Brad Foley

Commerce Server

All things Microsoft Commerce Server 2009

Commerce Server Error 16389 From The Profile Context

I’m just writing this quick little trouble shooter, because there doesn’t seem to be much on the net about it. And I always seem to forget to do it. So after doing some database restores and moving things around, I always seem to forget to change the profile partition connection string. It’s quite simple… Open…

Why Microsoft Was Smart To Abandon Commerce Server

Being a Microsoft Commerce Server MVP, when I got the news that Microsoft was transferring development of Commerce Server to a partner, Ascentium, I was at first a little disappointed. I have been working with Commerce Server for a few years, and have really grown to like the product and its extensibility. So being that…

How To Get The Commerce Server Extensibility Kit Deployment Friendly

When you first start out developing for Commerce Server 2009 R2, you notice there are quite a large amount of code that they provide you to get started with. Where To Start: First you need to find the CommerceSharePointExtensibilityKit.zip file located at C:Program Files (x86)Microsoft Commerce Server 9.0Extensibility Kits In this file you’ll see two…

Commerce Server 2009 R2 RTM

So I received my regularly scheduled MSDN Flash newsletter, Volume 15, Number 19. I look in the new software available and it’s showing Commerce Server 2009 R2. I signed in to MSDN and there it was located under new downloads. I haven’t heard any announcement other than that. I will see what I can find…

Security Token with the Commerce Claim Operation

So I just recently spun up a new virtual machine to do some Commerce Server 2009 R2 work. Did all my standard installation work, everything seemed good. Then when I went to view the site, I get the following error: An exception occurred when trying to issue security token: User DOMAINUSERNAME is not authorized for…

Trouble Shooting Commerce Server 2009 Profile Extensions

This is the Exception that we will be looking at today: The requested operation could not be performed because the CommerceEntity ‘CustomEntity’ does not map to a Commerce Server profile definition. [FaultException1: The requested operation could not be performed because the CommerceEntity ‘TaxForm’ does not map to a Commerce Server profile definition.] Microsoft.Commerce.Providers.Utility.ProfileMetadata..ctor(CommerceEntityDefinition definition) +465…

Commerce Server 2009 R2 Release Canidate

Microsoft has released the release candidate for Commerce Server 2009 R2 as of today. One exciting thing to note is that there are two separate downloads for standard and enterprise editions. You will definitely need to start with a fresh installation as with most Release Candidate installs, but that doesn’t mean you can’t keep your databases.…

E-Commerce With SharePoint 2010

I will be speaking at IT Camp Saturday in Ft Lauderdale on July 23rd. This session will cover the basics of Commerce Server 2009 R2 and SharePoint 2010, with emphasis on Business User’s Content Management and Catalog Management. I will be entertaining questions and presenting a demonstration of key features. Here is the link to…