[SDP 3][13e2903d-be79-4d6d-a928-d90580283cc8] Dynamics CRM Client for Outlook Configuration Collector

Summary

The Microsoft Dynamics CRM Client for Microsoft Office Outlook Configuration diagnostic tool collects information related to configuration issues with the Microsoft CRM Client. This article describes the data that is collected by the diagnostic tool.

More Information

This article describes the information that may be collected from a machine when running the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Client for Outlook Configuration diagnostic tool.

Notes:

·          This collector creates a report file prefaced with the ComputerName on which the Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool is run. 





Information Collected

Operating System Information

Description

File Name

Operating System Version Information

ComputerName_DateRan.htm



Installed Applications

Description

File Name

Lists the applications that are installed on the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Client For Outlook computer.

ComputerName_DateRan.htm



Internet Explorer and Office Version Information

Description

File Name

Lists the versions of Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office

ComputerName_DateRan.htm

Microsoft Outlook Add-in information

Description

File Name

Lists the add-ins that are installed for use with Microsoft Outlook

ComputerName_DateRan.htm



Internet Explorer trusted sites and proxy settings

Description

File Name

The file lists registry keys and values that are stored under the HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Domains registry hive. Additionally, this file also lists the registry keys and values under the HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings hive.

ComputerName_DateRan.htm



Microsoft Dynamics CRM registry values

Description

File Name

Lists registry keys and values that are stored that are under HKEY_LocalMachine\Software\Microsoft\MSCRMClient registry hive.

ComputerName_DateRan.htm



Microsoft Dynamics CRM user registry values

Description

File Name

Lists registry keys and values that are stored under HKEY_CurrentUser\Software\Microsoft\MSCRMClient registry hive.

ComputerName_DateRan.htm



Internet Explorer Security Zone Settings

Description

File Name

Lists values that are stored under HKEY_CurrentUser\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones registry hive.

ComputerName_DateRan.htm



Microsoft Dynamics CRM Client configuration error log

Description

File Name

Lists the errors found in the Microsoft Dynamics CRM configuration log file.

ComputerName_DateRan.htm



Installed Microsoft CRM Hotfixes

Description

File Name

Lists all applied Microsoft Dynamics CRM hotfixes.

ComputerName_DateRan.htm



Microsoft Dynamics CRM files

Description

File Name

Lists all files from the InstallPath registry key value, including dates and file versions.

ComputerName_DateRan.htm



Microsoft Dynamics CRM files that installed in assembly cache

Description

File Name

Lists all Microsoft Dynamics CRM files that are installed in the global assembly cache on the CRM server.

ComputerName_DateRan.htm



TCP/IP Configuration

Description

File Name

Lists TCP/IP registry keys and their values.

ComputerName_DateRan.htm



Application logs

Description

File Name

Event log – Application – all Microsoft Dynamics CRM events in the last seven days

Event log – Application – all ASP.NET events in the last seven days

ComputerName_DateRan.htm



Installed .NET Information

Description

File Name

Lists all .NET Framework versions that are installed on the client computer.

ComputerName_DateRan.htm



Group Policy

Description

File Name

Lists information about the applied Group Policy settings by using the gpresult utility.

ComputerName_DateRan.htm



Mail profile information

Description

File Name

Lists the keys and values under the HKCU: Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows Messaging Subsystem\Profiles registry hive.

ComputerName_DateRan.htm





Note The setup and client configuration log files from the %APPDATA%\Microsoft\MSCRM\Logs file directory are also collected by this diagnostic tool.

Additional Information

This collector has a notifications area at the top of the diagnostic report detailing items that may be important to make note of.  These are items that aren’t at the root cause of an issue but are worth noting as they may affect the performance or usability of Microsoft Dynamics CRM.  For this reason, they are called out at the top of the report to give them visibility. 

1.     Checks to see if configuring user is a local Administrator on the machine.

2.     Verification that the time on the client computer is within five minutes of the time of the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server.

3.     Notification that errors exist in the CRM Client configuration log file.

4.     Verification that the Windows Live Sign-in Assistant service is running.

5.     Verification that the Microsoft Online Services Sign-in Assistant is running.

6.     Determination that the Mapisvc.inf file exists on the client workstation.

7.     Check to determine whether client can successfully access the URL’s for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online if needed.

8.     Checks to see if the Microsoft Dynamics CRM website has been added to the Trusted Sites Zone in Internet Explorer.

9.     Check for the presence of stored credentials on the client computer.



References                                                                                                                           



KB 973559 - Frequently asked questions about the Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool (MSDT) for Windows 7
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973559

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