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Error Creating Deployment Package in Visual Studio 2010

I am attempting to create a deployment package through Visual Studio 2010 When right-clicking my project and selecting "Package" from the context menu I receive the following error: Error 1 The ...
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Restore sharepoint 2010 web application on different domain

We made a backup of a web application through the central administration to move it to a different server on a different domain and it's a domain controller actually. So we made a restore operation ...
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Aliasing the SQL Server name

I'm creating a new SP 2010 farm that will replace our existing 2007 farm (using the db attach method), and decided I should probably use SQL aliasing with this install. So 2 questions relating to ...
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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 ...
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What's the best way to auto deploy resources in SP 2010?

I was wondering if there some automatic way to deploy resources (images / resource files) to IIS virutal directory from visual studio/ deployment instead of having to manually copy it to the virtual ...
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SharePoint 2010 Web part Deployment Error

When I deploy my web part locally everything is fine. The web part is registered as safe, and is completely usable. When I deploy the wsp to another server the web part comes back with the following ...
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how to nest a visual webpart inside another?

I just wanna insert a visual webpart inside another, I'm using this tag to register the inserted web part like this: <%@ Register Src="~/PL/VisualWebPart1/VisualWebPart1UserControl.ascx" ...
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what are the basic steps to deploy a sharepoint j2010 project to a production server?

after we finish the development / testing of a sharepoint we need to deploy it on the customer's production server. I was wondering what are the basic steps to do that. correct / add to the ...
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Automatically deploy resource files to Central Administration's App_GlobalResources folder when deploying a solution to a web application

I'm developing a SharePoint 2010 solution which consists of some web parts and other components. Furthermore the solution needs a application pages in the Central Administration for configuration. ...
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Code Change Never gets Deployed

I am having trouble with deploying code. I have developed and deployed a farm soluton [version 1]. It works fine, with my custom button showing up. I Retract the solution, clean solution and rebuild ...
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Approach for development of a simple WCM site

We are about to start building a simple WCM publishing site. It includes simple stuff like: News, Events, document libraries, Image gallery, video gallery, etc. We are using SP2010. This basically ...
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How to efficiently deploy content types to a Content Type Hub

I have set up a Content Type Hub and tested the syndication is working correctly by creating a test content type and watching it be published to the client site. Then I deployed the content types I ...
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Adding Features during Solution Update

Is there a supported method to add features during a solution update. We call Update-SPSolution and then upgrade our old features using SPFeature.Upgrade but any new features in the solution do not ...
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“A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be displayed or imported. The type could not be found or it is not registered as safe.”

I have deployed a webpart to my MOSS 2007 environment and have the following error: "A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be displayed or imported. The type could not be found or it ...
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How do I deploy a web part to the bin folder?

I developed a test web part and everything worked well. Now I try to deploy another webpart without using GAC (several websites, including Microsoft's, say that the web part dll must either be in /bin ...
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SharePoint 2010 package site collection for deployment to production

I want to move a site collection "MY SITE" from my development environment to my client's Production environment. Is there any best practice to do it in SP2010?
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What is a good way to build/install/provision a full web application?

I have a fairly simple SharePoint web application, with a publishing front end, an extranet for customers and an intranet portal. I want this web app to be easily redeployable -- pretty much a ...
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Unable to deploy from solution from WSPBuilder because preflight requirements fail

I have a box where SP2010 is just installed and seems to be working. When I'm trying to deploy a solution using WSPBuilder, I get these errors: SharePoint is not installed on MYSPBOX Microsoft ...
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Deploy a visual web part developed with VS2010 to SharePoint 2007

I developed a simple webpart using the Visual Web Part template in Visual Studio 2010 and have been testing it within SharePoint 2010. I want to know if this web part could be deployed to SharePoint ...
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How to deploy a sandboxed Event Receiver to SharePoint 2010 Foundation?

I am working on a test environment where is installed Windows Server 2008 R2, SharePoint Foundation 2010 and Visual Studio 2010. I have developed and debugged a new Event Receiver for a Document List ...
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Update-SPSolution stops application pools on IIS

I have a ps1 script that deploys all of my webparts. I started noticing an error (Error 503 service unavailable) after running Update-SPSolution. What is happening is that when I upgrade all my ...
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Sharepoint Blog Deployment

I modified the aspx files with Sharepoint Designer of the default sharepoint blog to change its layout. Now, I'd like to know if there is a way to package that in a feature or something like that to ...
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How to change deploy server in visual studio 2010 for web part?

I have a web part that I have been deploying to Server A. I now have a new SharePoint environment I would like to deploy my web part to (Server B). How can I set the web part solution to deploy to ...
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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 the different between Deploy Solution and Deploy?

I have been developing WP's for SP 2010 for some time now, and have not thought about a simple concept. What is the difference between deploying the solution vs deploy? What files are included when ...
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Managing the deployment of lists/workflows in 2010

If we are creating workflows and lists using the out of the box tools in 2010 on a development machine, is there a preferred way of moving them to test and live once we are happy? Thanks for any ...
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wsp deployment sometimes doesn't update gac-ed assembly on all servers

We are finding recently, with our wsp deployments, that on some of the WFE/APP servers in our farm that the assembly contained in the WSP, which should be gaced, is updating some servers but not all. ...
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WebPart not registered as safe

I have a webpart that is part of a larger solution, deployed as a WSP using WSPBuilder. I can see the SafeControl entry in the web.config and can see that the assembly has deployed to the GAC. The ...
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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 a workflow as part of a site definition?

We have a customer that will be creating many sites based on a site definition. The sites include a list. We would like to connect a workflow to that list such that the workflow starts whenever a new ...
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problem deploying webpart on a farm

a customer has a problem deploying a webpart I developed for them on a farm. The webpart is packaged as a .WSP solution with WSPBuilder and it seems to work fine when deployed to a single server. ...
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What technical skills do you use most when developing/deploying SharePoint?

(I think my question is sufficiently different from this question to justify asking it. My question is not about useful SharePoint resources, but what technical skills you actually need...) I'm a ...
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AddListItem to list by using powershell

Is it possible to add list items to a list by using powershell commands.
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Problems with WSP Deployment

We have a server farm that is having issues deploying WSPs. The odd thing is that the server goes through all the motions of deploying the WSPs with no errors. That is, the job is scheduled ...
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Managing Changes to SharePoint Configuration

We have 5 seperate environments which code needs to move through within the project lifecycle (6 if you count individual developer VMs.) This does not include the support enviornments which are used ...
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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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Deploying custom list best practices moss 2007

I need to create and deploy a custom list. Is there a best practice way to do this i.e. xml definition or in code? This feature may be redeployed many times as part of a continual integration ...
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Log4net deployment

We're developing web parts using log4net as the logging framework. Right now we're leaving the configuration details in the web.config and will be moving the log4net.dll to the GAC manually. For a ...
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Has the deployment of resource files and site maps been improved in SharePoint 2010

All the SharePoint applications I work on use resource files to allow localisation and sitemap files to integrate with breadcrumbs. It has always been a problem to deploy and process these files as ...
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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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Introduce a new WFE in the existing SharePoint 2007 Farm?

We would like to introduce a new WFE in the existing SharePoint 2007 Farm, due to the business requirement, which already has 8WFEs and separate servers for Index, Query & admin. what would be the ...
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How can I compare WFEs to ensure a WSP was deployed succesfully?

I'm a sharepoint 2007 administrator. We are running with two WFE and deployed a wsp package recently, we suspect that the deployment was not completely successful. we would like to compare the WSPs ...
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Speed up deleting / retracting solution

We have a largish SharePoint solution with 15 wsp packages, each package contains several webparts etc. We use stsadm to uninstall and install the packages. We deploy fairly often to the test ...
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WSS 3.0 Configuration Wizard exception

After installing WSS 3.0 I'm getting the following error in the configuration wizard: An Exception of type System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException was thrown. Additional exception information ...
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stsadm -o execadmsvcjobs as part of a batch command

When using the stsadm -o execadmsvcjobs as part of a batch command we are finding that even though the command is saying all the jobs have been run, the jobs haven't necessarily completed. This means ...
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Is using SharePoint as a intranet/extranet portal a good idea?

I work for a fortune 500 company in IT and we have developed many systems/applications to do a variety of things. We are in need of some commonality of these applications and a better ...
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Deploying .dlls to the web application bin folder using .wsp fails with feature recevier

When deploying .dlls to the bin directory using a .wsp my feature receivers seem to blow at the deploysolution stage as they cannot find the related code for my feature receivers. How can I handle ...
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Images and Css located in the _layouts folder

Is it wise to store images and css for the site in the layouts/1033 folder within a .wsp and then letting the deployment of the .wsp take care of location, i.e. dont use elements.xml etc. I seem to ...
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How to setup a database on custom module installation (or feature activation)?

I've developed a custom module on SharePoint which uses a different database from the SharePoint database. How should I setup this database? Should I show a database configuration form when you first ...