Kerberos in Load Balanced Environments

A very common topic we tend to get many questions on is delegation and troubleshooting delegation usually via one of the many topics that impact this: SPN’s, Kerberos, Load Balancers, 401 errors, etc. Many times detailed environment knowledge is required to make any conclusions, so rather than documenting a complex flowchart that covers every possible…

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Optimize CRM 2011 Service Channel allocation for multi-threaded processes using .NET Task Parallel Library (TPL) and a thread-local service proxy

The latest release of the Dynamics CRM 2011 SDK (v5.0.12) provides new guidance on improving service channel allocation performance. This guidance builds upon a previous recommendation to cache your references to service proxy objects such as OrganizationServiceProxy. While this recommendation still holds true, it presents an issue for another best-practice, implementing multi-threaded processes, because the…

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“Your organization is not ready yet” error when logging into CRM Online after creating a new organization

  Dan Hamre on the CRM Support team recently shared some information with our team that I thought we be good to put out on our blog. Issue: When attempting to sign into a newly provisioned CRM Online organization, users can sign in but then get the following error message. “Your organization is not ready…

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Introducing the Dynamics CRM Support Blog!

Cross posting this introductory message from the new Dynamics CRM Support Blog Welcome to the Dynamics CRM Support Blog! The Dynamics CRM Support blog was created to provide insights, knowledge, and techniques that support engineers around the globe utilize each day. Microsoft Dynamics CRM has a few other blogs available on the internet and these…


Podcast and Overview: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Update Rollup 10

We’re proud to announce that Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Update Rollup 10 released Thursday, August 16th,2012! Here’s the “Master” Microsoft Dynamics Knowledge Base article (KB 2710577) On Friday, August 17th, Greg Nichols and Ryan Anderson from the Microsoft Premier Field Engineering team provided information about: Many specifics regarding the recent release of Update Rollup 10 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 A major performance…

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 White Papers & Technical Documentation

Updated: 8142013 I am often finding myself searching for CRM 2011 White Papers & Technical Documentation URL’s to reference or send to customers and while Bing works well to find these individually, I thought it would be nice to just try include them all in a single URL for easy reference.  There are some other…

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How to install Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 without an Internet Connection

Updated 8/14/2013 – See our blog article on how to automatically create the redist folder with PowerShell: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/crminthefield/archive/2013/08/14/use-powershell-build-a-redist-folder-to-install-dynamics-crm-2011-without-an-internet-connection.aspx  Updated on 6/5/2013 – Added WindowsIdentityFoundation as a pre-req for the CRM Outlook client as it’s now required for client installs. Even with the world we live in, there will be scenarios when you need to install…

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Are your CRM 2011 Customizations Prepared for Cross Browser?

Important Note: The CRM Product Group has published a blog titled “Q2 2012 Service Update – New delivery schedule” which clarifies the release plans for upcoming Update Rollups and Quarterly Service Updates in calendar year 2012. Highlights: The release known as the Q2 2012 Service Update will be released in Q4 2012 i.e. the Q2…

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CRM E-mail Router w/ 5000+ users

As Dynamics CRM moves more and more into the Enterprise customer space, the PFE team often encounters scenarios that may not be documented, found in the Implementation Guide, etc., and this is a scenario I recently ran into while working with a customer.  Basically, the customer had a large number of users configured to use the…

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Error Message “There is no such object on the server.” when using Microsoft Dynamics CRM rule deployment wizard with Exchange 2010

  I recently worked with a customer that was receiving the error message “There is no such object on the server” every time they would attempt to verify, deploy, or remove a rule. This issue started happening as soon as they upgraded from Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2010. Below is a screenshot showing the specific…

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