Assembly Element (Solution - Assemblies)

Last modified: July 15, 2011

Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2013 | SharePoint Server 2013

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Specifies an assembly to include in the solution.

  DeploymentTarget = "GlobalAssemblyCache" | "WebApplication"
  Location = "Text">




Optional Text. The preferred target of deployment of the assembly. The assembly is copied to the target specified by the DeploymentTarget attribute (for a Web application) or the global assembly cache (for a server farm).

Possible values:

  • GlobalAssemblyCache   If the assembly is a farm feature, it is copied to the global assembly cache.

  • WebApplication   If the assembly is a Web application feature, it is copied to the virtual server bin directory.


Required Text. The relative file path of the assembly.

For an example of how this element is used, see Solution schema.