes something ...
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This assembly is built by a runtime newer than the currently loaded runtime and cannot be loaded

I created a project on Sharepoint 2010. I need a Third Part dll reference in order to solve a problem. After downloading the dll, putting it in the project, add the reference to this library and ...
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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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Custom Field Type error when deploying solution

I'm having problems when deploying a solution that creates several custom columns, for the content types I need to use. As it turned out I needed a couple custom field types for my application. The ...
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What is the “best practice” for Dev/Test/Release for SP2010?

I am a .Net coder new to SP. I've set up a new SP2010 in our test environment but wonder what the best practice is for the cycle I am familiar with "dev->test->live" with SP? e.g. How can I make test ...
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How can I update a custom form (Edit/New Item) without deploying the list?

I have a list in Visual Studio 2010 with a custom forms (EditForm/NewForm). I deploy the project to SharePoint Server 2010, to update the New Item form. The problem is that if I deploy the project ...
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Binding lookup fields to document library template

I have features that define site content types and a document library template that uses these content types. Now, when I create a document library from the template, all the content types appear ...
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Can’t add deployed web part to SharePoint (web part missing)

I’m trying to add my first web part to the working environment and have some problems with the deployment. I clicked on my development machine release and copy the *.wsp file from the "bin/release" ...
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Activating a WebApplication Scoped Feature for a particular WebApplication

I developed a SharePoint 2010 WSP that contains a custom HTTP Module for performing short-url redirects. The WSP also contains a WebApplication scoped feature that consists of a feature receiver that ...
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Where can I find more info on Deployment model?

•Select a deployment model This objective may include but is not limited to: identifying artifacts and execution appropriate for sandbox and farm (i.e. GAC vs. BIN) implementation, designing solutions ...
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Only Upgrade solution works!

We are having a weird issue. None of our WSPs (MOSS 2007 and 2010) work first time they are deployed. We noticed that upgrading solution (after deploying) works. Our WSPs normally replace user ...
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Redeploying a list provisioning feature

I created a site definition to use as the base for project workspaces. I then staple features to the definition as needed. In one of the features I instantiate lists and document repositories. I ...
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Solution Package Deployment stucks at Deploying status in SharePoint 2010

While trying to deploy a solution package in SharePoint 2010, it stucks in the deploying status. I tried the follow steps but no success. Tried to the cancel the deployment from CA. Tried to ...
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Deployment scenarios which are not possible by using SharePoint Solution mechanism

I am a big fan of SharePoint Solution deployment mechanism but I was once asked is there any scenario which can not be deployed by just using SharePoint solution deployment mechanism or is only ...
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“A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be displayed or imported. The type could not be found or it is not registered as safe.”

I have deployed a webpart to my MOSS 2007 environment and have the following error: "A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be displayed or imported. The type could not be found or it ...
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SharePoint 2010 package site collection for deployment to production

I want to move a site collection "MY SITE" from my development environment to my client's Production environment. Is there any best practice to do it in SP2010?
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Managing the deployment of lists/workflows in 2010

If we are creating workflows and lists using the out of the box tools in 2010 on a development machine, is there a preferred way of moving them to test and live once we are happy? Thanks for any ...
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Problems with WSP Deployment

We have a server farm that is having issues deploying WSPs. The odd thing is that the server goes through all the motions of deploying the WSPs with no errors. That is, the job is scheduled ...
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Can a quick deploy job be used on a list?

We are currently developing a FAQ list, that will be used to fill a FAQ page. So the content of the page will be a query to the FAQ list and all the FAQs will be displayed on the spot. The question ...
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SharePoint Custom Module Development and Deployment

Good Day, We're working on custom module (Information Management System) for SharePoint. The project file of this module is a Class Library which contains User Controls. The User Controls was based ...
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Does SharePoint in a load balanced environment require Sticky IP

I have seen some comments that it is required, some that it is best practices. Has anyone experience with runing SharePoint in a load balanced environment without sticky IP.
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Using SharePoint with Hardware versus Software Load Balancing

Is there any difference when using Hardware or Software load balancing with SharePoint? What we want to do is to test a clustered solution using Windows NLB in test, and then run it using Hardware ...
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Migrate Web Part from one environment to another?

SharePoint Foundation 2010. I have added a very basic web part to my development environment. It is honestly just the Visual Web Part template. I would like to export this web part and import to ...
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Deploying Site Solution

EDIT to add more detail about what I'm trying to do: This is the first SP project I've worked on, so I might be making a very basic mistake with how the project is set up. The project consists of a ...
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SharePoint 2010 User Code Host service stops

When I try to deploy any SandBox Solution I receive following error: Error occurred in deployment step 'Retract Solution': Timeout occurred while running the SharePoint Sandboxed Code service. ...
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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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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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SharePoint WSP Deployment Best Practices

I'm building a few WSPs (a custom web part and a branding wsp both scoped to site collection level) using WSP builder on VS2010. Our SharePoint 2007 Farm contains two Web applications. I'd like to ...
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SP 2007 custom workflow activity not deploying properly

I have a relatively simple workflow activity that just removes all permissions on a list item. This activity runs great in our test environments which is 2k8 r2 64bit. However, when we GAC the ...