CRMAccount.AddSubContact Method

The AddSubContact method adds a sub-contact to the specified account. This means that the specified contact becomes a child of the specified account.


[Visual Basic .NET]
Public Sub AddSubContact(
  ByVal Caller As CUserAuth,
  ByVal AccountId As String,
  ByVal SubContactId As String
public void AddSubContact(
  CUserAuth  Caller,
  string  AccountId,
  string  SubContactId
public: void AddSubContact(
  CUserAuth*  Caller,
  String*  AccountId,
  String*  SubContactId



Specifies the identity of the caller. To perform this action, the caller must have the prvAppendContact and prvAppendToAccount privileges and access rights on the objects being modified. See CUserAuth.


Specifies the ID of the account.


Specifies the ID of the sub-contact to be added to the account.

Return Value

No return value.


If there is an error, SOAP throws an exception and the error message is reported in System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapException.Detail.OuterXml.

All IDs passed to the platform are GUIDs wrapped in braces. For example: {6522D89A-A752-4455-A2B0-51494C6957C3}


// strServer should be set with the name of the platform Web server
string strServer = "myservername";

// virtualDirectory should be set with the name of the Microsoft CRM
// virtual directory on the platform Web server
string virtualDirectory = "mscrmservices";
string strDir = "http://" + strServer + "/" + virtualDirectory + "/";

// BizUser proxy object
Microsoft.Crm.Platform.Proxy.BizUser bizUser = new Microsoft.Crm.Platform.Proxy.BizUser ();
bizUser.Credentials = System.Net.CredentialCache.DefaultCredentials;
bizUser.Url = strDir + "BizUser.srf";

// CRMAccount proxy object
Microsoft.Crm.Platform.Proxy.CRMAccount account = new Microsoft.Crm.Platform.Proxy.CRMAccount ();
account.Credentials = System.Net.CredentialCache.DefaultCredentials;
account.Url = strDir + "CRMAccount.srf";

string strErrorMsg;
string strContactId = "{5J84E79C-7E9I-324K-HK89-9K86FEJK534C}";
string strAccountId = "{3E24E79K-7EC5-4473-95FF-7E46FELM534B}";

   Microsoft.Crm.Platform.Proxy.CUserAuth userAuth = bizUser.WhoAmI();

   // Add contact as a sub-contact
   account.AddSubContact(userAuth, strAccountId, strContactId);
catch (System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapException err)
   // Process the platform error here
   strErrorMsg = ("ErrorMessage: " + err.Message + " " + err.Detail.OuterXml + " Source: " + err.Source );
catch (Exception err)
   // Process other errors here
   strErrorMsg = ("ErrorMessage: " + err.Message );


Namespace: Microsoft.Crm.Platform.Proxy

Assembly: Microsoft.Crm.Platform.Proxy.dll

See Also

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