1) Does Alerts4Dynamics support custom entities?

Yes, it allows you to create alerts for OOB as well as custom entities.

2) Can the alerts be shown as a Pop-up?

Yes, in addition to that alerts can also be displayed as a form notification on the entity record and be notified to the users through emails.

3) Does Alerts4Dynamics give user a provision to categorize the alerts based on the importance level of the alerts?

Yes, it allows user to classify and configure the alerts as 'Informational', 'Critical' and 'Warning' based on the nature/significance of the alerts.

4) Can Alerts4Dynamics trigger an alert for any action performed across CRM?

Yes, this can be achieved using 'Event-based Alerts' which prompts an alert once any action/event is performed within the CRM. For example, record creation, record status change, etc. For more information on event-based alerts, please refer the link.

5) Does Alerts4Dynamics have an ability to dismiss the alerts automatically once the status of the record changes? (From 'Active' >> 'Inactive').

This can be achieved with the help of 'Auto-Dismiss' functionality of Alerts4Dynamics. Please refer the link for more information on this feature. Moreover, it is also possible to auto dismiss the alert when the record no more satisfies the rule/condition defined for an alert in the configuration, please refer the link for this.

6) We have done a sandbox copy of the production environment to a TEST environment and would like to work with 'Alerts4Dynamics' solution in this new instance. What should we do?

For this, you need to delete the Inogic License Details record from your sandbox environment. After deleting, the next step would be to activate the license.

To delete the Alerts4Dynamics license follow the steps given below:

  • Navigate to Advanced Find.

  • Select Inogic License Details in ‘Look for’ --> Click on Results button.

  • Select the Alerts4Dynamics record and delete it.

7) What if user cannot see the 'Alerts4Dynamics' button on the entity?

User needs to have the Alerts4Dynamics privileges; Alerts4Dynamics User/Alerts4Dynamics Manager/Alerts4Dynamics Administrator Role in order to be able to see the Alerts4Dynamics notification bell button.

8) What to do if you get "Sorry, we couldn't find a Dynamics 365 organization connected to the signed-in user." message while installing from AppSource?

If you get the above message then follow the steps given below:

  • In the page URL, change CRM region to your specific region i.e. suppose your CRM URL is 'mycrm.crm8.dynamics.com'.

After following the above steps, you will be able to successfully install Alerts4Dynamics solution from AppSource.

9) Can I increase the number of users in an existing subscription?

Yes! You can anytime write us a mail on crm@inogic.com that you want to ‘n’ number of users to your initial subscription. You will be charged on a pro-rata basis for the remaining period of the current subscription period.

10) How do I extend my Alerts4Dynamics trial/subscription?

To extend subscription/trial, please connect with us on crm@inogic.com. Our Team will get back to you as soon as possible.

11) Can I get a free license for sandbox/development environment on the purchase of Alerts4Dynamics license for production instance?

Yes, please connect with us on crm@inogic.com. Our Team will get back to you as soon as possible.

12) What if you see all the processes of Alerts4Dynamics in 'Draft/Deactivated' state after importing Alerts4Dynamics solution from the website?

Once the solution is imported, please follow the below steps to activate all the processes of Alerts4Dynamics.

  • Navigate to Advanced Settings --> Settings --> Process Center --> Processes.

  • Under 'All Processes' view, activate the processes as shown below:

13) How to identify the number of users in my CRM that will be considered for licensing?

Step 1: Log in to CRM and open the Sales Hub App

Step 2: Click on the Advance Find Option present in the right top corner (shown below)

Step 3: In the search bar, search for “User” keyword. Select the User entity and click on the Continue button

Step 4: Once clicked, a side panel will show up containing default conditions. Clear the condition by selecting “Delete all Filters” and apply the below conditions in the filter section as shown below

a. Status Equal Enabled

b. Access mode Equal Read-Write

c. Restricted Access Mode Equal No

d. Primary Email address Does not Equal crmoln2@microsoft.com

Step 5: Add a new related entity condition, where you will find the Security Role option under the Many to many sections as shown below

Step 6: By default, contains data Operator will be selected which will retrieve only those users who have a security role assigned.

Delete the related entity field condition as shown in the screenshot below and then click on the Apply button to provide you with the list of respective users.

14) Unable to Configure the Application Due to "Block Unmanaged Customizations" in Dataverse?

When installing our solution, it's crucial to address certain prerequisites beforehand to ensure a smooth deployment process. One of these prerequisites involves disabling the "Block Unmanaged Customizations" feature within the Power Platform administrator settings.

Because while configuring our solution, certain required unmanaged customization takes place, for which this setting needs to be turned OFF.

Below are the steps for the same:

  1. To disable this feature, navigate to Power Platform Admin Center and Log in to the Power Platform Admin Center using your administrator credentials.

  1. Navigate to Environments: Select the environment for which you want to disable the setting from the list of available environments.

  1. Access Environment Settings: Within the selected environment, navigate to the "Settings" tab to access environment-specific configurations.

  1. Access to Customization Settings: Navigate to “Product” dropdown & Click on “Features”.

  1. Disable "Block Unmanaged Customizations": Locate the "Customization Settings" section and toggle the "Block Unmanaged Customizations" option to the "Disabled" position.

  1. Save Changes: Once you've disabled the setting, don't forget to save your changes to apply the configuration to the environment.

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