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Sample: Assign a record to a team

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online

This sample code is for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online. Download the Microsoft Dynamics CRM SDK package. It can be found in the following location in the download package:

SampleCode\CS\GeneralProgramming\EarlyBound\AssignRecordToTeam.cs

SampleCode\VB\GeneralProgramming\EarlyBound\AssignRecordToTeam.vb

Requirements

For more information about the requirements for running the sample code provided in this SDK, see Use the sample and helper code.

Demonstrates

This sample shows how to assign a record to a team using the AssignRequest message.

Example


using System;
using System.ServiceModel;
using System.ServiceModel.Description;

// These namespaces are found in the Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.dll assembly
// found in the SDK\bin folder.
using Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk;
using Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.Query;
using Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.Discovery;


using Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.Client;
using Microsoft.Crm.Sdk.Messages;



namespace Microsoft.Crm.Sdk.Samples
{

    /// <summary>
    /// Demonstrates how to assign a record to a team.
    /// If you want to run this sample repeatedly, you have the option to 
    /// delete all the records created at the end of execution.
    /// </summary>
    public class AssignRecordToTeam
    {
        #region Class Level Members

        /// <summary>
        /// Stores the organization service interface.
        /// </summary>
        private OrganizationServiceProxy _serviceProxy;
        private IOrganizationService _service;

        // Define the IDs needed for this sample.
        public Guid _accountId;
        public Guid _teamId;        
        public Guid _roleId;

        #endregion Class Level Members

        #region How To Sample Code
        /// <summary>
        /// Create and configure the organization service proxy.
        /// Create a team, an account and a role.
        /// Add read account privileges to the role.
        /// Assign the role to the team so that they can read the account.
        /// Assign the account to the team.
        /// Optionally delete the account, team and role records.
        /// <para name="organizationFriendlyName">The friendly name of 
        /// the target organization.</para>
        /// <para name="discoveryServer">The name of the discovery server.</para>
        /// <param name="promptForDelete">Indicates whether to prompt the user 
        /// to delete the records created in this sample.</param>
        /// </summary>
        public void Run(ServerConnection.Configuration serverConfig, bool promptForDelete)
        {
            try
            {
                // Connect to the Organization service. 
                // The using statement assures that the service proxy will be properly disposed.
                using (_serviceProxy = ServerConnection.GetOrganizationProxy(serverConfig))
                {
                    // This statement is required to enable early-bound type support.
                    _serviceProxy.EnableProxyTypes();

                    _service = (IOrganizationService)_serviceProxy;

                    // Call the method to create any data that this sample requires.
                    CreateRequiredRecords();

                    // Assign the account to a team.                
                    AssignRequest assignRequest = new AssignRequest()
                    {
                        Assignee = new EntityReference
                        {
                            LogicalName = Team.EntityLogicalName,
                            Id = _teamId
                        },

                        Target = new EntityReference(Account.EntityLogicalName, _accountId)
                    };

                    _service.Execute(assignRequest);

                    Console.WriteLine("The account is owned by the team.");

                    DeleteRequiredRecords(promptForDelete);
                }
            }

            // Catch any service fault exceptions that Microsoft Dynamics CRM throws.
            catch (FaultException<Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.OrganizationServiceFault>)
            {
                // You can handle an exception here or pass it back to the calling method.
                throw;
            }
        }

        /// <summary>
        /// This method creates any entity records that this sample requires.
        /// Create a team, an account and a role.
        /// Add read account privileges to the role.
        /// Assign the role to the team so that they can read the account.
        /// Assign the account to the team.
        /// </summary>
        public void CreateRequiredRecords()
        {
            // Instantiate an account entity record and set its property values.
            // See the Entity Metadata topic in the SDK documentation to determine 
            // which attributes must be set for each entity.
            Account setupAccount = new Account
            {
                Name = "Example Account"
            };

            // Create the account record.
            _accountId = _service.Create(setupAccount);
            Console.WriteLine("Created {0}", setupAccount.Name);

            // Retrieve the default business unit needed to create the team and role.
            QueryExpression queryDefaultBusinessUnit = new QueryExpression
            {
                EntityName = BusinessUnit.EntityLogicalName,
                ColumnSet = new ColumnSet("businessunitid" ),
                Criteria = new FilterExpression()
            };

            queryDefaultBusinessUnit.Criteria.AddCondition("parentbusinessunitid", 
                ConditionOperator.Null);

            BusinessUnit defaultBusinessUnit = (BusinessUnit)_service.RetrieveMultiple(
                queryDefaultBusinessUnit).Entities[0];

            // Instantiate a team entity record and set its property values.
            // See the Entity Metadata topic in the SDK documentation to determine 
            // which attributes must be set for each entity.
            Team setupTeam = new Team
            {
                Name = "Example Team",
                BusinessUnitId = new EntityReference(BusinessUnit.EntityLogicalName,
                    defaultBusinessUnit.Id)
            };

            // Create a team record.
            _teamId = _service.Create(setupTeam);
            Console.WriteLine("Created {0}", setupTeam.Name);

            // Instantiate a role entity record and set its property values.
            // See the Entity Metadata topic in the SDK documentation to determine 
            // which attributes must be set for each entity.
            Role setupRole = new Role
            {
                Name = "Example Role",
                BusinessUnitId = new EntityReference(BusinessUnit.EntityLogicalName,
                    defaultBusinessUnit.Id)
            };

            // Create a role record. Typically you would use an existing role that has the
            // the correct privileges. For this sample we need to be sure the role has
            // at least the privilege to read account records.
            _roleId = _service.Create(setupRole);
            Console.WriteLine("Created {0}", setupRole.Name);

            // Create a query expression to find the prvReadAccountPrivilege.
            QueryExpression queryReadAccountPrivilege = new QueryExpression
            {
                EntityName = Privilege.EntityLogicalName,
                ColumnSet = new ColumnSet("privilegeid", "name"),
                Criteria = new FilterExpression()
            };
            queryReadAccountPrivilege.Criteria.AddCondition("name", 
                ConditionOperator.Equal, "prvReadAccount");

            // Retrieve the prvReadAccount privilege.
            Entity readAccountPrivilege = _service.RetrieveMultiple(
                queryReadAccountPrivilege)[0];
            Console.WriteLine("Retrieved {0}", readAccountPrivilege.Attributes["name"]);

            // Add the prvReadAccount privilege to the example roles to assure the
            // team can read accounts.
            AddPrivilegesRoleRequest addPrivilegesRequest = new AddPrivilegesRoleRequest
            {
                RoleId = _roleId,
                Privileges = new[] 
                {
                    // Grant prvReadAccount privilege.
                    new RolePrivilege
                    { 
                        PrivilegeId = readAccountPrivilege.Id 
                    }
                }
            };
            _service.Execute(addPrivilegesRequest);

            Console.WriteLine("Added privilege to role");

            // Add the role to the team.
            _service.Associate(
                       Team.EntityLogicalName,
                       _teamId,
                       new Relationship("teamroles_association"),
                       new EntityReferenceCollection() { new EntityReference(Role.EntityLogicalName, _roleId) });

            Console.WriteLine("Assigned team to role");

            // It takes some time for the privileges to propagate to the team. Delay the
            // application until the privilege has been assigned.
            bool teamLacksPrivilege = true;
            while (teamLacksPrivilege)
            {
                RetrieveTeamPrivilegesRequest retrieveTeamPrivilegesRequest = 
                    new RetrieveTeamPrivilegesRequest
                {
                    TeamId = _teamId
                };

                RetrieveTeamPrivilegesResponse retrieveTeamPrivilegesResponse =
                    (RetrieveTeamPrivilegesResponse)_service.Execute(
                    retrieveTeamPrivilegesRequest);

                foreach (RolePrivilege rp in 
                    retrieveTeamPrivilegesResponse.RolePrivileges)
                {
                    if (rp.PrivilegeId == readAccountPrivilege.Id)
                    {
                        teamLacksPrivilege = false;
                        break;
                    }
                    else
                    {
                        System.Threading.Thread.CurrentThread.Join(500);
                    }
                }
            }

            return;
        }

        /// <summary>
        /// Deletes any entity records that were created for this sample.
        /// <param name="prompt">Indicates whether to prompt the user 
        /// to delete the records created in this sample.</param>
        /// </summary>
        public void DeleteRequiredRecords(bool prompt)
        {
            bool deleteRecords = true;

            if (prompt)
            {
                Console.WriteLine("\nDo you want these entity records deleted? (y/n)");
                String answer = Console.ReadLine();

                deleteRecords = (answer.StartsWith("y") || answer.StartsWith("Y"));
            }

            if (deleteRecords)
            {
                _service.Delete("account", _accountId);
                _service.Delete("team", _teamId);
                _service.Delete("role", _roleId);


                Console.WriteLine("Entity records have been deleted.");
            }
        }

        #endregion How To Sample Code

        #region Main
        /// <summary>
        /// Main. Runs the sample and provides error output.
        /// <param name="args">Array of arguments to Main method.</param>
        /// </summary>
        static public void Main(string[] args)
        {
           
            try
            {
                // Obtain the target organization's Web address and client logon 
                // credentials from the user.
                ServerConnection serverConnect = new ServerConnection();
                ServerConnection.Configuration config = serverConnect.GetServerConfiguration();
                
                AssignRecordToTeam app = new AssignRecordToTeam();
                app.Run(config, true);
            }
            catch (FaultException<Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.OrganizationServiceFault> ex)
            {
                Console.WriteLine("The application terminated with an error.");
                Console.WriteLine("Timestamp: {0}", ex.Detail.Timestamp);
                Console.WriteLine("Code: {0}", ex.Detail.ErrorCode);
                Console.WriteLine("Message: {0}", ex.Detail.Message);
                Console.WriteLine("Plugin Trace: {0}", ex.Detail.TraceText);
                Console.WriteLine("Inner Fault: {0}",
                    null == ex.Detail.InnerFault ? "No Inner Fault" : "Has Inner Fault");
            }
            catch (System.TimeoutException ex)
            {
                Console.WriteLine("The application terminated with an error.");
                Console.WriteLine("Message: {0}", ex.Message);
                Console.WriteLine("Stack Trace: {0}", ex.StackTrace);
                Console.WriteLine("Inner Fault: {0}",
                    null == ex.InnerException.Message ? "No Inner Fault" : ex.InnerException.Message);
            }
            catch (System.Exception ex)
            {
                Console.WriteLine("The application terminated with an error.");
                Console.WriteLine(ex.Message);

                // Display the details of the inner exception.
                if (ex.InnerException != null)
                {
                    Console.WriteLine(ex.InnerException.Message);

                    FaultException<Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.OrganizationServiceFault> fe = 
                        ex.InnerException
                        as FaultException<Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.OrganizationServiceFault>;
                    if (fe != null)
                    {
                        Console.WriteLine("Timestamp: {0}", fe.Detail.Timestamp);
                        Console.WriteLine("Code: {0}", fe.Detail.ErrorCode);
                        Console.WriteLine("Message: {0}", fe.Detail.Message);
                        Console.WriteLine("Plugin Trace: {0}", fe.Detail.TraceText);
                        Console.WriteLine("Inner Fault: {0}",
                            null == fe.Detail.InnerFault ? "No Inner Fault" : "Has Inner Fault");
                    }
                }
            }
            finally
            {
                
                Console.WriteLine("Press <Enter> to exit.");
                Console.ReadLine();
            }

        }
        #endregion Main

    }
}

See Also

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online
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