Installation.

Dynamics CRM Installation and Configuration tips.

Software Requirements

Microsoft Dynamics CRM (on-premises) versions require the following software:

  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • A Microsoft Windows Server Active Directory infrastructure
  • An Internet Information Services (IIS) website
  • Claims-based security token service (required for Internet-facing deployments)
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services
  • Microsoft Exchange Server or access to a POP3-compliant email server (required for email tracking)
  • SharePoint Server (required for document management)
  • Windows operating system when you use CRM for Outlook. Apple Mac, when running Apple Safari, supported tablet, or mobile device.
  • Supported web browser, such as later versions of Internet Explorer or the latest versions of Apple Safari, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.
  • Microsoft Office Outlook (optional).

Hardware Requirements

The following table lists the minimum and recommended hardware requirements for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server 2015 running in a Full Server configuration. These requirements assume that additional components such as Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, Microsoft SharePoint, or Microsoft Exchange Server aren’t installed or running on the system.

Component
Processor
Memory
Hard disk
*Minimum
x64 architecture or compatible dual-core 1.5 GHz processor
2-GB RAM
10 GB of available hard disk space
*Recommended
Quad-core x64 architecture 2 GHz CPU or higher
8-GB RAM
40 GB of available hard disk space
*Actual requirements and product functionality may vary based on your system configuration and operating system.

Database Requirements

Microsoft SQL Server database engine and Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services are required to install and run on-premises versions of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server. The following table lists the minimum and recommended hardware requirements for Microsoft SQL Server. These requirements assume that additional components such as Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server, Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, SharePoint, or Microsoft Exchange Server aren’t installed or running on the system.

Component
Processor
Memory
Hard disk
*Minimum
x64 architecture or compatible dual-core 1.5 GHz processor
2-GB RAM
SAS RAID 5 or RAID 10 hard disk array
*Recommended
Quad-core x64 architecture 2 GHz CPU or higher
16-GB RAM
SAS RAID 5 or RAID 10 hard disk array
*Actual requirements and product functionality may vary based on your system configuration and operating system.

CRM Outlook Client

The Dynamics CRM Client for Office Outlook is totally independent application that is capable of tracking e-mails from a different windows domain then either your current domain or your CRM domain. This same principle applies when tracking e-mail from POP3 sources. Any outbound e-mail that goes pending through your CRM Web Client or Workflow will be queued and sent directly from your Outlook e-mail client.

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 for Microsoft Outlook