Migrate from MS Dynamics CRM 4.0 On-Premise to Ms dynamics CRM 2011 On-Premise RRS feed

  • Question

  • We have MS CRM 4.0 on-premise hosted on our server having database MS sql2005 now we want to Migrate it to the MS Dynamics CRM 2011 On-Premise so would you please guide me to how to achieve this
    What are the Prerequisite to migrate to CRM 2011?
    How can I migrate all my customization like plugins and java scripts ?
    How can I Migrate my custome entities?
    Monday, January 23, 2012 5:25 AM


  • Hi Jigar,

    download the implementation guide this will give you all the information you need regards to infrastructure and system requirements:


    Note: the important requirement to note is that only 64bits operating systems are now supported for CRM 2011

    There are 3 ways to upgrade:

    1. In-place upgrade (not recommended because if it goes wrong you can't roll-back)
    2. Connect to an existing deployment (always backup CRM 4 database prior to upgrade)
    3. Install CRM 2011 and import CRM4 database

    The last two options are the recommended, but obviously depends on each company/client situation

    Option 2 you install CRM 2011 and select to connect to an existing environment and this will upgrade CRM 4

    Option 3:

    1. install CRM 2011 as normal
    2. BAckup Organization database MyCRM_MSCRM CRM 4
    3. Restore the backed up database to the CRM2011database server
    4. import the organization via deployment manager.
    5. this will bring your plugins and upgrades your CRM 4


    Please mark as answered if this answers your question.






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    • Edited by nrodriEditor Monday, January 23, 2012 9:44 AM
    • Proposed as answer by nrodriEditor Monday, January 23, 2012 9:44 AM
    • Marked as answer by Jigar Astik Tuesday, January 24, 2012 4:51 AM
    Monday, January 23, 2012 9:42 AM