Category Archives for "CRM 2011"

CRM 2011: Managing Deletion Jobs

In our last article, we discussed the creation of bulk deletion jobs. In this article we are going to discuss the finer points of managing those bulk delete jobs. Under the Settings area, you will find a Data Management link which, among other tasks, contains an operation for Bulk Record Deletion: Bulk record deletion operations […]

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1 CRM 2011 Factoid: Deleting Records

When you deleted a record in CRM 4.0, it didn’t physically delete the record at that point in time, it merely marked it for deletion.  Once per day, an automated background process would run to delete any such records. With CRM 2011, Microsoft changed the architecture so that a delete operation is physically performed when […]

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1 CRM 2011: Tracing Errors during SDK Development

I am working hard to put one of the last major features into my CRM Migration Manager and ran across some interesting issues today and the background information was equally interesting so I thought I’d share:   Error: System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException Using the exception-handling code ask documented in the CRM 2011 SDK (5.0.2), I received the following […]

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2 CRM 2011: Renaming an Organization

Occasionally, you will find a need to change the display name of an organization, which is an operation performed through the CRM Deployment Manager by someone who has the Deployment Manager security role. How’s it done Open the CRM 2011 Deployment Manager then select the Organizations node.  The list of organizations should look something like […]

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8 CRM 2011: Editing the SIteMap

I thought I’d make not of this topic ( which is found in the CRM 2011 SDK ) because when you attempt to export the Default Solution, it seems to “wantâ€? to perform the export, but never does – AND it never gives you an error. So, if you want to modify the SiteMap, follow […]

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9 CRM 2011 SDK Development and Microsoft.IdentityModel Assembly

If you plan on writing anything that uses the CRM 2011 SDK, you may at some point run into the following error message: The application terminated with an error. Could not load file or assembly ‘Microsoft.IdentityModel, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35’ or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified.   Solution: You need […]

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