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UAT and Production environment can use the same server?

As a short answer: No You can't add two different versions of the same solution name in the same environment. Workarounds You have 2 workarounds Redploy the same solution with a different name. In ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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SharePoint Online App Catalog vs. Solutions Catalog

With the recent update to SharePoint Online you can deploy SharePoint Framework solutions and add-ins either globally in the tenant app catalog, which will make them available in all sites, or locally ...
Waldek Mastykarz's user avatar
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how to build wsp in visual studio 2012 without actually deploying the project

Yes, you can build and publish WSP without deploying solution.There is 'Publish' option in visual studio 2012, click on it & specify hard drive folder path to publish WSP. First bulid your ...
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How can I have 2 versions of the same .wsp activated on SharePoint 2016

First, It's not possible to have 2 solutions with the same solution ID on the same farm. In your scenario, Unfortunately, you don't have SharePoint solution to open it with Visual Studio and change ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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Can't add .sppkg solution to site

Here is the line may help you: This does not seem to be a supported use case at the moment. It is possible with SharePoint Add-Ins, but not SPFx WebParts. You can find the complete thread ...
Aakash Maurya's user avatar
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Feature has already been installed. Use the force attribute to explicitly re-install the feature

I had this same issue and found that it was because of Orphaned Feature. There are chances that whenever you remove wsp from farm and redeploy it, then Feature associated with that wsp might not got ...
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Is there a way to create site pages and insert webpart into it via PowerShell?

$wiki = $web.GetList($web.Url.ToString() + "/SitePages") $rootFolder = $wiki.RootFolder; $wikipage = $rootFolder.Files.Add($rootFolder.ServerRelativeUrl + "/default.aspx", [Microsoft.SharePoint....
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how to Deploy farm solutions in release mode

You have to: Change the Mode to 'Release' Publish the solution to a location. Use the Add-SPSolution, Install-SPSolution in Power-shell for deployment
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sharepoint server cant deploy solution

Looks like the "MaliyeCore.dll" is being used by a process while you deploying the solution. 1st you can use the Process explorer and check which porcess locked this dll, you can stop the process ...
Waqas Sarwar MVP's user avatar
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SharePoint always retracts my Add-In

You need to update the add-in instead of deploying it again, to not lose your changes. Follow below links for more info: Update add-in web components Update host web components Also, if you are ...
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Redeploy SP applications

You have to mention the web application name in your command like this Install-spsolution e809e62-4a1b-4757-8ad0-blahblah -WebApplication "URL of webapplication" -GACDeployment Or you can use -...
Waqas Sarwar MVP's user avatar
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How making changes to a third-party solution file.wsp

The wsp is a compressed file, you can open it with WinRAR or WinZip. Into this you have the dll file with the code. Now you need to decompiler, try this soft.https://www.jetbrains.com/decompiler/ ...
Ahmed Bouchaala's user avatar
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Update-spsolution keep old version

We had this issue in recent past, for us this dll stuck in timer service cache. I would do the following things: Restart the SharePoint timer and Admin service on all server in the farm Reset IIS on ...
Waqas Sarwar MVP's user avatar
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Make wsp compatible for sp2019

Nothing as far as I know. SP2013, 2016 and 2019 all have the same compatibility level (15, in this case). The only issue you’ll run into is if you’re accessing something in 2016 that doesn’t exist ...
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What is the impact of starting Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application Service in Application Server?

SP Timer service is responsible for deployment of solutions. If on one APp server it is deploying correctly then turning on foundation service might not resolve your issues. First check is you timer ...
Marek Sarad's user avatar
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Activate command disabled in Solutions Gallery

Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Sandboxed Code Service compliant on the Front End, Front end with DC or Custom MinRole. If you have any of the above role in your farm then you can enable the auto ...
Waqas Sarwar MVP's user avatar
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What are the database permissions required to deploy wsp files for non spfarm user

the Database permission level required to deploy a solution is dbowner on SharePoint configuration database. on SharePoint administrator database. on Content Database. There are other permissions ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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What are the database permissions required to deploy wsp files for non spfarm user

Below are right requires for WSP deployment. (though never tried without farm admins) but to answer your question, user should be below.. Site Collection Administrator Member of the "local ...
Siddharth Vaghasia's user avatar
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Unable to add a custom webpart

I have a video tutorial that walks you through the process of deploying a farm solution that contains a web part. I hope you'll find it to be helpful. Deploying Farm Solutions Containing Web Parts to ...
Rob Windsor's user avatar
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SharePoint Online App Catalog vs. Solutions Catalog

Web part packages are managed through the solutions gallery (1), so things like site templates or custom theme packages would be monitored or deployed from there. It was also used before to install ...
J. Doe's user avatar
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Roll backup plan for WSP solution deployments

For roll back or complete uninstall you have to do 3 things. Deactivate the features on site collections. Retract / Uninstall the Solutions. You can do it via central admin or powershell. Remove the ...
Waqas Sarwar MVP's user avatar
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Building wsp for VS 2013 and SP 2013

WSPbuilder does not support to SharePoint 2013. Here is the one workaround mentioned here If you execute "%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\microsoft\MSEnvShared\Addins", you should see the ...
Waqas Sarwar MVP's user avatar
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I can't activate features while deploying solutions in SPSD(SharePoint Solution Deployer)

I haven't done this but I think you should check this file Scripts/CustomTargets.ps1, there is this function function AfterDeploy($vars){ # Log "AfterDeploy (Custom Event)" -Type $SPSD....
akbar ali's user avatar
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Solution cannot be deserialized because it does not have a public default constructor

Snickbrack, Please try to copy your DLL to GAC directly. You can do this manually or use some VS plugins like CKSDev or Fishbone
Roman's user avatar
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SP - Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool' in VS

Make sure that you are running the Visual Studio as Administrator. Make sure the application pool of SharePoint web application is running. Check the Site Url of your SharePoint Solution and make sure ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution' Sharepoint 2013

Make sure you have started visual studio using an account that has necessary permissions. Alternatively you can try deploying using SharePoint Management She'll.
Amal Hashim's user avatar
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install-spsolution really stuck on "deploying"

this was the problem for us http://www.matt-thornton.net/tech/sharepoint/sharepoint-solutions-stuck-retracting-deploying $farm = Get-SPFarm $disabledTimers = $farm.TimerService.Instances | where {$_....
Barry MSIH's user avatar
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install-spsolution really stuck on "deploying"

I know that it is a very late reply, but, I was stuck in this issue as well and nothing worked out for me. Solution was successfully getting retracted and deployed in two of the WFEs while it was ...
Uday Bhan's user avatar
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install-spsolution really stuck on "deploying"

It turned out that one of the servers stopped the timer service + World Wide Web publishing service due to patches incompatibility and it was waiting on this server to complete. If you have more ...
Hardik's user avatar
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