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Calling the HcmWorkerImportService in AX 2012 to Import Employees 

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In cumulative update 2 (CU2) for AX 2012 we shipped an HcmWorkerImportService which allows you to import full-time employees and vendors.  The code below is an example of how to call the worker service from C#:             HcmWorkerImportServiceClient proxy = new HcmWorkerImportServiceClient();            CallContext context = new CallContext();            context.Company = “ceu”;             AxdHcmWorkerImport worker = new AxdHcmWorkerImport();            AxdEntity_HcmWorker hcmWorkerTable = new Read more

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Troubleshooting Solution Import for your Upgraded Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Organization 

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So you have upgraded your Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 organization to Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011, and you intend to export all upgraded customizations and import them in each of your development/test organizations so that your team can unleash all their creativity by designing new customizations and trying out new extensibility features. Transporting all your upgraded Read more

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Importing zip codes into AX via AIF 

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If you are importing addresses into AX you will discover that the zip codes in your addresses need to exist in AX before you can successfully import the addresses.  This is true regardless of the tool you are using to perform the imports.  If you are using AIF there isn’t an out-of-the-box service within AX form zip code imports.  The existing DirAddressService Read more

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Importing Employees in AX 2009 

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To import employees via Excel use a concept similar to the import of customers and vendors but add additional tricks to get the Name and Search name fields from the DirPartyTable populated.  (If you are unfamiliar with importing customers and vendors see KB article #960729.) When defining your Excel import choose to import into the EmplTable Read more

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Importing contacts to Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online 

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CRM MVP and guest blogger Julie Yack, MBA is one of the founding partners of Colorado Technology Consultants, Inc (www.coloradotc.com) and currently serves as the company’s Chief Operations Officer. I am importing just over 15,000 contacts for an established organization into a new instance of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online. The import is a very flat Read more

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Using the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Import Wizard 

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I regularly get requests for assistance with data migration challenges.  Data migrations are never easy due to the differences in data values and formats that exist between systems.  The easiest way to import data into Microsoft Dynamics CRM is using the Track in CRM capabilities available within the Outlook client.  But assuming your needs are Read more

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How to track the progress of entity customizations import 

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Have you ever wanted to see the progress information while importing entity customizations? Now you can track the import progress by using new Microsoft Dynamics CRM import job entity. The import job entity tracks the results when you import entity customizations or translations from an XML file into Microsoft Dynamics CRM. The import process is Read more

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