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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!


Repair WScript.Shell ActiveX

In some rare cases the WScript.Shell ActiveX component is not correctly registered. This causes, that the DocumentsCorePack Print in Word and TelephoneIntegration Call Number buttons are not working properly. To resolve the issue open a command prompt and enter regsvr32.exe wshom.ocx

That’s it! 


How to open GroupCalendar for MS CRM 2011 directly

Simply open the following URL:

http://SERVER:PORT/ORGANIZATIONNAME
/WebResources/ptm_WebApplicationPreloaderGroupCalendar

 

That’s it! We appreciate your feedback! Please share your thoughts by sending an email to support@mscrm-addons.com.


Additional Steps for DCP 2011 Directory Security

With the Directory Security Feature of DocumentsCorePack for MS CRM 2011, you can prevent users to see certain files from CRM records. Users will not be able to navigate to the associated directory within the file share or SharePoint because DocumentsCorePack will overtake the security for you. In short words: when a user is not able to see the CRM record, he/she will also not be able to see the documents.

For a detailed description, please have a look at the documentation.

However, you have to do additional steps for the Directory Security.


Print in Word General Error in DocumentsCorePack for MS CRM 2011

If you receive the below error message, please make a repair install of Office. This should resolve the issue.


Upgrade from DocumentsCorePack Server v5.5 to a higher version

If you upgrade from DocumentsCorePack (DCP) Server for MS CRM 2011 v5.5 to a higher version, you have to completely remove DocumentsCorePack Server for MS CRM 2011 from your CRM.


Enabling SSL on IIS 7.0 Using Self-Signed Certificates

SSL enables browsers to communicate with a web-server over a secure channel that prevents eavesdropping, tampering and message forgery.  You should always use SSL for login pages where users are entering usernames/passwords, as well as for all other sensitive pages on sites (for example: account pages that show financial or personal information).

Configuring SSL on Windows with previous versions of IIS has been a pain.  Figuring out how to install and manage a certificate, and then associate it with a web-site, is something I bet most web developers don't know how to enable.


Error message: 1327.Invalid Drive: Z:\ during Installation
  1. Verify that the values under HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders use valid drive letters.
  2. If there are invalid drive letters, change them to point to valid drives. 
  3. Try to install the software and check if that helps.

That’s it! We appreciate your feedback! Please share your thoughts by sending an email to support@mscrm-addons.com.


How to configure DCP FileExplorer in an IFD Environment with WebDrive

In an IFD Environment it is hard to implement a FileShare which is available through the Internet. We found a product named WebDrive where you could configure, for example an FTP which will be mapped to a local drive.

Here is a link to the product website: http://www.southrivertech.com/products/webdrive/winindex.html