Fix: Multilingual product properties for a product variant are not updated after you perform a base catalog incremental import operation in Commerce Server 2007 SP2 and in Commerce Server 2009


Consider the following scenario:
  • You have a computer that is running Microsoft Commerce Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) or Microsoft Commerce Server 2009. A product on the computer contains a product variant.
  • You perform a base catalog incremental import operation by using a catalog XML file.
  • The multilingual properties for the product are updated.
In this scenario, the multilingual product properties for the product variant are not updated.


Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.


To apply this hotfix, you must have Commerce Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) or Commerce Server 2009 installed.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix. However, you must restart Internet Information Services (IIS) and the Commerce Server Catalog Import Host COM+ application after you apply this hotfix.
To restart IIS, at a command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:

Note This command stops and then restarts all IIS services that are running on the computer.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Commerce Server 2007 SP2
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Microsoft.catalogserver.dll6.0.4109.55752,42425-Jan- 201111:19x86
Commerce Server 2009 RTM
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Microsoft.catalogserver.dll6.0.4171.37756,52025-Jan- 201112:07x86
Commerce Server 2009 Template Pack for SharePoint 2010
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Microsoft.catalogserver.dll6.0.4171.507756,52025-Jan- 201113:51x86


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.


For more information about product variants, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) website:For more information about how to edit products and product variants, visit the following MSDN website:

Article ID: 2479846 - Last Review: Feb 12, 2011 - Revision: 1

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