Tip #546: Avoid using the same domain for ADFS and CRM

I’m not sure how to condense 3 days of pain and desperation into a tip of the day but I shall try. tl;dr Do not use the same base domain for ADFS and CRM if you have other applications (e.g. a web site) requiring Single Sing-On (SSO) with CRM. Please explain If you ever set […]

Tip #190: IFD and Dynamic Excel Export

If you are facing the login window appearing in the Excel sheet after creating a dynamic Excel export from an IFD-enabled CRM organization, then there’s still a way to get the data into the Excel sheet: Export the Dynamic Worksheets (or Pivot Tables) from Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Open the Dynamic Worksheets with Excel. Excel will […]

Tip #159: PowerShell fails in IFD deployment

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Windows PowerShell snap-in is an excellent automation tool but on some Internet Facing Deployments even an innocuous call to Get-CrmServer can fail with a fairly generic message “The caller was not authenticated by the service“. One of the possible reasons is that the tool always runs on CRM server but for IFD […]