When attempting to create a new organization via the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 Deployment Manager, you may receive the following error message:
Exception occurred during Microsoft.Crm.Tools.Admin.OrganizationCreator: Error.ActionFailed Microsoft.Crm.Tools.Admin.ImportActivityFeedsAction
System.ServiceModel.FaultException`1[Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.OrganizationServiceFault]: System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Microsoft Dynamics CRM has experienced an error. Reference number for administrators or support: #F80E2561 (Fault Detail is equal to Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.OrganizationServiceFault).
This causes the creation of the Microsoft Dynamics CRM organization to fail.
Windows Identity Foundation 3.5 may not be installed on the Windows Server hosting Microsoft Dynamics CRM
Go through the following steps to add the Windows Identify Foundation 3.5 feature to the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server:
Note: These steps will require a reboot of the Windows Server once compelted
Open Windows Server Manager
Click Add Roles and Features
Click Next on the Before You Begin window
Choose the Role-based or feature-based installation option and click Next
Select the desired CRM server from the Server Pool window and click Next
On the Server Roles window click next
Under Features find and select the Windows Identity Foundation 3.5 feature
Proceed with the installation the Windows Identity Foundation 3.5 feature
Restart the Windows Server
After the installation fails, the following exception may be displayed in the Windows Event Viewer Application log. This exception indicates that a DLL related to the Windows Identify Foundation 3.5 feature cannot be found.
Exception type: ConfigurationErrorsException
Exception message: Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.IdentityModel, Version=188.8.131.52, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35' or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified. (<installation drive>:\Program Files\Microsoft Dynamics CRM\CRMWeb\web.config line 29)
at System.Web.Configuration.CompilationSection.LoadAssemblyHelper(String assemblyName, Boolean starDirective)