Installing Affiliate Wiz Version 11 for ASP.NET/SQL
Affiliate Wiz is emailed to you as a Win Zip attachment. Follow
these directions to install and configure Affiliate Wiz™.
- The Affiliate Wiz™ database is
emailed as script file.
Follow these directions to create the
Now add a user for this new
- Create a directory off of your
main web site. This directory will house the Affiliate Wiz™
software so give it a familiar name such as "affiliatewiz". For
example, if your domain name is http://www.yourdomain.com, you
might create a directory called http://www.yourdomain.com/affiliatewiz/
This directory must be made an Application Starting Point so that
Affiliate Wiz can use it's own Global.asax file.
Click here for instructions on
creating an application starting point. Make sure that you have selected .net
- Unzip Affiliate Wiz™ into this
directory. Affiliate Wiz™ includes several sub-directories. You
must maintain this directory structure and include the
sub-directories. DO NOT PLACE A COPY OF OUR ZIP FILE
ANYWHERE ON YOUR WEB SITE.
- Set the database connection in the
web.config file. The variable is called DBConnectionString.
<add name="DBConnectionString" value="Provider=sqloledb;Data
Server=The IP Address or physical server name of the SQL server
UID=The Username you assigned to the database. The default
username is AffiliateWiz
PWD=The password you assigned to the database
DATABASE=The name of the database. The default is AffiliateWiz
- In order to use the file upload
utility, you must give the Internet Guest Account WRITE
permissions on the ads folder. Also, in order for the
charts to display you must set the same permissions on
Click here for directions on setting write permissions.
- Open the application in your
and set the preferences and change the administrative name and
password. The username and password are currently set to
If you have trouble logging in, make sure you are going to the
/admin/login.aspx page instead of the Affiliate login page
- Login and be
sure to update the Preferences/SETUP area to reflect your
particular server settings. The setup defines important
parameters used throughout the program.
Setup is complete and you can now move on to the
Getting Started Guide.