Blog entries tagged with Installation

Installing multiple EPiServer CMS / Community Editions on the same server

by: Paul Smith

The EPiServer CMS / Community installation packages that you download from EPiServer World are made up of a bootstrapper application (setup.exe) and a few Windows Installer (MSI) files. One of these files, EPiServerShared.msi, is configured so tha... [ Read full article ]

03 February 2010  0 Comments

Dude, where's my Management Studio?

by: Dan Matthews

I suspect I’m not the first developer to install Visual Web Developer 2008 Express with SQL Server 2008 Express and then play hunt-the-Management Studio with my Start menu. After some digging it becomes apparent it’s not there. No problem – just... [ Read full article ]

13 March 2009  8 Comments

Strange Error Message In CMS 5

by: Steve Celius

I was deploying a new CMS 5 R1 (SP?) site today, to a server without EPiServer Manager, brand new .NET Framework 3.5 installation and generally nothing set up as it should. Having copied, configured, tuned and tweaked security and settings the way... [ Read full article ]

13 October 2008  0 Comments

EPiServer System Files Have Moved

by: Steve Celius

If you’ve read Fredrik's recent blog postings , or checked the folder of a newly installed R2 site, you might have noticed that the list of folders has shrunk. “Private” files, or system files, belonging to EPiServer has been moved out of the web... [ Read full article ]

11 October 2008  8 Comments

Dude where's my file? How bulk install works in EPiServer CMS 5 R2

by: Paul Smith

The Installer API in EPiServer CMS 5 R2 has three layers: At the bottom, an internal set of installers (classes derived from System. Configuration. Install. Installer) In the middle, a set of public . NET API classes On the top, a set of... [ Read full article ]

09 October 2008  0 Comments

Dude where's my file? How bulk install works in EPiServer CMS 5 R2

by: Paul Smith

The Installer API in EPiServer CMS 5 R2 has three layers: At the bottom, an internal set of installers (classes derived from System.Configuration.Install.Installer ) In the middle, a set of public .NET API classes On the top, a set of PowerShell... [ Read full article ]

09 October 2008  2 Comments

What's in the EPiServer PowerShell Snapin?

by: Fredrik Tjärnberg

The "R2" installation story relies heavily on PowerShell and a PowerShell extension ("Snapin") for EPiServer that we use for manipulating just about anything related to the configuration of an EPiServer site. So, what if you want to craft your own... [ Read full article ]

01 October 2008  1 Comments

The story of WebAdmins, WebEditors (and their long lost brother WebReaders)

by: Fredrik Karlsson

In the beginning there was VBScript, classic asp and Windows script components. Back then, with EPiServer 2 and 3, there was no way of controlling user access by config-files but you had to rely on windows groups. For that reason, EPiServer invent... [ Read full article ]

02 September 2008  7 Comments

How to login to EPiServer for the first time

by: Fredrik Karlsson

This is a question I get from time to time when I'm out tutoring EPiServer for new developers. It's not rocket science, but it can still cause some confusion. So here it is, a short description on how to logon in EPiServer. You will probably get t... [ Read full article ]

02 September 2008  1 Comments

How to install EPiServer from the EPiServer Manager on Windows Server 2008

by: Enes Bajramovic

Update - 16/10/2008: this article was written in march when EPiServer did not support IIS7 which means Vista and Windows Server 2008. For all of you insterested to install EPiServer on you Vista or Windows Server 2008 machines I strongly reccomend... [ Read full article ]

05 March 2008  6 Comments

Use EPiServer Manager when upgrading to CMS 5 SP1

by: Ted Nyberg (Ted & Gustaf)

...or read this once you've ignored that piece of advice Eager to update to EPiServer CMS SP1 I got a bit careless. I finished my development locally, published and tested it on our staging server and then finally published it to the live server. ... [ Read full article ]

06 February 2008  3 Comments

Upgrading Your CMS Site

by: Mari Jørgensen

  Now that EPiServer SP1 is available, you might want to use the EPiServer CMS Manager to upgrade your site. Keeping that in mind, here is something nice to know. When upgrading you might recieve this error message: 1. In the sites bin folder, che... [ Read full article ]

22 January 2008  0 Comments

Configuring Enterprise Sites

by: Mari Jørgensen

The other day I was setting up my first EPiServer CMS 5 Enterprise site, using the following technical note as a guide. I had some trouble getting *internal links to work - *internal meaning links within the same EPiServer database, but on another... [ Read full article ]

15 January 2008  4 Comments

Refused by SQLExpress

by: Mattias Nordgren

Yesterday I almost killed myself after struggling with an error during an installation of EPiServer CMS on Vista. I got this error message when trying to browse the web site: (provider: TCP Provider, error: 0 - No connection could be made because... [ Read full article ]

04 January 2008  2 Comments



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