CRM Deployment Error - Wizard must remove the current Organization

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Today I was working on a Dynamics CRM 2016 On-Premise VM (hosted in Azure of course!) that I had configured to test something. I was restoring multiple Organizations to the CRM instance, but I came across an error I'd never seen before. To create a new organization, the wizard must remove the current organization [OrgName]. After the wizard completes you will no longer have access to this organization? So if I clicked yes, it did indeed import my 2nd organization but the original one disappeared…

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Squeegee

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What started as an exercise in skills refresh for me has finally grown into a side-project that went live today: Squeegee A personal finance software SaaS product. Yes there’s a thousand of those out there already, but I used this as an exercise in learning how to take an idea all the way to fruition. There’s clearly more work to be done, but it’s a satisfying milestone to reach. It would be great if you could check it out and let me know what you think! …

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Azure website - how to change web hosting plan

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In Windows Azure Websites Microsoft have introduced a concept called a web hosting plan. This allows you to control a group of websites all at once and makes for changing their hosting settings easier. The problem is, they haven’t yet introduced a way through the Portal to change theweb hosting plan for a website.  So if you’ve got a bunch of free websites and want to promote one of them to shared hosting, you’ll find that changing one changes them all – because hosting options are now configu…

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Quick and dirty Azure SQL database backup

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Before I made a deployment of updated code to www.australianandroidapps.com yesterday I wanted to make a point-in-time backup of the database that runs the site in case I needed to rollback the changes. I then realised I’d never done this before. I found that you have two options: Copy – which is neat and simple and creates a copy of your database on the same server Export The Export option has a few more steps but also lets you download the file and restore locally if you want to. Ideal for gra…

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Azure hosting

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Welcome to the first post after moving the hosting of this blog to a Windows Azure VM. If you’re seeing this the migration went well. I decided to move from my existing host (how was great) to trial a bit of Azure IaaS and see how it goes. I have a few other websites on the go and wanted to move from a Linux host to a Windows host to run up some MVC apps I’ve been working on.…

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