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Getting a PortalInfo for both DNN 5.2+ and old versions of DNN

Because the PortalName has been moved out of the Portals table it is no longer accessible. I worked around this with the following SPROC to get my own portalinfo:

CREATE PROCEDURE {databaseOwner}{objectQualifier}MyGetPortal
@PortalId INT,
@Locale NVARCHAR(6)

(SELECT Major * 10000 + Minor * 100 + Build AS v FROM {databaseOwner}{objectQualifier}Version) AS x)
IF @DNNVersion > 50200
  IF EXISTS(SELECT * FROM {databaseOwner}{objectQualifier}PortalLocalization WHERE [email protected] AND [email protected])
  SELECT * FROM {databaseOwner}{objectQualifier}Portals p
   INNER JOIN {databaseOwner}{objectQualifier}PortalLocalization pl ON p.PortalId=pl.PortalId
   WHERE [email protected]
   AND [email protected]
  SELECT * FROM {databaseOwner}{objectQualifier}Portals p
   INNER JOIN {databaseOwner}{objectQualifier}PortalLocalization pl ON p.PortalId=pl.PortalId
   WHERE [email protected]
   AND pl.CultureCode=p.DefaultLanguage
  SELECT * FROM {databaseOwner}{objectQualifier}Portals
   WHERE [email protected]


One could add a default for the @Locale even … but I didn’t need it myself. I tested this on a 5.1.4 and it worked without throwing an error.

EDIT: Just goes to show one cannot know enough of the framework. Cathal was nice enough to point out that I missed vw_Portals. Just goes to show that one should always check the views that are available in SQL as well. So discard the above in favor of:

CREATE PROCEDURE {databaseOwner}{objectQualifier}MyGetPortal
@PortalId INT

SELECT * FROM {databaseOwner}{objectQualifier}vw_Portals p 
WHERE [email protected]

Quite a bit shorter, eh? Mind you, the locale is lost in this. So if you really need a localized PortalInfo with backward compatibility you’d probably still want the one above.


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