Craig Harvey

Canberra, Australia http://www.craigharvey.me 151 posts

MB2-877 exam study tips - Dynamics 365 for Field Service

Today I passed my MB2-877 Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Field Service exam. I thought I'd pass along some study tips and link together a few key resources. Similar to Shawn Tabor's blog post I recommend that you go through the material on the PartnerSource / CustomerSource websites providing you have access. »

Dynamics 365 Field Service Tasks not auto-populating from Incident type

If you've created a new instance of Field Service in Dynamics 365 v9 you may have a problem where the Products, Services & Service Tasks from the Incident type don't auto-populate to newly created Work Orders. If you have an Incident Type configured with Products, Services and Service Tasks, when »

Solving business problems with Dynamics 365

A colleague who works primarily in custom .NET app development made a comment to me the other day that made me reflect: "Wow, your Dynamics team really get close to the business problem don't you?". I started my career as a software developer over two decades ago now. »

Migrating Dynamics CRM Organization - mapping users

If you're migration a Dynamics CRM Organization from one on-premises instance to another via the SQL backup / restore method, as part of that process you're prompted to map users from the original organization into the new one. Sometimes this is an opportunity to clean up old users who don't need »

Dynamics CRM Advanced Find Layout Problem Solved

Have you ever had a problem with the Advanced Find page not rendering properly, where it looks like this? How to fix In your browser, hit F12 Find the Console tab, and type: localStorage.clear() Press enter You will get a response 'undefined', like so: Now go back to the »

Canberra Dynamics 365 User Group

Canberra has a Dynamics 365 User Group that meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. It's free to all who are interested in learning more about Dynamics and networking with like minded professionals. Hosted at the Microsoft office in Barton, beer and pizza kicks off at 5:30pm, and »

CRM Deployment Error - Wizard must remove the current Organization

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 »

How to: Windows Identity Foundation 3.5 in Windows 10

If you need to install Windows Identity Foundation (WIF) 3.5 and you're using Windows 10, no need to try and download it. It's now part of Windows 10 but you need to enable it in Programs and Features. Once you click OK, it's installed and voila you're good to »