Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement – OrgDBOrgSettings configurations might affect instance size/storage

Hi all- Many of you would be interested in finding out what’s driving storage consumption of you Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement instance. Some would think it’s largely data for entities, i.e. Account, Contact, Lead, Opportunity, Custom etc. Which is true to a large extent but with few exceptions. Organization database also holds system data linked…

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Dynamics CRM Reports complaining Reporting extension(SRS Data Connector) is not installed

Hey all- I am starting a series of re-posts from my personal blog site. Recently, I decided not to maintain separate personal blog site and now my personal blog site is offline. Here is the first one… ——-re-post———- Here I am talking about an interesting issue while running Dynamics CRM Reports. When I faced this…

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Missing App URL Suffix after importing app via a solution

I recently ran into an issue with a customer that wasn’t well documented, so I wanted to share via our blog in case others run into this issue. Scenario: My customer created an application in v8.2 (Works the same in v9) and added an App URL Suffix so that they could access the app directly…

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Use PowerShell: build a redist folder to install Dynamics CRM 2016 without an internet connection

We’ve had several customers ask about an updated PowerShellscript that would download the Dynamics 2016 pre-requisites and put them in to a folder for installations without internet access.  Since the previous two versions there’s been a change to the files required in 2016, so with a few tweaks and a little testing, we have a…

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Convergence 2015 Interactive Discussion Topics: CRM 2015 Upgrade discussion

Here are the 15 tips in 15 minutes that we shared as part of our Microsoft Dynamics CRM Upgrade Discussion interactive discussion (ID15C350-R1 & ID15C350-R2) at Convergence 2015.  We wanted to share them in a blog article to those who attended (to reduce the need for notes), for those who could not attend, and help…

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PFE Dynamics @ Convergence 2015

For those attending Convergence 2015 in Atlanta, GA next week, I wanted to let you know that we will have members of the PFE Dynamics team there presenting some great content.  In addition, make sure to follow @PFEDynamics on Twitter to get updates on other PFE Dynamics activities at Convergence.  Below is a list of…

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CRM 2015 Upgrade: A Few Things You Can Prepare Ahead of Time

CRM 2015, which had been referred to as Vega or v7, offers some exciting new features and enhancements. Some customers, especially on premise customers, are interested to know what they can prepare ahead of time to make their upgrade process faster, more efficient, and improve user experience. This blog post covers a few items that…

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Dynamics CRM Developers: Build Your Own Mobile Apps for Windows, iOS, and Android Part 2

Last time, I introduced how to start developing Mobile application for Microsoft Dynamics CRM by using CRM Mobile helper library. This time, I will introduce additional information which makes your work easier. Previous post: Dynamics CRM Developers: Build Your Own Mobile Apps for Windows, iOS, and Android Generate early-bound code IntelliSense is one of the…


Dynamics CRM Developers: Build Your Own Mobile Apps for Windows, iOS, and Android

Mobile first, cloud first We all understand the importance of mobile and cloud strategy and that is why the Microsoft Dynamics CRM development team have released native mobile applications to accommodate all the major mobile platforms today – Windows Store, Windows Phone, Android, iOS, Office Outlook on Windows, and we have CRM Mobile Express for…