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Reporting on Activities


03 Oct 2015

THIS IS WIP

Activity Entities

Microsoft Dynamics CRM has several entities for recording activities as shown in the table. It is possible to create custom activity entities. Each activity type has a code.

Feature Overlap


01 Oct 2015

Confused about what each of the Microsoft Dynamics products can do? Here is a table that might help.

CRM 2015 Update Release Summary


22 Nov 2015

Not all updates for CRM 2015 are available for all components. In particular the Update 1.0 series (which introduced functional changes) is not available for On-Premises server. However, Update 1.x is available for some of the other components.

Note that even though the Microsoft KB article references CRM Online in Update 1.0, you can still apply Update 1.0 (and later) to the CRM for Outlook Client if connected to an On-Premises server.

Preview Features


22 Sep 2015

Microsoft has started releasing some features in CRM as preview features. These are features that are not yet supported but have been made available to get feedback.

More details at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics/crm-customer-center/what-are-preview-features-and-how-do-i-enable-them.aspx

Can't import organizations in CRM 2015 with Update 0.1


08 Sep 2015

It seems that there is a bug in CRM 2015 with Update 0.1 that prevents the import of organizations. If you attempt an import, the import fails with an error something like:

Could not find stored procedure ‘p_CreateAuditEntry’.

This article, lists a workaround in the comments section, which is to create two stored procedures in the MSCRM_CONFIG database.

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