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Deploying Nintex Workflow Custom Action with Multiple Web Front End’s

After quite a break from doing any Nintex development I was required to write a custom Workflow Action for a client. I broke out the Nintex SDK to remind myself how to do this and wrote my action. I debugged and tested the action on my dev VM and got…

Overwriting Fields/Content Types in Elements.xml

I only spotted this the other day – the Elements.xml contains an ‘Overwrite’ attribute. I was provisioning a custom Content Type and some Site Columns but when activating the feature it failed. The error message was that the Content Type already existed in the site – see screenshot below.  …

‘The content WebService is not running in this server’

  I had a problem this morning with a 3 server SharePoint farm (DB, APP and WFE) where Feature files, Assemblies and pretty much any file contained in a WSP package was not getting deployed to the APP server. I first spotted this issue when deploying a WSP file containing…

What are Web Application Scoped resources in SharePoint?

I’ve just been working with some colleagues to fix a WSP which was failing when deployed time with the following error message: ‘The solution does not contain any resources scoped to a particular web application’ Whilst looking at the solution we could not see any features that were scoped to…