Sample plugin to create record when other entity record was created

The below example shows how to create an Contact record whenever we had an account record getting created.

Find the code as below.

Step 1:

using System;

using Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk;// include this dll from SDK

namespace plugin_721
public class Class1 : IPlugin
public void Execute(IServiceProvider service1)
IPluginExecutionContext context = (IPluginExecutionContext)service1.GetService(typeof(IPluginExecutionContext));

if (context.InputParameters[“Target”] is Entity)
Entity entity = (Entity)context.InputParameters[“Target”];
entity.LogicalName = “account”;
Entity createcontact = new Entity(“contact”);
if (context.PrimaryEntityId != null)
createcontact[“firstname”] = “pavan”;

IOrganizationServiceFactory servicefactory = (IOrganizationServiceFactory)service1.GetService(typeof(IOrganizationServiceFactory));
IOrganizationService service = servicefactory.CreateOrganizationService(context.UserId);


catch (Exception ex)

//code you for displaying when exception was caught, not compulsory





Step 2: 

Dont forget to sign in the assembly.

Build the code in the visual studio to get the dll file.

Step 3:

Open Plugin registration tool from  crm 2016 SDK\SDK\Tools\PluginRegistration

  1. create a new connection
  2. give the organization login details select O365 if online
  3. Select your region
  4. Displays the organizations if found
  5. Click Register–>Register new Assembly–>Select your DLL
  6. Select sandbox & Database if online–> Register
  7. Goto the Assembly and create a new step for that
  8. Select the details asked, can select required pipeline execution order, stage, execution mode, deployment
  9. Enter register step
  10. Your plugin was registered
  11. Go and check, when you had created a new account, this code would create a contact pavan(You can give whatever you want)



Author: Pavan Mani Deep Y

Technology geek who loves sharing my leanings, quick tips and new features on Dynamics 365 & related tools, technologies. An Azure IOT Enthusiast....

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