A solution package is the distribution package (file extension .wsp) that delivers your custom SharePoint code and artefacts to the web servers within your server farm.

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Custom Web Service - The (&(objectClass=user)(mail=)) search filter is invalid

I have inherited a SharePoint farm where a previous developer created a web service/solution that connected to AD, got the person's email account and then used that to connect to another database that ...
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Something went wrong - Change Password Solution; Application error when access /_layouts/15

I have installed solution for Changing password in SharePoint 2013. Solution from here: http://changepasswordfromsharepoint2013.codeplex.com/ This solution adds layout and link to the drop down menu ...
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Creating custom site columns using Visual studio will not show the new site columns [duplicate]

I want to create new site columns using visual studio, so i did the following steps:- create a new SharePoint 2013 empty project. i add two site columns as follow:- <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object. The Solution installation failed

I have created a new sharepoint 2013 project to add custom site columns by following these steps https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee231593.aspx now i want to deploy the solution to another ...
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Creating site columns using Visual Studio

I am in a situation that i need to create 2 site columns named "Asset Type" of type "Drop-down List" that have the same name (Asset Type), but different choices. But using the CA UI i can not create ...
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Opening WSP in VS

I am new to sharepoint!. Any help on this would be highly appreciated.I have extracted the wsp file by renaming it to cab. But when I open it as a website in Visual Studio, It does not have master ...
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Not able to activate the site template in solutions gallery : SharePoint 2010

I have created a site from Decision Meeting work-space template, made some modifications(added 2 Extra columns of date time datatype into Agenda list, added a new list for comments). I have saved ...
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CU's cause duplicate column to be created

We have a list deployed via a sandboxed WSP in SP 2010. The list is using list fields, not content types, so they are only defined in the Schema.xml and Elements.xml for the list instance. When the ...
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Are SharePoint 2007 WSP solutions fully compatible in 2010

I would like to know if SharePoint 2007 .WSP solutions are fully compatible to be deployed in SharePoint 2010. Or what are the factors that I should consider in proceeding with the above plan.
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2013 Solution Migration

I upgraded a site with custom aspx pages from 2010 to 2013 and tried to save it as a template to move it to another SP13 farm but I keep getting an error. The content type name ' ...
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Creating pages on feature activation

Is it possible to add an ASPX page from my WSP to the Site Pages library, or do I have to do this via code (IE: Create the page as a list item and add web parts manually)
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Open WSP file in SharePoint 2013

I already deploy my wsp file in my SharePoint site, how can I see the contents of that WSP file?
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Add-SPSolution Error An object in the SharePoint administrative framework, "SPSolutionLanguagePack Name=0

When I tried to add my wsp solution I am getting the error, An object in the SharePoint administrative framework, "SPSolutionLanguagePack Name=0 Parent=SPSolution Name=myeventreceiver.wsp", ...
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Can't activate SharePoint solution

I am having a problem activating the CRM List Component for SharePoint (which is just a .wsp file). I went to Site Settings -> Web Designer Galleries -> Solutions and uploaded the solution. No problem ...
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Tool to clean up the WSP Solution Deployment

I have a bunch of wsp files that already exist on the server. Are there any tools that will generate me the necessary scripts so that all the features that reside inside the WSP will be deactiveted ...
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Create WSP package in Visual Studio 2013

How to create WSP Package in Sharepoint 2013 by Visual Studio 2013. If I see to bin catalog there are two catalog more. The: Debug Catalog Release Catalog How to prepere a WSP Package, to wsp ...
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VS Package Designer File Icons - What do they mean?

In a Mapped Folder what do these two different icons indicate about each file? This is just for illustration, the same file is not being deployed twice SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio 2012 Thanks
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Deploying WSP to a specific web application

I have created a SP 2013 solution, and I want to deploy this in my farm. But the requirement is that I don't want this wsp to be available in all the web applications. It should target only to my web ...
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Problem while installing SP solution “Timeout error CodePlex.SharePointInstaller.InstallException: Timeout error”

I am trying to install SP solution inside my SharePoint 2013, but during the installation i got the following exception :- ***** Bamboo Core V2 (Prerequisite Component) ***** ***** ERROR ***** ...
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migrate timer job from sharepoint 2007 to 2010

is it possible to migrate a custom timer job from SharePoint 2007 to 2010? is so,please let me know what points should i keep in mind before & after proceeding.
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Generate wsp file using TFS Server

I have a SP 2013 project created using VS 2012 solution.Its added into TFS. Now i have to give it to customer, such that whenever there is a change they will take a build from TSF server and deploy ...
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Renamed Project, WSP name doesn't change

I have renamed my SharePoint project "SolutionName.ProjectName" in Visual Studio 2013, but the wsp is still being generated as the "SolutionName". How do I ensure the wsp takes the name of the project ...
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how to build wsp in visual studio 2012 without actually deploying the project

I am trying to create a wsp for my project in visual studio 2012. when i build my project it is not creating a wsp only when i deploy my project it is creating a wsp in my bin/debug folder. Is there ...
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Cannot “Publish” wsp in Visual Studio 2013

I'm having problems with trying to create the .wsp file for a SharePoint project. I assume it was as easy as right-click the project, click "Publish", then set a Local Path. I was able to reach the ...
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Disadvantages of starting a remote powershell session and doing deployment

Are there any disadvantages in starting a New-PSSession from dev machine and deploying the wsp to QA machine remotely rather than going to QA machine and deploying the wsp?
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how to move wsp's from one server to another server using powershell

I have a requirement to move all WSP's from Local Machine to QA server using PowerShell. Any links please.
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Creating and Updating Custom Lists

I have written two methods CreateList and UpdateList to create and update list accordingly. I need to use these methods while deploying the WSP to a Site Collection. Please advise whether I can call ...
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wsp Template loaded, but site creation problem

I have a wsp file from a different farm sent to me and would like to use it on my organization's sharepoint environment. I loaded the template and activated it and can see it as a template when I ...
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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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Unable to activate solution in another machine

I have a solution that has custom site columns and content types. When I try to activate this on the production box is does not allow me to do so and whenever I try to activate, it gives me an error ...
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“List not found” error when deploying WSP to host-named site collection

We have prepared a SharePoint site collection with a site and a sub-site which we have saved as two WSP template files, including content. These deploy fine to our Staging server when we put them ...
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Ghost SharePoint solutions must die

We are developing a custom claims provider. In order to aid in debugging I write to a log file. I have little experience with SharePoint but I found and follow several different guides. ...
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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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Restore Search Content DB under search site collection in SP2010

Below is my scenario:- I have a main application(http://dev.example.com/en/) and it has its own content DB. I have search application inside the main application as a site ...
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WSP contains a TermSet but it isn't imported

We've exported a Site Collection which contains Term Set navigation as a WSP. Opening the WSP as a Cab I can see that it contains the TermSet However, whether I use Powershell to deploy the WSP at a ...
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Can you install SharePoint apps for Intranet/Offline Farm?

The company I work for will be installing a SharePoint 2013 Farm soon and we are looking into what apps and solutions we could utilize for our Intranet. As far as I can tell - there is no way to ...
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Access Denied on installing WSP having Web Application scoped Feature

As the title says. I am trying to deploy a solution through central admin which has a Web Application scoped feature. As soon as I try to install it, it goes to access denied page. Strangely, when I ...
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SharePoint .wsp retraction error

I am deploying a solution by Visual Studio. I get the error during Retraction: The solution does not have a WSP file associated with it. I tried to do IISRESET and also to restart the server.
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Features Required to Import Personal Site

I was working on a personal SP site as a development environment and now I am ready to move to the actual site. I exported the personal site into a .wsp file, uploaded it to the new site, and ...
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Deploy Solutions to Application or Web Front End Server

My SharePoint environment consists of 3 servers: SQL, App, WFE. SharePoint Foundation Web Application service is running on WFE. Which servers in my environment do I need to deploy WSPs (WFE and/or ...
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CRM & Sharepoint Integration - solution crmlistcomponent not working

I want to integrate Sharepoint 2010 Foundation and MS Dynamics CRM 2013. I installed the solution crmlistcomponent and hav set the settings on the server as described here: Answer on Stackoverflow ...
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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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Open in explorer view programatically

I want to open a list in Explorer mode programmatically. As we can't use javascript, what will be the approach and which WSP builder project will we create (I mean webpart, event handler, workflow? ...
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Uninstall and remove the solution from SharePoint Server 2010 thoroughly

I want to ask how to uninstall and remove the solution package from SharePoint Server 2010 thoroughly? I have a problem when I deploy a solution in SharePoint Server 2010. This solution had deployed ...
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No Custom tab to select template (wsp) in SP2013 Foundation?

I cannot see the Custom tab to select a wsp. If I go to Central Management and create a site I see the custom tab but then the activated wsp's do not show up. Can anyone help me out here.
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Development Environment SharePoint 2010

I have some questions about SharePoint 2010 development environment. I want to develop a solution package. Should development environment is the same version as environment production? If I need ...
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ActivityNotFoundException during feature activation

I have a workflow 2013 included in Full trust solution (WSP). When I add a variable of type DynamicValue to the workflow and try to deploy the solution using VS 2012 I get the error during feature ...
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Deploy SharePoint 2010 Custom Solution to 2013 SharePoint

I do not have much experience with SharePoint 2013 when it come to development, at least not yet. I know that 2013 has both a 14 and 15 hive, which would lead me to think that you can put 2010 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...