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Updating a user's default organization using sql

Microsoft CRM has a nice feature where you can access the CRM website by using a short name (the name of the server running the CRM website).   So for example, if you type http://crm into your browser CRM will then re-direct you to the longer URL:    http://crm/nameofyourorganization/main.aspx.
 
This feature gets tricker if you have more than one organization (for example, if you have a test organization and a real organization).
 
The Organization that is retrieved when a user accesses the CRM website depends on the sequence in which the user was added to the Organizations.   A user's default organization is the organization that the user was first created in.
So when you type http://crm/    into a browser, it will re-direct you to the user's first organization.
 
There is no built in feature to change a user's default organization.    But you can do it if you have the on-premise version of CRM and thus you have access to the SQL Server database.
 
You can query each user's default organization by running this against the MSCRM_CONFIG database:
 
select * from systemuser
 
To change someone's default organization, run this:
 
update systemuser set defaultorganizationid ='xxxxx' 
 
You have to know the organization id to use instead of 'xxxxx'.   To determine that, run this:
 
select * from organization
 
 
 
 
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