When working on a Portal project, eventually you will want it to be available to your stakeholders (whether it be the outside world or your staff). This blog posting will discuss a fairly easy method to deploy the Adxstudio v7 “Legacy” portal to Internet Information Services (IIS). These particular steps assume that you do not… Continue reading Deploying an Adxstudio Portal to IIS
This is another posting about how Adxstudio/365 Online portals are structured. Today we will look at the concept of portal web pages and how they and their related components are structured in a Portal application. Hopefully after reading this post, you will have a better understanding on how web pages work within the Portal and… Continue reading Portals Web Page Structure
Over the next few weeks I will be breaking out my CRMUG session on Portals into a set of blog articles. I hope these postings will help anyone who has been tasked with setting up and configuring a Portal some good information to get started. Today’s blog is a bit more “theoretical” but I think… Continue reading CRM Online Portal Components
I sometimes get emails or phone calls from clients mentioning that they are finding Dynamics CRM seems slow. Despite the raw computing power of the Azure backend, physical limitations still play a role in technology. It may be the overall distance of hundreds or even thousands of miles that data needs to be transmitted. It… Continue reading Just how fast (or slow?) is your Dynamics CRM?
Sometimes while debugging or diagnosing issues, you need to get some more info about your Dynamics CRM system. A little known feature (that I discovered today) is the Microsoft CRM Debug page. This will list things like the CRM server, CRM database name, versions, organization guids, etc. The page is accessed simply by navigating to… Continue reading CRM Debug Info from your Browser
Just a quick note to anyone who was in my session and can’t find the powerpoint deck, it is located here: http://www.crmugsummit.com/viewdocument/getting-started-using-dynamics-crm?CommunityKey=be70044c-38dc-44fc-970c-e29f66a41b0f&tab=librarydocuments Note that you will need to have a CRMUG Summit site login. If you have having trouble with the link, please let me know. There are a lot of hidden slides with my… Continue reading CRMUG Session PowerPoint
Approaching the halfway mark of my first CRMUG Summit. I have been to a dozen of Microsoft and other related conferences, and this one is turning out to be one of the best. Part of the excitement was the official announcement of Dynamics 365. I think it might take me a while to start referring… Continue reading 365UG Summit