CRMLicense.GetPurchasedLicenseCount Method

The GetPurchasedLicenseCount method returns the total number of software licenses of a particular license type that have been purchased by an organization.


[Visual Basic .NET]
Public Function GetPurchasedLicenseCount(
  ByVal Caller As CUserAuth,
  ByVal OrganizationId As String,
  ByVal LicenseType As String
) As Integer
public int GetPurchasedLicenseCount(
  CUserAuth  Caller,
  string  OrganizationId,
  string  LicenseType
public: long GetPurchasedLicenseCount(
  CUserAuth*  Caller,
  String*  OrganizationId,
  String*  LicenseType



Specifies the identity of the caller. The caller must have the prvReadLicense privilege to perform this action. See CUserAuth.


Specifies the ID of the organization.


Specifies the ID of the license type.

Return Value

Returns an Int32 type that specifies the number of software licenses that have been purchased.


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.Proxy.BizUser bizUser = new Microsoft.CRM.Proxy.BizUser ();
bizUser.Credentials = System.Net.CredentialCache.DefaultCredentials;
bizUser.Url = strDir + "BizUser.srf";

// CRMLicense proxy object
Microsoft.CRM.Proxy.CRMLicense license = new Microsoft.CRM.Proxy.CRMLicense();
license.Credentials = System.Net.CredentialCache.DefaultCredentials;
license.Url = strDir + "CRMLicense.srf";

string strErrorMsg = "";
// Valid organization ID
string strOrgId = "{3BECB6A6-0DD8-4061-98D9-0B9E897C5027}" ;
// Profesional Suite
string LicenseType = "{59F6D48E-F7E8-46F3-806C-3CA992D21915}"; 

int lcount = -1;
   Microsoft.CRM.Proxy.CUserAuth userAuth = bizUser.WhoAmI();

   // Now retrieve the count
   lcount = license.GetPurchasedLicenseCount(userAuth, strOrgId, LicenseType);
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.Proxy

Assembly: microsoft.crm.proxy.dll

See Also

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