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Error when trying to migrate


I'm trying to migrate our old commerce start kit databases to a new version and getting this error.  I'm on version 8.5 of the CMS and 8.11 of commerce

You should be able to reproduce this by pulling down QuickSilver site from GitHub, adding the EpiServer.ServiceApi.Commerce package, updated the connection strings to point to older 8.x version of databases and run the site. The databases I'm using were provided by you (Epi) located at I can give you more details on that if you need it, didn't want to post to much information publicly.

Server Error in '/' Application.

Access is denied.

Description: An error occurred while accessing the resources required to serve this request. The server may not be configured for access to the requested URL.

Error message 401.2.: Unauthorized: Logon failed due to server configuration.  Verify that you have permission to view this directory or page based on the credentials you supplied and the authentication methods enabled on the Web server.  Contact the Web server's administrator for additional assistance.

Version Information: Microsoft .NET Framework Version:4.0.30319; ASP.NET Version: 

Nov 30, 2015 19:02

The endpoint it's trying to hit: /episerver/Commerce/Migrate

Nov 30, 2015 19:03


Which membership/role provider are you using? Have you tried this:



Nov 30, 2015 21:06


Anybody found the answer to this issue?

Aug 28, 2018 10:27

Hi Quan,

Im running on my localhost on IIS Express and I have this issue. 

Any idea?

Jan 12, 2019 2:39
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