A 8-post collection

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 »


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 »

Azure website - how to change web hosting plan

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 the »

Quick and dirty Azure SQL database backup

Before I made a deployment of updated code to 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 »

Azure hosting

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 »