Time Format Changes in CRM Online Maintenance Emails

CRM Online admins, recently you may have noticed the time format of the CRM Online Service Update emails have changed.  Our communications team will be documenting all updates times, specifically in emails, in UTC times to help avoid possible confusion with any offsets.  That said, if you want to see all times/dates in the local…

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Administering Dynamics CRM

The following is the first in a series of cross-posts from Ritesh Ranjan’s blog.  Ritesh is one of our CRM Premier Field Engineers out of Norway.  Enjoy and stay tuned for more! Hello everyone, Today I am writing about a common scenario which I have noticed during my customer visits lately. This is primarily focused…


CRM Online Test Instance Changes are now live (Sandbox Instances)

Much of this content is a repost from: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/crm/archive/2014/03/20/introducing-sandbox-instances-in-crm-online.aspx  More Test Environment (sandbox) UI capabilities are now launched for Dynamics CRM Online. If you’re an existing customer and have multiple instances you may have noticed this change in one of your organizations.  Also, just an FYI – if for any reason your production organization was…

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Announcing RAP as a Service for Dynamics CRM

I am pleased to announce the General Availability of RAP (Risk Assessment Program) as a Service for Dynamics CRM. This Microsoft Premier Service takes our existing Health Check to the next level with on-demand data collection and analysis to give you the flexibility to check and re-check the state of your system whenever you want…

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Podcast and Overview: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Update Rollup 1

Contents: Build number, Download Center Page, Master KB article CRM Premier Field Engineering Update Rollup Podcast CRM Update Rollup Collateral Page Ramp up on Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013! Important CRM 2013 Update Rollup considerations General Update Rollup notes OrgDbOrgSettings Tool Update Rollup packages available for download Update Rollup prerequisites Issues resolved by this Update Rollup…

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Defer Database Updates Installing CRM 2011 Update Rollups

Calling all CRM admins – here’s a tip you’ll want to bookmark for your next round of update rollups.  Dynamics CRM 2011 Update Rollup executable packages automatically process and update the organization database updates during the installation.  If your deployment has several large tenants or just one very large tenant you may prefer to first…

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM / Dynamics 365 Updates: Release Dates, Build Numbers, and Collateral

Note: The Updates documented in this blog for: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 / Microsoft Dynamics 365 Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 update the Dynamics CRM components described in this Microsoft Knowledge base article: Microsoft Dynamics CRM Installations, Updates and Documentation Notes: New naming conventions for Microsoft Dynamics CRM…

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Podcast and Overview: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Update Rollup 14

We’re proud to announce that all packages for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Update Rollup 14 were released on Thursday, July 11th, 2013 to the Microsoft Download Center!  The Update Rollup 14 packages should appear on Microsoft Update on or about July 23rd, 2013. Update Rollup 14 Build number: 5.0.9690.3557 Update Rollup 14 Microsoft Download Center page Here’s the…

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Azure Mobile + JavaScript + WebResources = Easy Editing of OrgDBOrgSettings in Dynamics CRM 2011!

Project and Download URL: http://orgDbOrgSettings.codeplex.com What are orgDbOrgSettings you ask? They work similar to registry settings but they’re stored in the CRM database instead of in a given servers registry.  OrgDbOrgSettings control behaviors and various other CRM system settings and have been added over various releases and will continue to be added as needed.  And…

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Podcast and Overview: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Update Rollup 13

We’re proud to announce that all packages for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Update Rollup 13 were released on Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 to the Microsoft Download Center!   We plan on releasing the Update Rollup 13 packages to Microsoft Update in April, 2013. Update Rollup 13 Build number: 5.0.9690.3448 Update Rollup 13 Microsoft Download Center page Here’s…

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