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How can I avoid “service unavailable”/“recompiling” when deploying solutions

The topic says a lot. I'm looking for a way to avoid that ugly "service unavailable" page when you deploy a solution. Also, I would like some theory on it, as I'm not sure I understand it completely. ...
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Why does WSP Deployment Type 'ApplicationServer' require features to be manually installed?

When I create a WSP with Deployment Type set to WebFrontEnd and deploy, all of the features contained within are automatically installed. Features that are set up as ActivateOnDefault="TRUE" (Farm or ...
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Sharepoint 2010 development process

I'm about start working on a new sharepoint 2010 project and I have some doubts about the development process. The thing is: as far as I know, all the code development chould be in a continuous ...
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How to deploy webpart on production (not debugging) server?

I've created a web part, debugging it on a test Sharepoint 2010 install on my local workstation. I'd like to test it on our production server. It seems that I won't be able to use Build --> Deploy to ...
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Deploying columns with content types in Visual Studio 2010

I've written a feature that deploys new columns along with a content type containing the columns. The feature is Site scoped and written in Visual Studio 2010 to deploy to SharePoint 2010. When the ...
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Need guidance on SharePoint Environment Building

I just created a Virtual Machine on my laptop with Windows 2008 R2 Standard + SQLServer 2008 Standard + SharePoint 2010 Enterprise (everything on Single Box). I want to start my development of my ...
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How to deploy DLL as SafeControls? (No manual solutions, please)

I've user controls project (UI) and am using AJAX Extension Toolkit with them. The dll of AJAX Extension Toolkit is referenced in the project. The project is successfully compiling. Another project ...
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Deploying web applications to a file share

what do you think about deploying the SharePoint IIS web sites to a Shared file location (\\Fileserver\WWWRoot\Application1 for example) in contrast with deploying a copy locally to each Web Front End ...
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How to work in Sharepoint 2010 Team based development

We have following environment to create a publishing fully branded portal. Three developers each one have sharepoint 2010 installed on their workstation. One Server so that when each dev finish its ...
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Web Part Module Itens error 404

We have a WebPart that has a module with resources (images, css and js files). Locally it works perfectly when deploying from VisualStudio. In a testing server we're deploying the webpart via ...
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Error occured in deployment step

I get this error message when I try to deploy my project: Error occurred in deployment step 'Add solution': The located assembly's manifest definition does not match the assembly reference. ...
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The nature of deploying a sharepoint solution (or TO a sharepoint solution)

I'm in the really early stages of learning sharepoint and I'm struggling with a few concepts. One of which is the way in which one builds/deploys/debugs a sharepoint solution. Prior to sharepoint I'm ...
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SharePoint 2010 new server farm with shared SQL Server

Here is the situation I'm planning an upgrade from MOSS 2007 to MOSS 2010. My goal is to provision the minimum amount of new hardware. My Thought was to just setup new WFE's and re-use the existing ...
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Installing a file to the GAC through a Sharepoint 2007 WSP package

I'm creating a WSP package in Visual Studio 2010 to deploy my feature to the Sharepoint 2007 environment on a Windows 2003 Server box. Currently, the xml file that references the assembly containing ...
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Is it possible to deploy SharePoint solution (WSPs) via feature activation?

This seems to me an uphill task in SharePoint but is it possible to deploy the WSPs via SharePoint features? For instance, if we activate a certain feature then some specific SharePoint solutions ...
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Installing MOSS in DMZ with no AD

We want to install 2 WFEs in a DMZ with no AD in a workgroup environment. These WFEs will only host deployed content for anonymous users. The Index/Central Admin server will be on the internal LAN ...
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Custom library referenced in sharepoint project is not being put into GAC

I have a SharePoint 2010 project in a solution, and I have a library project in the solution. In the SharePoint project I've referenced to that project. Now when I deploy the SharePoint project, my ...
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How does SharePoint 2010 manage versioned dlls in the GAC when referenced by multiple features?

We have multiple SharePoint projects and features that reference common library code. The library is versioned using the 4 part identifier (x.x.x.x). Each feature may reference a particular version ...
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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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Automating changes in web.config file on load balanced server

Issue We currently have a deployment process which is partially automated and part manual. The manual part involves making manual changing to the web.config for some things. We have two load balanced ...
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SandBox Solutions Deployment of WSP to Solution Gallery : Beginner Questions

I am a beginner to SP Dev, and I have been reading a few things about Sandbox Solutions and the limitations there. Also it seems that to deploy a solution, I can simply upload a wsp to the solution ...
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Sharepoint web.config deployment

I have SharePoint app which we are deploying to another SharePoint server and I need to update target server web.config with changes made on source server web.config. Can somebody advise me how to ...
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Workflow deployment in a multiple WFE farm environment

The issue is:, I change the visual studio workflow's initiation form via infopath create the wsp package again Retract and Remove it via the ca. Deploy the new package via powershell When I try to ...
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What is an efficient way to copy Web Part pages from a dev server to a production server?

I have 29 web part pages, all very similar in structure. I built them using the browser. I'd like to migrate them from a development server to a production server. I tried copying them using both ...
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Using a globally reusable workflow

I have created a globally reusable workflow in Sharepiont Designer. I was able to save it as a .wsp. I would like to deploy and use this workflow to a different site collection. After succesfully ...
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SharePoint 2010 GAC deployment doesn't update

The following issue just crept up on me. The steps mentioned below had worked just fine until about 2 days ago. When I deploy a update to a solution (of web parts) to a SharePoint 2010 server I don't ...
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Does replacing an assembly in the GAC cause a reset?

So, I have a web part I wrote that is not working correctly, I get "object reference not set to an instance of an object." it works fine in dev, but when I installed in prod, it doesn't. Anyway, if I ...
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What is best practice for deploying third party SharePoint 2007 solutions?

I want to know what to look for and what to do (both from a developer and IT admin point of view) before installing a third party solution into a SharePoint 2007 farm? Is there a checklist that I ...
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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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Solution deployment fails with error “Violation of PRIMARY KEY constraint 'PK_Classes'”

In our install script, which installs several solutions together, we found that solutions were occasionally failing to deploy with the following error in the ULS log: ...
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Enable-SPFeature doesn't work, but activation via Site Settings does. Why?

I have a weird problem... I'm trying to deploy a sharepoint solution in production. This project works fine in the test environment, but in production trying to enable the feature returns this error: ...
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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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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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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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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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Deploying styles only for root site collection or for each site collection

I know how to deploy the masterpages and styles like css, javascripts, images etc, my question is rather what is the best practice? As I deploy the all the requisites on a site collection in the ...
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Can't debug/deploy solution from VS 2010

I have encountered strange problem on my dev VM. Background: Having my VM open (VM Player), I put host computer into sleep mode, then I woke it and put into sleep mode for second time. After waking ...
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Deployment Issue Event Reciver

i built a event receiver it works 100%. when i deploy it manually using power shell it deploys with no error i then used Get-SPSolution to see if it has been deployed and it returns true when i go ...
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Creating the illusion of dynamically provisionable Web Part Zones

I'm currently creating an application for SharePoint 2010 that leverages what I consider to be repeatable solutions I've used over and over as a consultant. Something that I made that I liked was a ...
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Visual Studio Retract - Install features script

when Visual Studio launch a Sharepoint Project does some steps, when debug ends does a retract to restore the system status. Now I'm developing an application based on content type.. When I deploy ...
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Deploying custom webservices

I am working on an old project, not currently used, that I pulled from our source backups. I have experience as a Sharepoint user but this is the first time I have been developing for or ...
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What are the technical reasons to go for BIN deployment in SharePoint 2010?

In my current project, the team uses BIN deployment instead of the standard GAC deployment. The application is just a custom application using NHibernate as the ORM framework. I know thats not a good ...
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How do I efficiently deploy a SharePoint project first to a test environment, then production?

I am still struggling to find an efficient way to handle deployment in SharePoint 2010. It seems as if this wasn't thought throught very well by Microsoft. I've had a look at the ideas here. These ...
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VS2010 Workflow Update Deployments Failing to Update System Account Codebase

I've been suffering through an issue I haven't managed to find much documentation on over the past several weeks as I've begun working on my first custom workflow project. I have a workflow solution ...
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WCF end point not deploying to ISAPI folder

I have Site level Feature. I have created a mapped a SharePoint folder to ISAPI. I have added a folder (myfolder) into the ISAPI folder. I have created a .svc (endpoint.svc) file and a web.config file ...
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Deploying an Application Page with code behind to a document library using Visual Studio 2010

I'm developing a new Application Page using Visual Studio 2010 with code behind it. When I deploy the solution, the page gets deployed to the _layouts folder but I would like to have the page for ...
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Adding Infopath forms into different libraries

I am following this link to add some infopath forms into different doc lib when a site is provisioned. <File Path="Module1\File-01.xml" Url="./SalesLib1/File-01.xml" Type="GhostableInLibrary" ...
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CKSDEV tools - problem with debugging

I use CKS devtools version 1.1(latest). Problem is: I installed tools and everything was ok relating to debug (VS2010 - Tools - CKSDEV -Attach to IIS Worker Processes) but after I changed ...
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Deploying WSP from saved as template - editing binary serialized web part in Visual Studio

I have deployed a WSP site template that originally came from "Save Site as Template" (our site was customized from a team site - STS#0). Now, we're making changes to it in in Visual Studio (as it's ...
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what are the cons and pros of page creation methods in Sharepoint 2010?

You know that you can create pages in 3 or 4 different ways (Sharepoint desinger, Browser , Visual Studio...) but what's the standard "Best practice" for developers and why? and what are the pros and ...