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Microsoft Community Contributor Award

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Well this was a nice way to end the week!

I’ve just received an email from Microsoft informing me that I have been recognised with a Microsoft Community Contributor Award. This is awarded to people who freely contribute their time to helping others in Microsoft online communities.

I’m honoured, thank you Microsoft!

Written by neilmcd

Feb 25, 2011 at 6:43 pm

Posted in CRM 2011, Misc

CRM 2011 On-Premise Released!

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Microsoft have just posted the final release of CRM 2011 On-Premise. You can download the installer from here and pick up the implementation guide here. To install, you will need to use the 90 day trial key provided and you will be able to purchase full license key from 1st April 2011. Users with active software assurance plans should get their license keys earlier, although there is nothing in my licensing portal just yet.

Written by neilmcd

Feb 17, 2011 at 1:35 am

Posted in CRM 2011

CRM 2011 Add Multiple Users Error

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I’ve been having an issue when trying to add multiple users on the CRM 2011 release candidate. I could add individual users fine, but the multiple users wizard showed the below error after selecting the license type and authentication provider.


I looked in the event viewer and saw this message

Exception information:     Exception type: ActiveDirectoryObjectNotFoundException     Exception message: The specified domain does not exist     or cannot be contacted.

I could add users fine individually, so my domain could definitely be contacted, so why was this error only occuring when trying to load multiple users? I turned on tracing, which displayed this:

Process: w3wp |Organization:38fbda44-2715-e011-8b1e-00151d004a11 |Thread: 4 |Category: Exception |User: 00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000 |Level: Error | SystemLabelDictionaryCacheLoader.LogDetails

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Written by neilmcd

Feb 11, 2011 at 6:00 pm

Posted in CRM 2011

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