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The TelephoneIntegration update service
The TelephoneIntegration (TI) update service retrieves the needed information (determined by the administrator within the CTI-configuration interface) from the CRM system, processes it and provides it for TI. This is essential if you want TelephoneIntegration to operate. The update service e.g. ensures that telephone numbers are provided to perform calls or that information about the caller/called person are provided within the TI User Interface (balloon) for a more efficient call handling, etc.

Windows 8 WIF Framework installation (WindowsIdentityFoundation)

Windows 8 has the WIF Framework built in, therefore our installers will fail for now trying to update the WIF on windows 8 clients.


CTI Client Version expiring when only support expires

This is a known issue with versions previous to 5.28.

Please upgrade to at least this version : http://62.99.232.162/ti2011/tic530.zip to fix the problem.

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How to start the TAPI Test Tool

This article describes the two different ways how the TAPI Test Tool can be started. 


CTI does not resolve phone number

If the calling/called phone number is stored in Microsoft Dynamics CRM, then the number should be resolved to the corresponded CRM record. If the number does not resolve, make sure that the number is stored in the "MSCRM-ADDONS.com CTI CallInfos" entity. 


Disable ribbon buttons for non-licensed users

Starting with version 5.23 / TI and version 5.19 / DCP in combination with LicenseManager 5.2, the ribbon buttons will be disabled on perUser licensing, if the user is having the acccess flag for the product set to no.

Licensemanager 5.2 creates a new setting, IsPerUserLicense with value true|false when importing a licensekey.


Execute Fetch from CRM 2011

Sometimes it can happen, that you want to execute a fetch simply to see if it works. And also see the results.

With the attached solution, you have the possibility to execute a fetch. Please note that this solution is not designed to generate fetches!


How to create a SettingsKey manually in MS Dynamics CRM 2011

Sometimes, you may be asked to create a new settingskey for one of our products. This article outlines how to do so. 


What to do if the TAPI wrapper is not working properly

CTI 2011 TAPI wrapper needs a TAPI driver that is suitable to your Phone PBX server.

Each PBX phone-system vendor has its own TAPI driver.

Our TAPI wrapper has not an active role on the TAPI lines, it is just a passive listener to random TAPI driver events and eventually, it triggers them in case of outgoing calls, accepting the incoming offers.