Commerce Server 2007 Staging Error: CatalogImport failed; _FullTextCatalog’ cannot be reused until after the next BACKUP LOG operation

In one of the production commerce server instances of my client, I suddenly found this error getting logged since a couple of days. Now, the text of the error has nothing to do with Commerce Server 2007 but everything to do with the Sql Server 2005 that forms of the datastore of the commerce server….


Commerce Server 2007 Staging Error : "Error occurred with the database StagingLog.mdb"

Yesterday I came across a very strange Commerce Server Staging error at one of the production boxes of the customer am working for. Strangely, for some reason, the Staging server stopped and started to throw out the below error:   Event Type:        Error Event Source:    Commerce Server Staging Event Category:                None Event ID:              61208 Date:                    …


Commerce Server 2007: Accessing multi-valued custom properties in UserObject of Profile System

The MSDN’s Managing Profiles section of the commerce server gives an in-depth view of the working of the profile system and the steps needed to create custom properties for the UserObject. The Extending the Profile System section gives out detailed steps to extend the profile system. A frequently searched topic is to create, save and…


Commerce Server 2007: Catalog Import Error for Large Files

When you are trying to import a large catalog into the commerce server catalog system you might come across this error: The import failed because the import file is larger than the maximum size allowed on your server.  Contact your system administrator. The solution for this to open up the web.config of CatalogWebService and then…


Commerce Server 2007 Code Samples – Catalog System and Basic Catalog Search

I did some qualitative analysis of the referrals of my blog, and found that a majority of the search terms are for Commerce Server Code Samples or for Commerce Server API usage samples.Though some very good code samples are available at the Microsoft Commerce Server Product Unit blog, it is extremely difficult to get hold…

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Commerce Server 2007 SetJoin API

The official documentation for the commendable SetJoin API in commerce Server 2007 seems more like a class reference without any code samples or introductory material into the way SetJoin should be used. So here’s the “low-down” as to how a SetJoin API needs to be developed. A fully tested and working version of the C#…


Commerce Server 2007 Web Services Application Pool Invalid Identity Error

When you are configuring a clean install of Commerce Server 2007, you’ll definitely need to go through the hellish and longish configuration steps that this document specifies. But once in a blue moon you might get this Application Pool Invalid Identity error when you are trying to browse the Web Services of Commerce Server (Order,…

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