CRMSalesOrder.AssociateContact Method

The AssociateContact method establishes an association between a contact and a sales order.


[Visual Basic .NET]
Public Sub AssociateContact(
  ByVal Caller As CUserAuth,
  ByVal SalesOrderId As String,
  ByVal ContactId As String
public void AssociateContact(
  CUserAuth  Caller,
  string  SalesOrderId,
  string  ContactId
public: void AssociateContact(
  CUserAuth*  Caller,
  String*  SalesOrderId,
  String*  ContactId



Specifies the identity of the caller. The caller must have the prvAppendToOrder and prvAppendContact privileges to perform this action. See CUserAuth.


Specifies the ID of the sales order.


Specifies the ID of the contact.

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}


// 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 = "http://" + strServerName + "/" + 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";

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

string strErrorMsg;
string strSalesOrderId = "{37F05EC6-0A39-400E-84D1-CCD9F72F034F}";
string strContactId = "{93639AD8-CA01-4B16-B09C-EFEE53FA8799}";

   Microsoft.CRM.Proxy.CUserAuth userAuth = bizUser.WhoAmI();

   // Associate the sales order with a contact
   salesorder.AssociateContact (userAuth, strSalesOrderId, 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.Proxy

Assembly: microsoft.crm.proxy.dll

See Also

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