“Help! I can’t change my field’s name!” – How to modify your label translations in 3 steps

One of my clients had a problem lately. He wasn’t able to change the name of one of the fields on the account form. To give a bit more background to his story, you should now that the base language of the system is English and the users are Dutch. …

Social pane giving a “Generic error” on your Microsoft Dynamics CRM dashboard

After modifying the CRM URLs, a CRM user might receive a Message from webpage – “generic error” on his or her dashboard in Microsoft Dynamics CRM. The social pane (What’s new) will show “An error occurred. Please wait a few moments and try again. If the problem persists, contact a system administrator”. …

Microsoft Dynamics CRM and the “Five Server Topology”

While reading the “Deploying and administering Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online and Dynamics CRM 2015 Dynamics”-Guide I was introduced to the concept of the “Five Server topology”; but what exactly is this and how is it configured? The five-server topology is for small to midsize user bases, typically 25 or fewer …

Query hierarchical data in Dynamics CRM2015

Intro In Microsoft Dynamics CRM, hierarchical data structures are supported by self-referential one-to-many (1:N) relationships of the related records. In the past, to view hierarchical data, you had to iteratively query for the related records. Presently, you can query the related data as a hierarchy, in one step. You’ll be able …