Posts Tagged MSCRM

CRM Migration Assistant 1.3.3 Released

We have released a small update to the CRM Migration Assistant which includes the following updates: Added 0 and 1 as supported Submit Options Fixed issues with converting .AddOption to .addOption method. Conversion alerts were added for the following JavaScript properties: .title .vAlign .contentEditable .innerText Any .style […]

Read more

Converting to CRM 2011 JavaScript: Form Elements

One of the most fascinating things I found during the creation of the CRM Migration Assistant is the different methods developers use to access CRM form fields, and other form elements. Normally, people access a form field using the following style of JavaScript: crmForm.all.name This is the […]

Read more

Be careful changing the full name format within Dynamics CRM

One of the settings that is available to a Dynamics CRM administrator is the ability to change the format of the full name.  The options can be seen below:     I’ve seen a few customers change the the format from the default, First Name Last Name, […]

Read more

Dynamics CRM 4.0-2011 Upgrade Tip #6: Clean up deleted records

Full disclosure: I am blatantly stealing this idea from Joel Lindstrom at Customer Effective, as outlined in this article: Preparing for CRM 2011: How to Make your Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Upgrade Faster Run the deletion service. In CRM 4.0, if you deleted records, the records were […]

Read more

Dynamics CRM 4.0-2011 Upgrade Tip #5: Remove unsupported database changes

As you used your Dynamics CRM 4.0 database you may have had occasion to add "unsupported" objects to the database.  These could be anything from indexes ( fairly supported ) to triggers ( pretty unsupported ) to custom stored procedures. You need to consider removing all of […]

Read more

Dynamics CRM 4.0-2011 Upgrade Tip #4: Clean up old Synch table entries

If you are using the CRM Outlook client you will find two sets of tables in the CRM database beginning with: SubscriptionStatistics and SyncEntry. Like the AsyncOperationsBase table containing old and useless information, these tables present the same sorts of issues. Luckily, the Microsoft UK Dynamics Support […]

Read more

Dynamics CRM 4.0-2011 Upgrade Tip #3: Clean up the System Job and Workflow Job Tables

In CRM 4.0 the system jobs table, otherwise known as the AsyncOperationsBase table, could expand to the point that normal CRM operations were affected.  That’s a worse-case scenario. Regardless of current system performance, an abnormally large number of records in this table can slow down the upgrade […]

Read more

CRM Migration Assistant 1.2 Released

I’m proud to announce the release of version 1.2 of our CRM JavaScript conversion utility, the CRM Migration Assistant. New Features The following new features were added: QuikStats Lists the following statistics on the conversion process: Number of files Number of lines of JavaScript Conversion time Find […]

Read more