Account does not have performance counter permissions – CRM 2011

When installing CRM 2011 if you come across the following error: Then you need to update the domain account that you selected for the CRM services. To fix this do the following: 1) Logon to the CRM application sevrer. 2) Open the Computer Management tool. 3) Select Local Users and Groups -> Groups 4) Select…

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Add the Sample Data Users

Here is a script that adds the sample data users to the AD. Before running you will need to edit this script to enter your domain and organization unit information. AddUsers.bat


CRM Rollups

The following is a list of CRM rollups and their release info. Version Build Release Date RTM 4.0.7333.3 12/19/2007 Rollup 1 4.0.7333.1113 11/24/2008 Rollup 2 4.0.7333.1312, 4.0.7333.1316 1/15/2009, 2/8/2009 Rollup 3 4.0.7333.1408 03/12/2009 Rollup 4 4.0.7333.1551 05/07/2009 Rollup 5 4.0.7333.1644, 4.0.7333.1645 07/02/2009 Rollup 6 4.0.7333.1750 9/27/2009 Rollup 7 4.0.7333.2138 10/22/2009 Rollup 8 4.0.7333.2542 12/17/2009 Rollup…


The Path is not of a legal form

When building a VPC and installing the Outlook client on Windows Server 2008 I have encountered the following error several times: When asked for the installation location for the Outlook client you get an error messge “The path is not of a legal form”.  This is due to a registry key that is left empty…


What version is installed again? (Part 2)

In my last post I showed how the Microsoft Dynamics CRM build number can be displayed on the desktop of the CRM application server. At the end of the post I mentioned the draw-back of the approach is that you must know the revision number that represents each rollup. So in this post I will demonstrate…

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What version is installed again?

If you are like me you probably have several CRM VPCs that you use with different versions installed to match your target environment. Keeping track of what CRM rollup version is installed on each can be a tedious task. So why not show the version of CRM on the desktop of the server?  Here is…

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Getting started with Dynamics CRM – Part 1

So you want to be a Microsoft Dynamics CRM guru, where do you start? In the sandbox of course! This entry is about setting up your sandbox where you can learn, test and mess-up a CRM deployment guilt free.  To get practiced in the ways of the CRM you typically need to understand 3 main…

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