Microsoft Dynamics 365 Server installation


Updated: November 1, 2016

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

[This topic is pre-release documentation and is subject to change.]

This section covers procedures to install Microsoft Dynamics 365 Server on a computer that doesn’t already have Microsoft Dynamics 365 installed.

Install Microsoft Dynamics 365 Server

  1. Verify that you have completed the necessary planning and that you have the required hardware and software components installed and running. More information: Planning on-premises Dynamics 365

  2. Make sure that you have the appropriate permissions to run Microsoft Dynamics 365 Server Setup. More information: Minimum permissions required for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Setup and services

  3. Run Microsoft Dynamics 365 Server Setup.

  4. On a server that has Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, run Microsoft Dynamics 365 Reporting Extensions Setup.

  5. If you want to configure Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Internet access, run the Set-CRMSettings ClaimsSettings and Set-CRMSettings IfdSettingsWindows PowerShell commands. More information: Dynamics 365 PowerShell Reference

    Alternatively, start Deployment Manager and run the Configure Claims-Based Authentication Wizard and then the Internet-Facing Deployment Configuration Wizard.

  6. If one or more Microsoft Dynamics 365 users will need email routing, configure server-side synchronization or, for more complex email routing options, consider installing the Email Router to enable email message tracking. More information: Integrate (synchronize) your email system with Microsoft Dynamics 365

The following table lists the Microsoft Dynamics 365 installation files to use and their location.

Setup file


SetupServer.exe for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Server


SetupSrsDataConnector.exe for the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Reporting Extensions


SetupBIDSExtensions.exe for the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Report Authoring Extension. This is an optional feature that can be installed on a computer that has Microsoft Visual Studio for creating and customizing fetch-based reports.


Setupclient.exe for Dynamics 365 for Outlook

  • ..\Client\amd64 for 64-bit

  • ..\Client\i386 for 32-bit

SetupEmailRouter.exe for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Email Router

  • ..\EmailRouter\amd64 for 64-bit

  • ..\EmailRouter\i386 for 32-bit

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