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Import/Export users between EPiServer sites

A admin tool for export/import of users in the same way as the existing feature for pages and pagetypes (etc) would be nice.
Oct 27, 2005 10:13
Thanks, I've added your request to our suggestion database. Best regards, Sarah Larsson
Nov 14, 2005 10:03
Hi, has there been any updates in this topic? I could realy use this feature right now. /Kalle
Aug 28, 2007 13:37
What about the attributes export and import?
Jul 31, 2009 10:45


Any updates about this feature? We are looking for exactly this right now to import our users from existing CMS 5.2 R2 to another website with same version of CMS. 

Please help if there is any other alternative available. 

Jul 24, 2012 5:53

Rashmi: If it's EPi 5 or later version the user store is not EPiServer's responsibility. If you are using the regular SQL Membership Provider you can just migrate users using tools for SQL Server.

Jul 25, 2012 22:57

Johan: Would you explain further on how to migrate users using tools for SQL? users from CMS 6 --> CMS 7

Apr 19, 2013 9:41

Just export data from the tables named aspnet_* (not all are needed but shouldn't be a problem to copy all) using SQL Server Management Studio. Put the same applicationName for the providers in web.config and make sure the servers have the same machineKey so that passwords are encrypted in the same way.

Edited, Apr 19, 2013 9:48

Ok, thanks, does this apply also if we are using SqlServerMembershipProvider ?

Apr 19, 2013 9:58

Yes, SqlServerMembershipProvider is a Microsoft component and when activated it's used in the exact same manner by EPi 5, 6 & 7.

Edited, Apr 19, 2013 10:06

Yup, standard .NET user database so np there...nothing EPiServry about that part just like Johan says...

Apr 19, 2013 14:20
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