Author Archives: Bill Owens

Creating a Dashboard using MOSS, Excel Web Services, Excel 2007 and Microsoft CRM

Posted Tuesday, June 24th, 2008 by David Pritchett Creating a dashboard using SharePoint, Excel Pivot Charts and Microsoft CRM data is nothing new. Perform a Google search and you will receive thousands of results. However, finding information on how to … Continue reading

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SiteMap Privilege Tag

Dynamic Methods Microsoft CRM Blog At times there are users who need to read data from entities but those same users should never really see the full list of items of that entity in a place where they could take … Continue reading

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CRM Usage Reporting Unleashed

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Team Blog frequent request we come across is from companies who want to know which users are using CRM and when. The CRM platform provides the facility to gather detailed usage information by writing plug-ins, but a … Continue reading

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

Saturday, 11 October 2008 Posted by David Jennaway at 10:11 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 … Continue reading

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Renaming Active Directory and Redeploy CRM

20:26 3/31/2009, noreply@blogger.com (Darren Liu), Darren’s CRM Blog I came across an issue today that the client would like to rename their AD because of some business decisions. They are wondering how to move CRM under the new domain.  Well … Continue reading

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Creating a Birthday Contact List

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Team Blog Today we welcome our guest blogger CRM MVP Darren Liu from the Crowe Horwath company. Have you ever been asked by someone to get a list of contacts having birthdays during a certain time period … Continue reading

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CRM 4.0 Build Versions

Build Number Released Details 04.00.7333.2138 10/22/2009 Update Rollup 7 4.0.7333.1750 8/26/2009 Rollup Update 6 4.0.7333.1676 7/8/2009 Mobile Express +Rollup 5 4.0.7333.1644 7/2/2009 Rollup Update 5 4.0.7333.1551 5/7/2009 Rollup Update 4 4.0.7333.1408 3/12/2009 Update Rollup 3 4.0.7333.1316 2/8/2009 Rollup Update #2 … Continue reading

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Improving Microsoft Dynamics CRM Performance and Securing Data with Microsoft SQL Server 2008

Microsoft SQL Server® 2008 contains a variety of features that, when implemented properly, can improve the performance of a Microsoft Dynamics® CRM 4.0 implementation and secure the data within that deployment. These Microsoft SQL Server 2008 features include: – Compression … Continue reading

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Create Activities using the Dynamic Entity Way

Friday, December 19, 2008 Darren’s CRM Blog I haven’t touch CRM SDK for a while since I am working on another project not directly related to CRM. One of my old client required us to populate CRM with some more … Continue reading

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CRM 4.0 List Web Part Available!

CRM 4.0 List Web Part is available to download today. The list web part supports Multi-tenancy, IFD, 64bit and many more new enhancements comparing to the previous release. System Requirement: Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2008 Microsoft Dynamics® CRM … Continue reading

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