Staging environment is an environment used to assemble, test and review newer versions of software before it is moved into production.

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Is it possible to use profile sync on two a production and staging sharepoint server?

Our staging server has been neglected for a while, and I'm trying to get it back to as close as production as I can. I'm trying to setup profile sync and I've used the same accounts for production and ...
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Visual Studio installed on UAT environment

I have UAT environment set up on my client's infrastructure. We don't have Visual Studio installed on it and basically when client reports an error on custom developed features I am digging through ...
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SharePoint 2010 no code deployment

Is it possible to deploy changes from a Staging environment to production environment without custom code or solution packages? Basically, I don't want to disturb an existing content. Suppose in dev ...
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Is there anyway to execute a web scoped timer jobs manually

My timer job runs every 15 minutes so on Staging server I have to wait 15 minutes while waiting for results after deploying it, is there any way I can simply execute it, I remember there was some ...
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Copying a Content Database to another Farm?

I have a Sharepoint Farm and I want a clone of it, under a different hostname (Preprod vs. prod). We setup the Preprod farm from scratch, with new Web Applications. We then restored a backup of the ...
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File transformations before packaging WSP

I need to modify the content of some files in my SP 2010 project before packaging, something like Web.Config transformations. I need a file to have different content based on the environment: Debug, ...
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Copy the whole production environment to staging

There is the following WSS solution deployment scenario: Copy the whole production WSS to staging Deploy new solution/update to staging Run automated tests & human tests on staging Deploy new ...
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How to handle staging environments

We have convinced a number of customers that their SharePoint solution is a critical business system and should be handled as such. This will in most cases include a staging environment, but ...