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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Learn Dynamics CRM development with these great resources

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A regular question I get asked is: I'm new to Dynamics CRM development, what training materials you would recommend? Training materials Of course there's no one-size-fits-all answer to this, it all depends on your background in software development. The following resources are a great place to get started: Pluralsight - Dynamics CRM Developer by David Yack. This multi-part course, while released in 2013 is a great head-start. MSDN - Tutorials and resources for learning about development for Micr…

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Don't forget your Kerberos - Security Support Provider Interface (SSPI) authentication failed

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I had a colleague reach out to me today because they were facing an issue calling Dynamics CRM 2015 web services over HTTPS. The calls worked over HTTP, but not HTTPS. He sent me the details of the exception he was getting, as seen below. SOAP security negotiation with https://d....2/A....EV/XRMServices/2011/Organization.svc for target https://dcb.../A...EV/XRMServices/2011/Organization.svc failed. See inner exception for more details. Security Support Provider Interface (SSPI) authentication fa…

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SSRS .rdl file will not open in design view in Visual Studio

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So you've got a SQL Server Reporting Services .rdl file and you want to open the report in Visual Studio and modify it. But it just keeps showing you the XML of the report. You've installed all the right SQL Server Data Tools / Business Intelligence Studio (BIDS) bits for your version of Visual Studio and all that jazz. Double-clicking the file from Windows Explorer shows you an XML view, not the report designer. File -> Open also shows you XML and not the report designer. How the hell do you ge…

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