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WhoAmIRequest Class

Dynamics CRM 2013

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online

Contains the data that is needed to retrieve the system user ID for the currently logged on user or the user under whose context the code is running.

Namespace: Microsoft.Crm.Sdk.Messages
Assembly: Microsoft.Crm.Sdk.Proxy (in Microsoft.Crm.Sdk.Proxy.dll)

public sealed class WhoAmIRequest : OrganizationRequest

The following example shows how to use this message. For this sample to work correctly, you must be connected to the server to get an IOrganizationService interface. For the complete sample, see the link later in this topic.

Console.WriteLine("Enabling auditing on the organization and account entities.");

// Enable auditing on the organization.
// First, get the organization's ID from the system user record.
Guid orgId = ((WhoAmIResponse)_service.Execute(new WhoAmIRequest())).OrganizationId;

// Next, retrieve the organization's record.
Organization org = _service.Retrieve(Organization.EntityLogicalName, orgId,
    new ColumnSet(new string[] { "organizationid", "isauditenabled" })) as Organization;

// Finally, enable auditing on the organization.
bool organizationAuditingFlag = org.IsAuditEnabled.Value;
org.IsAuditEnabled = true;

// Enable auditing on account entities.
bool accountAuditingFlag = EnableEntityAuditing(Account.EntityLogicalName, true);

Message Availability

This message works regardless whether the caller is connected to the server or offline.


Pass an instance of this class to the Execute method, which returns an instance of WhoAmIResponse.

Privileges and Access Rights

For a complete list of the privileges required, see WhoAmI Privileges.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7 (All Versions), Windows 8 (All Versions)

Target Platforms

Windows Server 2008, ,Windows Server 2012, ,Windows 7 (All Versions),

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