Commerce Server 2009 Whitepaper - Integrating Commerce Server Profiles with External Data Sources

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    This document provides a solution to integrate Microsoft Commerce Server profiles with external data stores that cannot be directly mapped using the Commerce Server Profiles System. Read this article to explore more about the solution design and the value it carries to your Commerce Server implementation.
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      1.0

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      Integrating Commerce Server Profiles with External Data Sources_111109.docx

      Date Published:

      11/18/2009

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      1.7 MB

        The Commerce Server Profiles System is a very flexible system that allows user profile information to span across various data sources such as Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Active Directory service. A common requirement in complex e-commerce implementations is to extend Commerce Server profiles with external data sources not directly supported by the Commerce Server Profiles System. The following are a few examples of such scenarios:
        • User profile information shared between Commerce Server and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS)
        • User profile information shared between Commerce Server and SAP
        The following article provides a design to do the above-mentioned extension. This article also illustrates the use of operation sequence components to do such extensions.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP

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