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Welcome to my knowledgebase, which contains snippets of information that I find (mostly about Microsoft Dynamics 365/CRM) and then forget.

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Recently updated articles

ISV.Config


29 Jul 2013

In CRM 2011, isv.config is not used to store custom buttons, tabs and menus as in earlier versions.

The only item that I think isv.config is used for is to customize the appearance of the service calendar.

Editing SiteMap


29 Jul 2013

The SiteMap is a customizable element that controls the application navigation. For simple requirements, such as not showing particular entities, consider using security role privileges. The CRM application does not show entities to which a user does not have access.

The SiteMap can be editied using any of the following methods:

Updates for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013


24 Oct 2014

For CRM 2011, see this article.

The following table details Update Rollups released for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013. Note that some Update Rollups cannot be installed, so a backup before installation is advised.

For CRM 2013 on-premise, the third number in the build is the same as the Update Rollup number. A separate set of update rollups is released for CRM 2013 and CRM 2013 with SP1.

Deployment Settings


25 Jul 2013

CRM has several deployment wide settings which are stored in the DeploymentProperties table in the configuration database (usually MSCRM_CONFIG). It is not recommended to modify the values in the table directly you may sometimes need to change values. The recommended method is usually to use a PowerShell script.

Some of the settings are described in the following table. I will add to the table as I discover settings.

A new book on Microsoft Dynamics CRM report writing


06 Oct 2017

Fellow MVP, Damian Sinay, has published a book on report writing for Dynamics CRM.

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