ACT! Premium for Web - If you are unable to create the ASP.NET user within the Website Administration window, you must add it from within the Windows Registry.
Product Family: Sage ACT!
Product: Sage ACT! Pro (UK Edition), Sage ACT! Premium (UK Edition)
Note: This involves making changes to the Microsoft Windows registry. Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious, system-wide problems that may require a reinstall of the Microsoft Windows operating system to correct them. Sage cannot guarantee that any problems resulting from the use of Registry Editor can be solved. If in any doubt, please refer the customer to their IT Administrator. For further information about editing the registry, please refer to article 13807.
- Windows Start > Run > type cmd > OK.
- Type cd C:\Program Files\ACT\ACT for Web\Tools > press Enter on the keyboard.
- Type aspnet_setreg -k:Software\AspNetProcess -u:[username] -p:[password] press Enter on the keyboard.
Note: [username] is the fully qualified user name, for example, SAGE\actuser and [password] is the password for that user.
- If the ASP.NET user is successfully created, text including the following appears:
- To close the command window, type exit > press Enter.
- Add the database to the virtual directory. To do this, open Windows Explorer then locate and right-click c:\Program Files\ACT\Act for Web\PadFiles\admin.xml > Open with > Notepad.
This file contains four basic elements as follows:
Header The header consists of the xml version and standalone identifier. The standalone identifier for a non shared database is yes, and for a shared database No. Virtual directory store tag This encloses the virtual directory and database information. Virtual directory name tag This identifies which database the virtual directory is linked to. It encloses the database name and host tag. Database name and location tag This identifies which database is linked to the virtual directory and its location. There may be more than one database name and location since more than one database can be linked to the same virtual directory.
<?xml version="1.0" standalone="yes"?>
<database dbName="ACT7Demo" dbHost="(local)" />
- File > Save > File > Exit.