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SharePoint 2010 Deployment will not update Master pages because SPFile.CustomizedPageStatus is 'None'

We have the following scenario and are hoping someone can help: Original 2007 Publishing Site content database upgraded to 2010 Page templates in use have never been Ghosted because they were ...
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Visual Studio WebPart Not Showing Up in SharePoint

I created a simple WebPart in Visual Studio 2010 that I was using to test some functionality for a project. When the WebPart was built and deployed, the messages in the Output box in VS all state ...
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Deploying Aspx in specific subsite

I need to deploy an .aspx from visual studio, to a sharepoint subsite. I can deploy it fine in the layout folder. How can i deploy it in a subsite so that it can be added in the quick link section ? ...
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individual wsp for each webpart

I am using Visual Studio 2010 and all my project related Visual Webparts are inside that solution and I am doing all this on UAT environment. Now I want to know how can I can build separate WSP file ...
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error when start new project in visual studio 2010

I am a new administrator to a SharePoint farm and I want to start developing *web-part*s for our sites. In our company we have installed SharePoint 2010 on Windows Server 2008 R2. And we have ...
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MOSS SP3 - How to uninstall Language Pack?

I no longer need to support a language pack on my MOSS SP3, Aug 12 CU server. I have tried to remove it from Control Panel but it is unable to uninstall the Hotfix for WSS (KB2687331). How can I ...
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Instances of older workflow version when deploying newer one

The question's about Sharepoint 2010. Let's consider a following scenario: there are instances of a workflow X in progress at the server (for example, waiting for user's interaction). Then, ...
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How do I export web application and site collections structure to production environment without deploying?

Microsoft tells us (yet again) that no custom code is needed in the new version of Sharepoint. However I'm curious how to export Web Application(s) | Site Collection(s) and Site(s) structure including ...
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visual basic in sharepoint 2010

I am new to SharePoint. My head in the office told me that if you want to learn SharePoint, you have to learn ASP.Net first because we need to add webparts to the portal. I installed visual ...
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Uninstall Site Collection Features not found error. What's the physical path for them?

I want to uninstall some features of the site collection on my server. These features are on my site collection and of site or web scope. On the Sharepoint "Site Settings" -> "Manage site features" ...
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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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Can't find WebApplication scoped feature

I've deployed a wsp that has 2 features. The one scoped at a web level is listed where I'd expect to see it and activates without a problem. The feature scoped at a web application can't be found ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow Deployemnet from DEV to UAT

I have Sharepoint 2010 DEV and UAT sites. I have made some changes in DEV workflow and I want to deploy the changed workflow to UAT site. I have created the workflow template and saved .wsp file to ...
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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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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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Sharepoint 2013 Distributed Cache cacheHostInfo null

I have setup a development environment for SharePoint 2013 so we can begin testing our 2010 content, however I am running into trouble starting the Distributed Cache service. Note that this is ...
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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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SharePoint Admin and Developer Roles [closed]

Currently in our organization we have a three man SharePoint development team where we do everything other than SharePoint admin. Our organization has development, test, and production servers. We, ...
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Deploying a custom health rule fails on Add Solution

I've created a custom health rule for checking which mode solutions were built in (following this guide) but am having trouble deploying it. When deploying from VS2010, I get Error occurred in ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Live to Development VM Copy Setup (Restoration)

Live to Development Migration We are currently migrating some sharepoint sites from external live environments to development environments hosted on vm's. The sites are a mixture of websites and ...
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remote deploy sandbox

I am trying to set up TFS build to deploy our solution to test server. The build executes some scripts remotely (from build server) on the test server. Everything works, including commands like ...
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SafeControls not added on all front-ends

On deployment in our acceptation farm, I noticed something weird happening. I deployed a wsp solution, just standard stuff. The solution contained a GAC assembly and some safecontrols. Our farm ...
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Sharepoint 2013, Programmatic deployment

I have the following queries : How do I programmatically deploy Managed Metadata Fields, and associate then to particular Term Set in Store while deployment When I am trying to create List/List ...
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Migrating .aspx pages created on SharePoint 2010

We're developing a solution based on a closed-source SharePoint-based application here at work and we're pretty stuck on the deployment portion. We have 2 servers, production and development. We need ...
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Deploying a feature for custom sharepoint timer job

To give some background, I am an ASP.net developer tasked with creating a calender event notification system with a lot of features beyond the out of the box calender. My application would read a list ...
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Install-SPUserSolution: Sandboxed code execution request failed

When executing Install-SPUserSolution powershell command the following error is shown: Install-SPUserSolution : Sandboxed code execution request failed. At line:1 char:23 + ...
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Multi-Tier SharePoint Deployment - Read-only Web Servers

Is it possible to have the following deployment architecture for hosting SharePoint internet websites? If yes, how can I make the front-end web servers as read-only while allowing content ...
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Auto-Update Statics On/Off

MS recommends disabling auto-create statistics on SP DBs (ref). What about auto-update statistics? Looking at our TFS installation, for the SP DBs, these two options are disabled for you when TFS is ...
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How to create a PowerShell script that accepts one or more SPWebApplication and use it in an expression?

I'm trying to create a custom function that can uninstall and reinstall any SharePoint solution. Some solutions requires the -GACDeployment switch, some requires the -AllWebApplications and some ...
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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 2013 deployment

I recently installed SharePoint 2013 on a VM with windows server 2008 and swl 2012. But I need some direction to start configuring the SharePoint. I found microsoft tech notes too complicated. Can ...
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Get deployed .aspx page in feature receiver to add WebPart

I have a SharePoint solution which deploys an aspx page in a custom folder in the Layouts folder. I need to get this page in the Feature Event Receiver so I can add to it a WebPart. In the ...
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Deploy SharePoint 2010 web application at a different machine

I develop SharePoint 2010 web application in Windows 7 + SharePoint 2010 Server machine. I have used Visual Studio 2010 for the development. In my application I have three different projects each for ...
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How to Deploy the Feature with Scope=Site & Scope=Web for WebParts & EventReceiver respectively?

I have only 1 Visual Studio Project. It contains 1 EventReceiver(for DocumentLibrary) and multiple-WebParts. I have defined the Scope=Site of Feature.xml file of Project. I have created 1 custom ...
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Link to Application Page in Sidebar

This sounds like a stupid question, but I cannot seem to figure it out. From Visual Studio, I have deployed an application page to my local SharePoint server. I can get to it directly by entering ...
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Content deployment between SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010

Is it possible to deploy on a regular basis content from a SharePoint 2007 server to a SharePoint 2010 server ?
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Page not appearing in site pages library

I want to deploy a page to the sitepages library. When i deploy this code it does not appear. However when i go to the url manually e.g. contoso.com/SitePages/mytestpage.html, i get the 'save as' ...
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Can I safely rename applications residing under 'SharePoint Web Services' in IIS?

I understand that sharepoint creates the SharePoint Web Services for a number of purposes, as described here. Here is my particular instance: Is it possible to organize/rename these GUID named ...
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Error - Service Application creation

I was helping a client today to run scripts for creating web apps, site collections and service applications. Creating normal web applications and site collections worked fine but we got some ...
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How to deploy app_browsers file?

Is there a simple way to deploy a file into the App_Browsers folder of all web applications? By now, the only way I found is to use a feature receiver that create and fire a custom SPTimerJob that ...
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How to make SharePoint Online to update files inside modules

We have deployed solution to SharePoint Online with following elements.xml file: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> ...
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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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Listdefinitions use Listname as Contenttype

I have a Sharepoint 2010 Foundation, VS2010 and i use the Sharepointfactory(spsf.codeplex.com), if this is important. My typical approach are: I create first some fields, then i use these in a ...
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Problem with adding webparts with limitedWebManager.ImportWebPart PowerShell

When creating a web in Visual Studio it generates a web part where the namespace and the class name is the same. I'm thinking that this is giving me a problem with the limitedWebManager.ImportWebPart ...
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Thoughts about deployment via Site Collection backup-restore

I wonder sharepoint experts ideas about deployment of sharepoint projects/portals via site collection backup & restore, instead of visual studio solutions? Especially for the projects that will ...
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Deploy with PowerShell issue

When I deploy my project from visual studio everything is fine, I have a module with some pictures in it and a stylesheet that get replaced on deployment, from the output window: Retracting ...
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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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How to add a specialised content editor web part to the web part gallery?

I would like to add in the web part catalog for the whole farm a specialized version of the content editor web part. Actually, I want to allow all site managers to drop a content editor that contains ...
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Web-scoped Feature falsely activated during Visual Studio deployment

In Visual Studio I have a solution containing two features with their Scope set to "Web". These two features work as expected but the only thing that is going "wrong" is that they are activated when I ...