Business Applications, Common Data Service, dynamics 365, Dynamics 365 Portals, PowerApps Portal, Uncategorized

Power Apps Portal Maintenance: The curious incident of the naughty user.

In the last article here I proposed the design for the custom Maintenance functionality: https://msolenacrm.blog/2020/06/20/power-apps-portal-summon-the-custom-error-page-to-test-a-custom-layout/ After the serious testing we discovered that the solution works, to some extent. For the naughty user ignoring our warnings to leave the portal during maintenance, it is possible to stay on the cached web page, go for a coffee… Continue reading Power Apps Portal Maintenance: The curious incident of the naughty user.

PowerApps Portal, Uncategorized

Power Apps Portal: Summon the Custom Error Page to test a custom layout

There is an article in Microsoft docs on how to set up the Custom Error page for the Power Apps portal. You can read about enabling here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/portals/admin/view-portal-error-log#enable-custom-error And about setting up your custom design here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/portals/admin/view-portal-error-log#display-a-custom-error-message The requirement: set up a Custom Error page for the Power Apps portal. Easy! First, you go and… Continue reading Power Apps Portal: Summon the Custom Error Page to test a custom layout

Flow, No-code vs Code, power automate, Uncategorized

Power Automate for CDS: “what was it before we run the update?” or “bye,bye, no-code!”

The requirement: for Account(Property in our case) if related Contact(Tenant) is "un-linked", create a Note. No-code solution: none. Why? These are triggers available for CDS(current environment): CDS current environment triggers We choose Update trigger for Contact filtering by parentcustomerid ... and this is it. This is where our no-code journey ends. When Update triggers on… Continue reading Power Automate for CDS: “what was it before we run the update?” or “bye,bye, no-code!”

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Using Power Automate to trigger on Create or Update in the CDS and make HTTP requests with OAuth 2.0 authentication

I will tell you in the next post more about my journey designing and implementing B2B integration links for my client. But my today’s big ThankYou goes to this person. “Thank you so much!’

Carina M. Claesson

In my previous blog post I mentioned that Microsoft Flow has been rebranded to Power Automate. We still create flows though and this week I created a flow. Then I thought to myself, why not share it, perhaps someone might benefit from it and the next thing I knew this blog post was written and ready to be published. In this blog post I will let you in on how to make HTTP requests with a flow, using OAuth 2.0 authentication, i.e. a 2-step authentication. Basically, first you make a request in order to get an access token and then you use that token for your other requests.    

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PowerApps Portal, Uncategorized

Power Portal: a custom maintenance page

Well, there is one: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/portals/admin/enable-maintenance-mode If OOB one works for you don't bother reading any further. Didn't work for us because we wanted some flexibility for the dev team and testers to be able to login, check, clear cache etc So the requirement was to display a maintenance page to portal users and make the… Continue reading Power Portal: a custom maintenance page