Maximum File Size Exceeded while using Export to Excel in Dynamics 365 CE – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Aug15

Maximum File Size Exceeded while using Export to Excel in Dynamics 365 CE – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

We got this error while trying to export around 70K data through export to excel in Dynamics 365 CE. Log file gave us detail of the error i.e. Excel file exceeded size lime of 4 MB. One workaround is to export small set of data (page wise) by applying some order criteria (either in the Grid or through Advanced Find) Or better use the wonderful Export to Excel tool in XrmToolBox...

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Update/Upsert operation is not supported in non-transaction mode error in Dynamics 365 for Sales Connector of Informatica Cloud
Aug15

Update/Upsert operation is not supported in non-transaction mode error in Dynamics 365 for Sales Connector of Informatica Cloud

Few weeks back while working on a migration project in which we were using Informatica Cloud’s Dynamics 365 for Sales connector, we used to get the below error while trying to perform the Upsert operation in Batch. “In CRM WRITER_1_*_1> CCI_WRITER_1000 [ERROR] Update/Upsert operation is not supported in non-transaction mode. “ For this we had raised a support ticket with Informatica. The response we got was that this feature will be...

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“Cannot update a published workflow definition” exception in Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Aug06

“Cannot update a published workflow definition” exception in Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

We would get this exception if we try updating an Activated Workflow using Update Request. So basically, if we need to update the activatedpublished workflow i.e. Activate or Deactivate it or change the Owner of the workflow, we would need to use the SetState and Assign Request. If we try doing it using the UpdateRequest we will the above error message. Perform specialized operations using Update Also, we noticed that if we try...

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Thirty two “Microsoft’s Very Passionate” professionals thanked with giant “WALL-OF-LOVE” at Microsoft Summit!! – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Jul30

Thirty two “Microsoft’s Very Passionate” professionals thanked with giant “WALL-OF-LOVE” at Microsoft Summit!! – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

Happy to see my pic there. Thanks to Peter Laker and Microsoft’s Face API . https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/thirty-two-microsofts-very-passionate-professionals-thanked-laker/ (one more reason to smile often 🙂 )   Like this: Like Loading… Related Continue Reading Nishant Rana’s Article on their...

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Sharepoint Metadata Manager and Attachment Extractor–New version released! – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Jul28

Sharepoint Metadata Manager and Attachment Extractor–New version released! – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

We are delighted to announce the release of the next version of our tool – Sharepoint Attachment Extractor and Metadata Manager. For readers who are new to this tool, this tool enables you to upload documents to Sharepoint with multiple metadata as well as host of other features like Allows you to create and edit Metadata related to files from CRM. This version allows up to five metadata fields per entity and also provides the option...

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Managing User’s Field level security profiles and Exporting the user’s Security report to CSV – New features added in User Security Manager – XrmToolBox Plugin
Jul24

Managing User’s Field level security profiles and Exporting the user’s Security report to CSV – New features added in User Security Manager – XrmToolBox Plugin

Last week we released the first version of the User Security Manager, you can read about its features here. https://nishantrana.me/2018/07/16/user-security-manager-my-first-xrmtoolbox-plugin/ With the newer version, we have added the following features to it Managing User’s Field Level Security Apart from managing the Teams and the Security Roles for the user, now the tool allows us to manage the field level security profile of the...

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My first XrmToolBox plugin for managing user’s security – User Security Manager – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Jul17

My first XrmToolBox plugin for managing user’s security – User Security Manager – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

For past few weeks I have been thinking to add my bit to XrmToolBox, the most loved tool by me and the entire Dynamics 365 Community. Here is my first plugin “User Security Manager”. Which I developed along with Nishant Rana. This tool will help in efficiently managing User’s security in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement. Below is the list of features it has View all the security roles that assigned to the user either...

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User Security Manager – My first XrmToolBox Plugin – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Jul16

User Security Manager – My first XrmToolBox Plugin – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

Being one of the biggest fan and the most frequent daily user of XrmToolBox, always had this wish to write a plugin for it. Thanks to Prashant Maurya  (a dear friend and ex-Microsoft Employee) for making this wish come true. (Who played the major role in developing it). The tool is called – User Security Manager. The Plugin make it easy for the administrators to manage all the security related aspects of the system users. The tool...

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When does the Plugin registered on SetState message fires in Dynamics 365? – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Jul11

When does the Plugin registered on SetState message fires in Dynamics 365? – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

Hi, Recently we were writing a plugin that should fire when a record is activated. In this kind of scenario, it is suggestedrecommended to register plugin in both SetState and SetStateDynamicEntity message. https://community.dynamics.com/crm/f/117/t/184070 https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/crm/2008/03/07/developing-plug-ins-for-crm-4-0/ Interestingly we had the following observations The Plugin fires only for SetStateDynamicEntity...

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Sample Plugin code to run on Reactivate Case (Incident) in Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Jul10

Sample Plugin code to run on Reactivate Case (Incident) in Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

Just sharing a sample code that runs on the Activation of case (incident) record and updates one field in it. We need to register the plugin in both SetState and SetStateDynamicEntity message. Interestingly what we found was the plugin runs perfectly even if it is registered only for SetStateDynamicEntity. It triggers properly either we update it from CRM UI or through the CRM SDK for SetStateDynamicEntity message. protected override...

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MVP’s around the World – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Jul04

MVP’s around the World – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

Updated July 3rd:  Includes newly registered awardees and awardees who changed category. Added overview of Office Servers and Services numbers over last couple of years. With the latest annual award cycle, one might be curious which impact it had on the MVP population. I performed a similar exercise last year to compare the impact of the start of the new award cycle. This year, all the MVP’s previously on the January and October...

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{Quick Tip} Manage your Entity Forms when your CRM is exposed to Web and Mobile App – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Jun18
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My Interview at MSDynamicsWorld.com
Jun16

My Interview at MSDynamicsWorld.com

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Fixed – Invalid Export Business Process Not Activated error while exporting solution in Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Jun13
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3 Million Views. Thank you! – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Jun11
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PLAN PROPERLY before using Back and restore and Copy instances in Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Jun07
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SetTextIframe is not defined in Email Sends Form in Click Dimensions – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Jun06
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JavaScript error in customized Email Sends form in ClickDimensions after Upgrade – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Jun05
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Open Lookup Dialog Programmatically using Xrm.Utility–Dynamics V9.0 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Jun04
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Using Conditional Split Transformation in SSIS – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Jun04
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Optimum Batch Size while using SSIS Integration toolkit for Microsoft Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Jun04
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The server is busy and the request was not completed. Try again later while inserting records using CRM Destination Component of KingswaySoft’s SSIS Integration Toolkit for Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Jun03
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Lookup not getting set while using CRM Destination Component of KingswaySoft’s SSIS Integration Toolkit for Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Jun03
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Anonymize sandbox data (copied from production) to meet data security standards like GDPR – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
May30
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View Designer not showing SSIS Package in Design mode in Visual Studio – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
May30
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Security Nuances with Manager Based Hierarchy in Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
May26

Security Nuances with Manager Based Hierarchy in Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

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Using Lookup Transformation and Cache Transformation in SSIS for Dynamics 365 (using Kingswaysoft) – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
May22

Using Lookup Transformation and Cache Transformation in SSIS for Dynamics 365 (using Kingswaysoft) – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

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Operation on clone solution failed error during solution import in Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
May21

Operation on clone solution failed error during solution import in Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

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The Common Data Service(CDS) and Prospect to Cash integration between Dynamics 365 For Sales and Dynamics 365 For Finance & Operations
May20

The Common Data Service(CDS) and Prospect to Cash integration between Dynamics 365 For Sales and Dynamics 365 For Finance & Operations

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The import of the solution failed – The specified role cannot be updated error in Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
May20

The import of the solution failed – The specified role cannot be updated error in Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

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Virtual Entities for tracking recently used items – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
May18

Virtual Entities for tracking recently used items – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

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The solution installation or removal failed due to the installation or removal of another solution at the same time error in Dynamics 365
May18
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Using Alternate Key to UpsertUpdate using Dynamics 365 for Sales Connector of Infomatica Cloud – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
May18
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Delete solution components from Managed Solution without “Clone Solution” in Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
May16
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WriteAccess error on User Entity UI Settings in Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
May15

WriteAccess error on User Entity UI Settings in Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

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The CREATE UNIQUE INDEX statement terminated because a duplicate key was found for the object while creating Alternate Key in Dynamics 365
May15

The CREATE UNIQUE INDEX statement terminated because a duplicate key was found for the object while creating Alternate Key in Dynamics 365

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Using Alternate key in the Dynamics 365 for Sales Connector in Informatica Cloud – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
May14
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Common Data Service for Apps – Business Rules (Server-Side Logic) – Part 6 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
May14

Common Data Service for Apps – Business Rules (Server-Side Logic) – Part 6 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

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Error while setting the lookup and publishing the workflow in Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
May14

Error while setting the lookup and publishing the workflow in Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

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Setting Lookup field in the Dynamics 365 for Sales Connector in Informatica Cloud – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
May07

Setting Lookup field in the Dynamics 365 for Sales Connector in Informatica Cloud – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

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Help Improve Unified Service Desk – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
May04

Help Improve Unified Service Desk – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

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Limitation of Solution Patch in Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
May04

Limitation of Solution Patch in Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

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The record could not be deleted because of an association exception in Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
May03

The record could not be deleted because of an association exception in Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

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Common Data Service for Apps -> Manage Entities, Fields, Relationships and Data Import – Part 1 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
May03

Common Data Service for Apps -> Manage Entities, Fields, Relationships and Data Import – Part 1 – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

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Headless Authentication with Dynamics CRM online and External Web App which requires Client Secret – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
May01

Headless Authentication with Dynamics CRM online and External Web App which requires Client Secret – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

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Headless Authentication with Dynamics CRM online Web API – Without using ADAL {Part-I} – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Apr30

Headless Authentication with Dynamics CRM online Web API – Without using ADAL {Part-I} – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

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Limitations of Multi Select Option Sets in Dynamics 365 CE – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Apr27

Limitations of Multi Select Option Sets in Dynamics 365 CE – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

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Not able to connect to Organization (Version 9.0) using Plugin Registration Tool in Dynamics 365 CE – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Apr27

Not able to connect to Organization (Version 9.0) using Plugin Registration Tool in Dynamics 365 CE – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

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Dependent Attributes in JavaScript – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Apr26
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Unable to Login to Dynamics CRMOrganizationServiceProxy is null error while using CrmServiceClient – Nishant Rana’s Weblog
Apr24

Unable to Login to Dynamics CRMOrganizationServiceProxy is null error while using CrmServiceClient – Nishant Rana’s Weblog

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