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If you are moving to CRM Online or implementing Windows Surface Pro’s to enable your users to be mobile while they use CRM then you will need to create Windows Live IDs for each user. However, you will run into a blocking mechanism if you try to setup more than 3 in a day. The Live ID system in an effort to ward off malicious individuals, spammers and other low lifes locks down the creation to 3 or fewer new Live IDs from one IP address per day.
However, this is a way around the blocking mechanism by requesting a white listing of your account and IP address.
Note: this limitation isn’t an issue if you are creating user IDs inside of the Office 365 administration panel.
|Step 1 – go to IP WhiteListing Form|
|Step 2 – Get redirected to the success page after submitting the form.|
|Step 3 – Receive your approval by email about 3 hours later (this is the turn around I received during a weekday)|
Okay, I couldn’t resist checking out one of our CRM 2011 Online instances in the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. I am really pleased how well it works with IE 10 in that environment considering there hasn’t even been a whisper of talk about getting it ready for Win8. Although we can only suspect that the CRM Team has been hard at work on it as soon as they got their hands on an internal copy for testing.
While rummaging through the connection this morning I observed some cosmetic changes and a few bugs. Well not really even bugs since Win8 is just previewing in Beta now and no one is proposing that running CRM in it now is something you should event think about.
In any event I am collecting for fun a few screen shots of what I have discovered up to this point.
FYI – The fooling around I did (I wouldn’t call it testing) was done on a regular desktop machine after installing the default Consumer Preview without applying any edits to the system configuration – definitely a 100% out of the box environment applied to one of our 30 day trials of CRM 2011 Online.