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CRM for Tablets: How to debug those script errors

If you’ve spent any time developing with the CRM mobile app, you know how frustrating it can be when trying to track down bugs. It’s one thing if the browser version of CRM is having the same issues, but adding Xrm.Utility.alertDialog calls will only get you so far.

Virtual machine could not be started because the hypervisor is not running - Solved

A while back I had set up a Hyper-V virtual machine, but it had been a while since I've needed to use it again. The time came again recently as I needed a VM to do some OS-specific testing. I got everything set up and started my VM, but was given an error message that said "Virtual machine [name] could not be started because hypervisor is not running." I was a little surprised to see it, since I could see that I had created a VM in the past - however, I remembered a change related to Hyper-V that I had made recently.

Microsoft Dynamics CRM - Independent Sales Rep Access

Have you given your independent sales reps CRM licenses so they can access CRM directly, rather than going through the Portal? Do you want them to have visibility only to the accounts, opportunities and leads that they are personally working? 

The following steps will help you achieve this via the use of Access Teams:

Dynamics 365/CRM 2016: How to Share Personal Views in the Mobile App

Whether you’re a user that just wants to share a view with someone or you’re an administrator/manager that would like to create and distribute personalized views, sharing personal views is a very common thing, so it’s surprising that CRM for Tablets does not support it. Shared views that a user does not own do not display in the mobile app. Even worse, if the user has access to a dashboard that contains personal views, they’ll receive a generic error:

JSON Support in SQL Server

JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) support and a long-awaited feature of SQL Server has been added to the 2016 version, which will allow you to exchange JSON data between applications and SQL Server, parse JSON formatted data so it can be stored in a relational format and convert relational data into JSON formatted data. 

Using XRM Tooling Instead of XRM Client

If you've been using the class "CrmConnection" in the Microsoft.Xrm.Client assembly, starting with the CRM 2016 (and subsequent) SDK versions (version 8.x), it's no longer available. Instead, you'll need to connect using the CrmServiceClient class which is found in the Microsoft.Xrm.Tooling.Connector assembly. You can view the details here.

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