Monthly Archives: January 2009

List Web Part for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Deployment Scenarios

Kamal Sharma Published Thursday, January 29, 2009 9:53 AM List Web Part for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 supports Internet Facing Deployment (IFD) and On Premise configuration for Dynamics CRM and SharePoint. This article briefly describes the steps necessary for configuring … Continue reading

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Some SQL Snippets

Posted by David Jennaway Over time (don’t ask how long – suffice to say I first used Microsoft SQL Server on OS/2) you pick up a fair amount of useful SQL Server knowledge. This post is intended to be a … Continue reading

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Dynamic Export to Excel feature – How to protect data over the wire

Monika Borgaonkar Published Monday, January 26, 2009 10:22 AM One of the well-known features offered in Microsoft Dynamics CRM v4 is export data to Excel as a dynamic worksheet, a dynamic pivot table, or even to a static worksheet. Users … Continue reading

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Hooray!! PerformancePoint Server is merging with SharePoint

I just read a posting from Microsoft and in the Summer of 2009 we should see a nice addition to SharePoint called PerformancePoint Services.   “Microsoft’s strategy is to bring BI to the masses through the familiar, widely used tools … Continue reading

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Can’t publish a workflow after installing a Rollup Update? Read on…

Posted by Mike Snyder on January 22, 2009 If you have installed the Microsoft CRM Update Rollup 1 or Update Rollup 2, you might experience an error where you cannot publish a workflow rule anymore. According to Microsoft this might … Continue reading

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Update Rollup 2 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0

Smiti Shah Published Tuesday, January 20, 2009 8:11 AM The Microsoft Dynamics CRM Sustained Engineering team released Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Update Rollup 2 on Thursday, January 15, 2009. Below is the link to the release and related information about … Continue reading

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List Web Part for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0: Understanding Connections

Nimisha Saboo Wrote this article on the CRM Web Part. Way to go! List Web Part supports three different types of connections that you can use to build various dashboards on a SharePoint portal. They are: Field to field connections … Continue reading

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CRM WebService Error: Only one usage of each socket address (protocol/network address/port) is normally permitted

by Luke Simpson 01.15.09 When performing a data integration or migration into CRM, it is very common to create a .Net application that transforms the data, then pushes the records into CRM using the WebServices.  At times, however, the load … Continue reading

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Tips for faster and better performance on Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0

There are many different factors that affect performance when implementing a CRM system; the hardware, network, infrastructure, business processes, system configuration, ect. Finding those bottlenecks and identifying their actual causes can take a lot of time and might not be … Continue reading

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Plug-In Error: The request failed with http status 400: Bad Request

Mitch Milam’s Microsoft Discussions I ran into this today while installing a plug-in for a customer.  A bit of research turned up articles by Ronald and George which ultimately led me to the following KB article. The problem lies within … Continue reading

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