How to reduce SubscriptionTrackingDeletedObject table in CDS/Dynamics 365
Aug12

How to reduce SubscriptionTrackingDeletedObject table in CDS/Dynamics 365

Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings. We often monitor… Continue Reading gustaf’s Article on their blog How to reduce SubscriptionTrackingDeletedObject table in CDS/Dynamics 365 First thing, as usual is of course to google...

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Forms Pro Flow activity set regarding
Jun17

Forms Pro Flow activity set regarding

Forms Pro is an awesome new tool that combines the datamodel support that we previously got from Voice of the Customer (VoC) with the look and feel from Office Forms. It also has nice native support for Flow and many other parts of the Power Platform. It is still in Preview, make sure you check it out. A great resource for this… Continue Reading gustaf’s Article on their blog

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TCP Chimney
May16

TCP Chimney

Today I was working with a customer and we have had some weird SSIS intermittent errors where the Native OLE DB / SQL Client was giving me some trouble with really weird errors. Errors like these: CRM service call returned an error: CRM service call returned an error: The request channel timed out while waiting for a reply… Continue Reading gustaf’s Article on their blog

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Azure guest accounts in CDS/Dyn365
Mar31

Azure guest accounts in CDS/Dyn365

Azure Active Directory (AAD) has a feature where it allows users of foreign tennants to be granted access to the current tennant. In other word, if you are running contoso.com and a user of northwind.com would like to have access, you can add this user as a guest account in Azure. However, I have found that giving this user… Continue Reading gustaf’s Article on their blog

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Uninstalling Employee Self Service Portal – step by step

A customer of involontarily gotten a Dynamics 365 Employee portal installed. I had to remove it. It has 21 (!?) solutions which are interdependent. This is how I fixed it. As always, I start off by trying to find if anyone else has run into the same issue, almost. This guy had with another portal type:

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Uninstalling Employee Self Service Portal – step by step

A customer of involontarily gotten a Dynamics 365 Employee portal installed. I had to remove it. It has 21 (!?) solutions which are interdependent. This is how I fixed it. As always, I start off by trying to find if anyone else has run into the same issue, almost. This guy had with another portal type:

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Server Side Sync with Forward mailbox and SMTP

Most often when setting up server side sync, especially in Online environments, Dynamics 365 CE/CDS is connected to Exchange Online. This is rather straight forward. Even in less straight forward cases like On-prem to On-prem or the so called hybrid cases of on-line to on-prem where the involved parties are Microsoft Dynamics… Continue Reading gustaf’s Article on their blog Server Side Sync with Forward mailbox and SMTP...

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New times, new blog – less nagging!

Time for a new blog engine, time for a new blog title and time for my own domain to blog from and above all, time for Jonas Rapp to stop nagging about me blogging on blogspot. Old blog is still up and running and I will keep it there for some time as long as people find interesting stuff there. As you might be aware of, I have… Continue Reading gustaf’s Article on their blog New times, new blog – less nagging! Time...

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Formating Web API query for getting VoC Survey questions
Dec02

Formating Web API query for getting VoC Survey questions

Working with a Flow to do some text analysis and sentiment analysis on Voice of the customer responses. The trick, as the payment model is per run, is to trigger it per Survey Response, and not Question Response. Hence the logic has to loop through all the question responses. The way you create a filter in Flow for the query is to use Odata filters. However, I found that these were a casing… Continue Reading gustaf’s...

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Quickfind bug in 9.1.0.643
Nov21

Quickfind bug in 9.1.0.643

Tonight Microsoft rolled out an update to Dynamics 365 that seemed to have had a few issues. Most noteably if you have any Lookup-fields in a quickfind views “Find”-columns, it will break. Most of the time, not always. Microsoft knows about this, there are angry threads talking about this, like this one:  https://community.dynamics.com/crm/f/117/t/301925?pi61802=3#responses and you can of… Continue Reading...

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Dynamics 365 Saturday in Stockholm – will be a blast!
Oct22

Dynamics 365 Saturday in Stockholm – will be a blast!

For the first time ever 9 Business Solutions MVP:s will converge on Stockholm to share their knowledge! In the amazing Dynamics 365 Saturday event which will be held on the 10:th of November 2018 at the Microsoft Office in Kista, just outside Stockholm. As usual, the Dynamics 365 Saturdays are free. As the main organizer, me, my company CRM-Konsulterna and the MVP Jonas Rapp, will also help… Continue Reading gustaf’s...

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Hybrid NTLM Server Side Sync and Exchange 2013 Cert secrets
Sep05

Hybrid NTLM Server Side Sync and Exchange 2013 Cert secrets

The server side sync is a technology for connecting Dynamics 365 CE to an Exchange server. When connecting an Online Dynamics 365 to an onprem Exchange there are some requirement that need to be met. These can be found here: https://technet.microsoft.com/sv-se/library/mt622059.aspx Piping data to and from Exchange and DynamicsBy Quartl [CC BY-SA 3.0], from Wikimedia Commons However,… Continue Reading gustaf’s Article...

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Embedded PowerApp in Dynamics 365 CE
Jun16

Embedded PowerApp in Dynamics 365 CE

PowerApps or as the new name for it is, Canvas driven Apps, is a very fast low/no-code way of creating applications that can fill in the blanks where Dynamics 365 CE sometimes fit. Can for instance be when there is a mapping entity, a complex calendar functionality or even integrations with a camera or other applications directly. These things can be done, some are even supported within the… Continue Reading gustaf’s...

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Setting up Data Export Service without PowerShell Script
Jun06

Setting up Data Export Service without PowerShell Script

Setting up Dynamics 365 Data Export Service requires a Azure KeyVault to be set up which is typically done using a PowerShell script which can be found in the Data Export Service setup wizard. However, if you run into issues setting this up, it might be easier to do this directly in Azure by minimizing the steps of the scripts. This was a tip that my friend and Business Solution MVP Scott… Continue Reading gustaf’s Article...

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Anonymizing data in UAT/Dev – GDPR
May24

Anonymizing data in UAT/Dev – GDPR

On the eve of GDPR what could be more fitting than a post on GDPR. I think everyone is probably deadly tired of all the consent emails and I think that they will probably even have reached our friends in the US and Asia by now. This article relates to legal matters on GDPR and are based on my personal interpretations and are not to be viewed as legal advice. One interesting thing that has to… Continue Reading gustaf’s...

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Admin portal for managing your tickets
Apr09

Admin portal for managing your tickets

In case you haven’t seen it, the Dynamics 365 Admin Portal it is a great place to create and manage you Dynamics 365 tickets. You get to it using this URL: https://admin.dynamics.com/ I haven’t found a link to the admin portal from the instance manger or any other place in O365 or Dyn365 yet so I have just created a bookmark for it, so I suggest you do the same. Also, as I am a frequent… Continue Reading...

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