Dynamics CRM Upgrade from Trial License

Dynamics CRM Upgrade from Trial License


 
I often see on the CRM forum questions how to upgrade CRM from a trial installation into a full licensed environment without the need to re-install CRM, so decided to create a quick post on how to do this and where to find the newly purchased CRM license key.

Registry key

If you purchased the full license, Microsoft will provide you with a Media download link, so you can download the installation DVD. The key is not provided by the sales assistant's because the registry key is now built-in in the media. However you can retrieve this key form the DVD on:

 

D:\Server\amd64\License.txt

 

Upgrade Trial License

 
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PowerShell

You can also set your new license key with PowerShell, below are the commands to do this:

To activate CRM PowerShell commands type the below command:

Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.Crm.PowerShell

To set the new CRM key run:

Set-CrmProductKey -ProductKey [string]


To get your current version:
Get-CrmLicenseProperty



 

 

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