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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 ...
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Difference between Feature ID and Solution ID

Solution id is identity of Solution package (.wsp file). If you are deploying wsp file, it will check solution id. If exists, it will update solution. Solution contains all the features, assembly, ...
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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 to deploy solution to other applications which is already existing in the farm?

You can easily do that either from the Central Administration (System Settings, Farm Solution, click on your solution, and then "Deploy": you can select the ttarget Web application), or from a ...
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Update WSP solution Compatibility mode

I've searched for something similar for a long time, and never found a command to update a solution and its compatibility level. So, I end up with retracting the WSP, and then installing it back with ...
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Difference between Feature ID and Solution ID

Solution Id- A WSP contains unique / single Solution ID. One solution / WSP can contains many feature ID's, depending on the requirement. Feature ID- - Feature Id can be multiple in a single ...
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How to generate a .wsp file for my Event Receiver using visual studio to be deployed inside my live environment

The above answer is correct or you can have another option as- Delete the .WSP files from the \bin\Debug folder and rebuild the solution. You can find the current/updated date to the WSP. Or You can ...
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How to generate a .wsp file for my Event Receiver using visual studio to be deployed inside my live environment

First off, a SharePoint solution package file is actually a cab file with a .wsp extension. If you switch the extension to .cab, you can open the file and extract the contents so you can examine if ...
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How to deploy solution to other applications which is already existing in the farm?

No need to retract the solution. Just install it in your new web application using PowerShell. Install-SPSolution -WebApplication "[Site Collection URL]" -GACDeployment -Identity xxx.wsp
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Solution deployment stuck on deploying SharePoint 2013

In my case I have followed below steps to deploy the solution: I have cancel my solution deployment from central admin. I have restarted SharePoint Timer Service in all my SP instance. I stopped ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Solution struck on Retracting

Just run below steps: Run stsadm -o enumdeployments command in SharePoint Management Shell. Look for the JobId string corresponding to your solution. Copy that string. Run stsadm -o canceldeployment ...
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Deploy a WSP solution from one farm to another

If you have wsp file then you can install it to other farm (I am assuming 2nd farm is also on same sharepoint version). Also make sure you follow the same deployment steps as you did in your 1st farm....
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Site created using a site template will not preserve the values for the columns (hidden columns will be set as required)

As I mentioned in a question you asked earlier, I had the same problem. I have only been able to solve it with an "unsupported" action. But it works perfectly. In my case it is a multi-site project ...
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I deployed a sp2010 wsp to sp2013, now SharePoint is looking in 15 hive for controltemplates

When I was working on new 2013 installs, we deployed files like those to both the 14 and 15 hives. Control Templates, images, etc. Sites created from 2010 templates looked in the 14 hive and sites ...
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Extract Wsp solutions

Unfortunately, WSPs contain compiled code, not source code. Of course, if the code in question is javascript, then that is easily obtaintable. For c#, there are a variety of tools, such as ILSpy to ...
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Extract Wsp solutions

try below steps to get the files. First of all, locate the WSP package that needs to be investigated. you can go to Central Application system settings > manage farm solutions and download the ...
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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 ...
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Deployed wsp in SharePoint 2013

When you are deploying a SharePoint solution via Cmdlet, you should be aware of that the PowerShell Cmdlet does not activate the features automatically it's not like Visual Studio So you should follow ...
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Div gets added automatically for a sharepoint note field (multiple lines of text)

Keep column as plain text. In this case not getting additional div tags. Specify the type of text to allow: Plain text <<<< Rich text (Bold, italics, text alignment, hyperlinks)...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': The list "Lists/Issue Manage" doesn't exist. Please fix the ListUrl attribute

There seems to be some discrepancy. The error you are getting shows the Url as Lists/Risk Issue whereas the Url present in elements.xml file is Lists/Issue Manage. ListUrl attribute works for Web ...
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How to Identify the WSP of the deploy webparts

Rename solution.wsp to solution.cab and you can view the content of the wsp. That way you can find web parts, features and everything else deployed to a farm. To ensure you have the installed ...
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How to generate a .wsp file for my Event Receiver using visual studio to be deployed inside my live environment

Delete the old .wsp file from \bin\debug\. Rebuild and Publish the solution You will get latest WSP file.
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Difference between Feature ID and Solution ID

Solution ID: ID of the Package (.wsp file), That are you going todeploy Open the solution package file in VS Click on the package designer Open the Property window and scroll down the the Solution ID ...
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What is causing a "Cannot find a Feature" error when uninstalling a solution?

Reference 1 and Reference 2 both are useful URL's. It's worked for me to uninstall the solution with Feature ID and then installed it. Hope it would be helpful to others!
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Activate button is disabled for my new solution

Inside Visual Studio, try to switch off assembly inclusion: Then republish and re-upload template once again.
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How to modify a WSP file (convert .cab to .wsp)

You can (also) use Visual Studio to Import and modify your WSP. Have a look at this link from Microsoft (For 2010 but still working for 2013): Importing the .wsp File in few step : Create a VS ...
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Adding a 2010 .wsp file to SharePoint Online

You should be aware of the Office 365 SharePoint Online sandboxed solution has been deprecated as mentioned at Removing Code-Based Sandbox Solutions in SharePoint Online. So In this case, your WSP ...
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Deploying Site Scoped solutions Farm wide (All Site Collections)

try the below script, you have to replace the web application url and feature name below. Add-PSSnapin microsoft.sharepoint.powershell -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue $webs = get-spsite -...
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PowerShell command for Add and Install .wsp to Site Collection

Run this below scripts from SharePoint Management Shell: For Farm solution Add-SPSolution “Your WSP Location”\”Your WSP Name”.wsp Install-SPSolution –Identity "WSP Name".wsp –WebApplication "Site ...
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How to Repackage a SharePoint WSP

First download your WSP file from the solution gallery. Let’s call it “SiteWebsite.wsp”. Start Visual Studio and Launch the Visual Studio 2012 New Project wizard. From the list of SharePoint project ...
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