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13 April 2012

How to assign a record to another User in CRM 2011

In this brief post I will show you how to set the Owner of a record in C#, in other words how to assign a record to a User.

To assign a record an Owner you have to send an Assign Request using the Execute method.

service.Execute(new AssignRequest()
                                                        Assignee = new EntityReference("systemuser", userId),
                                                        Target = new EntityReference(updateEntity, recordId)

The Assign  Request has two properties:

  1. Assignee: This can be either a Team or a User.
  2. Target: this is the record you want to assign.

Hope this helps.

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