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.

Common Data Service, Flow, power automate

CDS current connector: Filter expression. My Flow doesn’t trigger!”

I thought you will love this one. It's that type of "Help! My Flow hasn't get triggered" thing which we all love. How to reproduce For the CDS entity which has some existing records then a new optionset field has got created. As a result some records may not have this field populated. If you… Continue reading CDS current connector: Filter expression. My Flow doesn’t trigger!”

Common Data Service, Flow, power automate

CDS current environment connector : “The following filtering attributes are not valid:…”

Life is pain... "The following filtering attributes are not valid:..." {  "error": {    "code": "0x80040203",    "message": "The following filtering attributes are not valid:  lastname"  }} Fix the trigger ...error Remove the white space between the comma and the next attribute! A white space between filtering attributes causing the error. No white space between filtering attributes It is simple... always... after 🙂

Business Applications, Common Data Service, dynamics 365, Flow, Uncategorized

CDS current environment connector: Filtering attributes for the record created

Let's say I want trigger some logic when the particular field has been modified on a record. In this example, I modify a contact Email field and create a Note when it's been modified. I picked up a trigger for Create or Update because you can enter Email for a new record or you can… Continue reading CDS current environment connector: Filtering attributes for the record created

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Common Data Service, Flow, Uncategorized

How to get it right: “List records” just-first-record lookup value expression for CDS current connector

Sometimes I use my own blog to find some information which I am keeping forgetting. I am always forgetting how to do THIS so I keep it here. Problem: from the list of items retrieved via List records action for CDS current connector i would like to pick up the first item and get the… Continue reading How to get it right: “List records” just-first-record lookup value expression for CDS current connector