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Personalization of the Business Managers

You have likely noticed that each of business applications stores the connection information to the web services. Where do they store this information?

The Catalog Manager stores the information in a file at a path similar to the following: C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator.ADVWORKS\Application Data\Microsoft\Commerce Server Catalog Manager\CatalogManager2007_UserPreferences.xml
Here is a sample of the xml from my machine. You can see that apart from the connection to the web services most of the other settings have to do with settings changed by the Column Chooser.

Here is the url to the Catalog Schema Manager preferences.
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator.ADVWORKS\Application Data\Microsoft\Commerce Server Schema Editor\CatalogAndInventorySchemaManager2007_UserPreferences.xml
Here is a sample of the xml from my machine.

The other managers store their preference files at quite a different place.
Customer and Order Manager stores its preferences here:
C:\Documents and Settings\Adm…

Commerce Server 2009 RTM product images not displaying

I found that I had to make the following tweaks to the default site to get product images to display:1. Add the Image_FileName property to the ImageViewer web part on the Product Page.2. Correct the spelling Image_FileName in the Product Query template. Doubtless because my vpc has been updated all though the beta cycle, but wanted to post it here in case someone else had the same problem.

Commerce Server 2009 released

Commerce Server 2009 RTM was released on MSDN last night. Installed it this morning and have it working

Resetting Commerce Server site cache from the browser