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Removal of List Component 

In May 2015, we announced the List Component deprecation as a result of SharePoint’s deprecation of the sandbox solution, a dependency of the List Component.  Recently, SharePoint has announced the removal of code-based sandbox solutions in SharePoint Online. Customers using the List Component with SharePoint Online are advised to migrate to the server-based integration immediately...Read more

AX for Retail 2012 R2: Run-down on Log Files 

Logging and tracing has changed quite a bit between AX for Retail 2009 and 2012 R2 so an updated version of my AX for Retail: Run-down on Log Files article is somewhat overdue.  Hopefully this will be a quick reference guide that you can use for all Retail components. Retail POS This is the component...Read more

How to Deploy Microsoft Dynamics CRM and SharePoint in Security Zones 

Begin by considering what the customer wants to achieve from the perspective of security/risk versus cost/complexity. Fewer zones means fewer firewalls, less configuration, lower costs, and so on, while not necessarily leading to a lower level of security,primarily on the lower layers (OS, and so on). Analyze the “zones” defined by network segments between two...Read more

Configuring the List Component in SharePoint Online 

  The Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 List Component adds functionality to SharePoint which enables Document Management capabilities in Microsoft Dynamics CRM. In order to deploy the List Component Solution the following modifications to SharePoint are required: Run the following command in the SharePoint Management Console for a specific Web application: AllowHtcExtn.ps1 <Web Application URL>. Alternatively,...Read more

Microsoft Dynamics CRM integration with SharePoint Online is here 

The SharePoint team is in the process of deploying some new features to the SharePoint Online service.  The rollout of these new SharePoint Online features across the data centers is expected to be completed by end of November.  Most notable from a Microsoft Dynamics CRM perspective, is that Microsoft Dynamics CRM customers can now take advantage...Read more

Installing Enterprise Search when using Network Load Balancing with SharePoint 

If you are installing Dynamics AX 2012 Enterprise Search, you may find the following errors in the installation logs “Error executing code: No system global variables”.  Depending on your SharePoint Farm configuration thefront-end servers can be configured with the BDC service running on both servers and cause the installer not to find the required DLLs...Read more

Free Wheeling with some Summer Fun Coding Ideas 

6. Create the Next Big App: Webcast Series: Start from a scenario relevant to you – mobile and Sharepoint apps, Facebook promos, Access databases, and see how cloud addresses relevant gaps. 7. Combining Public and Private Clouds into Useful Hybrids: – Watch David Chou’s TechEd session about the widely discussed “hybrid” approach – solutions spanning...Read more