The isCleanMSDeployPackageNeeded task failed unexpectedly when deploying from TFS Build Server

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When deploying a .Net Application to IIS using TFS Build Server and MSBuild, you might get the following error: C:\Program Files\MSBuild\Microsoft\VisualStudio\v10.0\Web\Microsoft.Web.Publishing.targets (2850): The “IsCleanMSDeployPackageNeeded” task failed unexpectedly. System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.    at Microsoft.Web.Publishing.Tasks.Common.Utility.CheckMSDeploymentVersion()    at Microsoft.Web.Publishing.Tasks.Common.Utility.get_IsMSDeployInstalled() This can simply be because you have not installed Web Deploy 2.0 on...Read More

Deploying from TFS gives error Web deployment task failed. (Site http: does not exist.)

When you’re deploying your Web Application from TFS to an IIS Web Application you might encounter the error Web deployment task failed. (Site http: does not exist.) If you got this error, it’s probably because in TFS you set the”/p:DeployIISAppPath” to the URL of a website, for example /p:DeployIISAppPath=”” . The correct way to specify...Read More

Organize, classify and restructure your SharePoint content using Vyapin SharePoint Information Organizer

Community Blast Provided and Sponsored by Vyapin. This information was provided by vendor for community education on product. No official review was performed by Vlad Catrinescu. Most SharePoint implementations have outgrown the original purpose for which they were designed – what was envisioned as a simple solution has now become a complex environment because of...Read More
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