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CRM 2011 and ASP.NET Single Sign-on: Use WAUTH for Integrated Web Apps

What is ‘wauth’ and why do your integrated web apps need it to achieve seamless single sign-on (SSO) with Dynamics CRM 2011 (on-premise)? Suffice it to say that simply configuring Windows Identity Foundation (WIF) in your ASP.NET web app and federating it as a relying party (RP) to the same Identity Provider (IdP) targeted by…

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Where did my scripts go? How to debug JavaScript in CRM 2011 post-UR15

Chances are, you’ve recently read our Dynamics CRM 2011 Update Rollup 15 overview, read our post covering “what you need to know about UR11CU”, or read a partner blog article discussing UR15.  Each of these highlights how UR15 continues to enhance user experience, be it via the Outlook client or web browser.  As a result,…

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CRM 2011 Email Router – NullReferenceException error

Lately I’ve been working with a customer on re-configuring their CRM Email Router, which also means addressing a few issues they currently are running into.  – Issue – In this case, the customer is using the “Email Router” configuration for incoming emails, meaning that users have their “E-mail access type – Incoming” set to E-mail…


CRM 2011 Platform Tracing – Registry vs. Windows PowerShell

Should we enable CRM tracing via the Registry or Powershell? Answer: It depends. Let me explain.  First, let’s talk about why you would turn on CRM Platform tracing.  If you encounter and error in CRM and you are not able to determine the resolution to the issue by the error message and\or downloading the platform…

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Podcast and Overview: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Update Rollup 15

Contents: Build number, Download Center Page, Master KB article CRM Premier Field Engineering Update Rollup Podcast CRM Update Rollup Collateral Page Update Rollup News! Cumulative Update Rollup changes OrgDbOrgSettings Tool Deferring database updates General Update Rollup notes Update Rollup packages available for download Update Rollup prerequisites Issues resolved by this Update Rollup Hotfixes and updates…

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6 Steps to Add a Deployment Administrator in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011

I received a call from one of my customers where when a Deployment Administrator, that was recently added, was receiving SQL errors when opening the Deployment Manager console.  The issue was the new Deployment Administrator did not have rights to the MSCRM_Config database.  TechNet has a series of pages, http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg197626.aspx, that go through the steps…