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Cannot delete a customize entity CRM 4

Posted on 2010-09-08
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Hi,
I have a customized entity which I need to removed as it's become corupt.  I can not re-publish a new one over the current and also I can not delate the current as it throws an error with no information on at all.
Anyone know how to remove them?
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Question by:BigBlueMan
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by:Chinmay Patel
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Hi BigBlueMan, 
Could you please check event logs on the server and check for any errors? Best thing would be to try again to publish and check out if any errors/warnings you get in eventlog.
Regards,
Chinmay

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Jeff Wight earned 500 total points
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Usually this occurs when there is still some hook left to the custom entity -  a workflow execution in pending
 state, a relationship to another entity, an advanced find or system view.  Here is a similar case:

http://social.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/crmdevelopment/thread/da7aaa95-aa1b-42b7-a56e-f895354e99e8

If you can't find it manually, enable tracing and then try to delete it again.  The log files will help you figure it out.
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by:BigBlueMan
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i think we're going to employ a dev to do this kind of thing, thanks for the info but this is a bit beyond me
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by:BigBlueMan
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had to do a trace through CRM to find entity links
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by:Jeff Wight
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Great.  Tracing is powerful and a good next level troubleshooting step for generic errors.  I have to use it on our CRM system probably once a month.
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