Enterprise Version 11 for ASP.NET Upgrade
(FROM 5.0) Instructions
perform this upgrade at a time when you are not
delivering a newsletter. If a newsletter
is currently being delivered wait until the send
has completed. It is recommended you wait
until 48 hours after any newsletter has been
sent and then perform the upgrade. Click
here to see what's new in this update.
Verify that you are currently using Version
If you are not using 5.0 please contact
us. The version is listed at the bottom of
the administration console.
This upgrade require .net 4.0 be installed on
the server. Please verify .net 4 has been
installed. If it is not installed it should be
installed through the Windows Update utility.
a backup copy of your database as this
upgrade will modify the database.
- Modify your
existing eNewsletter Pro IIS Application Folder
to use .net 4.0 instead of .net 2.0.
here for instructions on doing so.
the contents of eNewsletterProEnterprise11UpgradeFrom5.zip
in a temporary location somewhere on the
server where eNewsletter Pro is installed.
You will now see the following folders:
Execute the SQL script called
on your existing eNewsletter Pro Enterprise
database. The script is found in the
folder where you unzipped the files in step 1. This
script is executed in SQL query analyzer.
If unsure how to do this, please
steps 6-7 of the original install
instructions. Be absolutely
certain that you select the proper database
in the drop-down menu before executing the
Be patient this
script may take a while to run.
- Once the above script has
executed, you will see a number of messages
indicating various rows were affected.
For example...(89 row(s) affected)
Scan all messages and
make sure no errors occurred. If an
error occurred, email us the error and
discontinue the upgrade. If an error
occurred you may wish to restore the database
backup until we can resolve the issue.
If the database has successfully been
upgraded, proceed to the next section.
and Upgrade existing Data
11 includes changes to the Root web.config
Because this file also holds your custom
database connection string, you must first enter
your database connection into the web.config
file before copying the updated files. If
you don't your database connection will break
after the upgrade. Also, if you added any
custom tags to the web.config they should also
be transferred. To do so...
Open the web.config for your EXISTING
installation of eNewsletter Pro. Find this line
and copy the portion shown in GREEN:
<add key="DBConnectionString" value="server=(LOCAL);UID=youruserid;PWD=yourpass;DATABASE=eNewsletterPro"
Now, open the web.config found in the "eNewsletterPro"
folder of the upgrade files. Replace the
sample connection string with your full
<add name="DBConnectionString" connectionString="server=(LOCAL);UID=youruserid;PWD=yourpass;DATABASE=eNewsletterPro"
Save the file.
copying files, delete the entire CuteSoft_Client
folder from the web site where eNewsletter Pro
the files and folders from the folder called "eNewsletterPro"
to the web folder where
eNewsletter Pro is installed.
Typically this is
Replace any existing files if prompted.
Be sure to include all folders and subfolders
such as Admin, Bin, Images, User etc.
- In order to
use the charting tool, you must give the Users
account WRITE permissions on the ChartImages
Click here for directions on setting write
- Load the
Upgrade.aspx file in your browser. It is located
in the root folder and has open access.
Click the button to upgrade your existing
database. This will encrypt the proper records.
delete upgrade.aspx so it cannot be executed a
- Login to
the admin console and user console to make sure
the web interface is loading properly.
Install Updated Mail Delivery Engine and SMTP Express
Note: You should be logged in as the
administrator or an account with administrative
privileges. You should be logged in using
the same account under which the software was
- Begin by
first un-installing the previous version of the
mail engine. To do this, find "Add/Remove
Programs" in the Windows control panel. Find "eNewsletter
Pro Enterprise Edition" and click the Remove
- From the
/mailengine/ folder, double-click on
eNewsletterPro11.MSI to run the installation
program. Be sure to choose the folder
in which your current version of the eNewsletter
Pro Mail Engine was installed.
The default path is
C:\program files\enewsletterpro however you
may have choose a different path or drive.
This installer will now update the necessary