CRM 2016 – XRMToolBox – loadFromRemoteSources error

Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.

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The latest XRMToolBox  is fantastic, its awesome  you can download the external plugins from the plugin store by clicking on the plugin store button.

XRMToolkit plugin store

If you are not using the XRMToolbox then download it here and go to the plugin store and you will find something useful which will save you hours of manual work.

loadFromRemoteSources error

I opened up the XRMToolbox and got the error below when I tried to use the plugin store


This error is caused by an assembly (dll) being loaded from a remote source and be granted full trust

You can find information about the error on the page below

This stackoverflow page helped me understand the issue

In the xrmtoolbox config file you can have the element – loadFromRemoteSources and this can have a true or false value.  To make the PluginStore work we need to set the trust to true.

In the folder you should find a file called


Below is the code I put at the bottom above the configuration

<loadFromRemoteSources enabled = “true” />

Here is a picture, to show you where I put the lines

XRMToolkit plugin store 1

Save the XrmToolBox.exe.config and open the XRMToolbox again and now the plugin store should work.




3 thoughts on “CRM 2016 – XRMToolBox – loadFromRemoteSources error

  1. Brigitte Maheu June 15, 2016 / 7:56 pm

    Thanks a lot! Clear and concise, as usual. 🙂


  2. Michal June 27, 2016 / 11:19 am

    Very helpful, thanks


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