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I develop SharePoint 2010 web application in Windows 7 + SharePoint 2010 Server machine. I have used Visual Studio 2010 for the development. In my application I have three different projects each for Site Definition, List Definitions and Visual Web parts respectively. Now I need to deploy my application in a different server machine with Windows Server 2008 with VM containing SharePoint Server 2010. Please someone help me with steps in deployment?

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Your VS projects will generate SharePoint packages (WSP) when you package them (right click on the project and package).

On your target environment, you'll need to create a web application then install & deploy the WSP for your site definition (that will be a farm solution). Once done, you'll be able to create a site collection of that template and afterward you'll have to install & deploy the last two WSPs and activate the relevant features to have your list definition & webparts available.

  • Thank you for the guidance. I have deployed the my three wsp files and activated the features. wsp1-contains masterpage, custom css and the custom js files. wsp2-contains list definitions. wsp3-contains webparts. wsp1 and wsp2 were globally deployed and wsp3 was deployed to a web application. Now in the web application I can find all the webparts but not any lists and styles. – Suja Shyam Nov 23 '12 at 8:59
  • Are you sure the associated feature is activated on the target environment ? – Francois Verbeeck Nov 23 '12 at 12:55
  • yes am sure about it. In wsp1 and wsp2 the scope of the feature is web and wsp3 the scope is site. – Suja Shyam Nov 26 '12 at 4:08
  • Thank you for the supports. I resolved the issue by changing the scope of the globally deployed wsp to "Site" from "Web" and re-deploying the wsps to the web application. – Suja Shyam Nov 26 '12 at 7:46
  • glad to read it's solved. Good luck for the other tasks :) – Francois Verbeeck Nov 26 '12 at 20:28

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