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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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Files not deleting on solution retraction

When i retract my solution several files are not deleted including my custom master. Probably something simple but i want it deleted so that visual studio doesn't complain every time i deploy about ...
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Using Visual Studio to replaces default.aspx

I want to replace the default.aspx with my own. The problem i am running into is strange. I created a module with default.aspx in it. I copy and pasted the following into the main Content ...
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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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Customize OOTB Approval workflow and deploy in other environments

I would like to customize the OOTB approval workflow of a 2010 site and change the email bodies to include column values from lists in the site. The site is in a QA environment. How would I go about ...
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Rebrand a SharePoint portal

I'm a beginner in SharePoint so forgive me if the question is too simple. I've been given a task to revamp an existing SharePoint portal. I will basically focus on the visual branding and also on ...
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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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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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Sharepoint 2010 out of box site Deployment from development to production

I developed sharepoint 2010 site with all OOB features(like document library, external list, SSRS reports, dashbaords) and designing using Sharepoint designer 2010. Now I want to deploy all the stuff ...
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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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deploying custom feature in sharepoint 2010

I have created a custom feature for adding a button in the SharePoint 2010 ribbon. If I click that button, I can open a show model dialog box which I have loaded a aspx file that contains file upload ...
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Why am I getting this error? “The given assembly name or codebase was invalid.”

I have created and implemented the IHttpModule interface in order to use the Session_Start event in SharePoint 2010 (like global.asax in asp.net). I have added the add tag into my web.config file in ...
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Can I deploy a Sharepoint 2010 blog on a plain ASP.NET hosting company?

If I decide to host a blog using Sharepoint 2010 can any plain vanilla .NET 4.0 ASP.NET hosting company be OK or does the host need to support Sharepoint? Are Sharepoint stuff deployed when I deploy ...
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Error while adding Sandbox WebPart

I created a simple "Hello World" sandbox webpart in VS.NET 2010. After uploading the .wsp file to SharePoint site, I activated the webpart. But while trying to add it to a page, I was getting this ...
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Using SharePoint token to link to the Silvelight XAP file

I deploy my silverlight .xap file to a document library.I'd like to add the silverlight using the object control,like below param name="source" ...
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Solutions not Deploying

My farm has stopped deploying solutions. No matter what I try they are always stuck on "deploying" I have checked that all timer services are running but still it is stuck. I am looking for other ...
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Migrating Theme from MOSS 2007 to 2010

Can any of the post readers help me out how to make my moss 2007 custom theme work in sharepoint 2010. Thanks in Advance Manoj
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Deploying a WSP to application server with stopped Web Application Service

Maybe this will be obvious to someone with more medium to large farm experience than I have. I've got a custom Central Admin (.aspx) page that gets deployed to the \TEMPLATE\ADMIN directory. I also ...
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Sandboxed web part failing with “No available sandboxed code execution server could be found”

I'm deploying a web part as a component of a sandboxed solution from Visual Studio 2010 to Windows 7 SharePoint Foundation Server 2010 on my development box, and I receive the following error when ...
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unable to deployWSPBuilder visual webpart in sharepoint 2010

i have created simple webpart in visual studio 2010 with the WSPBuilder Template (restricted to use this template. can not use the sharepoint tooling). I have added the Visual Webpart type. i found a ...
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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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SharePoint Designer 2010 workflow lifecycle

I've build a workflow with SharePoint Designer 2010 on a dev computer. Let's say it's in V1. Now I want to move the workflow to the production environment. What is the correct way to do that ? I've ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - wpresources for Bin / web Application Deployment

In SharePoint 2010 , using visual studio 2010 : i have bin / web application deployment. i want to add java script file under Virtual Directories\/wpresources// I cannot use the Resources mapped ...
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Set SPWeb title on a SharePoint site using PowerShell

I'm having problems setting the title of a root web in a site collection when creating it in an other language then English. When i run the script under using 1033, it works fine the site title is set ...
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Please suggest a practice to deploy a sharepoint site collection from test to production server

This is the current scenario: Sharepoint 2010 on MachineA with SQL Server. Site collection SCa on web app WAa. Now I need to "deploy" my site collection on MachineB. What are the suggested ways ...
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Error deploying WSP package

Error: Cannot find this file specified in the manifest file: ChangeContentTypeEventHandler.dll I'm getting this error when attempting to deploy this solution to the Sharepoint environment. Here is ...
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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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Cross-Farm Social Features in SharePoint 2010?

We have two separate SP2010 Farms, Farm-A has a "TeamSite" web-application and "Mysite" is hosted on Farm-B. User Profile service is hosted on Farm-B and consumed in Farm-A. My Requirement is: ...
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Sharepoint 2010 deployment one way whats the best way to get external data back in

As sharepoint 2010 can not deploy back to the source what could be the best method of getting data back into the source site collection? eg lets say a webpart asks a user some questions, which needs ...
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How do I deploy the new version of a webpart?

As stated here (and as i checked), to upload a new version of an installed webpart, uninstalling the assembly from the GAC and installing the new version would suffice. I've tried it and it worked. ...
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Looking for a good resource for building a SP 2007 WSP package in Visual Studio 2010

Can anyone point me in the right direction for this?
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How to maintain workflow associations when deploying a SharePoint Designer wsp file on my customer's machine?

I know this might be a silly question but here goes... I created an event calendar site and it has some customized webparts (done using visual studio), custom views (XLV webpart views) and workflows ...
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Deploying a site template and instantiate it in the same PowerShell script?

I want to create a PowerShell script that : add a farm solution that only contains a site template deploy the solution globally wait for the deploy job to finish create a site collection based on ...
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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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Solution package for a specific webapplication

I have created a solution package using the makecab tool that contains a feature and a DLL which will be installed on the GAC. Its getting deployed globally however I want to deploy it for specific ...
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Can't Activate Solution from Site Settings in SharePoint foundation 2010

I'm currently tasked with developing a branding solution for SharePoint Foundation sites. I've created a WSP file which can be deployed through my local machine through Visual Studios, but when I ...
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Maintenance Page/Downtime

I have an IF site that will be undergoing a fairly large deployment. There will be a few hours of downtime, and I want to put a maintenance page at the front of the site, and prevent any traffic from ...
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Deploy WSP from Visual Studio 2010 to web application with set host header

I have a demo SharePoint server with multiple web applications created. Each of them has a host header that is entered into company's DNS. All the web applications are on port 80. I changed SiteURL ...
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Error when using stsadm.exe to deploy webpart

I am trying to deploy a webpart to our live SharePoint instance. STSADM.EXE -o AddSolution -filename webpart.wsp I then get the following error: Object reference not set to an instance of an ...
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Problem installing web part using Powershell

We've developed a custom Visual Web Part using Visual Studio 2010 for Sharepoint 2010 Server. The webpart gets deployed when executed from VS (F5), so we can add it wherever we want using Sharepoint ...
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Is adding aspx pages to onet.xml allowed for team site?

I have about 20 custom aspx pages that I need to deploy whenever a site is provisioned. I tried the following code but the aspx page didnt get added. (I even activated the publishing but the aspx ...
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Multiple Sharepoint projects in one solution - how to package correctly?

I have multiple Sharepoint projects in a solution: MySolution.WF MySolution.Webparts MySolution.UI I also have some common code in a MySolution.Common project. All of the aboe projects ...
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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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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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SharePoint Server 2010 to the Cloud (Azure)

As part of our implementation of SharePoint 2010 (Server), I am tasked with investigating the option to deploy SharePoint 2010 via the cloud. Does anyone have the benefits and/or limitations for ...
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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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How to reproduce Visual Studio “Deploy” action?

It seems like whenever I am developing a web part and I "Deploy" it from Visual Studio, everything gets deployed and works exactly as I would expect. When I take my WSP and try to install it to a ...
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Remove SQL Dependencies from SP Standalone Cloned VM

I have made a copy of a standalone SP 2010 VM -> VM_2. I've renamed it, defined another IP. Now VM_1 and VM_2 run simultaneously. I've added following line to hosts file: MY_NEW_IP VM_1 VM_2 to ...
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Custom web part deployment produces 'Cannot import this webpart' error

I have built an empty SharePoint project in Visual Studio 2010 with some custom web parts in it. When I've tested these on my local development machine they can be added to a page without any trouble. ...