There is now an update of this tool for CRM 2011: (http://crm2011distributewf.codeplex.com)
This plugin allows to execute a workflow for each entity that has a 1:N or N:N relationship to a given entity.
For example: execute a workflow for each case related to an account (1:N), or for each competitor related to an opportunity (N:N), etc.
With CRM 4.0 out-of-the-box it is possible to perform actions on entities that have a
relationship to a given entity, For example from an opportunity it is possible to update or run a workflow on the parent customer.
This plugin allows to extend this to the other two possible relationships: 1:N
. With the aid of this plugin it is possible to perform an action on each opportunity given the parent customer (1:N
) or on each competitor given the opportunity (N:N
) or on each opportunity given the competitor
(other way of the same N:N
- Copy the .dll to the Microsoft Dynamics CRM\Server\bin\assembly folder
- Run the Plugin Registration tool and register the .dll
- If the plugin was registered successfully, a new action sub-menu (Utilities) will be available when selecting a workflow action.