You cannot set the Delete behavior to "Remove Link" or to "Restrict" for a custom relationship between two custom entities in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0

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SYMPTOMS

When you configure a custom relationship between two custom entities in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0, you set the fields in the Relationship Behavior area as follows:
  • Type of Behavior: Configurable Cascading
  • Assign: Cascade all
  • Share: Cascade all
  • Unshare: Cascade all
  • Reparent: Cascade all
  • Delete: Remove Link or Restrict
However, after you save the custom relationship, this configuration is changed unexpectedly to the following configuration:
  • Type of Behavior: Parental
  • Assign: Cascade all
  • Share: Cascade all
  • Unshare: Cascade all
  • Reparent: Cascade all
  • Delete: Cascade all
You notice that the Type of Behavior field is changed to Parental from Configurable Cascading. And, the Delete field is changed to Cascade all from Remove Link or from Restrict. This issue occurs when the other behaviors are set to Cascade All. Therefore, you cannot set the Delete behavior to Remove Link or to Restrict for a custom relationship between two custom entities.

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

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates


For more information about Microsoft Business Solutions CRM software hotfix and update package terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
887283 Microsoft Business Solutions CRM software hotfix and update package naming standards

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Article ID: 957057 - Last Review: January 20, 2012 - Revision: 2.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0
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