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Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM is a powerful tool that helps businesses streamline their sales, marketing, and customer service processes. One of its key features is the ability to create custom plugins that extend its functionality and automate various business processes. To ensure smooth plugin development and debugging, it is important to enable Plugin Trace Log. This article will guide you through the process of enabling Plugin Trace Log in MS Dynamics 365 CRM.

Step 1: Accessing the Settings Area To begin, log in to your Dynamics 365 CRM account with administrative privileges. Once logged in, navigate to the top right corner and click on the “Settings” icon, as shown in the screenshot below.

Step 2: Accessing System Settings In the Settings area, locate and click on the “Advanced Settings” option. This will open a new window where you can access the System Settings.

Step 3: Configuring System Settings Within the System Settings window, find the “Customization” tab on the left-hand side. Click on it to reveal additional customization options.

Step 4: Enabling Developer Resources Under the “Customization” tab, find and click on the “Developer Resources” option. This will allow you to configure settings related to developer resources, including Plugin Trace Log.

Step 5: Enabling Plugin Trace Log Once you are on the “Developer Resources” page, locate the “Enable logging to plug-in trace log” option. Check the box next to it to enable Plugin Trace Log for your Dynamics 365 CRM instance.

Step 6: Setting the Trace Level After enabling Plugin Trace Log, you can set the desired trace level based on your debugging needs. The available options are:

  1. Off: No tracing will be performed.
  2. Exception: Only exceptions will be logged.
  3. All: All method calls and exceptions will be logged.

Select the appropriate trace level that best suits your requirements.

Step 7: Save and Apply Changes Once you have enabled Plugin Trace Log and set the desired trace level, click on the “OK” button to save and apply the changes.

Enabling Plugin Trace Log in MS Dynamics 365 CRM is a crucial step for effective plugin development and debugging. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can easily enable Plugin Trace Log and set the desired trace level to gain insights into your custom plugins’ behavior. With this valuable debugging tool, you can identify and resolve issues efficiently, ensuring a smooth and optimized CRM experience for your organization. Happy CRM customization and debugging!

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