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Enterprise Portal Dlls rules for applying hotfixes or moving environments 

There are a few Enterprise Portal dlls that can be unusual with regards to applying hotfixes – when deploying kernel hotfixes they’ll be automatically updated, but there are some application fixes which include a new webParts.cab, and then some of the dlls may need to be manually deployed/installed. The dlls in question are: Microsoft.Dynamics.Framework.portal.dll Microsoft.Dynamics.Compliance.InternalControlsManager.dll Microsoft.Dynamics.WebParts.dll...

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Enterprise Portal (EP) Dlls 

When applying application hotfixes or moving Enterprise Portal between Environments you may have problems with mismatched Enterprise Portal DLL files. Normally Dynamics AX DLL files are deployed only with Kernel hoxfixes, but there are four DLL’s that are delivered as part of applicationhotfixes when a new WebParts.Cab file is installed for Enterprise Portal related fixes. The...

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Hosting Configuration Data in CRM Solutions 

At a recent event on Microsoft’s campus, I had the opportunity to speak with several MVPs about their experiences with the new solutions framework in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011. They were excited by the possibilities of solutions but had questions about some of the patterns and practices they should employ. I want to share with...

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The MSDN/TechNet Profile Recognition System ~ Awarding Community Excellence 

The following discussion is excerpted and amplified from the extensive help topic located here. The Recognition System rewards your activities across our network of sites and applications. From those activities we drive the two different “economies” that exist in the Recognition System: Recognition Points – Points are given based on the quality of your contributions...

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From the CodePlex Toolbox: View Layout Replicator 

Guest blogger and CRM MVP Donna Edwards regales us with insight into a free tool she picked up on Codeplex. I was working on customizing a Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online system today. Part of the change was to adjust the various Views of several entities so I thought I would try out the View Replicator...

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MVP Richard Knudson talks about Security Roles 

One of my favorite CRM blogs is Richard Knudson’s Dynamics CRM Trick Bag. I thought Richard’s post last week Dynamics CRM 2011 Security Roles was particularly well conceived. If you’d like to really understand the security built into Microsoft Dynamics CRM read more… Cheers, JaAG tweetmeme_style = 'compact'; tweetmeme_source = 'MSdynamicsCRM';...

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SQL Server Data Compression and Microsoft Dynamics 

I am pleased to announce the release of the SQL Server Database Compression Analyzer for Dynamics. This tool was created to help Dynamics partners and customers leverage the benefits of SQL Server Data Compression and to make the processing of analyzing and implementing compression quicker and easier. I know there are several generic “Compression Tools” available...

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