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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“The requested operation could not be completed due to a file system limitation” error while deploying a solution in SharePoint

I am getting following error while trying to deploy solution from SharePoint Central Administration: The requested operation could not be completed due to a file system limitation It happened ...
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Div gets added automatically for a sharepoint note field (multiple lines of text)

I have two columns of note type, GreetingMessage and PopupMessage I have built ascx pages to save and edit it When I save it, I attached to the process and checked the data, For both the columns ...
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Deploying .wsp packages

Here is my problem, after I update the .wsp packages, the status became "error". This happened to me before, and the quick fix that I did is to remove the solution, then add and deploy it again. I ...
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SharePoint Responsive Package PNP tools not able to enable feature in Package

I am trying to implement Responsive UI Package for SharePoint on-premises (2013 and 2016) from this link http://dev.office.com/blogs/announcing-responsive-ui-package-for-sharepoint-on-premises-2013-...
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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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Add wsp to solution gallery programmatically

I would like to add a Site template (WSP) to the solution gallery and activate it. TO this, I am using a feature which adds the file but it does not activate and it it looks like just a file that it ...
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Suggested way to deploy Moss 2007 custom solutions in SharePoint 2010

I am working on Moss 2007 to SharePoint 2010 Migration. We have a custom master page deployed as feature. We are using database attach-detach method for migration. 1. How do I deploy custom solutions ...
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How to deploy solution to other applications which is already existing in the farm?

I have a solution already deployed in farm for an application. Now I have added new application in the farm and I would need to use the same solution for the newly added web application as well. Is ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool'

I am trying to build a WebPart project and I am trying to deploy the same into my SharePoint dev site which I created using the SharePoint Central Administration. But the issue which I am facing while ...
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This powershell runs but why is it so slow

I ran this powershell which automates wsp addition, activate, deploy web parts and it runs fine. However, it takes about 3 minutes to go through the whole process. Is this norm? = = = powershell code ...
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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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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': Feature with Id 'xxxxxxxxxxxxx' is not installed in this farm

I am getting the below mentioned error when deploying my workflow project. Error 1 Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': Feature with Id 'bfb411c4-b0f9-4ebd-9707-0c31ebd98553' ...
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Deploying a WSP package

Hi I developed a SharePoint application in Visual Studio targeting our online development site ... http://arpcdev/sites/ipsc/. I cannot target our staging site remotely. This is farm solution which ...
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Getting content type not found error in Visual Studio 2013 when deploying SharePoint 2013 solution

I am deploying a SP2013 solution, and there is some custom content types to add. But I get the error: Error 4 Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': Specified argument was out of ...
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Download/Export solution from site solution gallery

I'm trying to automate the process of downloading one solution and then add/install the same solution to other site collections. The first thing to do would be to download the freshly created solution ...
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Solution deployment stuck on deploying sharepoint 2013

those are the properties of my wsp : I use SPSD to deploy my solution, there is no error on SPSD log and SP log . I Restarted the SharePoint Timer service and the administration services on all my ...
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Solution Deployment : Error occurred for solution solution.wsp - Error: The copying of this file failed: Telerik.Web.Design.dll

I am getting below error while deploying solution. In Central Admin Some of the files failed to copy during deployment of the solution. In ULS Solution Deployment : Error occurred for ...
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Removing Timer Job that can't deserialize

I’m fighting an issue with my timer job. I was able to get it to deploy fine last week. Everything is working locally and in test. There were no changes made to the timer job. The only change I ...
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How to export .wsp solution files from SharePoint 2007 Farm

I want to download/export all .wsp solution files from SharePoint 2007 farm in order to deploy them again on new environment. How can i export or download .wsp files? I don't want to extract .wsp ...
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Wait for retraction of each WSP before proceeding with the next in PowerShell

I am trying to create a PowerShell script for Adding and Deploying WSPs. I have multiple WSPs. Initially, I have to Retract and Remove existing WSPs, before I Add and Deploy them. As we know, the ...
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WSP are not getting deployed

We are trying to deploy an empty SharePoint solution . While Deploying to the front end servers status changes to deploying but after few minutes status is changing to No operation has been ...
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how to completely remove .wsp solution

how to remove a .wsp solution i try from central admin>system settings>manage farm solution selected a solution and selected Retracting still this status shown Restract. how to completely remove ...
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How do I Modify Contents of a WSP File?

I've been provided a WSP file that contains a webpart created by another developer. I have been requested to make modifications to the webpart and repackage as a WSP file again. What steps must be ...
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what is the difference between Retract wsp solution and remove wsp solution in sharepoint 2010

what is the difference between Retract wsp solution and remove wsp solution in sharepoint 2010. i want to remove a wsp solution from our sharepoint 2010 environment completely.
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WSP and SPWebTemplate in CA

I deployed a wsp solution to SharePoint which adds a new web template to the list of available templates. The template shows up when I do Get-SPWebTemplate so I'm able to create a new site collection ...
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Automatically update a list column based on specific criteria (change the item Status if the Item Review Date is met)

I am working on an issue tracking list inside SharePoint server 2013. And I have two columns as part of the list:- Review Status. with these choices; New, in-progress, Need Review. Review Date, of ...
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How can I activate a wsp solution uploaded to solution gallery via code in SharePoint 2013

I'm creating a site definition which provisions a subsite based to a webtemplate(wsp) file. This webtemplate file is packed in a feature containing a module.When the feature is activated the wsp file ...
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Method of comparing and finding out the difference between two wsp files

Is there any way of finding out the difference between two wsp files that are created using the package option in visual studio, including the parameters like the change-set version , check-in and ...
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AppDomain.CurrentDomain.AssemblyResolve in SharePoint 2013

Does AppDomain.CurrentDomain.AssemblyResolve work in SharePoint WSP solution? I added a delegate control using WSP solution and it registers a method to AppDomain.CurrentDomain.AssemblyResolve. ...
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Store data in the list - save it to list itsef for CSR to read

I would like to ask if somebody has an idea how I can store formatting data for particular list/webpart on a page. My concept: I would like to create JSlink that would be attached in masterpage file. ...
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Client Side Rendering deployable via Sharepoint solution package

I would like to create a sharepoint 2013 solution (.wsp) that could be easily deployed and would contain a basic CSR(JSlink) that would modify all views in the site collection. I have been able to ...
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Can two site columns with same ID in two solutions, deployed to two site collections in same farm interfear?

I have found a weird behavior of SP2013: I have 2 WSP solutions In each, there is elements.xml file containing site column. In both solutions, ID and Name of columns is the same. Site column is of ...
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.sln or .csproj which one do I turn into a .wsp?

I am wanting to create a wsp from my solution but I am wondering which one I turn into the wsp, the .sln or the .csproj?
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Powershell: Is there a way to extract the Identity from a WSP file?

I want to automatically add and install some wsp files. To check if the file is already installed I (think I) need the identity of the solution that I am about to deploy. How can I extract the ...
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Retracting solution from Central Admin?

In Central Administration I went to System Settings->Manage Farm Solutions In there I selected the WSP I want to retract, clicked the Retract Solution link and clicked "OK" with all of the ...
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How to rename the site column's field title within a list definition?

I am trying to rename a field title from a list definition. I have the following schema.xml: <List ...> <MetaData> <Fields> ... <Field ID="{2684f9f2-54be-429f-ba06-...
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WSP solution not working properly in NLB environment

We have one exisiting SharePoint project which was created few years ago. Now we have updated the code and created a WSP solution. After deploying the WSP solution in the development environment (...
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Web part development

Is it possible to download an existing web part and modify it in Visual Studio? I want to download the User Tasks web part and see if I can get it to pull from task lists created in 2013 - it pulls ...
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WSP Solution File deployed using the Visual Studio - Debugging

We are trying to debug the Sharepoint wsp file deployed using the Powershell Command Install -sp Solution , but we are not able to attach the worker process (w3wp.exe) to the code running on the ...
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Export SPD List Workflow to Visual Studio 2010

is it possible to export a SPD List associated workflow into a .wsp-Package for further editing in Visual Studio 2010? Since it is possible with reusable workflows i wanted to know whether it is ...
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Activating a Sharepoint 2013 Workflow Feature

I'll begin with the background of what I'm trying to accomplish. The system has a working workflow already, what I want to do is edit the workflow to meet some new requirements - so far I have only ...
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Copy a subsite from one site collection to another using site templete, will copy all the site collection columns to be defined as a subsite columns

I am working on SharePoint server 2013 web application and i have a site collection of type team site named "business functions", and it have three subsites. where all the columns were defined inside ...
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Migrating custom solution from 2010 to 2013

I have a custom solution (WSP) for SharePoint 2010, but we are now upgrading to SharePoint 2013. If I upgrade my WSP project in Visual Studio 2012 to the latest version (so all references are .Net 4....
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Multiple solutions using shared DLLs can cause havoc when individual solutions are retracted

Problem: Multiple solutions using shared dll's can cause havoc when individual solutions are retracted. Example: You have a web part helper dll used by all your web part code. If you retract a ...
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This solution contains no resources scoped for a web application

I'm trying to figure out exactly how I can deploy a solution to a single web application without it being deployed to other web applications in the same farm. The reason for this is that I have ...
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Multiple SharePoint Hosted app parts (apps) in one “.app” package - is it possible?

I am sure it can be done with provider hosted apps, but is it possible to have one ".app" package file for multiple SharePoint hosted apps? At the moment I have such setup: Solution 5~ SharePoint ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Solution struck on Retracting

I have solution installed in my solution store. I am trying to retract the solution but is stuck on "Retracting". Solution Tried : 1 . Restart Timer Job services But when i am trying to add ...
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Merging Sharepoint WSP files

I have a custom site template wsp file & workflow wsp file. I am trying to combine these two wsp file to one. Is that possible to do this in office 365 with sandbox solution, and if so, how?
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How to add and use external assemblies in solutions?

I need to use DocumentFormat.OpenXml.dll in my code. In the solution package, I included this external dll in the Additional Assemblies. It looks like this: I also need to reference it, so that I ...
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How to Deploy PermissionsReporting WSP to wss2.0 - SPA Toolkit

I'm trying to do a permissions report for my WSS2.0 environment and found the SharePoint Administration Toolkit 4.0. I understand that the target environments are MOSS2007 and WSS3.0 but the framework ...