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Entities and Attributes Removed or Deprecated in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011

Dynamics CRM 2011
[Applies to: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011]

To implement new features or to improve the programming model, some entities and attributes have been removed or deprecated in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011. The following table lists these changes.

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Deprecated Entities

The following table lists the entities that are deprecated in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011.

 

Entity name Information

CustomerOpportunityRole

For more information, see Connection Entities.

CustomeRrelationship

For more information, see Connection Entities.

RelationshipRole

For more information, see Connection Entities.

RelationshipRoleMap

For more information, see Connection Entities.

WorkflowDependency

This class is no longer used. For more information, see Write Workflows to Automate Business Processes.

License

This class is no longer used. All license information is stored in the configuration database. For more information, see Deployment Web Service in Microsoft Dynamics CRM.

Deprecated Attributes

The following attributes are deprecated in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011. You can expect these attributes to be removed in future versions. Attributes are marked as deprecated in the metadata for the attribute by providing a value for the DeprecatedVersion property.

ImportantImportant
The ObjectDoesNotExist exception is thrown only when your code performs a metadata request on an attribute that does not exist. If your code performs a business data action, CRM returns an AttributeDeprecated exception for deprecated attributes.

 

Entity Name Attribute Name Deprecated Version

ActivityMimeAttachment

ActivityId

5.0.0.0

Discount

StatusCode

5.0.0.0

Organization

FiscalSettingsUpdated

5.0.0.0

Organization

IsRegistered

4.0.0.0

Organization

ISVIntegrationCode

5.0.0.0

Organization

ReferenceSiteMapXml

5.0.0.0

Organization

SiteMapXml

5.0.0.0

Queue

BusinessUnitId

5.0.0.0

Queue

PrimaryUserId

5.0.0.0

Queue

QueueSemantics

4.0.0.0

QueueItem

Priority

5.0.0.0

QueueItem

Sender

5.0.0.0

QueueItem

State

5.0.0.0

QueueItem

Status

5.0.0.0

QueueItem

ToRecipients

5.0.0.0

SystemUser

SetupUser

5.0.0.0
Note that this is now handled by the SystemUser.AccessMode attribute.

UserSettings

CurrencyDecimalPrecision

5.0.0.0

UserSettings

PricingDecimalPrecision

5.0.0.0

Workflow

Activities

4.0.0.0

Workflow

Rules

4.0.0.0

Entities That Have Been Removed

The following entities have been removed in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011.

 

Entity name Information

BulkImport

Use the methods described in Import Data in Microsoft Dynamics CRM.

WfProcess

This class is no longer used. Use the Workflow entity. For more information, seeWrite Workflows to Automate Business Processes

WfProcessInstance

This class is no longer used. For more information, seeWrite Workflows to Automate Business Processes

OrganizationUI Entity

The OrganizationUI entity was deprecated in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 and all the capabilities it provided to store data for user interface elements have been moved to other entities. Entity icons are now stored as Web resources and entity forms have been moved to the systemform entity.

The OrganizationUI entity was not removed in order to support upgrade, however any attempts to interact with this entity will return error 80044159.

See Also

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011
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