Power Apps Nights: Understanding Solutions
Jul05

Power Apps Nights: Understanding Solutions

Solutions in the Power Platform can be confusing initially, but they are crucial to maintaining stable environments and help enforce consistency across application lifecycle management (ALM) processes.In this session, we will look at the basics of solution management, and some solution do’s and don’ts. This recording is the fourth of my series of night classes that I am presenting for the… Continue Reading Paddy...

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Using SQL Server Views within Entity Framework Core (Code First Data Annotations)
Jul05

Using SQL Server Views within Entity Framework Core (Code First Data Annotations)

If you’ve done any serious work involving Entity Framework (EF) Core in the past, there’s a good chance that you’ve worked with Code First Data Annotations when modelling your classes in C#. To summarise, these provide you with an in-line mechanism of describing the various DDL objects that you are referencing from your underlying data source. Typically, this may be required when you need the… Continue Reading...

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Dynamics 365 Project Operations: Split billing
Jul05

Dynamics 365 Project Operations: Split billing

Tested on: ProjOps version 4.0.0.726 (public preview) Dynamics 365 Project Operations introduces certain enhancements to Quotes and Project Contracts. All enhancements are described in the 2020 release wave 1, and one of them is split billing. With this new feature, it’s possible to add multiple accounts to a Quote or a Project Contract (Order) and define a billing split percent for each… Continue Reading Antti...

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{Dynamics CRM 365} Implement Locking mechanism using C#
Jul05

{Dynamics CRM 365} Implement Locking mechanism using C#

While working on one of the requirement where we needed to generate unique ID for the Custom Entity record. We thought of using plugin code to implement Auto number generate unique ID. However when multiple records were getting created from integrations and various sources, many duplicated IDs were getting generated. After invetsigating further and multiple… Continue reading {Dynamics CRM 365}… Continue Reading BIPIN...

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{Dynamics CRM 365} Disable fields in Editable Grid View using Javascript
Jul05

{Dynamics CRM 365} Disable fields in Editable Grid View using Javascript

Sometimes we get the requirement from our client to disable fields based on some conditions on Editable grid views. To disable fields on Editable Grid views, We can write javascript code on OnRecordSelect event handler of Editable Grid. [Step – 1] Create new web resource and add below Javascript code. function onRecordSelect(exeContext) { //debugger; var… Continue reading {Dynamics CRM 365}… Continue Reading BIPIN...

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Terminate Action in Power Automate/Flows
Jul04

Terminate Action in Power Automate/Flows

Hello Everyone,In this blog, I am going to share how we can use terminate action effectively in powerautomate . There are many situations/conditions where we can use terminate action basis on designing of the flow/powerautomate.So in one of my client’s requirements, I was using powerautomate/flow for API integration using HTTP action where I used terminate action.I will try to demonstrate the… Continue Reading rehan...

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{Dynamics 365} Lock a field after saving a record
Jul04

{Dynamics 365} Lock a field after saving a record

Wondering if we can disable a field after save. For example, when user creates a new record, it is editable, but after save, it not editable. Low Code No Code solution To achieve this requirement we can make use of Business Rule where we can check if CreatedOn field contains data and if true lock… Continue reading {Dynamics 365} Lock a field after saving a record Continue Reading BIPIN KUMAR’s Article on their blog...

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The operation has timed out error while calling Azure function from C#
Jul04

The operation has timed out error while calling Azure function from C#

By defualt Web Client, Http Client and Web Request classes has timeout property set to 100 seconds. And while calling our Azure function which was taking more than 100 seconds to return the reponse which is why we started getting The operation has timed out error. To fix this issue we need to increase the… Continue reading The operation has timed out error while calling Azure function… Continue Reading BIPIN KUMAR’s...

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{Code Snippet}Get Access Token using Basic Authentication and Client credentials Grant Type
Jul04

{Code Snippet}Get Access Token using Basic Authentication and Client credentials Grant Type

While working on one of the integration in our project, We had to get access token using Basic Auth from our external system to perform the CRUD operation. We have used HttpClient and Client credentials Grant Type. Code to get Access Token using Basic Auth private static async Task GetToken(string clientId, string clientSecret, string url)… Continue reading {Code Snippet}Get Access Token using… Continue Reading BIPIN...

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{Dynamics 365} Refresh Timeline using Javascript
Jul04

{Dynamics 365} Refresh Timeline using Javascript

Recently while working on one of the project we wanted to refresh the Timeline control on the form using code. We had a button on ribbon to create notes and on click of that we were creating Notes record using Web API. Once notes were getting created, newly created notes were not visible on Timeline.… Continue reading {Dynamics 365} Refresh Timeline using Javascript Continue Reading BIPIN KUMAR’s Article on their blog...

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MVPs around the World (2020)
Jul04

MVPs around the World (2020)

Originally posted on EighTwOne (821): With great honor and joy I can announce that I have been awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award for the seventh consecutive year, again in the category Office Apps & Services. Congratulations to other new and re-awarded MVPs as well, and kudos to the MVP program in undertaking the monstrous… Continue Reading Nishant Rana’s Article on their blog MVPs around the...

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Solved – AADSTS50058: A silent sign-in request was sent but none of the currently signed in user(s) match the requested login hint PowerApps
Jul03

Solved – AADSTS50058: A silent sign-in request was sent but none of the currently signed in user(s) match the requested login hint PowerApps

We might get below error while trying to login to Power Apps AADSTS50058: A silent sign-in request was sent but none of the currently signed-in user(s) match the requested login hint. Trace ID: b4c0c138-c2d9-46c8-999f-3d10414c2d00 Correlation ID: 60ab6eb7-bef1-44e1-8756-bdc33907e6ef  Timestamp: 2020-07-03 19:11:01Z Error AADSTS50058  is UserInformationNotProvided – This means that a user is… Continue Reading Nishant...

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Enable Azure Application Insights in Power Apps canvas apps
Jul03

Enable Azure Application Insights in Power Apps canvas apps

Power Platform already gives us some statistics related to canvas apps usage from the Power Apps home or Admin Center, which are really good, but those feature statistics related to the whole app, not to a specific screen, or related to user screen flow. But luckily we can easily have that in place with Azure Application insights. What is Azure Application insights? Azure Application Insights… Continue Reading...

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PPAC is your new Dynamics 365 Admin Center
Jul03

PPAC is your new Dynamics 365 Admin Center

Power Platform Admin Center has taken the place of the old CRM era admin tools. Where are the features now and what’s different for Dynamics 365 admins? The post PPAC is your new Dynamics 365 Admin Center appeared first on Jukka Niiranen. Continue Reading Jukka Niiranen’s Article on their blog https://jukkaniiranen.com/2020/07/ppac-is-your-new-dynamics-365-admin-center/ Blog Syndicated with Jukka Niiranen’s...

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Tricia Sinclair on The Oops Factor
Jul03

Tricia Sinclair on The Oops Factor

Talking about her love of baking, & the joys of travelling when holding multiple passports. We also talk about the upcoming Global Community Quiz – go register for it using one of the links below! UK Tickets: https://lnkd.in/e4FXTMeANZ Tickets: https://lnkd.in/ey5XzZ6LATAM Tickets: https://lnkd.in/eSNNPp2US Tickets: https://lnkd.in/eZetgpH If you’d like to come appear on the show,… Continue Reading...

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Send E-mail to owner(s) of record with CDS workflow
Jul02

Send E-mail to owner(s) of record with CDS workflow

If you want to send an e-mail to the owner(s) of a record, so to the owning user or the users of the owning team (and you don’t want to use a queue), this can be done with a simple CDS worklow based on custom workflow activities from the Dynamics-365-Workflow-Tools, created by Demian Raschkovan. If you want to include a hyperlink to the record in your e-mail message the ‘Get App Record Url‘… Continue Reading...

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Dependent OptionSets in a Canvas Power App for 1:N  related CDS entities | Power Platform
Jul01

Dependent OptionSets in a Canvas Power App for 1:N related CDS entities | Power Platform

Most useful scenarios is to create what we commonly call as “Dependent OptionSets” in Dynamics 365 context. Scenario Here, Country and State are 2 entities in CDS. Each Country has N states i.e. Country is a parent entity of State entity. We’ll create 2 Drop-downs in a Canvas Power App i.e. 2 OptionSets namely Country and State that selection of Country will affect what should be… Continue Reading...

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MB-400 Power Apps & Dynamics 365 Developer Exam
Jul01

MB-400 Power Apps & Dynamics 365 Developer Exam

I haven’t usually been putting up posts around the exams that I take. A few months back I did decide to write one on the MB-600 exam (MB-600 Solution Architect Exam), which just took off! It was quite amazing (& pleasing) how many people were looking at it, & asking me questions around the exam. As a result, I’ve decided to continue this, and am therefore now writing this post on the MB-400… Continue Reading...

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Show/Hide Bots (PVA) In Users Preferred Language on Power Apps Portals
Jun30

Show/Hide Bots (PVA) In Users Preferred Language on Power Apps Portals

Hi Everyone Hope you’re all doing good. In this blog we are talking about how to show/hide a bot of… Continue Reading Prashant Shukla’s Article on their blog Show/Hide Bots (PVA) In Users Preferred Language on Power Apps Portals Hi Everyone Hope you’re all doing good. In this blog we are talking about how to show/hide a bot of users preferred language on Power Apps Portals. Power Apps Portals provides a field...

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Case Management -#D365ForHousing
Jun30

Case Management -#D365ForHousing

The #D365ForHousing solutions will help the housing sector save £000’s, drive efficiencies and enable colleagues to work anywhere. It’s important to use it in a consistent way and make the most of (out of the box) functionality that your Dynamics 365 license fee pays for…. After all why re-invent the wheel? We know contact should be logged correctly but when should it be added as an… Continue Reading Chris...

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Hero Insights: The Final Result
Jun30

Hero Insights: The Final Result

If you are just joining us, I am working on a series to learn about Dynamics 365 and Customer Insights using superheroes! You can check out the full series on the Hero Insights page. Enjoy! Well we have finally made it to the end of our exciting adventure. I have learned a lot through this blog series and I hope you have too! Let’s take a look at what we accomplished. The Results

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Custom Process Views in Dynamics 365
Jun30

Custom Process Views in Dynamics 365

For the past 4+years I have been working as a presales engineer which means that I am strictly on the sales side of things, and I am not working on any customer implementations anymore. Before I joined my current employer, I was involved in customer implementations of Dynamics 365 or Dynamics CRM as it was called then and last night I came across of some notebooks from my implementation days.

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Get schedule of another Office365 user in PowerApps
Jun29

Get schedule of another Office365 user in PowerApps

Let’s look at a simple business requirement. Manager needs to know free/busy times for any selected user within the organization/team. Native PowerApps methods/functions do not support viewing another user’s calendar. Therefore, we need to create a custom connector for this. Creating custom PowerApps connector Create an application in Azure AD for authentication Grant below API… Continue Reading Kaushal K’s...

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Calling a RTW from ribbon button on Dynamics 365
Jun29

Calling a RTW from ribbon button on Dynamics 365

Hello, I had a customer request recently where the timing parameters may change periodically for certain fields on the form, we love to have workflows for citizen developers who can configure anytime without the need of developers. But to make the execution quick and smooth we love our client scripts. Below is the scenario, where I have to use the JavaScript to call the configurable… Continue Reading mscrmsama’s Article on...

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Hero Insights: Setting up Measures in Customer Insights
Jun29

Hero Insights: Setting up Measures in Customer Insights

If you are just joining us, I am working on a series to learn about Dynamics 365 and Customer Insights using superheroes! You can check out the full series on the Hero Insights page. Enjoy! After we narrowly escaped the dangers of creating our segments, we now want to create some measures in Customer Insights. Measures are different types of calculations or rollups on the data. These can… Continue Reading Kylie Kiser’s...

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Omnichannel & LogMeIn
Jun29

Omnichannel & LogMeIn

Overview Many people in the IT scene will know of LogMeIn (https://www.logmein.com/), or LMI for short. For as long as I can remember (which means going back almost 2 decades!) they’ve been one of the main remote access solutions. With their product range, it was possible to leave your computer at home, travel abroad, and easily log into it from practically any computer anywhere. It’s… Continue Reading...

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Omnichannel for Customer Service – Notifications
Jun29

Omnichannel for Customer Service – Notifications

Microsoft’s Omnichannel for Customer Service includes the ability to alert your agents when incoming conversations arrive or if someone transfers a conversation to them or someone just wants to consult them about a live conversation. These notifications are as you’d expect a standard feature of Omnichannel for Customer Service but there are quite a few options we can use to tailor how and when… Continue Reading Neil...

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Hero Insights: Creating Segments in Customer Insights
Jun28

Hero Insights: Creating Segments in Customer Insights

If you are just joining us, I am working on a series to learn about Dynamics 365 and Customer Insights using superheroes! You can check out the full series on the Hero Insights page. Enjoy! Welcome back to HQ, my dynamic band of heroes! Today we are going to talk about segments. A segment is just a portion of the customer base. So we want to define characteristics that fit a certain… Continue Reading Kylie Kiser’s Article...

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Resolving “The parameter LinuxFxVersion has an invalid value” Error (Azure DevOps)
Jun28

Resolving “The parameter LinuxFxVersion has an invalid value” Error (Azure DevOps)

Working with Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates can sometimes feel like a pure grind. You could say the experience is akin to spending many hours wandering around a JRPG video game, killing enemies and hoping to get that super rare drop you’ve got your heart set on. No matter how much you try, your prize can often not surface until completing many hours of tedious, repetitive tasks…. Continue Reading The CRM...

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ChildFlowUnsupportedForInvokerConnections error while using Child Flows [SOLVED] | Power Automate
Jun28

ChildFlowUnsupportedForInvokerConnections error while using Child Flows [SOLVED] | Power Automate

Often times, if you are using Child Flows and but you see some unexpected while Saving your parent Flows upon adding a Child Flow, which usually look like the below Assuming, you are aware of using Child Flows and that they can only be created inside a Solution. (Of course, that’s why you could encounter this issue since you’re able to set a Child Flow already ) Reason Issue Let’s say… Continue Reading...

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Learn how To Use the Timer Component to Add a Delay before Refreshing the Datasets in the Canvas App.
Jun28

Learn how To Use the Timer Component to Add a Delay before Refreshing the Datasets in the Canvas App.

In this blog we will learn how to display the loading screen while performing asynchronous call and we will also add a delay before refreshing data so we can see modified data in Canvas App. Scenario: In Canvas App while doing asynchronous action like MS Flow, Third-party API calls Asynchronous plugin, or background workflows we required little delay to fetch modified data from our… Continue Reading vikrants’s Article on...

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Hero Insights: Search & Filter Index in Customer Insights
Jun27

Hero Insights: Search & Filter Index in Customer Insights

If you are just joining us, I am working on a series to learn about Dynamics 365 and Customer Insights using superheroes! You can check out the full series on the Hero Insights page. Enjoy! In our last daring adventure we dove deep into Unity data but before being able to view your hero (customer) profiles, you will need to set up the Search and Filter index. We are almost there! Click… Continue Reading Kylie Kiser’s...

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Close Case with Power Automate
Jun27

Close Case with Power Automate

In one of the projects, I am currently working on, we recently had the requirement to close/resolve a case when a certain condition is met. Unfortunately, it is not possible to do this with Power Automate directly. But one of my colleagues, Jesper Jonsson, came up with a nice solution and asked me to write about it. So, the credit should go to him. Problem Like mentioned our… Continue Reading Benedikt’s Article on their...

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Data and Documents for Grant Management
Jun26

Data and Documents for Grant Management

Managing government and non-profit grants usually requires a combination of structured data along with documents to track all the information required for applications, review, award and post-award reporting.  One of the more important design decisions you can make in implementing grant management software is to determine the proper place for structured data and documents, that is which… Continue Reading noreply@blogger.com...

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Portal Records Mover Console updates (finally!)
Jun26

Portal Records Mover Console updates (finally!)

It’s been a while since I released the Portal Records Mover Console application based on the invaluable Portal Records Mover XrmToolBox Tool by Tanguy Touzard. This console application is a port of the Tool code that would allow us to include this functionality to our DevOps pipelines. Since the first post, Tanguy has released significant updates that address issues that he’d been… Continue Reading Jim Novak’s...

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Tips & Techniques for Making Your Power Apps 'Iconic' @ #PPVHH
Jun26

Tips & Techniques for Making Your Power Apps 'Iconic' @ #PPVHH

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Hero Insights: Unify Data in Customer Insights
Jun26

Hero Insights: Unify Data in Customer Insights

If you are just joining us, I am working on a series to learn about Dynamics 365 and Customer Insights using superheroes! You can check out the full series on the Hero Insights page. Enjoy! When we left off yesterday we had imported all our data but it was still not powering anything. So today we are going to work on the Unify process. This includes 3 parts: Map, Match and Merge. Through… Continue Reading Kylie Kiser’s...

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Excel Importing Notes (Annotation) entity in Dynamics 365 CRM
Jun26

Excel Importing Notes (Annotation) entity in Dynamics 365 CRM

Preparing an Excel Template for Notes entity is a little tricky. Doesn’t work when you just Export directly as a Template from the Templates Wizard and try to include all columns and import as is. Why? Because there’s no Regarding field exported when you export/import that template. Here’s what you can do as a workaround. Scenario Now, let’s assume you want to Export a standard… Continue Reading...

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Calculate Quarter for a Date in Power Automate
Jun26

Calculate Quarter for a Date in Power Automate

A common request in my company is for dates to be expressed in relation to the Quarter of the year in which they fall. Using Power Automate there is no native way of calculating this, so in this post I’m demonstrating two different methods to calculate the Quarter from a given input date: Nested IF ConditionsFiltered Array Nested IF Conditions 1. Trigger Flow – for the… Continue Reading ryanmaclean365’s Article...

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Leon Tribe on The Oops Factor
Jun26

Leon Tribe on The Oops Factor

Talking about how he loves astronomy, some inclusion of salads, but more importantly a very important message around lifestyles & health. Also touching on how the community use technology to help with health matters. If you’d like to come appear on the show, please sign up at http://bit.ly/2NqP5PV – I’d love to have you on it! Click here to take a look at the other videos that are… Continue Reading...

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June 2020 DC User Group Meeting
Jun25

June 2020 DC User Group Meeting

Thank you to everyone who came out to our D365 / CRM / Power Platform User Group meeting last night! This was a “local” meeting for the Washington, DC Chapter but we had attendees and speakers from around the world! Here are some more details on our presentations and speakers. D365 Performance Calling in from Australia, Yawer Iqbal gave us tips and tricks to improve and maintain… Continue Reading Kylie Kiser’s...

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Hero Insights: Adding Data Sources to Customer Insights
Jun25

Hero Insights: Adding Data Sources to Customer Insights

If you are just joining us, I am working on a series to learn about Dynamics 365 and Customer Insights using superheroes! You can check out the full series on the Hero Insights page. Enjoy! Previously in our adventure, we set up our data to be in Dynamics 365 / CDS and we have a Customer Insights trial so now we are going to add some data! Connect to The Common Data Service Our… Continue Reading Kylie Kiser’s Article on...

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New Way to Create Dynamics 365 CE 30 Days Trial Account.
Jun25

New Way to Create Dynamics 365 CE 30 Days Trial Account.

Time and again we need to have a Dynamics 365 CE trial instance, whether it be for exploring new features or trying a proof of concept solution. Microsoft has recently changed the way we used to setup the trial instances.  The method to create a new 30 days trial instance is given in the following steps: Step 1: Navigate to this URL and provide your personal/official email address.

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The Power Chatform Episode 3 – Replacing a low hanging Excel spreadsheet
Jun25

The Power Chatform Episode 3 – Replacing a low hanging Excel spreadsheet

In this episode I catch up with Allison Mulligan and Carl Cookson. Alison is the CEO of Maximus IT, a recruiter and user of D365 and the Power Platform. Alison is a massive advocate of Cloud technologies and the community. Carl is a Technical Architect at Avanade and XrmToolBox creator. Both Carl and Alison organise the Power Platform Virtual Happy Hour.Alison MulliganTwitter –

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Use Azure AD Conditional Access to block access by country (Dynamics 365)
Jun25

Use Azure AD Conditional Access to block access by country (Dynamics 365)

In the previous post, we covered conditional access based on the device platform, here we’d look into how we can use the network location to block the access. We can specify either use IP ranges or Countries / Regions for defining the location. Login into the Azure Portal https://portal.azure.com/ Navigate to Azure Active Directory – … Continue reading “Use Azure AD Conditional Access to… Continue Reading...

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Dynamics CRM 365 Performance Tuning and Optimization Diagnostic Tool
Jun25

Dynamics CRM 365 Performance Tuning and Optimization Diagnostic Tool

Model-driven apps in Dynamics 365 includes a basic diagnostic tool that analyzes the client-to-organization connectivity and produces a report. To run the Diagnostics tool, follow these steps. On the user’s computer or device, start a web browser, and sign in to an organization. Enter the following URL, https://myorg.crm.dynamics.com/tools/diagnostics/diag.aspx,… Continue Reading BIPIN KUMAR’s Article on their blog...

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{Dynamics 365} Setting Multi Entity lookup field while writting data from Azure Data Factory
Jun25

{Dynamics 365} Setting Multi Entity lookup field while writting data from Azure Data Factory

While working on one of the integration in my current project where we wanted to write data to CRM from CSV file which was placed on Blog storage on Azure. We had the requirement to create Task record and also set owner field on CRM which is a multi entity lookup. Owner field can be… Continue reading {Dynamics 365} Setting Multi Entity lookup field while writting data from Azure… Continue Reading BIPIN KUMAR’s...

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Users without proper license show up as enabled users in Dynamics 365 CE – Revisited
Jun24

Users without proper license show up as enabled users in Dynamics 365 CE – Revisited

Here’s an update of the first blog post I wrote for this blog: Users without proper license show up as enabled users in Dynamics 365 CE. Users with licenses other than Dynamics 365 might show up as enabled users in your Dynamics 365 environments because of the addition of the Common Data Service “app” (service) to the Office 365 Enterprise licenses. And this is also the case for the… Continue Reading...

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Hero Insights: Setting up Customer Insights Trial
Jun24

Hero Insights: Setting up Customer Insights Trial

If you are just joining us, I am working on a series to learn about Dynamics 365 and Customer Insights using superheroes! You can check out the full series on the Hero Insights page. Enjoy! Today is going to be a very screenshot-heavy post as we walk through the steps to set up your Customer Insights trial. Before we get started here are a few helpful resources: Customer Insights Guided… Continue Reading Kylie Kiser’s...

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BPF Flow Step as a Trigger in CDS (Current Environment) connector | Power Automate
Jun24

BPF Flow Step as a Trigger in CDS (Current Environment) connector | Power Automate

Here’s an update to the Common Data Service (Current Environment) connector in Power Automate Remember, this is available only in Common Data Service (Current Environment) connector i.e. you’ll need to create you Flow inside a Solution in Power Automate Flow Step Now, you can call your Flow from a Business Process Flow, which existed for some time. But now, it’s available as a trigger… Continue Reading...

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