Message encryption in communication with CRM Online WCF web service RRS feed

  • Question

  • Is there any documentation on security features the CRM Online web service from a communication perspectives is offering?

    With our policies in our company we require security not only on transport layer side with HTTPS but also with message encryption in our plans for integrating with CRM Online.

    Is this possible and is there any documentation or experiences on that?

    thanks - Bernd92-a

    Friday, June 28, 2013 8:15 AM


All replies

  • Hi,

    CRM Uses the the .NET WCF Stack for message encryption. CRM Online also uses transport encryption (HTTPS).

    1. The web client uses only transport level encryption via HTTPS.
    2. The outlook client uses transport and message based encryption for the Webservice calls (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms733137(v=vs.100).aspx)
    3. Any custom application you write using the SDK Webservices would also use transport and message encryption.

    The Dynamics CRM Trust Center is the best resource for more info - http://crm.dynamics.com/en-gb/trust-center


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    Friday, June 28, 2013 9:27 AM
  • Yes, Scott, definitely helps, so I can mark your posting being an answer

    I am looking at the documentation but cannot find the part on SDK webservices and transport and message encryption. Can you help me here, where can I find appropriate documentation for this?

    thank you


    Monday, July 1, 2013 1:03 PM