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Is there a way to change the new Server-Address of all Sites at once ?

New Here ,
Aug 21, 2020 Aug 21, 2020

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Hi,
In Deamweaver CS6 on Win7_64 I have 100 different Sites (in Sites Manager).
All working fine. All Sites are on the same Server (192.168.234.165)
Now the Server has moved to another address.

In Sites Manager I can open the Settings of the 1st Site and edit the Server-Settings to the new address,
but it changes only the 1st Site - not all.

 

Is there a way to change the new Server-Address of all Sites at once ?

Is there perhaps a file on my PC
where all those sites of the DW-Sites-Manager are listed
and I can change all Addresses there ?

Thanks

 

Nafraju

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Community Expert , Aug 21, 2020 Aug 21, 2020

I haven't used CS6 in a long time and I no longer have it installed so this is from memory.

 

1. Go to Site > Manage Sites.  Shift + Click to select all sites and Export to .STE files.

2. Save .ste files to a folder called SiteDefinitions inside your local site folder.

3. Open the first .ste file in DW and scroll down to host="xxxxxx..."

4. Copy it.

5. Use Find & Replace (Ctrl + F).  Change host designation from old IP address to new IP address in all .ste files within the SiteDefinitions folder

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Sorry, there's nothing in DW that can do it that I've ever come across.


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I haven't used CS6 in a long time and I no longer have it installed so this is from memory.

 

1. Go to Site > Manage Sites.  Shift + Click to select all sites and Export to .STE files.

2. Save .ste files to a folder called SiteDefinitions inside your local site folder.

3. Open the first .ste file in DW and scroll down to host="xxxxxx..."

4. Copy it.

5. Use Find & Replace (Ctrl + F).  Change host designation from old IP address to new IP address in all .ste files within the SiteDefinitions folder. 

6. Go to File > Save All. Close STE files.

7. Go to Site > Manage Sites.  Import to replace old site definitions with new ones.

 

Post back if you have any questions.

 

Nancy O'Shea— Product User, Community Expert & Moderator
Alt-Web Design & Publishing ~ Web : Print : Graphics : Media

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It works perfect.

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Great!  Glad to hear it worked for you.

 

Nancy O'Shea— Product User, Community Expert & Moderator
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