OwnershipTypes Enumeration

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online

Specifies the type of ownership for an entity.

Namespace: Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.Metadata
Assembly: Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk (in Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.dll)


<FlagsAttribute> _
<DataContractAttribute(Name:="OwnershipTypes", Namespace:="http://schemas.microsoft.com/xrm/2011/Metadata")> _
Public Enumeration OwnershipTypes
[DataContractAttribute(Name="OwnershipTypes", Namespace="http://schemas.microsoft.com/xrm/2011/Metadata")] 
public enum OwnershipTypes


Member name Description
BusinessOwned The entity is owned by a business unit. For internal use only. Value = 4.
BusinessParented The entity is parented by a business unit. For internal use only. Value = 16.
None The entity does not have an owner. For internal use only. Value = 0.
OrganizationOwned The entity is owned by an organization. Value = 8.
TeamOwned The entity is owned by a team. For internal use only.Value = 2.
UserOwned The entity is owned by a system user. Value = 1.


The only valid values for custom entities are OrgOwned or UserOwned. For Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online, all UserOwned entities can be assigned to teams.


Development Platforms

Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7 (All Versions), Windows 8 (All Versions)

Target Platforms

Windows Server 2008, ,Windows Server 2012, ,Windows 7 (All Versions),

See Also


Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.Metadata Namespace
EntityMetadata.OwnershipType Property
Entity Ownership
Options Available When Creating a Custom Entity

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