Solved

Developing SharePoint solutions in Visual Studio without working on server

Posted on 2015-02-06
1
1,322 Views
Last Modified: 2015-02-10
I would like to be able to do SharePoint development on a local host, but get the following error when starting a SharePoint project:

SharePoint Not Installed

The required version of SharePoint Foundation 2013 or SharePoint Server 2013 is not installed on this system. TO develop SharePoint solutions or browse SharePoint connections in Server Explorer, SharePoint must be installed on the local system.  Make sure that the local server referenced by the SharePoint project exists.

Is there a fix to be able to set up a development environment off the actual server?
0
Comment
Question by:jamesmetcalf74
1 Comment
 
LVL 31

Accepted Solution

by:
Jamie McAllister MVP earned 500 total points
ID: 40594066
You can do a local standalone install using HyperV or VMWare or use a cloud version, but it's not possible to just copy the DLLs...

http://blogs.technet.com/b/wbaer/archive/2012/10/10/setting-up-a-sharepoint-2013-development-environment-101.aspx

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ee554869.aspx

This needs a lot of RAM...
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

If you create your solutions on SharePoint sooner or later you will come upon a request to set  permissions of the item depending on some of the item's meta-data - the author, people assigned as approvers, divisions, categories etc. The most natu…
The vision: A MegaMenu for a SharePoint portal home page The mission: Make it easy to maintain. Allow rich content and sub headers as well as standard links. Factor in frequent changes without involving developers or a lengthy Dev/Test/Prod rel…
This video explains how to create simple products associated to Magento configurable product and offers fast way of their generation with Store Manager for Magento tool.
A short film showing how OnPage and Connectwise integration works.

929 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

9 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now