A feature upgrade is an upgrade of features in a SharePoint environment, where special care needs to be taken on content already present i SharePoint affected by the feature upgrade.

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Content Deployment job failing because of mismatched feature versions

I have content deployment (using database snapshots) configured between an authoring and production SharePoint 2010 environment. I have a feature called PublishingContent_ContentTypes which I ...
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How do I create Upgrade actions in the Feature.xml file using Visual Studio?

We have a solution in Visual Studio 2010 for a SharePoint 2010 application that is currently in Production (version 1.0.0.0). I am making some changes to the solution to be deployed as version ...
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Updating list definition using features

I have a feature that deploys content types, a list definition and template that uses these content types and finally a list instance. This feature is already in production. Now we have a change ...
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Activating a Feature that has been upgraded multiple times for the first time on a new site

I have a feature that has been upgraded a couple of times to add new fields to a content type. The feature started as version 1.0.0.0 and was deployed and activated at the site collection level. As ...
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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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Changing SharePoint 2010 Feature name and installation directory after deployment

I need to change the name and installation directory of some features that are already deployed in a client's environment. I can change the feature name from the feature designer, and change the ...
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Feature Upgrade Retract Deploy Power Shell Commands

I have heard that one way that you can upgrade a feature in SharePoint with new files is to do a retract deploy. I believe this is what Visual Studio 2010 does when you do a Deploy. What are the Power ...
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Event receiver feature update

I am developing an event receiver in VS2010. To test the event receiver I deploy it to development using the functionality within VS 2010. This works without problems. However my concerns start when ...
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Which Web Parts should get installed in SP2010 Update?

Per Dave Wise's answer(http://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/questions/13110/get-web-part-name-from-guid): Thanks, that worked great. However, even though my SQL Query returned 9000 results, about 18 of ...
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Updating a feature images not updated

The systems team updated a feature for me. The feature added a new favicon and a new image. The new files added in my feature where not deployed to the style library. Existing files were updated. I ...
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Choice field changed - How to propagate the change down to all lists that used it?

I have a feature (Web scoped) with a content type which contains a field (Type="Choice"). Values were A, B and C. I've created a list based on this content type and added some elements in it. I ...
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Does Update-SPSolution trigger a SPFeature.Upgrade()?

I'm looking into Feature versioning and upgrading in SharePoint 2010 and I don't know exactly if the Update-SPSolution cmdlet triggers a SPFeature.Upgrade(). Are <UpgradeActions> elements ...
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Find out feature version for list's content type

I have a feature which contains a custom content type. I've created a list based on this content type then proceeded into changing the feature version and performing an upgrade. I have ...
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Versioning and upgrading features with SharePoint 2010 [closed]

I've been experimenting with feature version-ing and upgrading in Sharepoint 2010 and found a bunch of blogs, documentations etc. but it is still not very clear to me. How does Sharepoint store the ...
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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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Users denied access after solution redeployment

My old solution has been running in my intranet farm for a long time. The solution contains a feature which deploys a webpart. The webpart shows the users of a group, together with information from ...
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Upgrading site definition

I have a question about the upgrade process for features in SharePoint. In my feature, I'm deploying a custom site template along with a couple of list definitions, webparts, etc. Now when I upgrade ...
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How to update choice field options with a feature upgrade?

I created a feature with a field definition with choices. These choices are bound to language dependent resources using the $Resources:file:key system. Resource files are included. As the feature is ...
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SiteCollection Feature Upgrade Access Denied for Farm Admin

My solution contains Site Collection scope features and has been deployed to Site Collections that the farm administrator has not been granted any explicit permissions. If the farm administrator ...