Position entity messages and methods


Updated: November 29, 2016

Applies To: Dynamics 365 (online), Dynamics 365 (on-premises), Dynamics CRM 2016, Dynamics CRM Online

A Position represents a location in a business hierarchy structure of system users that models a relationship between a manager and direct reports. This structure enables a higher level manager to access business data that is accessible to direct reports. The schema name for this entity is Position. To view the entity metadata for your organization, install the Metadata Browser solution described in Browse the metadata for your organization. You can also view the metadata for an uncustomized organization in the Excel file called EntityMetadata.xlsx included in the top-level folder of the SDK download.

The following table describes the messages for this entity, which you use with the IOrganizationService.Execute method.




Creates a position. You can also call the IOrganizationService.Create method.


Deletes a position. You can also call the IOrganizationService.Delete method.


Retrieves a position. You can also call the IOrganizationService.Retrieve method.


Retrieves a collection of positions. You can also call the IOrganizationService.RetrieveMultiple method.


Sets the state of a position. For a list of the state values, see the options available in the metadata. You can find this information in the metadata for your organization. See the preceding metadata browser information.


Updates a position. You can also call the IOrganizationService.Update method.

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