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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Add-SPSolution and Install-SPSolution is working even without installing it's dependencies

I have one farm solution that have two activation dependencies defined as: <ActivationDependencies> <ActivationDependency SolutionId="{4400849B-2E03-4030-95DB-D98B1790EAD9}" SolutionName=...
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Upgrading SharePoint from 2010 to 2013 with Farm Solution

I am working on SharePoint multiple versions. One of my customer is asking for an upgrade from SharePoint 2010 (foundation) to 2013. I would like to know the below: Steps to upgrade SharePoint ...
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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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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 SandBox Solution is not Working in SharePoint online (Custom action)

I have created a sandbox solution in sharepoint 2013.I have added Custom action and Visual web part in to the solution. Custom Action Code as following : <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> ...
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Master Pages not reflecting changes after updating Solution

I'm taking over a project from an existing SharePoint site. I was given all the source code which I assume is the current code. 3 of the project handle different types of master pages currently in use ...
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Unable to open a SharePoint Application Page after deploying wsp

I have created a SharePoint project which contains Application Pages and deployed it on Production server. In Manage Farm Solution under Central Administration, this wsp show status as deployed. ...
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Can i create site columns, content types by publishing a sharepoint-hosted APP

I am working on SharePoint 2013 server and I like the idea of creating site columns & content types using visual studio as this allow me to easily manage the artifacts among my different farms, ...
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Using powershell how to get active features and custom features also in a sharepoint farm

How to get all out of the box active features and custom farm solutions features using powershell code in sharepoint 2010 and sharepoint 2013.
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Mysterious Hierarchy ribbon group on calendar view?

I have created a SP solution that had a list and custom action originally based on an Events list (id 106). It was asked that we change this to a new ID as per SPCAF warning (Define Type of ...
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How to complete un install custom Sharepoint farm solution?

What is the correct way to uninstall custom farm features and farm solutions? Does installing a farm solution add any DLLs to GAC?
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How to uninstall Sharepoint farm solution dlls from sharepoint servers completely? [duplicate]

how to remove below dlls from sharepoint servers, i faced issue when i join new servers to the existing farm, these dlls i don't need and wants to delete from existing sharepoint farm server. Failed ...
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Is creating a Timer Job in SharePoint 2013 as a farm solution , a deprecated approach that i should avoid

I want to create a timer job in sharepoint 2013, the purpose of the timer job, is to loop through my list items and do these two actions:- Check if the "Review Date" of an item is met (Review date = ...
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Confused about SharePoint Solutions

I'm confused about SharePoint Solutions. Could you verify if my understanding is correct? There are only 2 kinds of SharePoint Solutions: Sandboxed Solutions: When a solution package is deployed to ...
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Deploy Web Part from Visual Studio to remote SharePoint [duplicate]

I've made a Visual Web Part in Visual Studio (non-sandboxed) that I could easily deploy & "debug" on my local SharePoint installation. I want to copy this web part to another SharePoint ...
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Farm Solution. List Instance and List Definition in different Solutions. Differences in schema.xml

I have two farm solutions. One is an old version, where I created some lists. So in the Solution (Visual Studio) I find my List Definitions, as well as List Incances. Listname -ListnameInstance ...
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Create a list in the root web when site collection has been created

I have a site definition for creating a Site Collection. I need to develop a code (Event receiver, Feature Receiver and etc) to create a list in the root web of my site collection when it has been ...
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Creating a global sharepoint menu that doesnt flyout

Im working on some requested changes for a sharepoint site. One of these changes is the requirement of having a global menu across multiple site collections. This menu needs to be on the masterpage ...
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After deploying the Visual studio workflow in SP2013 breaking instances of in progress workflows

I have been working on developing visual studio workflows for SP2013. This workflow is associated with a document library. I have noticed that each time i deploy the workflow it is breaking the ...
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How to create a custom ribbon button in Sharepoint 2013 using visual studio 2013

How can we create a custom ribbon button using a farm solution, which gets enabled when an item in the document library is selected?
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Deployed solution does not appear in site collection features.

I have a custom SharePoint solution that I am attempting to deploy to a very simple standalone SharePoint server installation. The installation has only two web applications, one for Central Admin ...
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What are the available approaches to programmatically create site columns and content types in SharePoint 2013?

I want to create some site columns and content types programmatically, since I need to create some site columns with the same display name as existing columns, and this can not be done using the CA UI....
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Sandboxed Vs Farm solution to create site columns using visual studio

I find this article which describe how i need to create site columns programmatically using visual studio https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee231593.aspx. they mentioned that I should use the "...
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What determine if a farm solution need to be activated at each site collection or not

I am totally confused on how WSP files need to be deployed and activated inside SharePoint 2013.now I have the following three scenarios where i dealt with WSP files inside my SharePoint 2013 :- I ...
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Using Client Side Rendering for Calendar Views

I'm following the SharePoint 2013 Client Side Rendering: List Views article; but instead of apply CSR code to a ListView, my objective is using CSR for apply it to a SPCalendarView (Default view). ...
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Webpart won't update after deploy

I'm quite new to sharepoint programming and so I ran into a problem. I created a new webpart in my solution and changed it a bit. Next I deployed the whole solution and added the webpart to a newly ...
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Solution not deploying after Farm Restart

I launched powershell script for restart the entire Farm. After that, I notice that every time I try to deploy a solution it doesn't finish deploying process. Even if launching Install-SPSolution from ...
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Deploying the same WSP file with a different name

I have created wsp file using Visual Studio 2010 that servers an application pages in site. My solution file name is "Portal.wsp". I have already deploy this solution file on my server it running ...
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Add multiple farm solutions using power shell (Not Deploy)

I am trying to migrate around 200 wsps from one SharePoint 2010 farm to another. I have already copied the wsp files to a folder in the new farm. I need a powershell script that can take the path of ...
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Is SPUtility.MakeBrowserCacheSafeLayoutsUrl Method useful at all?

I've noticed a solution that might help you to control caching of javascript files. There is a method SPUtility.MakeBrowserCacheSafeLayoutsUrl. MSDN says this method: returns a new URL that will not ...
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What/Where is the SharePoint App server, where to point the DNS

I am trying to setup the SharePoint 2013 farm for apps. We have 2 farms: Test DB Server Test Central Admin Test Front End 1 Test Front End 2 Prod DB Server Prod Central Admin Prod Front End 1 Prod ...
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Deploy assemblies into GAC using SharePoint package

If I have3rd party assemblies in the bin directory of the project and want to deploy them to GAC using SharePoint WSP, how to do it?
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Difference between Retract solution and Remove solution in SharePoint

In Central Administration if I go to "System Settings > Manage farm solutions" I can see my deployed solutions (via Visual Studio). Clicking on any of my deployed solution takes me to "Solution ...
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After retracting a solution the Sharepoint 2010 farm displays error

"The DataSourceID of 'TopNavigationMenuV4' must be the ID of a control of type IHierarchicalDataSource. A control with ID 'topSiteMap' could not be found."
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Add file to layout folder on all frontend servers programmatically

I'd like to save a file programmatically to all SharePoint (front-end) servers in the current Farm. Right now I'm doing the following: string path = String.Join("\\", SPUtility....
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How to programmatically modify item level permissions prior to first save?

I've got a situation where there are strict permissions requirements on an a list of which I already have written a custom form. The requirement is that upon creation, based on metadata, only certain ...
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best approach to get and display list items in sharepoint branding site

I have implemented a branded SharePoint site for a customer .The customer wants to have some "dynamic" custom list views e.g fetch 3 items from a specific list and show them in a custom designed box ...
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how to deploy .wsp to all servers in the Sharepoint 2007 Farm

What is the stsadm -o command for deploying .wsp solution file into all servers in the SharePoint 2007 Farm? My second question is: How i can check with already deployed .wsp solution if it is ...
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How to Add Custom Action To Task List in SharePoint 2013?

In one of my POC, there is a requirement to create custom action Ribbon menu for Task List. After lot of research I have tried below code snippet in empty module to add custom action. <...
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MVC web api in sharepoint 2013 farm solution

How to consume the MVC web api in SharePoint 2013 farm solution? When I try to consume with httpclient I cannot refer to the assembly WebApiRestService.WebApiClient, it's showing error as not strong ...
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Make lists hidden that users can still contribute to but not see

I have a scenario in which I want users that belong to a site collection to be able to edit a list through an application but not see the list itself. I have made a farm solution in SP2010 that is ...
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Fixing managed meta data navigation problem

I have the following :- SharePoint server 2013 web application. the web application contains two site collections of type enteprise wiki. i have enabled metadata navigation for the two site ...
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Can I deploy a farm solution to my site collection only

I have created a visual web part using visual studio of type "Farm solution", then I add the wsp file using the following command:- PS C:\Users\Administrator> Add-SPSolution c:\...
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Farm solution deployed to my web application , is not available to new site collections

I have a .wsp Farm solution deployed to my web applications, as follow:- I have created this solution using VS .Now inside my current web application I have 2 site collections. Old site ...
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How to get all list titles on a page

I need to get all of the list titles on a SharePoint 2013 page and display them in a properties box for editing so that a person can select which list to bind to. Im using site.rootWeb.Lists and its ...
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Migrating Full Trust solutions to App Model

IS there a way/tool to convert existing Full trust Farm solutions to App Model or we will have to rewrite and re-architect all solutions?
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Change list template from 2010 version to 2013

Similar to: How to migrate list template from 2010 to 2013? I've old farm solution with list schema & list instance. After deployment, list has old 2010 look, and is rendered on server side: ...
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Changing Mode from BrowseDisplayMode to Edit Mode

I have a custom webpart, i am trying to get to do a one-click transition from WebPartManager.BrowseDisplayMode to SPControlMode.Edit. Unfortunately, there is no direct means of transitioning between ...
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Sorry, something went wrong Could not load file or assembly

I was reading this link which provide a solution to a redirect problem inside my SharePoint enterprise wiki site collection:- http://www.itidea.nl/index.php/what-about-you-must-fill-out-all-required-...
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Creating public properties in sandboxed webpart solutions

I'm trying to port a farm solution to a sandboxed one, and I can't figure out how to port this piece of code: [ToolboxItem(false)] public partial class vClockPartSB : System.Web.UI.WebControls....