April 7, 2016

Dynamics CRM 2013 to 2015 Upgrade – Encryption

Did a live upgrade of our CRM server and hit the following error when some plugins were firing: “Cannot open Sql Encryption Symmetric Key because Symmetric […]
March 22, 2016

Dynamics CRM 2013 – Current key (KeyType : CrmWRPCTokenKey) is expired. This can indicate that a key is not being regenerated correctly

Following error has appeared on one of my servers, ran the following command in command prompt (elevated) to make it go away… “C:\Program Files\Microsoft Dynamics CRM\tools\Microsoft.Crm.Tools.WRPCKeyRenewal.exe” […]
January 28, 2016

Dynamics CRM | SSRS – Error Uploading Report

Over the last week I’ve been tweaking some of our logic in CRM and totally forgot to update our reports to show our statistics.. ¬†A week […]
January 25, 2016

Dynamics CRM 2016 – Entity/Global Search – Filtering

Been playing with the new global search and didn’t like that it was searching across a pre-determined set of entities. Settings -> Administration -> System Settings […]
January 13, 2016

CRM SQL – sp_dropserver / sp_addserver

Had an instance after doing a VM clone where the CRM installer couldn’t see the server I wanted. Did some digging… Open the database you want […]
January 13, 2016

Dynamics 2015 to Dynamics 2016 – Existing SQL Server connections to the Microsoft Dynamics CRM databases must be closed before setup can continue.

Finally got my hands on the 2016 ISO from work and am testing some upgrade paths on a VM which I actually need to scrap… Hit […]
January 12, 2016

Dynamics CRM 2015 Installation – Uninstall Microsoft Dynamics CRM Connector for SQL Server Reporting Services..

Decided to upgrade our 2013 environment today and hit the following error (Staging server) Quick and easy fix.. Open add/remove programs¬†and remove the CRM reporting extension […]
January 12, 2016

SQL Server – Change table ownership

We’ve got a 3rd party application we’re having to upgrade which generates tables on the fly, the issue with this is that the database owner (Which […]
January 11, 2016

Dynamics CRM 2013 – Cannot open Sql Encryption Symmetric Key because Symmetric Key password does not exist in Config DB.

Hit this error on our staging environment today, all of our testing has been going well till this appeared.. CRM -> Settings -> Data Management -> […]
December 16, 2015

SilverPop (CoreMotives) – Dynamics CRM 2013 SQL – Campaign Interactions

Had a request today to pull interactions for a certain campaign today. CoreMotives has a great interaction section which allows you to view information about clicks, […]