Problem with Jr. Admin security permissions in upgraded AbleCommerce 7 sites

As of Gold R6… After upgrading an AbleCommerce 7.x website to AbleCommerce Gold, you’ll find the Junior Admin permissions do not work as expected. In the Old Able 7.x, the role name was “Jr. Admin”.   However in Able Gold, the role name was changed to “Junior Admin”.  This value is hard-coded in various web.config files as well as the /app_data/adminmenu.xml file. If you upgrade Able 7.x to AbleCommerce Gold, the value does not get updated.  As a result, the new Able Gold install cannot accurately identify a user as an admin user if they are a ...

Jan 28, 2014 READ MORE
How to remove full text catalog index from SQL 2005 database

When moving an older AbleCommerce 7 database from SQL 2005 to a newer SQL server, you might run into errors with the ac_searchcatalog full text index catalog file.   SQL 2008 doesn’t store FTS the same way it was done in SQL 2005. The issue usually appears when you try to restore the database backup from 2005 to 2008 or greater. To fix it, you have to remove the FTS file associated with the database.   But it’s not part of the SQL backup, so you have a problem if you didn’t copy the index file separately.   Here’s how to get rid of...

Jan 23, 2014 READ MORE