Move data from Dynamics CRM via PowerShell to Power BI

Hi everyone, Today, I introduce PowerShell scripts to move your Dynamics CRM data to Power BI via PowerShell so that you can see CRM data nicer way. Prerequisites Before starting, let’s setup all the prerequisites. PowerShell If you are running Windows 10, you are ready. If you are on prior versions, make sure your PowerShell…


What does a Dynamics CRM Administrator do?

Dynamics CRM is an application layer software that sits on top of and integrates with a technology stack that includes other server roles (Active directory, SQL server, Exchange server, SharePoint server,…). Most IT Departments will have clearly defined roles and tasks for each technology server that are well documented and carried out by the technology…

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“Workflows and Dialogs” upper limit has been removed

With Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online there was a limit to the number of “workflows and dialogues” you can create of 200, along with entities of 300. You could find information about their usage in the Resources In Use page for your deployment (Administration/Settings/Resources in use) that looked like below: In Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online 2015…

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LINQPad 4/5 Driver for Dynamics CRM Web API is available on CodePlex

I am pleased to announce that we released “LINQPad 4 and 5 Driver for Dynamics CRM Web API” on CodePlex. https://crmlinqpadwebapi.codeplex.com/ What’s LINQPad? LINQPad (http://www.linqpad.net/) is a great tool which you can write and execute LINQ query against many data sources, like SQL Server, Oracle or Web Services. In addition to LINQ query support, the…


Run Microsoft.Xrm.Data.PowerShell on Azure Automation

Hi all, When we announced Microsoft.Xrm.Data.PowerShell in this article, we got some feedback that you want to run the module on Azure Automation. Yes we hear you and here comes the latest module which supports Azure Automation! Please get the latest module from GitHub (Please download version 2.x) What’s Azure Automation? Before showing “how to”…


Dynamics CRM integration with SiteMinder via ADFS

It’s important that we integrate Microsoft products together with 3rd party identity providers. This allows us to execute on our mission to empower everyone on the planet to do more and achieve more. Understanding how we use federated identities to connect users with CRM services is critical to achieving this. This post will detail the…


Podcast and Overview: Update Rollup 4 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Service Pack 1

  We’re proud to announce that all packages for Update Rollup 4 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Service Pack 1 were released on Monday, February 22nd 2016 to the Microsoft Download Center! The Update Rollup 4 packages for Service Pack 1 should appear on Microsoft Update in Q2, 2016. Update Rollup 4 for Microsoft Dynamics…

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Podcast and Overview: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 Update 0.1

Contents: Podcast CRM Update Collateral Page Update 0.1 packages available for download Update prerequisites Functionality and Performance issues resolved by this Update We’re proud to announce that all packages for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 Update 0.1 (Update Rollup 1) were released February 21st, 2016 to the Microsoft Download Center!  These packages will appear on Microsoft Update…

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Dynamics CRM indexes (missing, redundant, and OOB)

It is a fact that Dynamics CRM is an OLTP application, and that it’s performance relies heavily on how well the back end database (SQL server) is performing.  A major component in the performance matrix is indexes.  They have to be well defragmented, you should have the needed indexes to optimize query performance (missing indexes),…

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Memory management for Dynamics CRM in a virtual environment – Part 2

After publishing the blog Memory management for Dynamics CRM in a virtual environment we received a lot of questions basically asking for more details, we will provide more information in this blog. One of the primary reason for doing virtualization is consolidation. Every Virtualization deployment is different from Hypervisor version to hardware and currently existing…

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