Category: Customization

Customization, Dynamics CRM, Solutions

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I had to transfer some forms of our test environment to our productive environment and therefore, I created a solution. In this solution all forms, fields and related items where added. I exported the solution and tried to import it to our productive system. But the import stopped and throw the error “The label ‘Tab’, …

Customization, Development, Dynamics CRM

Stop sending appointment-invitation to attendees

Based on my previous post, CRM is sending appointments automatically to the attendees. But what if you don’t want CRM to send this appointments? The system itself has no option, to disable this behavior, but there is a workaround. This is not just configurable in CRM but also on Exchange.

Customization, Dynamics CRM

Creating appointments, which are sent as invitation to attendees

Creating and tracking appointments to Dynamics CRM is one of the base functions to keep all information per account and contact at one place. Therefore all appointments with a customer should be created or tracked to CRM. But be careful with this approach. As soon as you create an appointment in CRM, this appointment will …

Customization, Development, Dynamics CRM

Hide or remove unused business process flows.

There are some default “business process flows” in CRM. After a new installation or upgrade of Dynamics CRM and installation of the current version of FieldService, you will find some default business process flows. If you want to hide or delete this, just keep reading.

Customization, Dynamics CRM, Field Service

Checking the status of the imports jobs

Today I tried to import the field service solution to my vanilla organization on an on premise system. I started the PackageDeployer and followed the instructions and then, the import started and the circle was running. After some time I thought, that the import might have failed, because there was no progress.

Customization, Dynamics CRM

Error during exporting default solution

I tried to export the whole default solution with all customizations of our testing environment. After 5 Minutes, the export stops with an error message, but no details. Digging in the logs I found an error, which is telling me, that the process was running into a timeout:

Customization, Development, Dynamics CRM

Removing unmanaged solutions via API

After some time, you will have multiple solutions in your CRM environment. In my case, there were multiple unmanaged solutions, as I have transferred many customizations between my test- and productive environment. Via the solution menu in the settings, you can delete unused solutions, but only one after each other. This consumes much time and …

Customization, Dynamics CRM

Managed vs Unmanaged Solutions

CRM / Dynamics 365 contains the concept of solutions. This means, everybody can build a solution in CRM. What are solutions? Solutions are like adding multiple documents to a zip folder to send them via mail to your friends. CRM also uses this concept, but instead of documents, you can add CRM-Items to this solution. …

Customization, Dynamics CRM

Connecting e-mails with any entity in CRM

If you receive an e-mail in CRM, the system connects this e-mail with different entities. For example with the contact, which has set the mail address as the primary mail address. Also with the primary mail address of the account. But how to connect the e-mail with an entity like a special login entity for …