Wednesday, 28 May 2014

CRM 2011/ CRM 2013 Error: Configuration system failed to initialize

When you try to make your custom console connect to CRM, you can have this error :

“Configuration system failed to initialize”



Put the StartUp node elements after the ConfigSection

 <supportedRuntime version="v4.0" sku=".NETFramework,Version=v4.0"/>


So, your config setting will be :


Hope it helps!


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  2. hii ailen, ive got same error as the tutorial above. but on my app.config there is no configsection.
    here is my app.config.

    Actually i want to create simple windows form app to upload excel, i read an article online those error appears when i want to upload my excel file

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