Upload large files for Data import or Customization files.

Problem:
1. Unable to import large xml files for data import. When you run into a case where you want to update say 20000 accounts or more.
2. Sometimes  your Solution files become quite large when you are having too much fun with CRM.

Solution:
Follow these instructions and you can upload files for data import or large customization files.

1. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/918609

2. Increase the size of the file in System Settings under email tab to size you need. Be aware that they will affect performance of the system when allowing such large file uploads.

3. Steps 1 & 2 gets  to the 80%solution. In order for you to get this to 100%, there is one more step.  For on premise environment is by running the following update query against MSCRM_CONFIG database. Set the max size to 32MB.

UPDATE ServerSettingsProperties

SET IntColumn =32

where columnname=‘ImportMaxAllowedFileSizeInMB’

Happy CRM’ing