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Microsoft Content Management Server (MCMS) templates reference their template file by using the template file property. The template file property is a Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) application (or virtual directory) path that tells MCMS where the template file is located. If you change to the name of the IIS application, the binding of the template to the template file is no longer valid and the template does not work.
For example, if you have a template file in the IIS application WoodgroveNet, and you change the name of the IIS application to WoodgroveNet2, the templates that reference the template file in the WoodgroveNet IIS application cannot function. You must also change the template file property in each of the templates that reference this template file from WoodgroveNet to WoodgroveNet2.
To set the template file property for a template, use Properties for the template in Visual Studio .NET. This can be cumbersome when you must change the template file property in many templates (as in the previous example).
To make this process easier, use the following sample code to generate a simple command line utility that changes the template file property for all templates from one specified path to a new path.
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CmsFindReplaceTemplateSourceFile /vroot to replace/ /new vroot/ [nosubmit]
The following example will change the file template property to WoodgroveNet2 for all templates that have a template file property that currently begins with WoodgroveNet.
At a command prompt, type the following:
CmsFindReplaceTemplateSourceFile /WoodgroveNet/ /WoodgroveNet2/