Tip #619: Solution compatibility

I recently gave someone bad advice–on the CRM Facebook group, someone asked if solutions could be imported from CRM 2013 to 2016. I was under the mistaken impression that the solution had to be imported from the current or previous version. However, as mentioned in the version compatibility section of the CRM SDK, solutions from 2013 […]

Tip #314: CRM 2013 to CRM 2015 Upgrade Gotcha #2

Legacy Code won't work in CRM 2015

Got legacy code? You can’t sweep it under the rug anymore. It’s a blocker to upgrading. You will need the Custom Code tool created by the CRM team to root these issues out. Learn more here http://blogs.msdn.com/b/crm/archive/2013/08/23/check-your-javascript-code-to-prepare-for-your-upgrade.aspx Download the tool here http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30151

Tip #310: CRM 2013 to CRM 2015 Upgrade Gotcha #1

SQL Server Reporting Services Connector Uninstall Warning

Thinking about doing an in place upgrade from CRM 2013 to CRM 2015? If so it isn’t just a matter of running the SetupServer.exe file. That is even assuming that your underlying infrastructure supports CRM 2015. One notification that you run into immediately is the pre-requisite to uninstall the CRM Connector for SQL Reporting Services. […]

Tip #211: When upgrading, don’t forget the team form

team form

When upgrading a deployment of Microsoft Dynamics CRM to version 2013, it is easy to overlook some of the back-end forms. These don’t get the attention of entities like Accounts and Cases, but they are very important to the people who use them. One of my favorite new forms in 2013 is the Team form. […]

Tip #155: During the upgrade all your CRM are belong to us

When importing a CRM 2011 organization into CRM 2013 UR2 or SP1 environment, you may receive a cryptic message “Database having version 6.0.0.809 is not supported for upgraded”. As it turns out, it has nothing to do with the version of the database being imported. If you are trying to import an organization database that […]