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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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What are the relationship between administrators groups of domain, dev computer and of Sharepoint services?

I know-know I can search and read but anyway I would need to ask in order to escape possible typos, personal misunderstandings and to better remember. I develop on a machine with installed ...
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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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Adding new webparts to an already deployed solution

I have a webpart project built in visual studio 2010 and it has been deployed successfully to my production environment. I recently had to make some changes to the webpart and also needed to add a ...
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Timeout while deploying VS2010 solution to SP2010

When deploy a solution (no sandbox solution) with many projects, I always get the following error: Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool': The open operation did not ...
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Hooking feature reciever issue

I have invalidly hooked feature reciever. Feature has two configuration files The first, SharePoint looks like this: < feature ...
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Failed to load reciever assembly

I have issue during deployment. It throws: Failed to load reciever assembly I tried to GAC that assembly, also microsoft.office.sharepoint.clientextensions.dll and Microsoft.Office.Server.dll ...
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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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Overwrite custom masterpage on deployment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to update custom master page and page layout, which is already deployed I have my custom masterpage in my visual studio solution and first time I deployed it worked ...
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Create Sharepoint Web Application in Dev, deploy to Live?

[I've searched on here and googled, but can't find anything that actually makes any sense to me! - I'm a n00b to SP...our SP Dev left at very short notice...i.e. he was here yesterday, gone ...
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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 advantages/disadvantages of building a list template with Visual Studio as opposed to SharePoint Designer

First, let me say, I am new to SharePoint Development. I have been able to create a couple of related custom lists using SharePoint Designer. I was able to deploy them and they work quite well. ...
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What happens to content if you remove content's dependency?

Dependency may not be the right word here - but basically my question is regarding what happens to the data inside a sharepoint content database if that data was created, for example, by using a ...
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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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GUIDs need replacing every time I press F5 - any way around this?

(Caveat: this is the first time I've ever worked with SharePoint, so am probably failing to understand something fairly fundamental. But Google's been singularly unhelpful, so here I am.) I'm ...
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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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How do I move the contents (and mappings) of the Managed Metadata Service Application from dev to test environment?

I have a solution on a development server with a custom list with Managed Metadata fields that reference Managed Metadata term sets (from the standard Managed Metadata Service (MMS)). The term sets ...
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Changing Deployment Url for Webpart in VS 2008

I am trying to debug a webpart in SharePoint 2007 using Visual Studio 2008. When I click debug, it deploys the solution to http://localhost:8080. The url I want to deploy to is on a different port. ...
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Quickest way to backup and restore a web application content database across farms?

When I perform a complete backup of my development content database using Backup-SPSite and restore the site on a separate farm using Restore-SPSite its currently taking around 25 mins to backup and ...
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Deployed Timer Job not taking new code when deployed

I've realized recently that, when re-deploying (either manually or through vs2010) my timer job feature package, the updated execute code is not being deployed. Strange yea. Essentially, I'll ...
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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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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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DVWP Display of Multiple Lists Results in “Unable to display this Web Part” Error in Production Environment

I used SharePoint Designer 2007 to create a joined view of two lists and changed the 'ListID' parameters to 'ListName'. The list is grouped and sorted. Update: When the joined subview is in 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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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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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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Can't find workflow deployed as WSP solution

I am new to SharePoint, sorry if answer to my question is obvious. I am trying to deploy my very simple workflow as WSP package, it deploys without errors, I activate it, but I can't find my workflow ...
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How do I deploy from a site template that has a feature dependency?

I am trying to deploy an alpha version of the project I'm working on and I'm running into some issues that are likely because I have a flawed understanding of how to do deployments. My site is fairly ...
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Solution deploys without errors, creates lists, but I can't see workflows

I am new to SharePoint and .Net development, sorry if answer for my question is obvious. I've created a solution, pack it to the WSP package and deploy. It deploys without errors, creates all lists, ...
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Error deploying SharePoint 2010 solution with InfoPath form (The path is not of a legal form.)

I am new to SharePoint and .Net development, sorry if answer for my question is obvious. I've created SharePoint solution, which uses InfoPath form. When I deploy it from Visual Studio, all work ...
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Deploy multiple wsp versions to different webapps in the same farm

Im working on a newer version (2.0) of my sharepoint2010 wsp (which contains several features and webparts). I have dev+test servers which have a webapp each with v1.0 of wsp. In the newer version ...
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Deploying web parts to sharepoint with out taking sharepoint down?

Is there a way to install sharepoint web parts with out taking sharepoint down at all? Here is what I use for my deployment batch file: @ECHO OFF SET PATH=%PATH%;"C:\Program Files\Common ...
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Event receiver not working properly?

I created an Event Receiver for a feature, my problem is when I deploy the solution, the feature is deployed as active but never goes through my FeatureActivated() inside my Event Receiver. It also ...
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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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How to deploy changes in one webpart fromd dev to test and production

Regarding this question here: How to edit/replace an existing page when the ribbon is not visible? lets say that in test I already have my configuration done. New mapped property Changed the ...
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How to check if there is any active solution deployment running on the server?

Is there a way to know if there is any active solution deployment running on SharePoint server? I'm wondering how to do this using a PowerShell script?
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How to develop in the following environment

Production has 10 servers, 8 app servers, 2 front end. Its own active directory Testing has almost the same. Its own active directory The problem is that at the moment, in the current company ...
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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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How to deploy an aspx to subsite from VS 2010

Is there any chance to achieve this? The sharepoint project and the silverlight web part, which is called by the aspx, are linked by this template. I played with module and feature xml files but i ...
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Why Is My Content Type Replaced With a List Instance Detail When I Deploy My Project in Visual Studio, but Not When I Deploy it Manually?

I'm doing something that I think is pretty typical. I've created a content type, descended from Document, to go into a document library, like so: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> ...
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How to decide at which level your solution should be deployed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Explain it to me: SharePoint deployment scope, solution and features I found there are many levels to deploy solutions in share point. How to decide at which level the ...
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Completely remove a WSP from SharePoint

What is the best way to completely remove a WSP from SharePoint? SO when you reinstall it again from scatch it thinks it is a clean install?
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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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.wsp Package deployed on the server

i have developed a .wsp package and i got the access to the server(application server) to deploy it.. when i deployed the package and i try to access the site i was getting the error Service ...
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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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Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': Index (zero based)

Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': Index (zero based) must be greater than or equal to zero and less than the size of the argument. Getting this error on deployment both from CA and ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Deploying Event Reciever on the production environment

I want to deploy the event receiver created in SharePoint 2010 to the production environment. This is a farm solution, but I have a question regarding the deployment in the production environment. ...