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Action Microsoft.Crm.Setup.Common.Update.DBUpdateAction failed error while installing MS CRM 2013 UR 2

Recently we did a MS CRM 2013 upgrade from MS CRM 4.0 for one of our customer and during the installation of MS CRM 2013 UR 2 we got this error. We tried to look if someone has faced this issue before and found this thread (thanks to poster) ,in Microsoft Dynamics forum, although it is an unsupported changes but… Read more »

Connect with your Customers Using Skype

If your organization is updated with Microsoft CRM 2011 rollup then you can use Skype or Lync to connect to your customer. You can select your option from Settings->System->Administration. To use this functionality you need:- Skype or Lync installed on your machine. Prefix country code and area code before the contact number of customer. Once you have contact number entered for… Read more »

Get All users based on Business Unit -MS CRM 2011

If you are looking for a code to get all the users for a particular business unit, you can use below code private EntityCollection RetrieveUserBasedOnBusinessUnit(IOrganizationService _CrmService,Guid BUId)        {            QueryExpression _Query = new QueryExpression                   {                       EntityName = “systemuser”,                       ColumnSet = new ColumnSet(true),                       Criteria =                       {                          Conditions =                        {                            new ConditionExpression                            {                                AttributeName=”businessunitid”,                                Operator=ConditionOperator.Equal,                                Values={BUId}                             }                        }                       }                   };            return _CrmService.RetrieveMultiple(_Query);       … Read more »

HIMBAP – A team of highly skilled Microsoft Dynamics CRM experts

Introducing HIMBAP, a team of highly skilled Microsoft Dynamics CRM experts, with extensive experience in developing solution for diverse domains, across verticals. We believe in having long-term firm relationships with our customers. We help our customers in improving their business efficiency and profitability with automation and innovation to their business process leveraging Microsoft Dynamics CRM along with our services. We… Read more »

Getting CRM User Date and Time Format Setting in Silverlight Microsoft CRM 2011

If you are working with Silverlight web resource and you need to get current crm user date time format then you can query usersettings entity and get datetime format setting for user. I have used Silvercrmsaop library in my project. You can use below code for the same: public void RetrieveUserSettingRecord(Guid _UserID) { try { this._d.BeginInvoke(delegate() { EntityReference EntityID =… Read more »

"Unhandled Exception: Microsoft.Crm.CrmException: Cannot create the given type without the required parameters" while sending email in MS CRM 2011

Yesterday we started getting a strange issue in one of our MS CRM online organization, where we have workflow to send notification in case of customer approval, but suddenly the workflow stopped working and we were getting below error “Unhandled Exception: Microsoft.Crm.CrmException: Cannot create the given type without the required parameters.  at Microsoft.Crm.Workflow.Services.ExpressionServiceBase.CreateCrmType(WorkflowPropertyType type, Object[] values)   at Microsoft.Crm.Workflow.Services.ExpressionServiceBase.EvaluateExpression(ExpressionOperator expressionOperator,… Read more »