[2 days left] What’s wrong with your cloud strategy? Learn why multicloud solutions matter with Nimble Storage.Register Now

x
?
Solved

Disconnect Web Project  didn't

Posted on 2004-04-16
8
Medium Priority
?
216 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-23
We accidently put a project (a production site) under source control.  In the VI IDE, we went to Project/Source Control/Disconnect Web Project.  This worked -- almost.  This removed half the files from SS control, but a lot of the files are still locked by VSS.  We've tried to Recalculate Links, but this didn't do any good.  In VB, you can just delete the .SCC files to remove SS integration, but I can't find anything like that for VI solutions.  Please help.  We need to move some files into production, and the boss doesn't want to shortcut the promotion process.
0
Comment
Question by:LandyJ
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 3
8 Comments
 
LVL 75

Expert Comment

by:Anthony Perkins
ID: 10844652
Have you seen these articles from MSDN:
PRB: Read-Only Visual SourceSafe User Can Modify Web Projects
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;166680

HOWTO: Disconnect a Project from Source Control
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;180945

I am not sure if it relates directly, but it may help.  Also, you may have more luck in the Visual Basic Topica Area as it has more traffic.
0
 
LVL 7

Author Comment

by:LandyJ
ID: 10890062
AP,

Sorry for the delay in posting a reply.  This is still an issue, but we went on to "bigger and better" issues with the VSS conversion/split.  After I cleaned up hte db, repaired everything and archived/restored everything necessary in a new VSS database, this is still an issue.  MS Premier Support has it now.  I'm waiting for my case to make it to the top.

I'll post the solution as soon as this is resolved.

Thx,
Landy
0
 
LVL 7

Author Comment

by:LandyJ
ID: 10930272
OK, here's what we did:

Frontpage Extensions uses the META-DATA files to integrate source control with VID.  There are two keys in each META-DATA file associated with the real file on a website: "vti_sourcecontrolcookie" & "vti_sourcecontrolversion"  Delete these two lines, save the file and recalculate links.  You can do the recalculate from VID or ISS on the webserver.  Or, since you're going to recalculate anyway, just delete the META-DATA file completely and do the recalculate.  Frontpage will re-create the meta-data file.  This is especailly useful if you have multiple files erroneously being reported under source control.  Just delete all the files in the _vti_cnf folder (but not the folder itself!), and recalculate links.

BTW -- META-DATA files are in the _vti_cnf folder.  They are text files, even though they contain the same name & extension as the real file, so open them with notepad or wordpad.
0
Simplify Your Workload with One Tool

How do you combat today’s intelligent hacker while managing multiple domains and platforms? By simplifying your workload with one tool. With Lunarpages hosting through Plesk Onyx, you can:

Automate SSL generation and installation with two clicks
Experience total server control

 
LVL 75

Expert Comment

by:Anthony Perkins
ID: 10930708
Great work!  I would suggest you PAQ this question for future reference.  
See here for more info:
Request a refund because you answered your own question (Refund/PAQ)
http://www.experts-exchange.com/help.jsp#hi70
0
 
LVL 7

Author Comment

by:LandyJ
ID: 10931058
Thanks, AP.  I would have missed that step.
0
 
LVL 75

Expert Comment

by:Anthony Perkins
ID: 10933038
Fine with me.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
modulo earned 0 total points
ID: 10933595
Closed, 500 points refunded.
modulo
Community Support Moderator
Experts Exchange
0

Featured Post

NFR key for Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365

Veeam is happy to provide a free NFR license (for 1 year, up to 10 users). This license allows for the non‑production use of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 in your home lab without any feature limitations.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Turn A Profile Picture Into A Cartoon Using Photoshop And Illustrator This tutorial will teach you how to make a cartoon style image out of a regular picture. I have tried to keep the tutorial as simple as possible. I used Adobe CS4 for this tuto…
Dramatic changes are revolutionizing how we build and use technology. Every company is automating, digitizing, and modernizing operations. We need a better, more connected way to work together as teams so we can harness the insights from our system…
The purpose of this video is to demonstrate how to properly insert a Vimeo Video into a WordPress site or Blog. This will be demonstrated using a Windows 8 PC. Go to your WordPress login page. This will look like the following: mywebsite.com/wp…
The purpose of this video is to demonstrate how to reset a WordPress password if you are locked out and cannot reset the password. A typical use would be if you cannot access the email to which WordPress would send the password recovery email to…

656 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question