UrlRewriteModule error while Installing Dynamics CRM 2016 On-premises

Introduction: Anyone would imagine CRM installation to be a task as simple as downloading and executing the setup file and stepping through the wizard and its done!! But No!! It’s not always done While it would work smoothly on some systems, it would error on others and this was one of the errors we received […]

How to Open SharePoint folder link within the Mobile or Tablet?

Introduction: In our previous blog, we discussed about requirement of SharePoint URL for moving file from Dynamics CRM to SharePoint. This can be done by retrieving Absolute and Site collection URL request in Dynamics CRM. In this blog, we will discuss about another common requirement to open SharePoint site in the mobile device and how […]

Retrieve Absolute and Site Collection URL Request in Dynamics CRM

In Microsoft Dynamics CRM, many emails and notes along with attachment gets created on daily basis, which results into increase in the CRM database storage which is expensive. So usually, people go with the integration of Dynamics CRM with SharePoint which reduces the CRM database storage. We receive many such requests where client wants to […]

Execute the Global Action Using Web API in Dynamics CRM

Introduction: We have already discussed how to perform entity specific custom action using Web API in one of our earlier blog. But when we want an action to be performed on multiple entities, we need to create a global action. Create global action:- Go to Settings → Processes → Click New then select category as “Action” and entity […]

Working with JSON objects in Dynamics CRM Plugins

While working with Dynamics CRM plugin, we encountered a scenario where we were calling a Web API, which returns data in JSON format. Normally .NET framework provides many methods to use JSON in C# code, many third party solutions such as Newtonsoft.Json library are available. Mostly we use JavaScriptSerializer to read JSON data. However, when we register […]

Retrieve, Update and Delete Record Using Alternate Key in Dynamics CRM Web API

Before Alternate key concept was introduced in Dynamics CRM it used to be the only GUID of the record which was used to retrieve, update or delete any record. Hence we had to get the record GUID first for any retrieve, update or delete operation. But with the introduction of Alternate keys concept this overhead […]

New Controls for Entities on Phone and Tablets in Dynamics CRM

In Dynamics CRM 2016 update 1, we have many new features introduced. One of them is adding new controls for entities on Phones and Tablets. We have following controls available for Entities. Microsoft Dynamics CRM List/Grid (default) Calendar Control Timeline Control We can set different or same controls for Tablet and Phone. To set these […]

Enable Auditing with Office 365 Security & Compliance Center

Introduction: One of the most important needs of an enterprise application is maintaining Audit Log. Dynamics CRM has been supporting auditing for a while now. You need to enable Auditing at the org levelAnd then at the individual entity and attribute level to decide the fields that you want audited.Have you ever thought of maintaining […]