is deployment of a wsp-package to a SharePoint farm or one of its servers.

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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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Permissions required for deploying wsp files and debugging workflows

I am having issues at a client with regards to permissions that I need to request for my account to be able to deploy wsps (using WSPBuilder) to the development environment, and to debug workflows in ...
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Thoughts about deployment via Site Collection backup-restore

I wonder sharepoint experts ideas about deployment of sharepoint projects/portals via site collection backup & restore, instead of visual studio solutions? Especially for the projects that will ...
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Unable to deploy my solution in SharePoint 2013

Hi I am using SP2013 stand-alone version. I am trying to deploy a solution in SharePoint 2013, I have successfully added the solution to solution store, but whenever I try to deploy the solution, ...
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“Thread abort exception” in event receiver after adding a solution?

I am developing an event receiver for the web provisioned event. It does quite a few things, culminating to add and deploying a solution and activating a feature from it. When I do the following: ...
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OpenXML and WebPart Solution Deploying to Live Server

I have the OpenXML SDK installed on my development machine, and I have written a webpart solution that basically creates an excel file using the OpenXML dll. This solution is a full farm solution not ...
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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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How do I get an InfoPath 2010 form deployed with a WSP to work in a sub-site collection?

What I currently have is a SharePoint 2010 project that I have successfully deploying an InfoPath Browser Form (Full Trust) content type and associating it with library instances. This is working ...
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how to maintain workflow task list data when retracting or removing workflow association

whenever i try to remove workflow association or retract workflow solution (.wsp) all associated task list data also gets deleted. i want to prevent this behavior as task list data is important for ...
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What is the Correct Way to Deploy Solutions in Foundation 2010 Via C# API

I am on a team developing a "portal" for SharePoint Foundation 2010. I am responsible for making the installer which sets up a new instance of SharePoint. It handles more than just the installation ...
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workflow inactive - after deployment?

my workflow is deployed through the following script in SharePoint 2010: # Set CurrentDirectory $callingDir = Split-Path -Parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Path [Environment]::CurrentDirectory = ...
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Powershell script taking too long to finish

i wrote a power shell script to deploy my wsp to to SP 2010 server. It first checks if the solutions is already there and deployed if yes then retracts and redeploy again. It deploys to a specific web ...
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SharePoint solution deployment issue

I am trying to deploy a WSP solution in SP2010 using a PowerShell script and it's showing the status in CA as "Deploying" for a long time. I have tried: stsadm -o execadmsvcjobs stsadm -o ...
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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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Powershell Script for Deployment and Activating Features SharePoint 2010

I am writing Powershell script for adding my solution,activating solution and at last activation features on my SP2010 server. There are no issues in adding solution and deploying the solution. Issues ...
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Deploying Solution to Remote SharePoint Site

I have a SP2010 wsp. I want to deploy it to some remote SharePoint site. I don't have access to root site on the remote server but to a sub site, where I want my solution. How can I directly deploy my ...
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What's wrong with Uninstall-SPSolution and AllWebApplications parameter?

When I try to uninstall WSP with following line, everything is ok: Uninstall-SPSolution project.wsp # no error - OK When I try to add switch parameter -AllWebApplications, I get error (something ...
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Will be next SharePoint 13/15 have new deploy features?

Over the past couple of years I've been making solutions for SharePoint Server and always most important problem was the availability of the web-site. Deployment not-sandboxed solution is pain at ...
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Can't debug/deploy solution from VS 2010

I have encountered strange problem on my dev VM. Background: Having my VM open (VM Player), I put host computer into sleep mode, then I woke it and put into sleep mode for second time. After waking ...
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Powershell deployment with nant - problem with script arguments

I have a powershell script updating my solution: Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell write-host $args[0] Update-SPSolution -Identity PkbInfo.SP.wsp -literalpath $args[0] -GACDeployment ...
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SandBox Solutions Deployment of WSP to Solution Gallery : Beginner Questions

I am a beginner to SP Dev, and I have been reading a few things about Sandbox Solutions and the limitations there. Also it seems that to deploy a solution, I can simply upload a wsp to the solution ...
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Site Definition vs Web Template for product site

I'm getting ready to create a product for SharePoint, and I'd like it to be as easy as possible for people to deploy and use. I was planning on using a Site Definition, since this seems like a great ...
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Visual Studio Retract - Install features script

when Visual Studio launch a Sharepoint Project does some steps, when debug ends does a retract to restore the system status. Now I'm developing an application based on content type.. When I deploy ...
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Update Feature automatically

I have developed an update for a SharePoint 2010 solution. This update defines some upgrades for some of the included features (the upgrade are managed via the new FeatureUpgraded receiver event). I ...
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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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Enterprise built .wsp deployable to Standard Edition?

Is it possible to build/package a .wsp on a machine with Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise Edition (DEV machine) and deploy it to a machine with Sharepoint 2010 Standard Edition (PROD machine) installed?
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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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Timeout while deploying VS2010 solution to SP2010

When deploy a solution (no sandbox solution) with many projects, I always get the following error: Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool': The open operation did not ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Best practices: how to handle assemblies [Discussion]

There is a discussion which has been going on for serveral years when programming for SharePoint. In Visual Studio you can add a SharePoint solution, which will be converted to a .wsp file to deploy. ...
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How to stop solution deployment

I started some solutions deployment with batch file and one of them was hanging. So I stopped the script and tried to retract that one solution to deploy it once again stsadm -o retractsolution -name ...
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Sharepoint proxy page not accessible when not logged in

I created a proxy aspx page following this guide: http://www.sharepointjohn.com/sharepoint-2010-cross-domain-proxy-page-for-client-side-scripts/ I deployed the solution to the farm using the two ...
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Lost navigation when testing on one Web Front-End server taken off Load balancing?

Last week we experienced a phenomenon which didn't make sense (to me). We have an environment with one SQL Server and two Web Front-End servers in the Farm. Upon deploy one WFE were removed from Load ...
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How to register an ashx handler through sharepoint 2010 farm solution

I have a 3rd party control that i want to add to the web part. That 3rd party control uses a generic ASHX handler. I can always add the registration to the actual WFE web.config but it's a bit ...
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Deployment of masterpage goes wrong if .wsp is used

i have a custom master page layout. The problem is that it works great if i install it with the Web-interface or with SPD.. Unfortunately everytime i try to deploy it using VS either direct deployment ...
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Error on Activate Features on deploying SharePoint Skin

Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': Object reference not set to an instance of an object. I just can't figure out where the error is occuring. Found some blog posts concerning the ...
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Can't find workflow deployed as WSP solution

I am new to SharePoint, sorry if answer to my question is obvious. I am trying to deploy my very simple workflow as WSP package, it deploys without errors, I activate it, but I can't find my workflow ...
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Solution deploys without errors, creates lists, but I can't see workflows

I am new to SharePoint and .Net development, sorry if answer for my question is obvious. I've created a solution, pack it to the WSP package and deploy. It deploys without errors, creates all lists, ...
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Error deploying SharePoint 2010 solution with InfoPath form (The path is not of a legal form.)

I am new to SharePoint and .Net development, sorry if answer for my question is obvious. I've created SharePoint solution, which uses InfoPath form. When I deploy it from Visual Studio, all work ...
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How deploy Application Page - Missing WSP file

I have made a project in VS 2010 and added an application page to the project. When i build the project i get no WSP file. There is also no items in feature . If i add a WebPart item, then i get a ...
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What to do on feature deletion/deactivation

as I am trying to wrap my head around silverlight and sharepoint there's one thing I find most irritating: Provisioned xap-Files and/or web-Parts remain fully active upon deactivation/uninstallation ...
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Everytime I try to add an existing or new project to my SharePoint 2010 Solution it says “File not Found”

Everytime I try to add a class library to my SharePoint 2010 solution (which consists of about 4 other projects), I get the error: Could not load file or assembly 'AF.XMLMapping, Version=1.0.0.0, ...
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How to check if there is any active solution deployment running on the server?

Is there a way to know if there is any active solution deployment running on SharePoint server? I'm wondering how to do this using a PowerShell script?
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How to develop in the following environment

Production has 10 servers, 8 app servers, 2 front end. Its own active directory Testing has almost the same. Its own active directory The problem is that at the moment, in the current company ...
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How to programmatically detect if a solution is deployed?

Situation: There's a sharepoint farm with ~60 solutions. On some not specified time someone can deploy a new /update an existing solution to this farm. Everytime a deployment is successfull I need to ...
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Problem Activating Custom Timer Job

Right now I'm trying to create a SharePoint 2010 Custom Timer Job in Visual Basic 2010, which doesn't want to register itself in the SharePoint Timer (it appears to add ok and everything, but doesn't ...
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Explain it to me: SharePoint deployment scope, solution and features

There are different levels of scope for deployment, but I have not been able to find a definitive explaination of when each applies and what the restrictions are that require loosening (or tightening) ...