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Non-interactive users as service account
This blog article outlines that it is possible to use non-interactive users to create a service for AttachmentExtractor or DocumentsCorePack.

Heartbeat service restart behaviour
This blog article outlines how the heartbeat service restart behaviour works in case that Dynamics 365 is not available for some reason.

DCP service error message

The error message displayed in Figure 1 indicates, that there are either too many documents to generate (rather unlinkely) at the moment or that the DCP service is not running. 


What to do if DocumentsCorePack service stopped working

This blog article outline how to react if your DocumentsCorePack (DCP) Service stopped working. It is most likely because the username and password credentials are not working anymore.

Please note: In most of the cases this happens because the password of the Office365 account has expired. We would recommend you to "Setup your password to never expire" for the account on which you run the DCP service. 


OrganizationURL provided by DiscoveryService is false

When using our products, the CRM discovery service is contacted to retrieve the service URLs for accessing the CRM WebServices.

In some cases the URL returned by the discovery service is not useable to contact the CRM WebService. 


Service-based printing in AutoMerge
AutoMerge offers a service-based printing option which is additionally available to the already known plugin-based printing-option. The additional option is available within AutoMerge for MS Dynamics CRM 2011 version 5.30 and higher (click here to download the latest AutoMerge version) and is based on a service running in the background.
This article covers the following essential topics:
  • How to create a service and a printer for printing documents
  • How to add the service-based printing step to a workflow
  • Exception: How to add the service-based printing step to workflows including
    a Delete Document-step
Before you continue reading, please make sure that you have installed AutoMerge v5.30 or higher. 

Please note:
If you already run a service for printing documents, you can skip the first section of this article and can continue reading in the ‘How to add the service-based printing step to a workflow’-section. 

AutoMerge: service-based printing
AutoMerge now offers a service-based printing option which is available additionally to the already known plugin-based printing-option. The additional option is available within AutoMerge for MS Dynamics CRM 2011 v5.30 and higher (click here to download the latest AutoMerge version) and is based on a service which is running in the background.
This article covers the following essential topics:
Before you continue reading, please make sure that you installed AutoMerge v5.30 or higher. After that, please proceed as described in the sections below.

Color-coding-functionality for appointments and service activities for Group Calendar

Please note: GroupCalendar v5.58 or higher is required. The feature is available for all activity types. 

GroupCalendar for MS Dynamics CRM 2011 provides the possibility to define a specific color for each scheduled service activity and appointment (click here to download the latest GroupCalendar version).


Service Unavailable after error in upgrade process

Receiving a service unavailable response on a website usually indicates, that the application pool of the site is not running.

To solve this issue, open your InternetInformation Management and verify all required app pools are started.