CRM2011: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Instance Adapter

It seems that Microsoft have given us the ability to transfer instances of Organisations from one system to another (regardless of deployment), this is going to be a must have tool for when deploying to the cloud. Taken from the official site: The Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Instance Adapter, an additional adapter for use with […]

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CRM2011: Extending the 10000 Record Limit when exporting to Excel

Please note – this tip is an unsupported amendment to the Dynamics CRM database. Please take caution if implementing this in a production environment.     Look for the OrganisationBase table in the CRM organisations database (OrganisationNAME_MSCRM)     Update the MaxRecordsForExportToExcel to reflect the limit you would like CRM to export to.     Save the DB […]

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ASPNET: Parser Error Message: Unrecognized attribute ‘targetFramework’.

Came across an annoying error this morning whilst deploying a custom web service onto a client machine.   Configuration Error Description: An error occurred during the processing of a configuration file required to service this request. Please review the specific error details below and modify your configuration file appropriately. Parser Error Message: Unrecognized attribute ‘targetFramework’. […]

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JAVASCRIPT: Using JavaScript to connect to web service

Recently i was asked to connect a CRM form to a webservice, the script had to provide some details from a field as a parameter and the response had to be recorded on the form. Below is a snippet of how this was achieved. {codecitation style=”brush: javascript;”} function GetDetailsFromWebService(scf) { if (Xrm.Page.getAttribute(scf).getValue() !== null) { […]

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CRM2011: Error – System.IO.FileLoadException: Could not load file or assembly ‘Microsoft.Xrm.Client, Version=5.0.1.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35’ or one of its dependencies.

Had this error on a client machine today i was running migration scripts on with Scribe, it seemed to create this error in the trace log everytime we tried to connect. The workaround was to obtain the microsoft.xrm.client.dllfrom the SDK and copy it into the DRIVEProgram FilesMicrosoft Dynamics CRMServerBin folder. After a IISRESET, the Scibe […]

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Tip: Restoring SQL Database from a network location

Just a quick tip if you wanted to restore a SQL database from a network location as opposed to  your local file structure. This is a restriction for SQL management studio and sometimes a real pain when working with virtual images. When entering the location of the file, make sure you use the full UNC […]

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