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Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Customization & Configuration (MB2-866) Certification Guide by Neil Benson

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Chapter 4. Entity and Attribute Customization

The customization features of Microsoft Dynamics CRM enable us to modify the database schema so that we can support complex business applications by using a combination of system and custom entities.

In this chapter, we'll discover how we can model our business entities by using the standard customization features that require no programming skills, custom development effort, or direct database access.

In this chapter we shall cover:

  • Custom entities
  • Custom fields
  • Field-level security
  • Option sets
  • Managing entities in a solution
  • Publishing solutions

Custom entities

In this section we will cover:

  • Introduction to entities
  • Creating custom entities
  • Customizing entities

Introduction to entities

In Microsoft Dynamics CRM, ...

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