Tip #555: Check your checksum

I’ve got new laptop – yay! Office 2016 installation would go to 88%, sit there for 20-30 minutes then crash with some streaming error. NOT yay. 3 complete re-installation later I decided to re-download the ISO image. Out of curiosity, compared new download to the old one. Everything looked fine, except the checksum. Meaning my […]

Tip #549: Cannot convert A into A

If you were playing with the uber-administrator’s way to create non-intractive users then you might have seen the following error: Cannot process argument transformation on parameter ‘conn’. Cannot convert the “Microsoft.Xrm.Tooling.Connector.CrmServiceClient” value of type “Microsoft.Xrm.Tooling.Connector.CrmServiceClient” to type “Microsoft.Xrm.Tooling.Connector.CrmServiceClient”. Ugh? Say again? Cannot convert “A” to “A”? The other possible error gives away a bit more: […]

Tip #544: Enabling JWT in ADFS breaks Dynamics CRM for Outlook

If you ever dealt with Dynamics CRM authentication at “close range”, you know that CRM supports OAuth. Presumably, with CRM 2016 and ADFS 3.0 (Windows Server 2012 R2), we should be able to use OAuth for CRM On-premises, right? Especially now that ADFS supports JSON Web Tokens, so we should be able just enable JWT […]

Tip #537: Removing O365 global administrators

When you assign an O365 user a Global Administrator role, and this user is assigned a Dynamics CRM license, system will automatically assign a System Administrator role to that user. If later on Global Administrator role is removed, the system will also remove a System Administrator CRM role regardless whether it was automatically or manually […]

Tip #536: CRM Online, SharePoint On-premises and OneNote walk into a bar

OneNote

There seems to be a theme here, at CRM Tip of the day, with trios of various components walking into refreshment establishments. On this occasion, it did cost me a few hours of mouse-bending investigation. Enjoy the summary. As we mentioned before, if you carefully followed the steps to configure server-based authentication for Dynamics CRM […]