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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Change column type from choice to lookup without data loss

I have a feature which contains lists definitions, content types and site columns. There is one site column of choice type with 10 options. I need to change type from choice to lookup and get that ...
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Upgrading sharepoint 2007 to 2013

We have a sharepoint 2007 site with some custom coding as a solution and web parts, now I want to upgrade that site to sharepoint 2013. I have read about Avepoint tool, which migration tools do you ...
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CU July2015 Microsoft.SharePoint.PostSetupConfiguration.PostSetupConfigurationTaskException Error

In SP 2013 Enterprise (DB and WFE separate server) after installing CU July2015 and rebooting using dbowner / farm admin account I execute the cmdlets psconfig.exe -cmd upgrade -inplace b2b as ...
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InfoPath form/List for a site still using SharePoint2007 interface inside SharePoint2010 environment. (timeline sensitive)

We recently completed a SharePoint 2007-2010 Migration last year. We have some sites that are using custom branding, and we've kept these sites using the 07 interface in order to prevent any broken ...
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Add custom code for solution upgrade

I have a solution for SP2010. Let's call it s.wsp. I had version 1 of s.wsp and now I have version 2 of s.wsp. Versions 1 and 2 share three common features: A, B and C. Version 2 adds a new feature D. ...
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Rerun failed Feature Upgrade

Is it possible to rerun a feature upgrade? I have this situation where the feature upgrade fails to create a SitePage. The feature version is updated, is there some way to rerun the upgrade without ...
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Excel Mobile Viewer Feature removal troubles in 2013 upgrade

I am in the process of upgrading from SharePoint Server 2007 to Server 2013, and Excel Web Services is throwing a spanner in the gears. I have 3 environments: SharePoint 2007 (SQL 2005) in ...
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Sandbox solution feature upgrade not working all the time

I have been using a no code sandbox solution to deploy style related assets and display templates via a site collection feature. Each time we need to update these assets I do the following: Update ...
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Getting custom form to work in Sharepoint 2010

I built a custom new form for a page and in the schema file I did the following: <Form Type="NewForm" Url="NewForm.aspx" WebPartZoneID="Main" /> So it looks for my custom form. It works fine ...
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Help understand ContentType/List upgrade

Everywhere i read on the web it says that Content Types and List once deployed through Xml files they cannot be updated anymore. I have created a VS 2010 solution, created a SharePoint List ...
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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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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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How to remove a deployed ElementManifest in a feature version

How do I remove deployed feature elements using a feature-version? i.e. given: <Feature Title="Some functionality" Id="cae1f65d-0365-42e9-9907-356c7983e902" Scope="Site"> ...
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Content Type Upgrade / Feature Upgrade / Solution Upgrade in SharePoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 site in Multi Tenant mode. For every tenant, I have a Content Type Hub along with a Root Site, Tenant Admin and a Document Center site collections. In the Content Type Hub, I ...
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Updated DLL in Sandbox Solution upgrade not deploying to GAC

I have a sandbox solution that I am using to deploy a visual web part (among other things) to my site. I have already deployed one version of this web part, and I am now trying to add some controls / ...
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How to speed up feature re-activation?

Upgrading my solution in production takes forever and I'm looking for ways to improve the typical feature reactivation upgrade scenario. What actually goes on in the features vary greatly and I'm ...
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SharePoint App Upgrade Error

I am running a SharePoint App which I want to upgrade to a newer Version, which adds a Field to a Content Type. After like 20 minutes its resulting in an Error: (There was a problem accessing the ...
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Sharepoint is not detecting my feature upgrade (after migrating to SharePoint 2013)

recently I've written a solution containing several features which makes use of the SharePoint Feature upgrade system in SP2010. In Sharepoint 2010 I've been able to successfully updating one of my ...
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Using Feature Upgrade kit on web scoped features gives access denied

I'm using the Feature Upgrade kit from Codeplex. The problem I'm having is that when I'm trying to search for features to upgrade scoped to web, all I get is "Sorry, this site has not been shared with ...
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Best practice for updating site column in Sandboxed Solution

I have a production solution with site columns, content types and lists deployed with declarative xml in features. What do you think would be a best practice for updating site columns in production ...