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Will an InfoPath 2007 form with managed code work on SharePoint 2010?

I have an existing InfoPath 2007 form containing managed code. The form is now published on SharePoint 2007. The form will be edited and created using the InfoPath 2007 client, so no Web Form in this ...
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SQL Server 2005 vs SQL Server 2008 on SharePoint 2010

I'm writing a recommendation for an upgrade scenario from SharePoint 2007 to SP2010. Customer is currently running x64 SQL Server 2005 SP3 on Windows 2003 Server. Does anyone have pros/cons for ...
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Sharepoint Server 2010 SP1 PSConfig issue

I've download (KB 2460045) and install the sp1 for SPS2010, so far so good. To complete the process -SQL upgrade- I must run the SP2010 Products Configuration Wizard (psconfig), but in the last step a ...
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What is the best practice for redirecting users when sites are being upgraded?

We have an upgrade to an application coming up which requires a site collection to be deleted and recreated. In terms of managing the existing users experience during upgrade what would be the best ...
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Choice field changed - How to propagate the change down to all lists that used it?

I have a feature (Web scoped) with a content type which contains a field (Type="Choice"). Values were A, B and C. I've created a list based on this content type and added some elements in it. I ...
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What Hotfix am I missing and where?

I have been having a hard time with my SharePoint servers, it just doesn't seem to want to match all of the other servers hotfixes I tried almost everything that I could think of as well as upgrading ...
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Approval (OOB) Workflow modified as System account Issue

We are having a problem with an out of the box approval workflow. Environment: 5 Server Farm (2 wfe, 2 app,1 db) SharePoint 2010 Enterprise. (upgraded from moss enterprise) Problem Every time a ...
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Upgrading from SharePoint 2010 to 2013, deleting content database

Why do we delete the content database of a new Web Application while upgrading from SharePoint 2010 to 2013?
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Upgrade a VS 2012 Sharepoint 2010 project to Sharepoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2010 Solution that is made in VS 2012. I wanted to try and upgrade the solution to it deploy to our new SharePoint 2013 server. In the Package properties i have set the version to ...
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How do I handle custom webpart property type update during re-deployment

I have a custom webpart that was defined with a property like [Personalizable(PersonalizationScope.Shared), WebBrowsable(true), WebDisplayName("Chart Type"), Category("Chart - Required")] ...
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Failed 2010 SP1 Upgrade

Anyone have an idea? I am trying to upgrade on Win7 Development box 06/30/2011 11:11:20 8 ERR Task upgrade has failed with a PostSetupConfigurationTaskException An exception of type ...
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Sharepoint 2007 to 2010 Upgrade

I got a Sharepoint project which we developed using 2007 we are in a process of migrating to 2010. We are using database attach approach. I ran pre-upgrade check in 2007 environment it is fine. Then I ...
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Adding Features during Solution Update

Is there a supported method to add features during a solution update. We call Update-SPSolution and then upgrade our old features using SPFeature.Upgrade but any new features in the solution do not ...
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What are the PSConfig.exe -cmd upgrade risks?

I am about to run the following command in production but I would like a solid understanding of what could break. We ran this command on QA environments, but we don't know if everything is in fact ...
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Removing orphaned sites

I have done an in-place upgrade of a SharePoint 2007 farm to SharePoint 2010. I am now trying to run: stsadm -o enumallwebs This command fails with the following error message after enumerating a ...
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Adding new site column to existing content type on multi language sites

I'm using the declarative SharePoint feature upgrade approach to : 1. Add a new custom column to site columns gallery 2. Add the new custom column to an existing content type There are two variation ...
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Deploying SharePoint 2010 WSP to MOSS 2007

Please help me on this. Is it possible to deploy a WSP solution developed in SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2007. I know this is very akward question, but right now I am asked this very same question ...
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Developing WebParts for SP 2007 and SP 2010

We are currently working on a project where the first release will be in 2007 and the next release will be in 2010. In previous projects we have created webparts using user controls and defining ...
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How long does Upgrade-SPSite takes to upgrade a site collection?

I am testing upgrade of a site collection to SharePoint 2013. The size of the content database is 225 GB. It has only one site collection. This is a double hop upgrade. I have upgraded SP2007 ...
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Remove or ignore Project Server 2007 on SharePoint 2007

Environment is a single SharePoint 2007 server (MOSS) and a SQL db server farm. Once upon a time a previous SP admin installed Project Server on the SP server, but it was never used. Some action was ...
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Preupgrade check reveals webpart issues which are not installed on farm, how to identify the name, assembly of the referenced webparts

I have run a preupgrade check on a SP2007 database to identify issues prior to upgrading to SP2010. The report shows a lot of messages for missing webparts. The strange thing is that I cannot identify ...
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SharePoint Services 2.0 SP2 - upgrade to SharePoint Services 3.0 SP2

I'm working for a company that is using SharePoint. The colleague that was in charge of SharePoint left the firm, and for the last 2-3 years he didn't do anything with it. For that reason we are ...
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Issue Mounting SharePoint 2010 content database in 2013

I'm in the middle of an upgrade from 2010 to 2013, and I'm running into an issue when attempting to upgrade one of my content databases using PowerShell. The content databases attached to my other web ...
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The following sites are using templates that are not yet supported after upgrade

I migrated a SharePoint 2010 site collection containing a custom site definition to SharePoint 2013 using database attach. The site collection has several sub sites created using the custom site ...
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Why do I get an error updating a custom field type from 2007 to 2010?

I'm upgrading a publishing site from 2007 to 2010, the upgrade completes with errors in the upgrade log, all of which relate to a particular custom field type. An example of one the errors is here: ...
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SharePoint Project does not deploy

I upgraded SP 2010 Solution created using VS 2010 to SP 2013 solution in VS 2012. The Solution has one SharePoint project which references another SharePoint project in the same solution. There are ...
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Cannot find the object “SiteDeletion” because it does not exist

I never came across this error before, I searched google and MSDN but not even one post that explains object "SiteDeletion" Problem is when I run PSCONFIG on SharePoint 2007 server on stage two I get ...
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SharePoint 2013 using Claims-based Authentication

As I understand it, SP 2013 will run on .NET Framework 4.5. Claims-based authentication runs on WIF. In .NET Framework 4.5, WIF (2.0) has been substantially updated (changes). How will this update ...
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Enable Enterprise Features option missing in my Central Administration

I want to upgrade the existing Sharepoint installation to the Enterprise version, but there's "Enable Enterprise Features" option missing from my "Upgrade and Migration" portion of the Central ...
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Advantages to upgrading from SharePoint Foundation 2010?

I feel like this should be extremely obvious, but after staring at this document from Microsoft and Googling for a while I'm still at a loss as to the advantages of SharePoint Server 2010 and ...
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Moving Site Template (.stp) files to SharePoint 2010

MOSS Site Template (.stp) files are no longer supported in SharePoint 2010. So how do you import .stp files? Isha Kapoor's blog post describes these steps: First you need to create a site in ...
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Upgrade SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 never complete (stuck)

I am trying to upgrade SharePoint 2007 web application to SharePoint 2010, I am using attach and de-attach method. Below is the content database information: Database Size: 66 GB Site ...
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No 'edit' button on sharepoint 2010 after upgrade from 2007

I've upgraded a SharePoint 2007 (12.0.0.6421) database to SharePoint 2010 (no SP's or anything yet) and I noticed that there is no edit button that brings up the ribbon to edit a page in the upgraded ...
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How Fast Will People Migrate to SharePoint 2010? [closed]

I'll be the pessimist on this one: I don't expect the enterprise organizations I know to do anything for at least a year after launch, if not longer. (This in one of the reasons I thought my jQuery ...
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Get Web Part name from GUID

We're migrating from SP2007 to SP2010 and are seeing some error messages about missing web parts during the upgrade, but the error messages only list the GUID and not the web part name. Is there a way ...
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How do I migrate my SharePoint 2007 environment to SharePoint 2010?

I'm looking for a book or website which will lay out the complete process of upgrading from SharePoint 2007 to 2010. I've come across a couple of products which will do this for me, such as Xavor and ...
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SharePoint 2013 Upgrade

I upgraded SharePoint 2010 to 2013 using Attached Content Database method. I followed below steps Took backup of Content database of 2010 from Sql 2008 Created New Web Application in 2013 Installed ...
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Can I install SharePoint SP2 without installing SP1 in Sharepoint 2010

I have SharePoint Server 2010 (Standard edition). However I do not have any SP1 installed in the server. But now I want to use service pack 2 and cumulative updates. So my question is : Can I ...
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SPD Workflows upgrade from 2007 to 2010 fix

Our company has several large SharePoint farms that are migrating over time. As a result of the upgrade, our URL's will change. Our technology group has said that any workflows created in Designer ...
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Sp2013 Standard Server Sp1 Upgrade Roll Back Plan

I have SharePoint 2013 Standard Edition installed in our servers 1 App, 1 WFE, 1 Workflow Server. Very soon we are moving on to a plan to upgrade the farm with Sp1 upgrade. Before doing that i need to ...
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CSS changes after SharePoint 2010 to 2013 upgrade

We have SP2010 project with CSS applied to SharePoint page CSS classes. Now in SP2013 we notice that few CSS classes like 'quick-launch' no longer exist. That means we will have to change the CSS ...
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How to install CU in SharePoint 2010?

I have a SharePoint server with the following build version, Version : 14.0.4763.1000. Under Manage Patch Status I can find the following products with the same above mentioned version, Microsoft ...
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Pricing an upgrade from 2007 to 2010 for a customer?

How would I go about pricing a 2007 > 2010 upgrade for a small business client? What cost elements/variables/metrics to consider? What is the typical price range? What elements can be worked with ...
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Error when performing site search after 2013 upgrade

I just upgraded our farm from SharePoint 2010 to 2013, attaching the content databases to the new farm instance. However, we've decided to leave all the sites in the 2010 visual model until we can ...
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File in _layouts not updated on deployment

We have this situation: there was an error in teh solution, which occured in one of JS files deployed into _layouts. Bug was kind of a critical, and decision was made to push chaned JS file by hand ...
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Windows Explorer view doesn't work after upgrade from 2007 to 2010

We have upgraded a MOSS 2007 publishing site to SharePoint 2010 Enterprise. Having done this we have found problems with opening Document Libraries in Explorer View. Most users access the site via ...
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SharePoint 2010 Service Packs and Cumulative Updates

If I would install a new SharePoint Server 2010 farm now, in order to get my Farm fully up to date, which of the following patches would I have to apply? Does any of these automatically install any of ...
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SharePoint Server 2010 upgrade: An error occurred while enabling Enterprise features

While trying to upgrade from SharePoint Server 2010 to SharePoint Enterprise 2010, I kept getting the following blocking error: An error occurred while enabling Enterprise features. Refer to the ...
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Can a content database upgrade be stopped and resumed?

When you run the SharePoint management shell cmdlet Upgrade-SPSite -VersionUpgrade to upgrade a 2010 database to 2013 it can take a really long time, sometimes days. Suppose you experience a power ...
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Upgrade from 2010 to 2013 attach database

When upgrading from 2010 to 2013, we can create a web application and attach it to the content database, do we need to run the command mount-spcontentdatabase, or just attach the database to the web ...