Monthly Archives - May 2013

Dynamics CRM 2011 serious problems when disabling business unit

Any business unit other than root business unit can be disabled in CRM 2011. This is done when you no need of this business unit anymore. Before disabling a business unit please consider this problems.
  1. When you disable a business unit, it not only disable this business but also disables all its child business units as well.
  2. The user who are assigned to these business units will also be disabled and they will not be able to login Dynamics CRM. However these user will still exist in CRM and their license will not be revoked.
  3. You cannot assign users to disable business unit.
  4. Same case with child business units, they cannot be assigned to disabled business unit.
  5. When you disable business unit, no data associate to business unit will be deleted.  (more…)

Dynamics CRM 2011 Record Count Limit

In this post i am going to explain, how you can change default record count limit for views. When you run any saved view or create new view, it shows you maximum record count 5000. If there are more than 5000 records then record count shows you 5000+ records but you are not still sure how many exactly records are stored in CRM. In one of my previous posts i explained how you can get record count by exporting your view data into excel spread sheet  . But there are still limitations, Dynamics CRM 2011 does not allow you to export more than 50k records into spread sheet. If your records are less than 50k probably you can use this method or fellow the steps to change record count limit. (more…)