Category: Customization

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 the error for 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 …