Error message when you import customizations to another Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 organization: "Identifiers cannot be more than 50 characters long"

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SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario. You create two entities in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0. The entities contain the maximum schema names that are allowed. You create a relationship between the entities. You upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0. You export the customizations for the custom entities, and then you import the customizations to another Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 organization. In this scenario, you receive the following error message:
Failure: New_EntityName1_New_EntityName2: Identifiers cannot be more than 50 characters long.

RESOLUTION

This problem is fixed in the latest cumulative update rollup for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
949256 Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 updates and hotfixes

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
887283 Microsoft Business Solutions CRM software hotfix and update package naming standards

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Article ID: 947401 - Last Review: January 20, 2012 - Revision: 3.2
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  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0
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