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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. ...
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Sharepoint solution deployment

How to build and maintain sharepoint solution deployments? We have a development environement, qa and production. How do we rollout the complete solution? And what about updates? If we deploy the ...
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Upgraded instances of a workflow become 'stuck' and do not pickup OnTaskChanged Activities

I have a very simple workflow as seen here: When a user goes to act on a task, they are presented with an InfoPath form. The form displays some information. The user either selected 'Approve' or '...
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Visual studio retracts and reinstalls my features, can I tell it to just update?

It appears Visual Studio 2010's out of the box functionality for Deploy retracts and installs my features. Can I tell it instead to perform an update-spsolution instead of removing the entire thing? ...
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List does not exist error trying to deploy feature to subsite

I have a root site collection and a user control stored in controltemplates. http://root I have another site collection under here http://root/fs which also uses this user control but uses its own ...
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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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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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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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Problem with WCF Web Service in SP2010

I've followed this tutorial and also this one (tried every possible combination of those) to deploy a custom WCF service in Sharepoint 2010. But I'm not having any luck. Once the service is deployed, ...
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The “ValidatePackage” task was not given a value for the required parameter “ProjectService” when deploying in Visual Studio 2010

I have a SharePoint feature built with Visual Stuido 2010. Everything has been working on my project untill I changed the Site URL for the SharePoint project. Now when I goto deploy my solution I get ...
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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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What permissions are needed to deploy a WSP to SharePoint 2010?

In an attempt to make sure that developers have the appropriate rights, I'm trying to find documentation on what rights are needed to deploy WSP files to SharePoint 2010 (via stsadm or otherwise). ...
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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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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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How do you create webpart-specific config files?

How do you create application specific config files for a GAC-deployed webpart in SharePoint 2010? Which one or more of app.config/web.config/supplemental config are appropriate to use for webparts? ...
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How do I set a new WebApplication to deploy at a specific time (i.e. 03:00)?

Is there a way to set this up so that the new application deploys at a specific time of the day? Maybe even on a specific day of the week?
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How do I deploy custom web part to Sharepoint Online Site Collection?

After uploading the wsp to the site collection using the browser and activating it, everything seems to work fine and i see all the page layouts, masterpage, content types, lists and webparts. BUT, ...
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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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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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What's the downside of using backup and restore site collection as deployment methods in #SharePoint2010?

What's the downside of using backup and restore site collection as deployment methods in SharePoint2010? The downsides are: an not restore a previous version of SP site backup to a new version of ...
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Can't deploy packaged page layouts because they are already in the content database

In our SP2010 publishing site we have a lot of content (publishing pages) which are associated with custom page layouts. These page layouts have previously been edited on the server using SharePoint ...
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System.ServiceModel.Channels.ServiceChannel in faulted state

When I try to deploy my SharePoint masterpage using Visual Studio I get the following error: “The communication object, System.ServiceModel.Channels.ServiceChannel, cannot be used for ...
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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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Error in deployment from VS2010 - The type initializer for 'MyClass' threw an exception

When trying to deploy a SharePoint 2010 solution from Visual Studio 2010, I'm getting the following error: Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': The type initializer for 'Singleton' threw ...
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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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Problem with HTTP Handler deployed on Sharepoint 2010

I've developed a Visual Web Part for Sharepoint 2010. I've used VS2010 to do that and tested the Webpart in a testing server using VS to do the deployment. But to deploy it on the production server I ...
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Enable-SPFeature not working

I am using PowerShell script to deploy and activate a feature in the same script. Everything works fine and I can see my feature in the Sharepoint Root folder (14 hive). I run it using Farm Admin. ...
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Import&Export Sharepoint Lists / Deploy this with VS2010

I created a webpart which grabs content of two Lists in Sharepoint, is used as source. Its working very well and i like the way users can change content. Is there an way to export my list-schema+...
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How to apply new page layout to all existing pages in a site?

I really need your help. I've created a new page layout in SharePoint Designer 2010 and I want to apply it to all existing pages in a site. Another thing to note, some subsites and pages use ...
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Retraction and deployment tasks are not executed Sharepoint 2010 after SP1

I am unable to redeploy solution to my sharepoint 2010 site. When I try to retract solution, the task is registered in scheduled que but not executed (sharepoint timer and admin services are running, ...
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Override a SiteMapProvider / Deploy this with VS2010

I am tryin to override the SiteMapProvider "CurrentNavigation" in nightandday.master. I got the code to override the class, but i am not sure how i handle the deploy process. A colleague told me that ...
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Tools for deploying solutions

I'm looking for an easier way of deploying multiple solutions. I know I can write some scripts which handle all my WSP packages (both install and uninstall), but I want something more automated. Also,...
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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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Powershell Deployment - Enable-SPFeature Error

I get the following problem activating a feature in powershell: Enable-SPFeature : The located assembly's manifest definition does not match the assembly reference. (Exception from HRESULT: ...
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First time deploy a sharepoint 2010 project

I'm learning sharepoint 2010 developing. After some theoretical pages in "Inside Microsoft Sharepoint 2011" I'm finally ready to start creating sollutions myself. I've installed everything local. (...
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Updated SharePoint Solution not recongnized

I've modified a minor bug in a User Control of a custom SharePoint solution that was initially deployed on SharePoint 2007 but now it is deployed on SharePoint 2010. I was hoping to just update the ...
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Deploy solution button does nothing?

I have a WSP file in the Solution Management page of Central Administration of Sharepoint 2007. I enter its deployment page by clicking its name, then click Deploy Solution, choose Now and click OK. ...
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Deploy Sharepoint Dashboad page and KPI List to other site

I have a report library in Sharepoint site where i have several dashboard pages. Each of these dashboard pages have kpi and excel web acess web parts in them (only out of box no custom web parts). A ...
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Best practices for creating a shared code library for SharePoint projects

I have several projects for SharePoint 2010 (mostly they are separate solutions built each to separate wsp's) in active development. And I have a similar tasks in these projects (logging, ...
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File not found on WebPart Deployment

I followed the Instructions on msdn and also this one here but unfortunatley nothing seems to work. I've built a custom webpart and packaged it into a .wsp file since i'm trying to import this ...
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SharePoint 2007 - Solutions deployment fails

Suddenly, when we attempt to redeploy a solution from central admin > Operations > solutions.. it says Error with no option to redeploy or remove. Also noticed, in Timer Job Status Application Server ...
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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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Retaining same WSS 3.0 URL on new SharePoint 2010 server

SharePoint Admin Newbie here so my apologies if this has been asked before, etc.... Is it possible to reuse our existing WSS 3.0 URL (e.g. http://sharept.domain.com on server abc) on our new ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Solution Batch Deployment / retraction

I have more than 20 solutions to deploy or retract at the same time, Currently i doing the deployment/retract one by one and each deployment is required an iis reset and this causes around 20 minutes ...
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How do I make Sharepoint 2010 overwrite all files when deploying?

I have a problem where I delete an older version of a page layout but it keeps coming back and the changes I made to that page layout do not take effect. I would like to know if there is a way to make ...