The documents here will assist you in upgrading your systems to support MIVA Merchant 5 stores.
The setup.xml and provide.xml files discussed in the documents below are available from MIVA Small Business, via the FTP site. You should have received the FTP information in an e-mail message from MIVA Small Business.
If you are not already a MIVA Merchant host, contact firstname.lastname@example.org , and see the guide Getting Started as an E-commerce Host for details on getting started.
Upgrading to the MIVA Empresa 5 Engine
Upgrading and configuring the engine/virtual machine, and specifying database settings, to support MIVA Merchant 5 stores on Windows and UNIX servers.
Configuring the MIVA Engine and Stores
Configuring the engine/virtual machine, and specifying database information for stores, to support MIVA Merchant 5 stores on Windows and UNIX servers.
MIVA Empresa Virtual Machine - Developer Notes (.txt - text file)
A summary of new features, and information about the template language.
Configuring New MIVA Merchant 5 Accounts, Using setup.xml
Creating a new account automatically, using setup.xml.
Comprehensive information is available for end users, to support them in setting up and managing their MIVA Merchant stores.
Upgrading Stores to MIVA Merchant 5
You may want to initially direct your online merchants to this page. These directions walk them step-by-step through the process of upgrading their store from v4.x to v5, including creating and using a store provisioning file, provide.xml.
MIVA Merchant 5 Information Index
Links to Online Help, Users Groups, and other end-user resources. Online Help is available from throughout MIVA Merchant. They can also access any of the MIVA Merchant 5 Online Help topics directly from this page.