I have updated my sites download and video pages with a lot of new links. Enjoy!
Did you know that Microsoft has a great end-user helpdesk? Check it out here: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics/crm-customer-center/default.aspx
We recently stumbled upon an issue when upgrading a customer from CRM 4.0 to CRM 2013. As is required, you must first upgrade the 4.0 database to 2011 and then from 2011 to 2013. The 4.0 to 2011 upgrade succeeded without error but threw an error when going from 2011 to 2013. 2013 was on […]
Here’s one to make note of. With the introduction of Windows 8, IE 10 is quickly becoming the standard for desktop browsers, with IE 11 right around the corner with Windows 8.1 Release this fall. As of Update Rollup 10, Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 is compatible with Internet Explorer 10 for the desktop in Compatibility […]
When you install ADFS on a Windows Server 2012, the built-in ADFS role included is ADFS 2.1. When setting up Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 (UR13+ required), you will get an error message that tells you that IFD Authentication fails when trying to access the discovery service by external applications. Apparently the documentation for update UR13 says this has been […]
A co-worker of mine was testing a CRM 2011 On Premise implementation where he had recently updated to rollup 12/13. He started to notice that the ribbon bar was completely missing! My first response was to clean out your cache, and try it from another machine, as well as use the IE Private Browsing […]
GeoFlow originated in Microsoft Research, evolving out of the successful WorldWide Telescope project for scientific and academic communities to explore large volumes of astronomical and geological data. Researchers collaborated closely with the Office product team to usher GeoFlow from its research lab inception to this public preview availability in Excel. GeoFlow adds to the existing […]
Installing CRM 2011 on Windows Server 2012 requires to use the Microsoft Self healing Process – manual patch that you download from the Windows Catalog. I searched all over and had a hard time finding it. Thanks to my good friend Corey Hanson at Microsoft for providing a direct link to the patch. The patch […]
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Please find my latest presentation on ADFS from Microsoft Convergence 2013. This presentation includes topics like SSL Certificates, DNS Entries, Firewall, Common Deployments, ADFS Proxy Servers, IFD, ADFS Installation, Tips and Tricks, Troubleshooting and ADFS Errors. Please note the ADFS central link is not yet live on this site. This is the e-book I’m creating […]