Blog entries posted during 2008

Access denied when using Link Collection property or MulitPageProperty

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

In my last project I came across a rather strange error. In my solution (EPiServer CMS 5 SP3)  a user could be logged in with a user that don’t have read access to the startpage but having full access to a specific part of the site including the... [ Read full article ]

15 December 2008  0 Comments


Access denied when using Link Collection property or MulitPageProperty

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

In my last project I came across a rather strange error. In my solution (EPiServer CMS 5 SP3)  a user could be logged in with a user that don’t have read access to the startpage but having full access to a specific part of the site including the... [ Read full article ]

15 December 2008  0 Comments


Exclude the FriendlyUrlRewriter in EPiServer

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

I wanted this Plug In to return an URL on this format http://mysite.com/Templates/Pages/mypage.aspx?pageid=734&epslanguage=no&width=400&height=400. This because I wanted to use Smoothbox to pop the page information up in another window (Smoothbox ... [ Read full article ]

11 December 2008  0 Comments


Authorize users from different sources

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

In a project we were working on in Epinova, we had to separate customer authorization and EPiServer authorization. We wanted to use the windows membership- and role-provider to authorize EPiServer users, and a custom customer membership provider w... [ Read full article ]

03 December 2008  0 Comments


Authenticate users from different sources

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

In a project we were working on in Epinova, we had to separate customer authorization and EPiServer authorization. We wanted to use the windows membership- and role-provider to authorize EPiServer users, and a custom customer membership provider w... [ Read full article ]

03 December 2008  0 Comments


Custom boolean property

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

As a developer working with dynamic properties, I am sure you have came across the fact that it is not possible to reset or empty an EPiServer boolean dynamic property. This is something I’ve needed several times, so here is a simple sample code t... [ Read full article ]

02 December 2008  0 Comments


Custom boolean property

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

As a developer working with dynamic properties, I am sure you have came across the fact that it is not possible to reset or empty an EPiServer boolean dynamic property. This is something I’ve needed several times, so here is a simple sample code t... [ Read full article ]

02 December 2008  0 Comments


Initial migrating - upgrage from 4.x to 4.62B fails on machine already running CMS5

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

One prerequisite for migrating from EPiServer 4 to 5 is that the site in question is upgraded to version 4.62B. During this upgrade I came across the following error: Running Assembly installer for EPiServer.SchedulerSvc.exe:"Cannot install files:... [ Read full article ]

20 November 2008  0 Comments


Initial migrating - upgrage from 4.x to 4.62B fails on machine already running CMS5

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

One prerequisite for migrating from EPiServer 4 to 5 is that the site in question is upgraded to version 4.62B. During this upgrade I came across the following error: Running Assembly installer for EPiServer.SchedulerSvc.exe:"Cannot install files:... [ Read full article ]

20 November 2008  0 Comments


Installer fails when installing CMS4 on .net Framework 3.0 or higher

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

When installing an EPiServer CMS 4 (using EPiServer Manager 1.3.3.0) on a machine that has .net Framework 3.0 or higher installed the installation manager fails. In order to make the installation complete, rename the folders containing the framewo... [ Read full article ]

19 November 2008  0 Comments


Office 2007 Mime Types (for IIS)

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

If you can't upload documents of type Office 2007 to your Windows server you might want to check if IIS allows Office 2007 mimetypes! In my case I was running Windows Server 2003 and IIS 5.6. Use this guide to correct the problem: http://www.bram.... [ Read full article ]

18 November 2008  0 Comments


Problems accessing edit/admin mode in R2 on non-english OS

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

I installed EPiServer CMS R2 on my computer running Windows XP (Norwegian), but I was not able to access edit/admin mode. I tried setting all the access rights I know of, but EPiServer kept throwing me back to the login box. I didn’t get a ”Login... [ Read full article ]

09 October 2008  0 Comments


Problems accessing edit/admin mode in R2 on non-english OS

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

I installed EPiServer CMS R2 on my computer running Windows XP (Norwegian), but I was not able to access edit/admin mode. I tried setting all the access rights I know of, but EPiServer kept throwing me back to the login box. I didn’t get a ”Login... [ Read full article ]

09 October 2008  0 Comments


Nested groups in Active Directory and EPiServer CMS

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

Have you ever tried nested groups in Active Directory (AD) and experienced problems when logging on with one of these in EPiServer CMS?   I came across this problem in a project where I had potentially 2000+ groups which should have access to Edit... [ Read full article ]

19 August 2008  0 Comments


Nested groups in Active Directory and EPiServer CMS

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

Have you ever tried nested groups in Active Directory (AD) and experienced problems when logging on with one of these in EPiServer CMS?   I came across this problem in a project where I had potentially 2000+ groups which should have access to Edit... [ Read full article ]

19 August 2008  0 Comments


EPiServer sites excluded from Google; ASP.NET 2.0 Mozilla Browser Detection Hole

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

Have you ever experienced that episerver 4 sites have been excluded from Google? We recently ran into this problem, and it turned out to be caused by a well-known ASP.Net 2.0 bug: ASP.NET 2.0 Mozilla Browser Detection Hole , caused buy the ASP.NET... [ Read full article ]

23 June 2008  0 Comments


EPiServer sites excluded from Google; ASP.NET 2.0 Mozilla Browser Detection Hole

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

Have you ever experienced that episerver 4 sites have been excluded from Google? We recently ran into this problem, and it turned out to be caused by a well-known ASP.Net 2.0 bug: ASP.NET 2.0 Mozilla Browser Detection Hole , caused buy the ASP.NET... [ Read full article ]

23 June 2008  0 Comments


Flexigrid at CodeResort

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

Mari at BV Network has done excellent job with packaging our Flexigird property. This is done in order for you to download and install it with no configuration or hassle. Check it out at epicode -Thomas Leela ]]>]]> [ Read full article ]

04 April 2008  0 Comments


Flexigrid at CodeResort

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

Mari at BV Network has done excellent job with packaging our Flexigird property. This is done in order for you to download and install it with no configuration or hassle. Check it out at epicode -Thomas Leela ]]> [ Read full article ]

04 April 2008  0 Comments


The trust relationship between the primary domain and the trusted domain failed

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

Keywords: Trust, domain, SystemException, System.Security.Principal.NTAccount.TranslateToSids,   EPiServer.Security.UnifiedPrincipal.IsInRole The solution to this failure message is pretty well described both on EPiServer forum and on EPiServer... [ Read full article ]

28 March 2008  0 Comments


The trust relationship between the primary domain and the trusted domain failed

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

Keywords: Trust, domain, SystemException, System.Security.Principal.NTAccount.TranslateToSids,   EPiServer.Security.UnifiedPrincipal.IsInRole The solution to this failure message is pretty well described both on EPiServer forum and on EPiServer... [ Read full article ]

28 March 2008  0 Comments


Duplication of associations superclass contraints and more in TMCore07 SP3

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

EPiServer site with TMCore: TMCore07 SP3 and TEM v2.3 During either the convertion from TMCore07 SP1 to SP3 or when I wanted to see what happend when I clicked the Generate Schema button in the Topic map editor, many of the associations got... [ Read full article ]

29 February 2008  0 Comments


Duplication of associations superclass contraints and more in TMCore07 SP3

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

EPiServer site with TMCore: TMCore07 SP3 and TEM v2.3 During either the convertion from TMCore07 SP1 to SP3 or when I wanted to see what happend when I clicked the Generate Schema button in the Topic map editor, many of the associations got... [ Read full article ]

29 February 2008  0 Comments


Validation of viewstate MAC failed

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

I have just spent too much time trying to find out why the EPiServer CMS solution I was working on crashed with the error message: "Validation of viewstate MAC failed. If this application is hosted by a Web Farm or cluster, ensure that <machineKey... [ Read full article ]

05 February 2008  0 Comments


Validation of viewstate MAC failed

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

I have just spent too much time trying to find out why the EPiServer CMS solution I was working on crashed with the error message: "Validation of viewstate MAC failed. If this application is hosted by a Web Farm or cluster, ensure that <machineKey... [ Read full article ]

05 February 2008  0 Comments


Emptying the Recycle Bin in CMS

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

Default the "Empty Recycle Bin" only deletes pages older than 30 days (that is default by EPiServer). To delete pages newer than this use the following stored proc: editDeleteChilds'2' where '2' is the pageId of the Recycle Bin. This may come in... [ Read full article ]

15 January 2008  0 Comments


Emptying the Recycle Bin in CMS

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

Default the "Empty Recycle Bin" only deletes pages older than 30 days (that is default by EPiServer). To delete pages newer than this use the following stored proc: editDeleteChilds'2' where '2' is the pageId of the Recycle Bin. This may come in... [ Read full article ]

15 January 2008  0 Comments


To limit the number of page versions

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

There’s a smart built-in function in EPiServer that I guess not to many editors/developers use or are aware of. This function is extremely smart to know about and configure as a standard part of a EPiServer project. At least if the site has the... [ Read full article ]

11 January 2008  0 Comments


To limit the number of page versions

by: EPiNova ( EPiNova )

There’s a smart built-in function in EPiServer that I guess not to many editors/developers use or are aware of. This function is extremely smart to know about and configure as a standard part of a EPiServer project. At least if the site has the... [ Read full article ]

11 January 2008  0 Comments

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Epinova AS is a Norwegian consultancy company specializing in Content Management Systems and EPiServer specially. Our goal is to "be the best supplier on EPiServer in Norway, and one of the best internationally". This includes knowledge about the products possibilities and limitations, technical implementations, and strategic advisory around information systems.

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