14 Mar 2010
21 Jul 2010
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I'm relatively new to Sitefinity. I have a working SF site at one host and I'm trying to recreate it on another host. In the past I would just copy the entire file structure to the new host, restore the DB backup on the new host, edit the connection string in web.config and everything works. For some reason when I did it this time, all the internal pages are getting 404 errors. I can login to Sitefinity and see all my pages in the sitemap listing but when I click a page to go look at / edit it, I just get a 404 error. The home page is working in the live site but all the subpages that should be there are getting 404 errors.
How does Sitefinity manage URLs? Is there a sitewide setting that affects virtual paths or something? Since they are not physical files and data should be coming out of the database, I'm confused that it's giving me 404 errors when the database seems to be working.
Can anyone suggest a troubleshooting approach?