How to populate CreatedOn with a date in the past

So you are loading data into Microsoft Dynamics CRM and you want the create on date to reflect the historical create date of the record and not the date it was loaded. This can be done by setting the historical date value in the overridencreatedon field on the entity. When the record is created instead…


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


Upload Compressed!

For the longest time I assumed that when uploading CRM customizations it only took a .xml file. It never occurred to me that when I export customizations the .zip file it gives to me can be uploaded too! I always assumed that I could only upload the xml file. Yes you don’t need to extract…