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Migration of sitefinity framework 3.7 to 4.2

  • Migration of sitefinity framework 3.7 to 4.2
  • Hello,

    We have already done a project on sitefinity using 3.7 framework.Now,we want to convert it into 4.2 framework.We have done the
    following:

    a)copied the Migrationservice.svc file to the root of  our website EvolvedMe.

    b)copied the Telerik.Sitefinity.Migration.dll  and Telerik.Sitefinity.MigrationContracts.dll to the /bin folder of website.

    c)Edited the web.config file according to the instructions given in the dashboard of the sitefinity4.2 website.

    d)entered the sitefinity3.7 project URL.

    But after entering the URL a message is showing that the connection is failed.

    Now,Please tell me how can I get out of this problem?




    Thanks & Regards,
    Suman
  • Hello Suman,

    Can you please let us know what the message is? Perhaps it will give us a hint so that we know how to proceed.

    Thanks in advance. 

    Regards,
    Georgi
    the Telerik team

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    Suman,

    Try accessing the migration service directly on the 3.7 site by going to yoursite/.../MigrationService.svc after you've uploaded the svc file. This should show you an error (if you have CustomErrors off in web.config) if there is a problem with the 3.7 configuration.

    If the page loads correctly (it should look like the attached image) there might be a problem with the 4.2 site communicating with the 3.7 site. In that case, check the error log inside the app_data folder of the 4.2 site for more information.