Connector for Microsoft Dynamics support for Microsoft Dynamics CRM beyond Dynamics CRM version 2016

As announced in this post, the most recent version of Connector for Microsoft Dynamics  (3.4.304.1) (“Connector”) supports Dynamics CRM 2016 (8.x.x.x) both on-premises and online. Today (April 8th, 2016) we are announcing that Dynamics CRM version 2016 will be the last major version of Dynamics CRM to be supported by Connector. Support matrices for Connector…

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Connector download links

The download links have been moved from a list to this page: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/dynamicsconnector/?p=1111

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Connector for Microsoft Dynamics support for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 has officially released: https://community.dynamics.com/b/msftdynamicsblog/archive/2015/11/30/microsoft-dynamics-crm-2016-now-available-ushering-in-a-new-era-of-intelligent-customer-engagement The most current version (3.4.304.1) of Connector for Microsoft Dynamics does support Dynamics CRM 2016 in both on-premises and online deployments. More information on this version of Connector can be found in this post: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/dynamicsconnector/archive/2014/12/04/connector-for-microsoft-dynamics-v3-cu-4-released.aspx

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Instance Adapter for Microsoft Dynamics CRM is now on GitHub as open source

Today the Instance Adapter for Microsoft Dynamics CRM was published on GitHub as a public open source project using the MIT license.  The current release listed there is a pre-release version for folks to test out and start contributing to if they would like to.  The wiki on the GitHub site has the installation and…

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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Exchange rates not syncing properly

If you are troubleshooting why the exchange rates from Dynamics AX 2012 R3 are not syncing properly into Microsoft Dynamics CRM using Connector for Microsoft Dynamics, here is something for you to take a look at. In Dynamics AX 2012 the query that is used by the Connector’s AX 2012 adapter to retrieve the exchange…

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Preserving leading zeroes in numerical constant value mappings

If you need to map a numerical value to a constant value and that constant value has leading zeroes, those zeroes will be parsed off.  For example, if want to map a numerical field to a constant value of 00000000115 and you enter a constant value in the mapping wizard, the transformation logic will truncate the leading…

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Two new Microsoft Dynamics GP case studies have been published

Two new Microsoft Dynamics case studies have been published on the Microsoft Case studies web site.  They both are Microsoft Dynamics GP customers who are using Connector for Microsoft Dynamics to integrate with Microsoft Dynamics CRM online. City Harvest Microsoft Dynamics case study GEARYS Microsoft Dynamics Case study There is a new list on the left hand…

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Mapping the full product name from Microsoft Dynamics AX to Microsoft Dynamics CRM

A new post has been authored on the Dynamics AX support blog on mapping the full product name from Dynamics AX into Dynamics CRM using Connector for Microsoft Dynamics. The description of the post is as follows: This blog post comes from a question in the Microsoft Dynamics AX community board at https://community.dynamics.com/ax/f/33/t/120425.aspx. The question was…

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Hotfix released for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 that will allow changes to person name and sales order lines to be tracked with SQL change tracking

A hotfix has been released for Dynamics AX 2012 R3 that resolves the issue of changes to customer or contact names not forcing a synchronization to occur within Connector for Microsoft Dynamics.  This hotfix will also now allow changes to sales order lines to be tracked and force an update to occur within Connector.  The…

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Connector for Microsoft Dynamics configuration settings that can be used to control some of the default behaviors for logging and retries

There are some configuration settings that can be added or changed in the ConnectorServiceHost.exe.config to update default behavior with respect to retries and log cleanup; they are as follows:  Config Setting Behavior Remarks  HousekeepingCleanupLogs True: The Housekeeping task should run CleanupLog.proc.sql and CleanupRetryTask.proc.sql False: The Housekeeping task will run only run CleanupTaskDeletionTracking.proc.sql (not recommended) Caution: Log…

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