Farm solutions are packaged as SharePoint solution package (WSP) files that contain assemblies, other non-compiled components, and an XML manifest file. A farm administrator uses Windows PowerShell, the STSADM command-line tool, or the SharePoint Central Administration Web site to install solution ...

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Access denied in powerschell script for Add SPSolution

I have a Windows Server 2012 Standard, named DC. This server is a Domain Controller. I have Sharepoint 2013. The domain is DEVRSG.COM. I log on in DC machine using DEVRSG\Administrator, is Domain ...
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How to handle DLLs in GAC

Lets say I have a third party webpart which uses a DLL and pushes it into the GAC. Moreover I have custom webpart which I developed which also uses the same DLL but in a different version which is ...
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Farm installation

I will install a sharepoint farm in the following days and I am not sure about the number of servers to be used. My company is not very big but, not so small for a single server deployment. I was ...
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Sharepoint installation in a farm

I have been looking for a guide or another place where there is explanation about how to install sharepoint. I have gone through a lot ow websites and I haven't found useful any of them. I am trying ...
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How to manage single feature for all site collections in multiple web applications?

We have a custom sharepoint solution which we are deploying in standalone environment. Now we have to deploy on farm environment where we are going to create multiple web application and hosting our ...
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Extracted solution dilemma

I have extracted a solution created by a third party Dev House. When I open it in VS all I get is a page of HEX. Is this right or is it somehow protected? Thanks Powershell used to extract... $farm =...
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CSOM in FarmSolution

I am having troubles to get it running and wanted to ask you if you know if it is possible to use CSOM in SP 2013 Farm Solutions? I constantly get an 401 unauthorized exception. Here is how I create ...
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Modifying ListForm Save & Close button through JsLink

I am currently porting a internly used SP Farm-Solution from 2010 to 2013 and am struggling with the new concept of JsLink. In the 2010 solution we had overwritten the RenderingTemplate ListForm to ...
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Deploy Farm Solutions to Online SharePoint 2013

I am migrating SharePoint 2010 project to online SharePoint 2013. I managed to move lists, document libraries..etc. with sandbox solutions. But can any one help me how can I deploy the farm ...
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Web part SecurityException — System.Net.WebPermission failed — Farm Solution

I am getting an error with trying to make a HttpWebRequest inside a web part, I'm getting a SecurityException saying that System.Net.WebPermission failed. While searching for an answer, I came across ...
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Where i can override the OnInit method

I need to write the following farm solution to override the InInit method as follow:- protected override void OnInit(EventArgs e) { var request = HttpContext.Current.Request; ...
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Where is SPSecurity? Not in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll 15.900.0.0

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/microsoft.sharepoint.spsecurity.aspx says Microsoft.SharePoint.SPSecurity is in Namespace: Microsoft.SharePoint Assembly: Microsoft.SharePoint (in Microsoft....
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Farm scope Event Receiver

For some security reasons on one of our farm level solutions, we need to limit some actions using Event Receiver-FileMoving event. However, as known, event receivers can be deployed only by Site or ...
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Access Denied Add-SPSolution [duplicate]

I'm getting this error while adding solution to prod farm... a few weeks ago i found a website that gave me a line to write before launching any add command, but can't find it anymore Secondly, ...
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what is best practice for automating site structure creation?

I'm working on creating a website in SharePoint. I need a way to automate what I have done until now. For example I have created a web application and two site collections and bla bla. Now I have two ...
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Visualstudio 2012 sharepoint workflow toolbox not visible

I want to create a designer custom action in SharePoint 2013. I use visualstudio 2012 but i can't view SharePoint toolbox . I want to create an activity with createtaskwithcontenttype . Thanks
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How far can I go with SharePoint 2013 Apps?

I am really new to SharePoint 2013 and only worked for a brief period of time in SharePoint 2007 about 5 years ago (so i do not remember much). I have to plan now an extranet and it will probably be ...
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Assembly load errors after adding web application resources to solution with farm features

We have a solution that was recently changed from being globally deployed to deployed by web application in order to move binding redirects into the solution manifest (instead of using ...
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How shall i approach this scenario

I am a asp.net developer but not done sharepoint development before. Below is my scenario: 'Company A' has asked to me to create a new home page for their intranet. 'Company A' is currently using a ...
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Moving my custom farm solutions from sharepoint 2010 to sharepoint 2013 error

So I followed the following guide. http://zimmergren.net/technical/upgrading-your-sharepoint-2010-visual-studio-projects-and-solutions-to-sharepoint-2013 Once I tried to deploy the solution from ...
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SharePoint 2013 Development enviroment

Can one develop SharePoint solutions without having installed SharePoint 2013 on local, development machine? There will be one 'test' machine, however it will be placed on other machine, to save ...
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Single Farm with ForeFront AUG or 2 Serparate Farm to secure intranet/extranet Farm?

We're planning of setting up a two separate farm (internet farm and intranet/extranet farm) for security purposes. My question is that, if we use the Edge Topology (using the ForeFront AUG) is't okey ...
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get a list of farm solutions

Today I went to Farm solutions page from CA. There are about 30 of them that are not in use (at least thats what I think). I could off swearned that I seen a powershell script somewhere. Basically, I ...
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SP2010 Custom action runs sandboxed but not as farm solution

Short version: Which changes need to be made to convert a custom workflow action, developed in VS2010, from a Sandbox to a Farm solution. Assume it is a placeholder with no logic added yet. Long ...
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Reading/Writing Cookies in farm WebParts - SharePoint 2010 Server

I have farm solution Visual web part, with the following write and read cookies methods void writeCookie(Guid thisVoteGuid, string pollID) { HttpCookie pollCookies = new HttpCookie(COOKIE_NAME); ...
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Add content type from sandboxed solution to list definition (farm solution) does not work

I'm using a sandboxed solution from a 3rd party vendor which contains some site columns and a site content type. I want to add this content type to my document library definition in CAML. But when I ...
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Add solution from within event receiver - how to sort out “access denied” errors?

I'm handling the WebProvisioned event in order to add and deploy a solution that's relevant to the site being created. The solution is being created dynamically based on parameters of the site but for ...
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Accidently retracted two solutions, but timer is not running

I've accidently retracted two solutions from the farm in WSS3 but luckily the timer is not running so the jobs did not run. Now when I go to Solution Management I see "Error" for their deployment ...
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Update a existing deployed farm solution

I've deployed a farm solution to a test environment by following the Technet Deploy solution packages page - works well. But development continues, and I need to redeploy. When I follow the process ...
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Could a bigger sleep time be the solution for a failed update?

I have a problem with a update of a solution on farm. So we have changed some features and added two features. The main changes were done to the main feature of the solution. On our test cloud it ...
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How to Deploy Custom list definition in Central admin so that it appears in all WebApps I create?

I have created a custom list definition with my custom fields Now I want to deploy my feature in farm level i.e 1 When I deploy my solution in central admin as a farm solution that particular list ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 deployment scenario for Intranet + HR records

We are planning on using SharePoint 2010 to host our Intranet and want to use it as an electronic document management system for personnel records too. What deployment scenario would be best for us? ...
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Updating an uncustomized master page deployed as a wsp solution

I deployed an uncustomized master page as a SP 2010 Server farm solution using these instructions http://plekky.com/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=11 Now I need to update the master page. I edited it ...
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Best Practices for re-scheduling and starting the specific timer job using code

I have a situation where some of the code needs to re-schedule the specific timer job and start it according to new schedule. The timer jobs actually writes (need permissions) into the SharePoint ...
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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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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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How can I ensure that an Assembly is deployed to the GAC on all Servers in a Farm

I have a SharePoint Solution that contains an Assembly that contains an SPTimerJobDefinition that must be deployed to the GAC on all Servers in my farm. I have configured my farm in the following way....
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Can the Top-Level-Site be recovered or does it need to be re-created?

Yesterday I was working on a project and thought I was within that specific site when I wanted to delete it, but accidently deleted the main site of the Farm. Today I went into SPD and found that ...
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Security Exception attempting to deploy a solution

I must have upset SharePoint somehow as I can't use the Central Administration to deploy an installed solution. Everything I do returns the wonderful '[SecurityException: Access denied.]' error. I'm ...
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Does Create Content Type need to be a farm solution?

I've found a couple of examples of creating a content type using visual studio. http://stevemannspath.blogspot.com/2010/11/sharepoint-2010-leveraging-visual.html http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/...