Support and compatibility with 2008 products

The question regarding does Commerce Server 2007 support Windows Server 2008 and/or SQL Server 2008 and/or Visual Studio 2008 has came up several times and I wanted to give a quick post on this. With the release of Commerce Server 2007 Service Pack 2, we do fully support both Windows Server 2008 and Visual Studio…

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Increasing the number of days CSS logging retains data

In Commerce Server 2007 Staging (CSS) the event logging will retain 3 days worth of event and project data by default.  The number of days can be adjusted from 1 to 999 by manually editing the appropriate registry value. To adjust the value follow these steps: Open Regedit.exe and expand to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\CSS\EventLogging\CSSLocalEvents Right click on the value…

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How to configure Commerce Server Staging to log to SQL database

By default Commerce Server 2007 Staging (CSS) logs event and project data to an Access database.  This works fine but for those administrators that won’t to be able to better manage and make use of the reporting history usage of a SQL Server database is the best choice.  In this post I will outline the steps needed…

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Back to the blogging….

I’ve been away for a while from the blogging due to various reasons I won’t go into here but things have settled down now and I plan to start back up my posting.  For those who have offered comments on things to write about I am going to be looking into them and will post…

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Upgrading from Standard Edition to Enterprise Edition

Commerce Server 2007 supports the process of “upgrading” from the Standard edition to the Enterprise edition.  This is a true statement but I wanted to clarify what is meant by the use of the term “upgrade”.  When you perform an upgrade from the standard edition to the enterprise edition you can’t simply insert the cd-rom…

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