By default when you install MS CRM 4.0 it is installed at port 5555. To access MS CRM the system users will need to type a URL similar to http://servername01:5555/. This will take them to the default organization loader page.

Default URL

To make it easy and more user friendly for your users to access MS CRM you might want to change the URL to some thing simple like http://crm/. To do this you’ll need to make changes to your MS CRM servers IIS. You’ll need to follow the steps below to make the change.

1- Right Click on the MS CRM Website in IIS.
2- Click Properties.
3- On the Web Site tab click Advanced.
4- Click the edit button to chage the “Advanced Web Site Identification”.
5- Change the port number to 80 and the “Host Header Value” to crm.

The image below highlights the buttons you’ll need to click.

Changes to IIS