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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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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How can I avoid “service unavailable”/“recompiling” when deploying solutions

The topic says a lot. I'm looking for a way to avoid that ugly "service unavailable" page when you deploy a solution. Also, I would like some theory on it, as I'm not sure I understand it completely. ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Muilti deploy DLLs from external Projects into single WSP

I'm trying to build a single .WSP that should contains multiple DLLs from External projects. I've been following that this tutorial: Link I've followed all steps but on deploy , DLLS doesn't appear ...
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Solution Packaging Images

I have a solution package (sandboxed) for branding. All my images are deployed to the Style Library. I deploy the solution package and I can see all images inside Style Library. I can access the ...
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Why does WSP Deployment Type 'ApplicationServer' require features to be manually installed?

When I create a WSP with Deployment Type set to WebFrontEnd and deploy, all of the features contained within are automatically installed. Features that are set up as ActivateOnDefault="TRUE" (Farm or ...
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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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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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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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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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How to debug and deploy Legacy solutions

I've migrated from visual Studio 2008 / 2010 + WSP builder for a while now, and have been using Visual Studio 2012 / 2013 + F5. Now I've come across some legacy solutions, which are still active and ...
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Change default publish location in Visual Studio

Whenever I want to publish my SharePoint solution, the Target Location is selected as "C:\Users\Administrator\Documents". Is there a way to change the default value for this option?
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convert to sandbox

How I can deploy a custom webpart solution inheret Microsoft.SharePoint.WebPartPages.DataFormWebPart as sandbox solution ? as Microsoft documentation, there is a restrication on using this class in ...
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Package and Deploy SSRS Reports / Datasets etc

I have a VS report solution that contains around 40 reports as well as the child reports, sub reports, shared data sets, and data sources. How do I package these for SharePoint to deploy as a managed ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Uninstalling farm solutions, will not remove the related site collection features

I am facing a problem which I cannot understand how to fix it. Now I have installed third party tools inside my SharePoint 2013 server. Then I wanted to remove them, so i went to "Central ...
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error 404 but app is successfully deployed

I have deployed a solution containing a REST web service. When I recall the url I get error 404. What could be wrong? In the Central Admin I have the following properties Name: ...
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Deployment content type on production using a wsp

I've create a lot of custom content types in a Visual Studio Solution on the development environment. Everything works fine, and I deploy everything to the content type hub using Visual Studio (I've ...
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“Unselect All” features when importing a site template to Visual Studio 2012?

In Visual Studio 2012 I'm importing a WSP of a site template using the "SharePoint Customization Wizard." The list of features displays with all items selected. I only want to import a couple ...
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Module Folder in Sharepoint is not deployed with the wsp file

I am updating my solutions from Sharepoint 2010 to 2013. I needed to make a little workaround because SP 2013 refused to find my pictures in the images folder. So I created a module folder for SP 2013 ...
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Building WSP for SP 2010 designer customized aspx pages with multiple data view webparts

We’ve designer access to the DEV and QA sites. We are able to customize some aspx pages and able to build some tabbed views with different dataview webparts. Now we’ve a challenge to move these ...
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Does MSBuild 2010 /t:Package switch package an existing DLL or build it first?

Does MSBuild 2010 /t:Package switch package an existing SharePoint WebPart or build it first? In other words can I do the following: MSBuild /p:Configuration=Release /m MyWebPart.csproj Then do ...
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how are featureReference nodes in Package manifest related to featureIds

Our team is working on a solution with Sharepoint package having several features referenced in it. We noted that no new updates made to the solution (i.e. features added etc.) were reflecting upon ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Why WspBuilder.exe consider net framework 4.5 project as unmanaged code?

I'm upgrading my VS solution from .net 3.5 to .net 4.5. I shifted to VS 2013 and change the TargetFramework. Everything is working well till this step but wspbuilder start creating problem for me and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Sandbox Solution: Why won't it update when published?

I have a weird problem in VS 2013 working with a SharePoint NCSS Sandbox Solution. Whenever I right-click and Publish the .wsp locally on the file system, it publishes an old version of the .wsp. By ...
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Deploy the global.asax file using wsp

I need to make change to global.asax in custom STS . Since 7 applications use this STS, I would like to create a package ,so that it is deployed on all servers . Could anyone provide code or link ...
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SharePoint PowerShell Script deployment. Only errors outside of Visual Studio?

I have a problem regarding deployment of WSP package. I develop the solution using Visual Studio and use No Activation + a PowerShell script as 'post-deployment' command. The PowerShell script is the ...
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Unable to setup SharePoint Content Database Size Monitor

I have deployed this WSP from http://sphealthdbsize.codeplex.com/ on my SharePoint 2010 farm. As per documentation, I should get Review Database Sizes link under Central Admin -> Application ...
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Cannot modify page layouts in SharePoint designer

We have a SharePoint solution developed by a vendor that does not allow me to make open and save a page layout with SharePoint Designer with out the thing blowing up. What would cause this type of ...
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WSP deployment repeats last characters of a file

I have a weird issue with deployment of a WSP file. A little background info: The Visual Studio solutions consists of 28 projects (don't ask... I inherited it :-)) of which 26 files generate a WSP ...
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Site-scoped feature with both Modules and Visual Web Parts

I have a Feature with Modules that place files in the Master Page Gallery, and I recently added Visual Web Parts to the feature. Then I realized at some point the copying of files into the Gallery had ...