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Last updated: Mar 31 2014

This document provides an introduction to feature-specific configurations for EPiServer Commerce. General configurations for the EPiServer platform and framework, configuration files and syntax, are described in more detail in the Configuration section of the EPiServer CMS SDK. It is recommended to study the general platform configuration documentation to be able to fully understand the configuration of EPiServer.

Commerce-specific configuration

Basic configuration files

Configuration for the e-commerce part of EPiServer Commerce is defined in a set of basic configuration files which are used in various parts of the system. The main configuration files are listed below.

  • baf.config - configuration settings used by Business Foundation applications.
  • baf.data.manager.config - configuration of handlers and plug-in collections for meta classes.
  • baf.data.metaobject.config - contains a set of meta object related configuration settings.
  • baf.library.folders.config - configuration settings for virtual folders used in Business Foundation.
  • connectionStrings.config - contains database connection strings to be used for database connections.
  • ecf.app.config - defines the ecf application name to be used.
  • ecf.asset.config - configuration for the installation of the schema needed by Asset Management.
  • ecf.catalog.config - enables customization of catalog settings.
  • ecf.cms.config - enables customization of roles when using the CMS and publishing content.
  • ecf.customer.config - configuration settings for the Customer Management subsystem.
  • ecf.customization.config - configurations for the left menu customization.
  • ecf.marketing.config - configurations used by the Marketing subsystem.
  • ecf.order.config - configurations used by the Order subsystem.
  • ecf.security.config - contains security module configuration settings.
  • ecf.ssl.config - configuration settings for SSL security and HTTPS protocol redirection.
  • ecf.workflow.config - workflow configuration settings.
  • Mediachase.Search.config - configuration of indexing and search features.
  • Mediachase.Search.Filters.config - configuration of search filters.
  • log.config - configuration of event logging.
  • Web.Config - configuration settings for ASP.NET.

Additional configuration

Configuration instructions for specific areas of can be found under each area in the documentation. Refer to the topics listed below for descriptions of how to configure specific areas of EPiServer Commerce.

  • Configuring Membership Providers in the Security section of the EPiServer Commerce SDK.
  • Setting up integration services in the Catalogs section of the EPiServer Commerce SDK.
  • Configuring Solr search provider in the Search section of the EPiServer Commerce SDK.
  • Configuring facets and filters in the Search section of the EPiServer Commerce SDK.
  • Configuring notifications in the Notifications section of the EPiServer Commerce SDK.

See also

  • Configuration section of the EPiServer CMS SDK.

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