Want to know the quickest way to view CRM metadata? This short and sweet blog will show you how you how to you can use the Organization Data service’s $metadata option to generate a quick view of the CRM entities.
1. Simply navigate to System > Customizations > Developer Resources to see the Organization Data service endpoint.
2. Click on the link and a new window will be displayed.
3. Append the /$metadata option at the end of the URL and hit Enter.
As you can see from the image above, you can quickly identify the fields and their types by doing a search for a specific entity. A web browser’s search isn’t as powerful so you can download this metadata and use more sophisticated search tools.The alternatives are to use the Customizations Viewer or install the Metadata Browser solution.
There you have it, a quick way view CRM metadata. If you are interested in learning more about CRM you can find more information on our blog!