CRM 4.0 Import Organization fails when you try to map users

Here is another strange but interesting issue, I faced almost a month back. One of my acquaintances was trying to import a CRM Organization [They exported the database and were importing the database into an existing CRM installation] which was using a different domain. Everything was going fine until he reached to the point where Read more about CRM 4.0 Import Organization fails when you try to map users[…]

Service Accounts and Password reset – Places you should look into

Aha… yet another topic on User Accounts. Just last week or so I was discussing with a colleague of mine here at CrmXpress. It was about Service Accounts. Now we all know that if you are using a Service account [A dedicated account to run services for SQL or MSCRM or maybe even IIS], first Read more about Service Accounts and Password reset – Places you should look into[…]

We are running BlogEngine.Net 2.5 Now!!!

If you have not already noticed that CrmXpress has always been run by BlogEngine.Net then well… know that it has been powered by BlogEngine.Net. As the new year arrives [Gujarati New Year is generally the next day of Diwali]. There were some unexpected problems during the upgrade and it brought this blog down for almost Read more about We are running BlogEngine.Net 2.5 Now!!![…]

After migrating CRM 4.0 to CRM 2011, CRM is throwing an exception : A potentially dangerous Request.Form value was detected from the client

I recently observed a scenario where a CRM 4.0 database was upgreaded to CRM 2011 and after upgrade process uses were not able to perform any kind of operation within CRM. The exception that we found was : A potentially dangerous Request.Form value was detected from the client (crmFormSubmitXml=”<iteasy_postcode><it…”).;Hash=’1073421037′ This is because ASP.Net 4.0 now Read more about After migrating CRM 4.0 to CRM 2011, CRM is throwing an exception : A potentially dangerous Request.Form value was detected from the client[…]

CRM 2011 and Application File Privilege

Recently I was asked what exactly Application File Privilege found under Core Records affects within CRM. After some research on the topic I found that it holds Schemas and Templates as mentioned below : RibbonCoreAdHocReportTemplateRibbonWssFormXmlRibbonTypesSpreadsheetMLTemplate One of the practical usages of AdHocReportTemplate is to apply changes to your Ad Hoc Reports by modifying this template. Read more about CRM 2011 and Application File Privilege[…]

CRM 2011 Exception : The key specified to compute a hash value is expired, only active keys are valid

This one is a well known error for people who have worked with CRM 4.0 and an easy fix was to restart CRM Async Service. The key specified to compute a hash value is expired, only active keys are valid. Expired Key : CrmKey(Id:a06a2c71-e96a-e011-ae0c-000c29ce8648, ScaleGroupId:00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000, KeyType:CrmStaticVersionScaleGroupKey, Expired:True, ValidOn:04/20/2011 00:59:35, ExpiresOn:06/19/2011 00:59:35, CreatedOn:04/20/2011 00:59:35, CreatedBy:CRM\Administrator. The Read more about CRM 2011 Exception : The key specified to compute a hash value is expired, only active keys are valid[…]