Once Commerce Server is installed, set up an IIS site for housing the Commerce Server web
Create a folder named C:\inetpub\AXCSServices\ ..
website folder, IIS site name, and host file entries in the following examples are
samples. Feel free to use the naming conventions that work best for your projects.
In IIS, add a new website called AXCSServices. The physical path must point to the
folder that you previously created, and the Host name must be set to AXCSServices.
In your Hosts file, located at C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\,
add "127.0.0.1 AXCSServices" to the end of the file. This will allow
you to browse to the web services via http://AXCSServices/ .
Disable the Customer & Order Manager HTTPS Requirement.
By default, the Customer and Order Manager requires that the Orders web service URL be
HTTPS. You can disable this requirement by opening C:\Program Files
(x86)\Commerce Server 11\Business User
Applications\CustomerAndOrdersManager.exe.config, searching for the term
AllowHTTP, and changing the associated value from
"False" to "True".
Set up the Sitecore site with bindings and HTTPS.
By default, the Reference Storefront uses
http://ax.reference.storefront.com as a domain. To use a different
domain, change the value of the hostName attribute of the
"storefront" site node inside the
In the hosts file, located at C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\,
add "127.0.0.1 ax.reference.storefront.com" to the end of the file. This will allow you
to browse to the Sitecore site via
By default, the Reference Storefront uses HTTPS on pages. For the Sitecore site to use
HTTPS, you need to set up a Self-Signed certificate that you can associate with the
site. You can set up a Self-Signed certificate by opening IIS Manager, clicking on the
top node and then following the steps here https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc753127(v=ws.10).aspx. Use the
name of the domain for the name of the certificate.
Add bindings for ax.reference.storefront.com to the Sitecore site in
IIS Manager. Add an http binding using port 80, and add an HTTPS binding on port 443
with your Self-Signed certificate. Set the host name for both bindings to