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Migrate from Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Server to Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Server

In-place upgrade from versions of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 is not available. However, you can migrate your Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 deployment to Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 by using a Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 trial version as an interim step in the migration process. To migrate your 32-bit version of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Server toMicrosoft Dynamics CRM Server 2011, perform the following tasks.

ImportantImportant
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Server and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server 2011 have different component requirements than Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Server. Therefore, you must make sure that your hardware and software environment will support the migration. For more information about the hardware and software requirements for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0, see the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Implementation Guide. For more information about Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 hardware and software requirements, see Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 System Requirements and Required Components in the Planning Guide.

  1. Upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Server by downloading and installing the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 90-day trial versions available on the Microsoft Download Center. Or, you can migrate your Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 organization to a trial 64-bit version of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0.

    ImportantImportant
    Trial versions of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 can be used within a 90-day period before you must enter a valid commercial product key to continue use.

    To make sure the latest updates to the Setup program are applied that help ease upgrading to Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011, we strongly recommend that you click Get updates for Microsoft Dynamics CRM during the installation or upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0.

  2. Migrate the newly installed Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 trial version by following the steps in the previous topic. Or, if you migrated your Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 organization to a 64-bit version of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0, you can perform an in-place upgrade of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server 2011.

  3. Install Microsoft Dynamics CRM Reporting Extensions.

  4. Install additional components, such Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 E-mail Router, as necessary.

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