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  • Hi,

    Which is the best way to setup devlopment environment for CRM to avoid overlapping of customizations done by developers.
    Tuesday, March 16, 2010 9:00 PM

Answers

  • we have a nothere enviroment like a mirra for our prodactn server i don't know if you can do it like this or not but wh have 2 servers one for database and onthere one for crm installation like prudaction servers
    - all servers is join on the same domain and all installation for database and crm with the same administrator user becouse befour when we moving from test enviroment it was with differant AD and domain we facing many problems to move customization so we decided to be in the same domain and AD
    after this you will need to install your tools like Visual studeo and CRM SDK sql mangment studeo  and create the same organization like live organization or backup it and restour it to development servers


    Thanks for any help :) my blog is: http://www.waelk.com
    Thursday, March 18, 2010 11:48 AM

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  • For this kind of problematic, I developed a plugin that provide a customization versioning. 

    Doing so, you can always retrieved old customizations...

    If you are interested by this technic, I can just advice you to read my blog here but unfortunately this development is one of my company and I can't share it...


    My blog : http://mscrmtools.blogspot.com
    You will find:
    Bulk Delete Launcher(Delete data based on advanced find queries)
    Form Javascript Manager (export/import javascript from forms)
    ISV.Config Manager (graphical ISV.config edition - export/import)
    View Layout replicator (customize one view and replicate to others)
    And others (use tool tag on my blog)
    Wednesday, March 17, 2010 9:06 AM
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  • we have a nothere enviroment like a mirra for our prodactn server i don't know if you can do it like this or not but wh have 2 servers one for database and onthere one for crm installation like prudaction servers
    - all servers is join on the same domain and all installation for database and crm with the same administrator user becouse befour when we moving from test enviroment it was with differant AD and domain we facing many problems to move customization so we decided to be in the same domain and AD
    after this you will need to install your tools like Visual studeo and CRM SDK sql mangment studeo  and create the same organization like live organization or backup it and restour it to development servers


    Thanks for any help :) my blog is: http://www.waelk.com
    Thursday, March 18, 2010 11:48 AM