Monthly Archives: October 2008

Enabling fields and events in bulk edit forms

You may have noticed that in CRM 4.0 the JavaScript events do not fire in Bulk Edit forms. It doesn’t seem a big issue, because until today I haven’t heard any complaints about it – or I already forgot them. … Continue reading

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Setting up a “mirror” of a production environment for dev/testing

Posted by John Straumann I recently needed to set up a “mirror” of a production system for use in development and testing. I had worked with the Redeployment tool in CRM v3 and I was interested to see how v4 … Continue reading

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Data Migration Manager Tips and Tricks

Sonal Sawhney Published Tuesday, September 02, 2008 href=”http://blogs.msdn.com/crm/archive/2008/01/04/microsoft-dynamics-crm-4-0-data-migration-manager-with-john-o-donnell.aspx”>Data migration Manager (DMM) users who are looking for tips and tricks to improve their experience with DMM. Boost Data Migration Manger’s (DMM) Performance 1. All the machines in the system must be … Continue reading

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Business Data Catalogue (BDC) and Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Manbhawan Prasad Published Tuesday, October 07, 2008 9:10 Business Data Catalogue (BDC) is one of the very exciting features of SharePoint. It got introduced in SharePoint 2007. This gives a declarative way to connect SharePoint to business applications such as … Continue reading

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Internet Facing Deployment (IFD) Installation Basics

Shashi Ranjan Published Friday, September 19, 2008 10:14 Hi, I recently started owning the Internet Facing Deployment (IFD) feature set within the CRM team and so in this blog I would share some of my thoughts and insights. I have … Continue reading

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Report Wizard: Query execution failed for data set ‘DSMain’

Posted by David Jennaway at Wednesday, 15 October 2008 There is a problem with the CRM 4.0 Report Wizard that can result in an error like the following:An error has occurred during report processing.Query execution failed for data set ‘DSMain’.The … Continue reading

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SQL Server: The instance name must be the same as computer name

Posted by David Jennaway on Saturday, 11 October 2008 This is something I’ve posted about on newsgroups, but one of my colleagues encountered it recently, and I think it deserves a blog entry. The CRM Environment Diagnostics Wizard may throw … Continue reading

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Microsoft CRM 4.0.7 SDK Update Released

Another great update to the Microsoft CRM 4.0 SDK. This update was actually released on October 1st, 2008: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=82E632A7-FAF9-41E0-8EC1-A2662AAE9DFB&displaylang=en

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Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 Adapter for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0

The Microsoft® BizTalk® Server 2006 Adapter for Microsoft Dynamics® CRM 4.0 enables integration between Microsoft Dynamics CRM and non-Microsoft business applications. Microsoft® BizTalk® Server 2006 Adapter for Microsoft Dynamics® CRM 4.0 enables integration between Microsoft Dynamics CRM and non-Microsoft business … Continue reading

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SQL Timeouts in CRM – Generic SQL Error

David Jennaway – Microsoft Dynamics CRM I often find myself answering forum posts about SQL errors (the most common error is ‘Generic SQL Error’). By far the most likely cause of this error is a timeout when accessing SQL server. … Continue reading

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