Plug-in Documentation

Microsoft SharePoint

Overview

Microsoft SharePoint is a web application platform for common enterprise web requirements.

The Microsoft SharePoint plug-in for IBM UrbanCode Deploy includes steps to deploy .wsp and .cmp files.

Compatibility

This plug-in requires IBM UrbanCode Deploy 6.0 or later.

History

Version 6

This version includes a fix for APAR 146529, an issue with deploying .wsp files on multiple servers nonconcurrently.

Version 5

This version includes a fix for APAR PI35342, a compatibility defect with IBM Urbancode Deploy version 6.1.0.4 and later.

Version 4

Initial release of the plug-in.

Steps

Process steps in the Sharepoint plug-in

Activate SharePoint Feature

Activates SharePoint Feature

Input properties for the Activate SharePoint Feature step
Name Type Description Required
Feature ID String GUID that identifies the feature to activate (e.g. 21d186e1-7036-4092-a825-0eb6709e9280) No
File Name String Path to feature must be a relative path to the 12\Template\Features directory. (e.g.
MyFeature\Feature.xml)
No
Force Boolean No
Name of the Feature String Specify the name of the SharePoint feature. (e.g. MyFeature) No
Path to Stsadmin Executable String Path to stsadmin executable if not identified in a system path (e.g. C:\Program Files\Common
Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\BIN\STSADM.EXE)
No
SharePoint Url String URL of the Web application, site collection, or Web site to which the feature is being
activated
No

Deploy SharePoint CMP File

Deploys SharePoint content from CMP packages

Input properties for the Deploy SharePoint CMP File step
Name Type Description Required
CMP File Name String Specify the name of the SharePoint CMP package to import the content from (e.g. newContent.cmp) Yes
Path to Stsadmin Executable String Path to stsadmin executable if not identified in a system path (e.g. C:\Program Files\Common
Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\BIN\STSADM.EXE)
No
SharePoint Url String specifify the SharePoint url if url deployment is checked No

Deploy SharePoint WSP File

Installs, Upgrades, and Deploys SharePoint WSP packages

Input properties for the Deploy SharePoint WSP File step
Name Type Description Required
Allow CAS Policies Boolean If the solution contains Code Access Security (CAS) policies, this parameter must
be specified.
No
Allow GAC Deployment Boolean If the solution contains assemblies that need to be put in a global assembly cache
(GAC), this parameter must be specified
No
Deployment Option Enumeration:

  • local
  • immediate
  • time
select the sharepoint deployment/upgrade value Yes
Path to Stsadmin Executable String Path to stsadmin executable if not identified in a system path (e.g. C:\Program Files\Common
Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\BIN\STSADM.EXE)
No
SharePoint Url String specifify the SharePoint url if url deployment is checked No
WSP Package Name String Specify the name of the SharePoint WSP package to deploy (e.g. package.wsp) Yes
all content urls Boolean Equivalent to deploying the package to all nonadministrative virtual servers that
are in the farm.
No
locale ID String Specifies a language for the Web Part package when a Web Part package is deployed.
If this parameter is not specified the Web Part package should be deployed as being
language agnostic.
No
time String if time is selected this field must be filled out (e.g. 2/16/2011 14:15:12) No

Deploy SharePoint WSP File To Sandbox

Deploys SharePoint content from CMP packages

Input properties for the Deploy SharePoint WSP File To Sandbox step
Name Type Description Required
Powershell Executable location String If the Powershell executable isnt in the system path please specify (e.g. C:\winnt\powershell.exe) No
SharePoint Collection URL String Specify which SharePoint collection Url to Deploy the sandbox solution Yes
WSP File Name String Specify the WSP File (e.g.mysolution.wsp) No

Export SharePoint Content

Exports SharePoint content to a CMP package

Input properties for the Export SharePoint Content step
Name Type Description Required
CMP File Name String Specify the name of the package to export the SharePoint content to (e.g. newContent) Yes
Path to Stsadmin Executable String Path to stsadmin executable if not identified in a system path (e.g. C:\Program Files\Common
Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\BIN\STSADM.EXE)
No
SharePoint Url String specifify the SharePoint url if url deployment is checked Yes