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13 Jun 2014
The article at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2664150/en-gb provides a script for cleaning up the principalobjectaccess (POA) table in CRM 2011.It seems that prior to CRM 2011 UR6 when records were deleted related records in the POA table were not removed.
13 Jun 2014
|2011 Server||2013 Server|
RTM to UR11
06 Jun 2014
If the address on an account record changes, the addresses for any related contacts are not changed. At first it seems that you have to edit each contact record separately which will of course be time consuming. However, a trick I learnt in the early days of CRM is to select the related contacts and then click Edit to open the Edit Multiple Records window where you can type the new address once and update the related contacts (this only works for up to 250 contacts at a time because you are limited to editing one page at a time).
05 Jun 2014
You might have seen the view, Disabled users consuming licenses for users and wondered what it means. In CRM on-premise a disabled user does not require a license so what is the view showing.
If you look at the definition of the view in Advanced Find you see an error because Advanced Find can't show the query. Delving in the database, shows that the FetchXML for the query is:
09 Jun 2014
The updates to CRM released in May 2014 (known as the "Leo" release) bring many new features. Here is a list (not necessarily exhaustive):