Specifying Target

May 12, 2008 at 5:29 PM
I am new to STSDEV and SharePoint, so sorry of this is a stupid question.  When I use STSDEV in Visual Studio, how/where do I specify the target (server and path) for the deployment (via DebugDeploy)?  Is it by changing the TargetUrl in Microsoft.SharePoint.targets? Or do I need to change something else?  Thanks!!
May 15, 2008 at 6:40 AM
Hello,

You don't have to specify a target (server and path). Since you are developing on the server itself, you have just one SharePoint installation and the solution is deployed on a global scale for all the webapplications defined in SharePoint (stsadm has the argument "allcontenturls"). After deployment you will find your solution in Central Administration -> Operations -> Solution Management, and you can enable/disable features for any site collection in any web application.

If you need to deploy your solution on a different server however, you take your solution to that server and deploy it with the aid of stsadm, or use the SharePoint installer (also available on codeplex).


Hope it helps,
Tudor