Archive for July, 2015

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011/2013/2015 (CRM Online) User Settings Tool

July 21, 2015

User Settings Tool is a tool for Microsoft dynamics CRM 2011/2013/2015 (CRM Online) that helps to update user personal settings in bulk. It includes the next tabs:
a) General.
b) Activity.
c) Email.
d) Privacy.
e) Languages.

Main Features:
1. It looks like CRM 2015 setting window.
2. Contains Display Names.
3. Shows user(users) settings on select.




Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 Asynchronous Batch Process Solution

July 20, 2015

This project’s purpose is to supply an asynchronous batch processing solution for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 in all deployment types.

The provided solution allows implementing business logic operations in a scheduled reoccurring manner.

Here are some of the business problems this solution can help solving:

– Check the due date for all open Cases once a day and set ‘Exceeding SLA’ indication if due date has passed
– Send monthly news letter automatically to target customers
– Update MSCRM Users details from Active Directory once a day
– Once a month, disqualify all leads that has no open activities

The solution implements the Asynchronous Batch Process Pattern which is described in the following posts:

Asynchronous Batch Process Pattern – Part 1
Asynchronous Batch Process Pattern – Part 2
Asynchronous Batch Process Pattern – Part 3

This version is described here:

Asynchronous Batch Process Solution Revisited – part 1

SQL Server Error: The ‘DbProviderFactories’ section can only appear once per file

July 10, 2015

You ever get the error: The ‘DbProviderFactories’ section can only appear once per file.

DbProviderFactores error

When trying to do something like create a new table with SQL Server Management Studio ?

New Table

I don’t know why, but one (or more) of the many maching.config files on your computer does, indeed, have TWO DbProviderFactories sections in it.  TWO of my machine.config files were like that, but the one causing this error was the one located here:


TWO DbProviderFactores

NOTE!  You’ll have to open your text editor as Administrator or you’ll be forbidden from saving changes to the file(s)!

Original Source

Manage Ribbon tabs for Microsoft Office SharePoint 2013

July 6, 2015

The project allows to manage visibility’s tabs of the Ribbon for SharePoint 2013. It is the best way to hide/show tabs for different SharePoint groups.

  • Open web site as user who can manage web.

  • Find sharepoint group

  • Check Ribbon tabs that should be hide

  • Please check results



Documentation is here

Source code is here

Version 1.0.0:

  • Manage visiblity of Ribbon tabs (Manage, Share & Tracks, Copies and etc.) for different sharepoint groups;
  • can be activate on different webs and store settings for each other;
  • use library jQuery 2.1.1;
  • no assembly code, only Javascript;
  • support IE 10+, Chrome 30+, FF 30+;
  • simple use;
  • simple activation;
  • working platforms:
    • SharePoint Foundation 2013;
    • Sharepoint Server 2013 (Standard, Enterprise);
  • localization:
    • English;
    • Russian;