Someone asked me today how to fix this error that he encountered after creating a new Episerver MVC project with the Alloy Template. I remember seeing this before myself and so I’m putting up a post for those out there who encounter the same problem. Server Error in ‘/’ Application. Could not open new database ‘EPiServerDB’.
Umbraco’s site installation comes with an SDF database. For obvious reasons, I needed to migrate this to SQL Server. Below are the steps I took to make it work. Before proceeding to the steps below, you will need to install following: ExportSqlCE40.exe which you can download from here SQL Server Compact 4.0 Runtime from here
Took me a while to find out, but deploying a SQL Server database to Azure is actually very easy. Make sure you have your Azure connection details ready! The below instructions / screenshots are from SSMS 2016. Should work for older versions too, although you might see different wordings. Open SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) and
My scenario I tried creating a new database schema for my Episerver website that uses the createDatabaseSchema=”true” on the episerver.framework config node. This creates a new database schema if it detects there’s none for the database specified in the config. However, when I first ran my Episerver website which was configured to an empty database, I got the following error: