Error Deploying: Cannot create "projectname.server.SourceManifest.xml" RRS feed

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  • Web deployment task failed. (Object of type 'manifest' and path 'C:\Users\cgreene.HCS01\Documents\Unit Tracing\TechreteUnitTracing.Server\obj\Release\Package\TechreteUnitTracing.Server.SourceManifest.xml' cannot be created.  Learn more at: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=221672#ERROR_EXCEPTION_WHILE_CREATING_OBJECT.)

    I am deploying a LightSwitch application for SharePoint Online as a provider hosted app and i get the above error. I am unable to publish but the file that the error is saying cannot be created is being created every time I attempt to publish.

    Friday, June 26, 2015 3:10 PM


  • Hi cgreene,

    For this issue, please check the following items:

    • Enable sharepoint in Enabling shrepoint wizard.
    • Choose the Provider-hosted option, in the LightSwitch Publish Application Wizard, on the SharePoint Options page.

    More information: Host a LightSwitch HTML Client Application on Sharepoint

    Let me know if there is anything that I can do to help.

    With regards,


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    • Marked as answer by Angie Xu Monday, July 6, 2015 5:14 AM
    Monday, June 29, 2015 8:07 AM