CRMTerritory.Create Method

The Create method creates a territory.


[Visual Basic .NET]
Public Function Create(
  ByVal Caller As CUserAuth,
  ByVal EntityXML As String
) As String
public string Create(
  CUserAuth  Caller,
  string  EntityXML
public: String* Create(
  CUserAuth*  Caller,
  String*  EntityXML



Specifies the identity of the caller. To perform this action, the caller must have the prvCreateTerritory privilege. See CUserAuth.


Specifies an XML string representing the territory. The XML schema is described by territory.xsd.

Return Value

Returns a String type that specifies the ID of the newly created territory.


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}


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

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

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

string strErrorMsg;
string strOrganizationId = "{B2BB383D-C9F2-4235-98DE-4A59F7569432}";

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

   // Set up the XML string for the territory
   string xml = "<territory>";
   xml += "<name>Central</name>";
   xml += "<organizationid>" + strOrganizationId + "</organizationid>";
   xml += "<managerid>" + userAuth.UserId + "</managerid>";
   xml += "</territory>";

   // Create the territory
   string strTerritoryId = territory.Create (userAuth, xml);

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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