Configuration Migration Utility

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The main purpose for the Configuration Migration tool is to migrate configuration data that is usually stored within custom entities from a source master development environment into a package that can be deployed onto a target live environment. The tool can also be used to package up some sample data say for a product add-on to demo how to use it.

issue: GUID’s must in sync to use this tool else it will copy the data but not able to resolve the lookup.

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MS CRM Configuration Data Mover tool

A frequent challenge when working with Dynamics CRM is making sure that configuration data like teams and queues have the same record GUIDs in all of a project’s different environments for development, testing and production.

Without identical GUIDs, any processes, scripts or other customizations that reference a record’s id will have to be changed between environments, and this is risky because it means you’re running a solution in production that’s different than what was actually tested in a lower environment.

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