Brad Foley

Tag Archive for Commerce Server

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…

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…

Tampa IT Camp Saturday

Just to let everyone know, I will be speaking at an Open Question and Answer Session at in Tampa on March 19th, 2011 http://itcampsaturday.com/tampa/sessions/?session=27   Here is the link to register http://tampaitcampsaturday.eventbrite.com/   Looking forward to seeing you there.

Chasing the elusive (0x80004005): Unspecified error

I have run accross this error many times, i would say about 90% of the time a good old IISRESET clean up the issue. However not this time. An exception occurred in the ‘ProfilesWebService’ Web service. Exception details follow: System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (0x80004005): Unspecified error at Microsoft.CommerceServer.Interop.Profiles.ProfileServiceClass.Initialize(String sConfigStore, String sCatalog) at Microsoft.CommerceServer.Profiles.WebService.ProfilesWebService.get_ProfileServicePIA() at Microsoft.CommerceServer.Profiles.WebService.ProfilesWebService.NewProfileStorage() at Microsoft.CommerceServer.Profiles.WebService.ProfilesWebService.CreateProfile(XmlElement& profileXml,…

Error When Verifying The Catalog Web Service

When you attempt to access your Catalog Web Service, http://localhost/DefaultSite_CatalogWebService/CatalogWebService.asmx?op=GetServiceVersion Click the Invoke Button A new window will open displaying the following error: System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapException: The catalog Web service does not have write access to the authorizationPolicyPath. Verify that the file exists and that it has the appropriate permissions. —> Microsoft.CommerceServer.ServerFaultException: The catalog Web service does…

Monitor Commerce Server to ensure that you are taking orders.

I use a simple query that runs ever thirty minutes that just returns the number of hours since the last order.  It adjusts for local time. Load this into a stored procedure, write up a little console app that will email you if you haven’t recieved an order in a few hours.