Assembly Caching Issue in Dynamics 365 V9 – Update Assembly Version of Custom Workflow Steps With PowerShell

As Alex blogged we are currently facing a caching bug of plugin assemblies in Dynamics 365 cloud instances (V9). You can do an in-place upgrade with Plugin Registration Tool without an exception now (see Unable to in-place update plugin in Dynamics 365 (with build or revision number changed)) but for some assemblies it just won’t propagate to your workflow definitions.

In the past we could fix it by clicking a save button in Properties tab of the assembly in Plugin Registration Tool but this does not work anymore in V9.

I have put together another workaround which is usable in release automation scenarios.

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Remove missing dependencies from solution XML with PowerShell

The import of the solution XYZ failed. The following components are missing in your system and are not included in the solution. Import the managed solutions that contain these components (Active) and then try importing this solution again.

If you ever run into this exception and there are all the components already present in the environment you just need to get rid of few lines in a solution definition in the ZIP file you are trying to import.

Do this only if you are absolutely sure that you know what you are doing.

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Historie Dynamics CRM / CE / 365 for Sales

Jako základ pro další články a informace o platformě považuji za nezbytné, abych přiblížil historický kontext a vývoj platformy, která dnes stojí za službou Common Data Service a jistě ji čeká další velká budoucnost, protože byla zvolena jako základ pro budoucí business aplikace Microsoftu a stejných způsobem je otevřená jako stavební základ pro nás a různé aplikace třetích stran.

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