Error: PerfWatson2.exe issue while installing SQL Server Integration Services Projects in Visual Studio
Aug03

Error: PerfWatson2.exe issue while installing SQL Server Integration Services Projects in Visual Studio

Got the below error while installing the SQL Server Integration Services Projects for Visual Studio 2019. Error: Please close following processes before continuing the setup: PerfWatson2 (17784) Followed the below steps and resolved the issue. Step 1: Open the Task Manager and find for PerfWatson2.exe. Step 2: Right Click on PerfWatson2.exe and Click on End task. Issue is resolved and continue with the installation process. Hope you...

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How to install the Older Versions of Visual Studio?
Jul28

How to install the Older Versions of Visual Studio?

Visual Studio is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) developed by Microsoft and used to create console, Web applications, web apps, mobile apps, cloud, and web services, etc. You can use this VS IDE to write code in C#, C++, VB (Visual Basic), Python, JavaScript, and many more languages and it provides support for 36 different programming languages. Also, it is available for Windows as well as for MacOS. As of now, Visual...

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Dual-Write: Warning while linking Dataverse Environment
Jul24

Dual-Write: Warning while linking Dataverse Environment

Got the below Warning “msdyn_DualWriteAppCoreMaps” while linking the Dual Write Environment. Followed the below steps and resolved the issue. Step 1: Login to Power Platform Admin Center (PPAC) with your credentials. If you are using US Government (GCC, GCC High and DOD) Cloud, click on the article link and find your related URL and login to PPAC. Step 2: Click on Environments and...

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How to check the access on the Model Driven Apps for a User in Dynamics 365 CE online?
Jul17

How to check the access on the Model Driven Apps for a User in Dynamics 365 CE online?

You might come across a situation where the users cannot be able to view or access a particular Model Driven App in an Environment. For such access related issues or any other issue, there is a way to find the root cause of this problem. Follow the below steps for the same. Step 1: Login into Dynamics 365 CE online environment using your credentials. Step 2: Navigate to your CE environment. Step 3: Copy the Dynamics 365 Environment...

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How to connect to Dynamics 365 CE Environment using Client Id and Secret in XrmToolBox?
Jul16

How to connect to Dynamics 365 CE Environment using Client Id and Secret in XrmToolBox?

XrmToolBox is commonly used Tool in our daily Dynamics 365 CE activities. You can connect to Online CE Organization in different ways. In this article, will explain the steps to connect to XrmToolBox using Cliend Id and Secret for Dynamics 365 CE Online. Follow the below steps for the same. Pre-requisite: Application Id and Client Secret is required. Go through the below two articles for Registering an App in Azure and creating an...

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Microsoft.Dynamics.Integrator.Exceptions.IntegratorInternalException. Duplicate companies “” found in Common Data Service. Please remove the duplicate(s) and try again.
Jul16

Microsoft.Dynamics.Integrator.Exceptions.IntegratorInternalException. Duplicate companies “” found in Common Data Service. Please remove the duplicate(s) and try again.

When I was trying to Link the environment in FO with CE for Dual Write, got the below error at the Create step. Saving connection set failed![UnknownError] [Type : Microsoft.Dynamics.Integrator.Exceptions.IntegratorInternalException]Duplicate companies “” found in Common Data Service. Please remove the duplicate(s) and try again. Followed the below steps and resolved this issue. Step 1: Open the Dynamics CE Environment,...

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How to Sync the Application Username from Azure Active Directory Registration App to Dynamics 365 CE online?
Jul14

How to Sync the Application Username from Azure Active Directory Registration App to Dynamics 365 CE online?

By default, whenever you create an Application User, the Name of the Application User is set automatically based on Registration App Name and there is a feature available in Dynamics 365 CE online to sync the Registration App Name to Application Username or update the App name in AAD and sync back the Application username to Dynamics 365 CE. Follow the below steps to do the same. Pre-requisite: Follow the below articles and create a...

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Microsoft Power Platform: 2022 release wave 2 plan released
Jul14

Microsoft Power Platform: 2022 release wave 2 plan released

The Microsoft Power Platform release plan for the 2022 release wave 2 has been released, this includes Power BI, Power Apps, Power Pages, Power Automate, Power Virtual Agents, and AI Builder, as well as Microsoft Dataverse, Power Platform capabilities for governance and administration, pro-development, ISV experiences, and data integration and the new features are going to be released from October 2022 through March 2023. Below is the...

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Dynamics 365 and industry clouds: 2022 release wave 2 plan is released
Jul14

Dynamics 365 and industry clouds: 2022 release wave 2 plan is released

Dynamics 365 2022 Wave 2 Plan has been released. Below are Key Dates for the 2022 release wave 2. Click on below image for the 2022 release plan PDF. Source link

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Managed Environments (preview) – Power Platform Admin Center
Jul11

Managed Environments (preview) – Power Platform Admin Center

Nishant Rana's Weblog Managed Environments is a new feature added in the Power Platform Admin Center to simplify the administration of the platform. It is in Preview currently. To enable it, select a particular environment and click on Enable Managed Environments. We will need either Global Admin, Power Platform Administrator, or Dynamics 365 Administrator AD roles to enable the Managed Environments. Through Managed Environment,...

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How to create an Application user in Dynamics 365 CE Online?
Jul10

How to create an Application user in Dynamics 365 CE Online?

You can create an unlicensed application user in your environment. This application user will be given access to your environment’s data on behalf of the user who’s using your application. Note: In an environment, you can only have one application user for each Azure AD–registered application. Follow the below steps to create an Application User in Dynamics 365 CE online environment. Pre-requisite: Follow the below article...

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How to Register an App in Azure Active Directory for Dynamics 365 CE Online?
Jul10

How to Register an App in Azure Active Directory for Dynamics 365 CE Online?

App registration in Azure Active Directory, enables a user with Power Apps user account to connect to their Microsoft Dynamics/ Dataverse environment from external client applications using OAuth Authentication. App registration in Azure Active Directory is typically done by ISVs who want to develop external client applications to read and write data in Dataverse. Follow the below steps to Register an App in Azure Active Directory....

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Online regions list
Jul05

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Online regions list

Microsoft has added new regions on Dynamics 365 Online. Follow the below table for the complete list of Dynamics 365 CRM Online regions. SNoRegionURL1North America (NAM)crm.dynamics.com2United States Government Community Cloud(US GCC) Highcrm.microsoftdynamics.us3Microsoft Cloud Germany (DEU)crm.microsoftdynamics.de4China (CHN)crm.dynamics.cn5South America (LATAM/ SAM)crm2.dynamics.com6Canada (CAN)crm3.dynamics.com7Europe, Middle...

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Data import is not working in Dynamics CE Environment Online
Jun22

Data import is not working in Dynamics CE Environment Online

Recently, I started importing an XML file in Dynamics CE Online environment using Out of the box IMPORT DATA, and found that the imported file Status Reason is Submitted, and it is not getting changed even after some time and the Data is also not loaded. and I have followed the below steps and resolved the issue. Step 1: Login to Power Platform Admin Center (PPAC) with your credentials. If you are using US...

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Error while running Azure Function – return process.dlopen(module, path._makeLong(filename));
Jun06

Error while running Azure Function – return process.dlopen(module, path._makeLong(filename));

Recently when I was working on Azure Functions in Windows 11 PC and in Visual Studio 2022, got the below error. Felt that it might be some issue with the installation process and found a solution to resolve this issue. Followed the below steps. Note: Close the Visual Studio. Step 1: Navigate to https://www.microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?id=40784 Step 2: Click on Download. Step 3: Select vcredist_x86.exe and click on Next. Step 4:...

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How to disable Email Tracing Token in Dynamics 365 CE?
Mar20

How to disable Email Tracing Token in Dynamics 365 CE?

By default, whenever you send an email from Dynamics 365 CE, you would have observed that the Tracing Token appended at the end of the Email Subject like CRM:00010003. But, if you do not want to show this tracing token, follow the below steps. Step 1: Login to Power Apps Maker Portal with your credentials. If you are using US Government (GCC, GCC High and DOD) Cloud, Click on the article link and find your related URL and login to...

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How to Install Visual Studio 2022 ?
Mar18

How to Install Visual Studio 2022 ?

Visual Studio is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) developed by Microsoft and used to create console, Web applications, web apps, mobile apps, cloud, and web services, etc. You can use this VS IDE to write code in C#, C++, VB (Visual Basic), Python, JavaScript, and many more languages and it provides support for 36 different programming languages. Also, it is available for Windows as well as for MacOS. Visual Studio 2022 is...

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Connector is deprecated
Feb21

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Connector is deprecated

Microsoft has announced that Dynamics 365 Connector is officially deprecated effective from May 5, 2020 and recommended that, not to create any new connections using this connector. From April 29, 2022, this connection cannot be used for Data Integrations, Flows, Logic Apps, and Canvas Apps. Existing connections will continue to work until they are edited, and as an alternative Dataverse connector must be used in place of Dynamics 365...

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Dynamics CRM/ Azure Certifications – Free Sample Questions
Feb21

Dynamics CRM/ Azure Certifications – Free Sample Questions

Microsoft has added a Tip in the certification page to access free sample questions for preparing the exam. For example, Click on the link PL-900.Click on Download free sample questions to help prepare for this exam to see the sample questions. Sample Questions page. Sample questions. You can Download to PDF or Bookmark and practice them before taking the actual Certification exam. For some of the below Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM/...

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How to Change Email Tracing Token in Dynamics 365 CE?
Feb20

How to Change Email Tracing Token in Dynamics 365 CE?

By default, whenever you send an email from Dynamics 365 CE, you would have observed that the Tracing Token appended at the end of the Email Subject like CRM:00010003. But, if you want to update this tracing token, follow the below steps. Step 1: Login to Power Apps Maker Portal with your credentials. If you are using US Government (GCC, GCC High and DOD) Cloud, Click on the article link and find your related URL and login to Power...

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How to Free-up Audit Log data in Dynamics 365 CE Online?
Feb17

How to Free-up Audit Log data in Dynamics 365 CE Online?

Microsoft has released a great feature to delete the Unwanted Audit Logs to free-up the space. Also, Microsoft is migrating audit logs to a new storage location. Environments whose data migration is completed can use the new audit delete method. An environment with completed migration can be easily identified by the Auditing card visible below the Environment details. Follow the below steps to know more about this feature. Step...

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Power Automate Tenant-level analytics Power BI Reports
Feb15

Power Automate Tenant-level analytics Power BI Reports

In my previous article, i have explained about the enabling the Power Automate Tenant-level analytics in your Dynamics 365 CE Tenant. In this article, will explain about the 3 Power BI reports, that you can see in this analytics. They are, Usage,Maker Activity and Inventory. Will see about these reports in detail below. Power Automate – Usage reports: This report provide insights about, Total Number of Cloud/ Desktop Flows.Total...

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How to Enable Tenant-level analytics for Power Automate flows?
Feb14

How to Enable Tenant-level analytics for Power Automate flows?

Microsoft has released a great feature to see Tenant-level analytics include analytics for Power Automate – Cloud/ Desktop flows deployed across multiple environments or the entire tenant. Tenant-wide analytics are built on service telemetry data derived from Power Platform apps, bots, and services. These solutions allow environment admins to effectively monitor activities related to Cloud flows across the organization. Admins with...

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How to set the Retention policy for the Audit Logs in Dynamics 365 CE online?
Feb14

How to set the Retention policy for the Audit Logs in Dynamics 365 CE online?

Microsoft has introduced a set of new audit features helping Dataverse administrators to stay compliant with internal and external auditing requirements and to manage log capacity at the same time. Now, Audit data is also stored separately from the customer records, so an organization’s audit log can grow to many terabytes in size without limiting available Database capacity. Administrators can select an audit retention period from a...

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How to Enable Auditing at Column Level in Dynamics 365 CE Online?
Feb13

How to Enable Auditing at Column Level in Dynamics 365 CE Online?

In my earlier articles, i have explained about, How to Enable Auditing for a Dynamics 365 CE Environment Online? andHow to Enable Auditing for a Table in Dynamics 365 CE Online? In this article, I am going to explain about enabling the Auditing at Column Level for a Table. For this article, i have created a column “Audit” (Yes or No) in Contact’s Table and will enable Audit for that Column. Follow the below steps for...

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How to Enable Auditing for a Table in Dynamics 365 CE Online?
Feb13

How to Enable Auditing for a Table in Dynamics 365 CE Online?

In my earlier article, i have explained about How to Enable Auditing for a Dynamics 365 CE Environment Online? and in this article will explain about Enabling the Audit for the Contact’s Table in the Dynamics 365 CE Online Environment. Follow the below steps for the same. Step 1: Login to Power Apps Maker Portal with your credentials. If you are using US Government (GCC, GCC High and DOD) Cloud, Click on the article link and...

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How to Enable Auditing for a Dynamics 365 CE Environment Online?
Feb13

How to Enable Auditing for a Dynamics 365 CE Environment Online?

The auditing feature logs changes that are made to customer records and user access so you can review the activity later. The auditing feature is designed to meet the auditing, compliance, security, and governance policies of many regulated enterprises. The following operations can be audited: Create, update, deactivate, and delete operations on records.Changes to the sharing privileges of a record.The N:N association or...

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Power Apps US Government service URLs
Feb04

Power Apps US Government service URLs

Follow the below table for accessing the Power Apps Commercial version URL and US Government (GCC, GCC High and DOD) version URLs. < table>Commercial version URLUS Government version URLhttps://make.powerapps.comhttps://make.gov.powerapps.us (GCC)https://make.high.powerapps.us (GCC...

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Important changes (deprecations) coming in Power Apps and Power Automate
Jan30

Important changes (deprecations) coming in Power Apps and Power Automate

Microsoft has released the list of all existing features, which are going to be deprecated soon. Click here and have a look at them. If you already using the features at present, which are going to be deprecated, as soon as possible convert them to the latest features to avoid loss of functionality in your projects. Source link

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Microsoft Power Apps New Blank app screen
Jan29

Microsoft Power Apps New Blank app screen

Recently, when i am looking at the Power Apps Maker Portal, observed that Blank app got updated to a new screen, where we can create Blank Canvas Apps, Blank Model Driven Apps based on Dataverse and Blank Portals using it. Follow the below steps for the same. Step 1: Login to Power Apps Maker Portal using your existing credentials. or Click on this link and Create 30 Dynamics CE Trial version. Step 2: Click on Home. Step 3: Click on...

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How to – Quickly generate sample data
Jan18

How to – Quickly generate sample data

Nishant Rana's Weblog At times we need to quickly generate sample data for some of our development, testing, reports needs. Through https://generatedata.com/ we can do it in matter of seconds. Just select the data / types and the format and click on Generate For e.g. we have selected Name, Phone, Email, Country type and CSV as the data format. We can further edit the selection, preview the data, and save and generate the data....

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Microsoft Power BI Certification
Jan13

Microsoft Power BI Certification

In one of my articles, i have explained about the latest Microsoft Dynamics 365 Certifications available and in this article explaining about the Power BI Certification. You can schedule and take the DA-100 certification before March 31, 2022 and after that, this exam will be retired. DA-100: Analyzing Data with Microsoft Power BI Or You can take PL-300 Certification exam from February 28, 2022 onwards. PL-300: Microsoft Power BI Data...

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Happy New Year 2022
Jan01

Happy New Year 2022

Thank you so much for all my blog followers and viewers for all your encouragement and support. Wishing you and yours a Safe, Healthy, and a Prosperous New Year! Source link

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How to Expand Rich Text Editor control in Dynamics 365 CE?
Dec30

How to Expand Rich Text Editor control in Dynamics 365 CE?

In one of my earlier articles, i had explained about How to create Rich Text Editor in Dynamics 365 CE?, which looks like the below. Also, Microsoft has provided an ability the extend the properties/ features of the Rich Text Editor. Below, is one of the extended feature of the Rich Text Editor, where the control can be maximized and can easily enter data in it. In this article, will show you the way to expand the Rich Text...

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How to create Users and Assign Security roles in Dynamics 365 CE Online?
Dec30

How to create Users and Assign Security roles in Dynamics 365 CE Online?

In one of my earlier articles, i had explained about How to create Microsoft Dynamics 365 CE Online 30 Days Trial Version? In this article, will explain about creating Users and Assign Security roles to them. Follow the below steps to do the same. Step 1: Click here to navigate to Microsoft 365 admin center Portal and login with Dynamics 365 CE Credentials. Step 2: Expand Users and Click on Active users. You can see the list of all...

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Error in Dynamics 365 CE Workflow – The entity referenced by this process includes a currency value that does not exist in your organization
Dec30

Error in Dynamics 365 CE Workflow – The entity referenced by this process includes a currency value that does not exist in your organization

The entity referenced by this process includes a currency value that does not exist in your organization. Select a different currency and try again. After a research found that, the Currency value, whatever is there in Source Environment is not available in Target Environment. In my case, placed Currency field on the Email form to verify this issue. Solution is either, we can import the existing Currency values with the same Guids...

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How to get Microsoft Office 365 E5 30 days Free trial Subscription?
Dec29

How to get Microsoft Office 365 E5 30 days Free trial Subscription?

Office 365 E5 is a cloud-based suite of productivity apps combined with advanced voice, analytics, security, and compliance services. Office 365 E5 includes access to the below apps, Benefits unique to Office 365 E5 are, Power BI ProMicrosoft Teams Phone SystemAudio ConferencingMicrosoft Stream and much more In this article, will explain the steps to create the Free trial of Microsoft Office 365 E5 subscription. Follow the below steps...

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Tips to open Settings and Advanced Find in Dynamics 365 CE Environment
Dec28

Tips to open Settings and Advanced Find in Dynamics 365 CE Environment

Generally, for opening the Settings and Advanced Find pages, you need to open any existing app. Will show you some simple tips to open them without opening any App and also, this works both in Dynamics 365 CE Online and On-premises. Settings: Append the text settingsonly=true to the Dynamics 365 CE Environment URL after main.aspx?. Example: Sign in to your account No Description Advanced Find: Append the text pagetype=advancedfind to...

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How to Update the URL of the Dynamics 365 CE Environment?
Dec28

How to Update the URL of the Dynamics 365 CE Environment?

Have you observed whenever you open your environment, which has some random id in the Environment URL like org61116bfc.crm5.dynamics.com. You can configure and update this Environment URL as per our environment. In this article will explain you, how to update this URL in the Power Platform Admin Center. Follow the below steps for the same. Step 1: Login to Power Platform Admin Center (PPAC) Environment with your credentials. Step...

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Dynamics 365 CE Environment – Preview (United States) region is available
Dec27

Dynamics 365 CE Environment – Preview (United States) region is available

When i was creating a new environment in Power Platform Admin Center, created using Dynamics 365 CE 30 days Trial, found a Preview (United States) Region available in it. Seems like, If we create a new Environment with this “Preview (United States)” all the new Dynamics 365 CE features would be released to this region first. Also, it is not allowing me to choose Enable Dynamics 365 apps. Anyways, I did not find any...

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How to create Microsoft Dynamics 365 CE Online 30 Days Trial Version?
Dec26

How to create Microsoft Dynamics 365 CE Online 30 Days Trial Version?

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement (CE) (formerly known as Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Relationship Management – CRM) is designed to help you manage your client relationships by streamlining your processes, centralizing client information, providing analysis, and enabling responsive customer service. In this article, will explain the steps to create Microsoft Dynamics 365 CE Online 30 days Trial Version. Follow the below...

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Microsoft Azure datacenters Virtual 3D Tour
Dec26

Microsoft Azure datacenters Virtual 3D Tour

Microsoft Azure Datacenters helps us to connect and empower our daily lives. Hundreds of Azure datacenters store and manage data around the world and these datacenters are unique physical buildings located all over the globe that house a group of networked computer servers, each equipped with independent power, cooling, and networking. If you would like to see and get more knowledge on the Microsoft Azure Datacenters, click on Take a...

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