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Need to update ONLY project properties file(s). How??

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  • Need to update ONLY project properties file(s). How??

    I have changed my global variable that shows my Copyright notice throughout a
    very large application. I wish at this point to ONLY update the web server with
    this minor date change. I do not wish to FTP any "side files" or other "supporting files"
    because they may contain some unwanted changes at this point.

    Therefore I would like to FTP (upload) ONLY the SINGULAR file that contains the
    project properties info. How might I do that? Which file is it? Thanks.

  • #2
    Re: Need to update ONLY project properties file(s). How??

    That file is called ProjectProperties.projectProperties
    AlphaBase Solutions, LLC


    • #3
      Re: Need to update ONLY project properties file(s). How??

      Originally posted by Peter.Greulich View Post
      That file is called ProjectProperties.projectProperties

      Thanks for your helpful response to my post recently.

      I was able to locate the ProjectProperties.projectProperties file and I uploaded
      it to my server. My Global Variable properties and Email Credentials did not
      seem to change (which I wanted to).

      Does this file need to go under some kind of Local Publishing process first
      before it will be accepted on the server? I just uploaded the raw file by
      itself with the changes I thought might automatically be included. Maybe
      there is a companion file that also needs to be uploaded.

      If you have information regarding this, it would be very helpful.

      Thanks in advance.



      • #4
        Re: Need to update ONLY project properties file(s). How??


        Here is a list of files I compiled a long time ago:

        Database Developer
        AlphaBase.wcp_settings - web controlpanel settings

        Web Project Folder
        Project.SecuritySettings - binary data / settings from web security
        Project.Settings - Web Publishing Profile(s)
        ProjectProperties.projectProperties - Web ControlPanel Project Properties
        Pages.SecuritySettings - a5w page & component security groups
        $$PublishingPreferences.txt - saved publish settings

        Server Webroot
        a5_application.a5i - alias(s), connection strings, various settings
        ProjectProperties.projectProperties - Web ControlPanel Project Properties
        Project.SecuritySettings - binary data / settings from web security
        Pages.SecuritySettings - a5w page & component security groups
        Guid.SecuritySettings - GUID

        ? A5_GetAppServerConfigFile() - gets the config file location

        ApplicationServerConfig.xml - WAS settings
        I don't know if ProjectProperties.projectProperties gets transmorgified in the publishing properties. I would think not. You can always publish locally and then copy the file(s).
        AlphaBase Solutions, LLC