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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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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Can i create a security group with the proper permissions and have farm account run only as a service account?

On my SP 2007 environment I been trying to have my administrators not use the farm adm account for their administration and use their own credentials. So we started by creating a security group with ...
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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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How to trace the ListAdded event for the entire SharePoint 2010 farm?

In our SharePoint 2010 environment, we want to enforce the users to choose the option "show user names in the survey list" (survey list) however there may be a time when user may choose "No" to this ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...