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Unable to view SharePoint nodes in Server Explorer

Posted By:      Posted Date: April 10, 2011    Points: 0   Category :C#

Using Visual Studio 2010, I right-click on SharePoint Connections in Server Explorer and select "Add Connection..."  My SharePoint 2010 site is on the same machine, so I enter http://localhost.  (I've also tried the actual machine name, http://sp2010dev.)  The connection is created with the root site at the top and all the nodes underneath (ContentTypes, Features, etc.).  Some of the nodes I can expand (e.g. List Templates expands to show different List Template types; Lists and Libraries expands to show Document Libraries and Lists).  But then when I try to expand further, I get an error message that states the following:

Unable to retrieve information for this node, possibly because the node has been deleted or its connection disrupted.  If the item exists in SharePoint, be sure it is accessible

I have not found any information about this error, and I've exhausted all attempts to permissions above what I've already created.


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