Dynamics CRM Discovery and Web Service URLs

Dynamics CRM Discovery and Web Service URL’s based on the following Dynamics CRM SDK articles.

Discover the URL for your organization with IDiscoveryService web service

Download the endpoints using the Dynamics CRM Developer resources page

Here is the information that you need:

For CRM Online customers:

The following URLs should be used to access the discovery service (use the appropriate URL for your location):

Provider: Microsoft Office 365
https://disco.crm.dynamics.com/XRMServices/2011/Discovery.svc (North America)
https://disco.crm4.dynamics.com/XRMServices/2011/Discovery.svc (EMEA)
https://disco.crm5.dynamics.com/XRMServices/2011/Discovery.svc (APAC)

Provider: Microsoft Account
https://dev.crm.dynamics.com/XRMServices/2011/Discovery.svc (North America)
https://dev.crm4.dynamics.com/XRMServices/2011/Discovery.svc (EMEA)
https://dev.crm5.dynamics.com/XRMServices/2011/Discovery.svc (APAC)

The following URLs should be used to access the Organization service(SOAP endpoint):

https://{Organization Name}.api.crm.dynamics.com/XrmServices/2011/Organization.svc (North America)
https://{Organization Name}.api.crm4.dynamics.com/XrmServices/2011/Organization.svc (EMEA)
https://{Organization Name}.api.crm5.dynamics.com/XrmServices/2011/Organization.svc (APAC)

Where {Organization Name} refers to the Organization that you specify in the URL when accessing the Web application. For example, for Contoso.crm.dynamics.com, the {Organization Name} is Contoso.

The following URLs should be used to access the Organization Data service(OData REST endpoint)

https://{Organization Name}.api.crm.dynamics.com/XrmServices/2011/OrganizationData.svc (North America)
https://{Organization Name}.api.crm4.dynamics.com/XrmServices/2011/OrganizationData.svc (EMEA)
https://{Organization Name}.api.crm5.dynamics.com/XrmServices/2011/OrganizationData.svc (APAC)

For On-premise
deployments:
http://{server}/XRMServices/2011/Discovery.svc for the Discovery service endpoint
http://{server}/{OrgName}/XRMServices/2011/Organization.svc for the Organization Service endpoint (SOAP)
http://{server}/{OrgName}/XRMServices/2011/OrganizationData.svc for the Organization Data Service endpoint (REST)
http://{server}/XRMDeployment/2011/Deployment.svc for the Deployment Service endpoint

For IFD deployments:

http://dev.{hostname[:port]}/XRMServices/2011/Discovery.svc for the Discovery service endpoint

CRM 2011 Rollup 11 now available

The Microsoft Dynamics CRM Sustained Engineering (SE) team have been hard at work to get the UR11 release to us all on October 12 2012.

You can find the related Rollup 10 items here

Rollup 11 Build Number: 05.00.9690.2835

Dynamics CRM in the Field has a great post on this subject already including a podcast, along with a lot of other excellent articles, bookmark the site now. Podcast and Overview: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Update Rollup 11. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/crminthefield/archive/2012/10/05/podcast-and-overview-microsoft-dynamics-crm-2011-update-rollup-11.aspx

The CRM Team Blog also has a brief overview http://blogs.msdn.com/b/crm/archive/2012/10/11/update-rollup-11-for-microsoft-dynamics-crm-2011.aspx

You can find complete CRM download links here on the CRM Wiki http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/2550.microsoft-dynamics-crm-2011-resources-en-us.aspx

Top 11 Reasons To Go Mobile With CRM 2011

CRM 2011 ships with Mobile Express, an html 4.0 compliant browser application that provides remote access to your CRM system. Mobile Express came with Rollup 5 in CRM 4 but Microsoft has enhanced the product and provided it right from the get go with CRM 2011.

You can access Mobile Express by simply appending /m to your CRM Server Url.

On Premise
http://<Server>:<Port>/<Organisation>/m

CRM Online
https://<Organisation>.crm.dynamics.com/m    (North America)
https://<Organisation>.crm4.dynamics.com/m (EMEA)
https://<Organisation>.crm5.dynamics.com/m (APAC)

So you might be thinking what will Mobile Express do for me, well here are 11 reasons to go mobile with CRM 2011.

1. Access your data from anywhere

 On the way to a client site , in a meeting, at the airport or at home, your data is waiting to be accessed.

2. Access your data from any web capable device

Web capable devices are becoming more common every day. The most common device is the mobile phone though there is an increasing number of other such mobile devices that are just waiting to be connected to Microsoft CRM.

3. Easily configurable within the CRM UI

 Enable the entities you want, select the available fields, then publish. It’s really as easy as that. You can even take advantage of Role based forms.

4. Everybody has a mobile device

 Do you know anyone who does not have a mobile device.

5. Real-time access to CRM data

 Need up-to-date stock levels, case information, an account’s status or even address data, its live data and you want it now.

6. No installation on mobile device required

 No need to install special software, no maintenance per device, just a simple Url, bookmark the Url in your mobile device browser and you’re always ready to go.

7. View, Update and Create CRM data on the move

 You may need to check pricing, create an appointment, update an account, close a case, and the list goes on. Why wait until you get back to the office, are you even going to go back to the office?

8. Get the competitive advantage

 Are your competitors using a CRM Mobile application? They aren’t waiting around to see if you are, so get it first.

9. Talk to your customer and access CRM data at the same time.

While on your phone or in a meeting, you could be giving your customer info they want right there and then, forget about “I’ll have to get back to you later” statements.

10. Increased Productivity

Having CRM data at your finger tips allows you to create that new appointment or update that case without even  opening your laptop or turning on your PC, now you can go get that coffee and donut.

11. It’s FREE

What is there more to say, CRM Mobile Express is free with Microsoft CRM and its waiting for you to connect, check it out and get that competitive advantage now.

To see a great overview of CRM 2011 Mobile Express check out these articles
http://crmmongrel.blogspot.com/2010/10/mobile-express-for-dynamics-crm-2011.html
http://crmmongrel.blogspot.com/2010/10/mobile-express-for-dynamics-crm-2011_12.html
http://crmmongrel.blogspot.com/2010/10/mobile-express-for-dynamics-crm-2011_2662.html

Microsoft Community Contributor Award 2011

On Friday the 26th Feb 2011 I was honoured to receive recognition by Microsoft for contributions to the Microsoft online technical communities with the Microsoft Community Contributor Award.  

The Microsoft Community Contributor Award is reserved for participants who have made notable contributions in Microsoft online community forums such as TechNet, MSDN and Answers. The value of these resources is greatly enhanced by participants like you, who voluntarily contribute your time and energy to improve the online community experience for others. https://www.microsoftcommunitycontributor.com/overview.aspx


I would like to thank the Microsoft Community & Online Support Team for this award and congratulations to all others that have received the MCCA for all your hard work.

 

CRM 2011 Online RTW available

Microsoft has released CRM 2011 Online RTW (17 Jan 2011) and you can find the press release here.

You can sign up for a 30 day free trial at http://crm.dynamics.com

CRM 2011 RTM On-Premise has also been announced for release on the 28th of February 2011.

Dynamics CRM Discovery and Web Service URLs

Dynamics CRM Discovery and Web Service URL’s to use, based on the Developer Resources Page in CRM.

Here is the information that you need:

For CRM Online customers:

The following URLs should be used to access the discovery service (use the appropriate URL for your location):

Provider: Microsoft Office 365
https://disco.crm.dynamics.com/XRMServices/2011/Discovery.svc (North America)
https://disco.crm4.dynamics.com/XRMServices/2011/Discovery.svc (EMEA)
https://disco.crm5.dynamics.com/XRMServices/2011/Discovery.svc (APAC)

Provider: Microsoft Account
https://dev.crm.dynamics.com/XRMServices/2011/Discovery.svc (North America)
https://dev.crm4.dynamics.com/XRMServices/2011/Discovery.svc (EMEA)
https://dev.crm5.dynamics.com/XRMServices/2011/Discovery.svc (APAC)

The following URLs should be used to access the Organization service(SOAP endpoint):

https://{Organization Name}.api.crm.dynamics.com/XrmServices/2011/Organization.svc (North America)
https://{Organization Name}.api.crm4.dynamics.com/XrmServices/2011/Organization.svc (EMEA)
https://{Organization Name}.api.crm5.dynamics.com/XrmServices/2011/Organization.svc (APAC)

Where {Organization Name} refers to the Organization that you specify in the URL when accessing the Web application. For example, for Contoso.crm.dynamics.com, the {Organization Name} is Contoso.

The following URLs should be used to access the Organization Data service(OData REST endpoint)

https://{Organization Name}.api.crm.dynamics.com/XrmServices/2011/OrganizationData.svc (North America)
https://{Organization Name}.api.crm4.dynamics.com/XrmServices/2011/OrganizationData.svc (EMEA)
https://{Organization Name}.api.crm5.dynamics.com/XrmServices/2011/OrganizationData.svc (APAC)

For CRM On-premise
s customers:
http://{server}/XRMServices/2011/Discovery.svc for the Discovery service endpoint
http://{server}/{OrgName}/XRMServices/2011/Organization.svc for the Organization Service endpoint (SOAP)
http://{server}/{OrgName}/XRMServices/2011/OrganizationData.svc for the Organization Data Service endpoint (REST)
http://{server}/XRMDeployment/2011/Deployment.svc for the Deployment Service endpoint