We're proud to announce that all packages for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Service Pack 1 (codename "Leo") were released on Tuesday, May 27th to the Microsoft Download Center! The Service Pack 1 packages should appear on Microsoft Update in June 2014.
Service Pack 1 Build number:
Service Pack 1 Microsoft Download Center page
Here's the "Master" Microsoft Dynamics Knowledge Base article for Service Pack 1: KB 2941390. Going forward, the plan is for the Master Knowledge Base articles for CRM 2013 Update Rollups and Service Packs to be published a bit in advance of release to aid planning.
On Monday, June 2nd at 1:00 PM Pacific Time Greg Nichols and Ryan Anderson from the Microsoft CRM Premier Field Engineering Team provided information about:
on BlogTalkRadio during their Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Service Pack 1 Podcast
BlogTalkRadio and Internet Explorer 11 compatibility
If you're having trouble viewing the podcast when using Internet Explorer 11,
Note regarding Podcasts: You can make our CRM Premier Field Engineering podcasts available on Zune by using the RSS feed below. In the Zune software, go to Collection -> Podcasts and click on the Add a Podcast button on the lower left, then enter the url for the RSS feed: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/pfedynamics.rss. After that, you can adjust the series settings like any other podcast, so you can sync with your smartphone or Zune.
The "CRM Update Rollup Collateral Page"
For pointers to download locations, release dates, build information, and CRM Premier Field Engineering blogs and podcasts for all Microsoft Dynamics CRM Update Rollups and Service Packs, visit the "CRM Update Rollup and Service Pack Collateral Page"
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RAMP UP ON CRM 2013!
Here are some pointers to directly accessible ramp-up resources and some insight into what people are most excited about regarding the release of CRM 2013:
Recommended Ramp-up materials:
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Dynamics CRM 2013 Service Pack 1 SDK (Software Development Kit)
Includes new assemblies for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Service Pack 1. These assemblies are also compatible with the latest service update for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online
Most Popular Features in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013!
Business Process UI
The new ‘skin’ of CRM 2013
Configuration & Customization
New functionality in CRM 2013 Service Pack 1
Powerful tools allow you to tailor Microsoft Dynamics CRM to meet your unique business requirements. Microsoft Dynamics CRM facilitates the delivery of rapid business value with an agile solution framework that can be easily tailored and configured. The Microsoft Dynamics CRM platform provides a declarative paradigm that ranges from defining the data model to providing integrated persistence, security, API access, user experience and programming paradigms based on a modern open architecture. This release will introduce several new investments in our platform capabilities to further our commitment to an open, customizable and extensible online service:
General Upgrade Rollup and Service Pack Notes:
Service Pack 1 packages are available for download via:
for these CRM components:
Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server 2013
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 for Microsoft Office Outlook (Outlook Client)
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Email Router
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 SSRS (SQL Server Reporting Services) Data Connector
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Language Packs
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Service Pack 1 Prerequisites:
Issues resolved via Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Service Pack 1:
Though Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Service Pack 1 releases new, important functionality mentioned above, it also contains fixes for issues reported by customers or discovered via internal testing.
Fixes released via CRM 2013 Service Pack 1:
Support for identical new technologies provided by CRM 2013 Update Rollup 2 and Service Pack 1:
The Microsoft Dynamics CRM Engineering team consistently tests Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 against pre-release and release versions of technology stack components that Microsoft Dynamics interoperates with. When appropriate, Microsoft releases enhancements via future Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Update Rollups, Service Packs, or new major version releases to assure compatibility with future releases of these products. This compatibility matrix is updated via this Microsoft Knowledge Base article: Microsoft Dynamics CRM Compatibility List. Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Update Rollup 2 and Service Pack 1 provide support for:
Hotfixes and updates that you have to enable or configure manually
Occasionally, updates released via Update Rollups require manual configuration to enable them. Microsoft Dynamics CRM Update Rollups are always cumulative; for example, Update Rollup 2 will contain all fixes previously released via Update Rollup 1 as well as fixes newly released via Update Rollup 2. So if you install Update Rollup 2 on a machine upon which you previously installed no Update Rollups, you will need to manually enable any desired fixes for Update Rollups 1-2:
Microsoft Dynamics CRM compatibility with technology stack components: Internet Explorer, Windows Client and Server, Office, .NET Framework, and more
The Microsoft Dynamics CRM Engineering team consistently tests Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 against pre-release and release versions of technology stack components that Microsoft Dynamics interoperates with. When appropriate, Microsoft will release enhancements via future Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Update Rollups, Service Packs, or new major version releases to assure compatibility with future releases of these products. This compatibility matrix is updated via this Microsoft Knowledge Base article: Microsoft Dynamics CRM Compatibility List.
Dynamics CRM Senior Premier Field Engineer