Want to keep current with the most recent hot fixes and functionality in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011? Update rollup 10 was released on August 16, 2012. The release features quite a few fixes covering everything from the Outlook client to performance. You can find both the page to download the update roll up as well as the knowledge base article by following the hyperlinks at the very bottom of this post to Microsoft’s support pages.
The entire rollup detail and scope can be found in the KB article but I did want to point out prerequisites as well as a few key features.
You must have Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Update Rollup 6 (build 5.0.9690.1992) or a later version installed to apply this update rollup. For more information about this update rollup, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Update Rollup 6 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 is available
For compatibility information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Microsoft Dynamics CRM Compatibility List
Hotfixes for Popular Errors
• The following documents a few of the hotfixes included in Update Rollup 10 that many of our clients have seen and are big wins.
• Microsoft Dynamics CRM client for Outlook fails with a generic error message during configuration when the MAPI service is not registered.
• When you remove pinned views in Outlook, you cannot pin the views again during the same session.
• After you configure the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 client for Outlook to an organization that was upgraded from Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0, all custom entities from Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 are available in the Offline Synchronization filters. However, after you complete a reset on the offline data filters, the custom entities from Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 are unavailable. New custom entities that are created in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 are available after the reset.
Hotfixes and updates that you have to enable or configure manually
As with many of the rollups there are items that need to be enabled manually and may need some configuration so be sure to keep reading or jump to the bottom of this document as they are detailed within the performance white paper
Update Rollup 10 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011contains the following hotfixes and updates that you must enable or configure manually. To enable or to configure these hotfixes or these updates on the server that is running Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011, follow the instructions in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Please review the section Optimizing the Performance of Queries Against Large Datasets for additional information on the RetrieveMultipleEnabledOptimization functionality and the section Optimizing the Performance of Quick Find Queries for Quick Find functionality.
Update Rollup 9
You may be wondering, what happened to update Rollup 9 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011?
Update Rollup 9 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 will not be released because of a delay in the Q2 Service Update. Update Rollup 10 fixes all the issues that would have been included in Update Rollup 9. For more information, go to the following Microsoft Dynamics website:
Other Great Resources
Dynamics CRM in the Field has a great post on this subject already along with alot of other excellent articles, bookmark the site now.
By: Sarah Champ – Minnesota Microsoft Dynamics CRM Partner