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When using CRM online it is sometimes necessary to create custom workflow steps. These are bits of code written in the .NET environment and allow a much greater level of computation than the standard workflow step functionality from within CRM.

When customising a CRM used in a live business environment it is often prudent to have more than one instance of the CRM available, i.e. a live and test environment. When using more than one environment however with the same code base it is often necessary to dynamically know which organisation/environment you are currently using. The code depicted below can be used within a "CodeActivity" class (the .net class type used when creating a custom workflow step) to return the name of the organisation.

  

protected override void Execute(CodeActivityContext executionContext)
{
      IWorkflowContext context = executionContext.GetExtension<IWorkflowContext>();
     string orgName = context.OrganizationName;
 }


11 Sep 2014

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