Too many active business process flows

Have you seen that message before on your Microsoft Dynamics CRM organisation? You may have if you have tried to activate more than 10 business processes at the same time for the same entity. This is a limitation by design which is well-known and described on the Microsoft technical documentation, have a look at the following … Continue reading Too many active business process flows

Microsoft publishes CRM SDK in NuGet (Visual Studio)

CRM SDK is now also available from the Visual Studio extension NuGet. This extension is a provider of third party packages where anyone can participate and publish their own ones. This makes very easy to add third party assembly references. Install NuGet in Visual Studio from "Tools => Extensions and Updates" Once NuGet is installed, … Continue reading Microsoft publishes CRM SDK in NuGet (Visual Studio)

[CRM 2011] Intermittent RetrieveMultiple error: Index was out of range. Must be non-negative and less than the size of the collection

Few weeks ago, I faced an interesting intermittent issue using the CRM Service, specifically with the RetrieveMultiple message. Basically, there was a WCF service wrapping the CRM Service and eventually we were getting the same issue you can find in this MSDN CRM forum post  After some deep investigation, it turned up to be a thread safe issue … Continue reading [CRM 2011] Intermittent RetrieveMultiple error: Index was out of range. Must be non-negative and less than the size of the collection

Microsoft.Crm.Reporting.RdlHelper.dll not found

Updating from Visual Studio an existing SSRS CRM report (e.g. Activities) may require an external reference to the assembly Microsoft.Crm.Reporting.RdlHelper.dll. This assembly contains several helper functions which can be used from your report. This assembly can be found in the SSRS report server, normally in the next folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSRS10.CRMRS\Reporting Services\ReportServer\bin An easy way … Continue reading Microsoft.Crm.Reporting.RdlHelper.dll not found

MSCRMTracing Event Log error

Getting a MSCRMTracing error in your Event Log? Probably you have read the next entries. Once you understand them, apply the PowerShell script showed below. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/907490 http://social.microsoft.com/Forums/el-GR/crmdeployment/thread/1f8ac761-196c-4814-9d82-d48d297a9648 PowerShell Script: Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.Crm.PowerShell $setting = Get-CrmSetting TraceSettings $setting.Directory = 'Drive:\Program Files\Microsoft Dynamics CRM\Trace' Set-CrmSetting $setting