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Microsoft® Dynamics CRM 2011 Administration Bible by Geoff Ables, Matthew Wittemann

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Chapter 4. Installing Other Components for Dynamics CRM

IN THIS CHAPTER

  • Installing the reporting extensions for SSRS and the SharePoint Grid

  • Configuring claims-based authentication and Internet-Facing Deployment

  • Setting up the E-mail Router

  • The Outlook add-in for Dynamics CRM

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 includes several components that are installed separately from the Dynamics CRM server, or which can only be configured after its successful installation. These components include:

  • The Microsoft Dynamics CRM Reporting Extensions for SSRS

  • The SharePoint grid

  • Claims-Based Authentication and Internet-Facing Deployment

  • The Microsoft Dynamics CRM E-mail Router and Rule Deployment Wizard

  • The Microsoft Office Outlook client for Dynamics CRM

This chapter presents the concepts and instructions needed to successfully complete the installation and configuration of these components in your Dynamics CRM deployment.

Note

The Implementation Guide (IG) is a free resource from Microsoft that includes detailed instructions for installing and configuring the Dynamics CRM server and its related components. It is available from the Microsoft Downloads site (www.microsoft.com/downloads). This chapter provides the context for understanding these components' usage, as well as best practices and tips for each of them.

Installing Ancillary Server Components

Microsoft has designed Dynamics CRM to leverage the functionality of a broad range of other Microsoft technologies, such as SQL Server Reporting Services and SharePoint. ...

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