If you need to uninstall North52 BPA you can follow these set of steps to do so.

North52 Uninstall Dependencies

  • Navigate to Settings -> Solutions
  • Click 'North52 BPA'
  • Click 'Open Configuration' 
  • When the record opens then click 'Start Dialog' from the command menu
  • Select to run the North52 Maintenance Operations dialog
  • Next choose the Uninstall Dependencie option
  • Click next, this may take 1-2 minutes to complete
  • Then click finish and finally close the dialog
  • Finally, navigate to the list of Solutions within Dynamics CRM
  • Then delete the solution with the name North52 Business Process Activities

North52 BPA Maintenance Operations

The steps listed below are the ones required if you need to perform a manual un-install.

Manual Un-Install

  • Delete all formulas (both active & non-active) within the system.
  • Delete all schedules (both active & non-active) within the system.
  • Delete any workflows, actions or dialogs which contain a reference to the North52 Process Genie custom workflow activity step
  • Remove any North52 WebResources from forms you may have placed them on & perform a Publish All.
  • Modify the sitemap to remove the reference to the North52 group element under Settings
  • Remove the installed Bulk Record Deletion Jobs.
    • Navigate to Settings -> Data Management -> Bulk Record Deletion
    • Change the view to 'Recurring Bulk Deletion System Jobs'
    • Select all the North52 related jobs & then under the 'More Actions' menu click cancel
  • Remove the installed Data Maps.
    • Navigate to Settings -> Data Management -> Data Maps
    • Select all North52 related data maps & click the delete button
  • Remove the solution.
    • Navigate to Settings -> Solutions 
    • Select the solution 'North52FormulaManager' & click the delete button

Additional Steps

If for some reason you still cannot delete the solution you 

  • Navigate to Settings -> Customizations
  • Click on Plug-In Assemblies
  • Next click on the node North52.FormulaManager
  • Select the record with the name 'N52 Process Genie'
  • Click the menu option 'Show Dependencies'
  • Remove any of the dependencies that it shows

Did you know?

There are a number of different ways North52 business rules can be used in Dynamics 365

These include:

  • Via API from another application. This allows a customized application to separate its rules so that they can be maintained outside of custom code.
  • In processes that loop over a collection of records - on Schedule or in real-time.
  • As a step in a Workflow, Custom Action, Business Process Flow or a Power Automate Flow.
  • Making forms more interactive. Visibility, validation, real time data updating is all provided by the North52 rule engine.
  • Security functions to restrict or open access to records.
  • ...and many more!

Learn more about North52 Business Process Activities