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Article ID: 948588 - Last Review: January 20, 2012 - Revision: 3.2

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When you import customizations in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0, you receive the following error message:
Failure: bulkoperation: Invalid Argument.
This problem occurs if you import customizations from a server that has been upgraded to Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 from Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0.


This problem occurs because the customization file contains obsolete views. These obsolete views are obtained from the upgraded Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 environment. However, the customization file is no longer available for the import on a new Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 server. These views are moved to the entity-named import.

Note The following obsolete views are included in the Quick Campaign entity:
  • All Bulk Imports
  • Completed Bulk Imports
  • In-Progress Bulk Imports
  • My In-Progress Bulk Imports
  • Quick Find Bulk Import


This problem is fixed in the latest cumulative update rollup for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
949256  ( ) Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 updates and hotfixes


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.


For more information about the terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684  ( ) Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
887283  ( ) Microsoft Business Solutions CRM software hotfix and update package naming standards

  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0
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