Dynamics 365 Portals, PowerApps Portal

Power Apps portals: my Edit button doesn’t show on a grid (Déjà vu)

I've been working with portal for so many years that every time something like this is happening I feel like dying of emberrasement. For my demo entity list, I couldn't get the Edit button to appear and I knew, I knew it was about Entity permissions. You need to make sure you set up your… Continue reading Power Apps portals: my Edit button doesn’t show on a grid (Déjà vu)

Dynamics 365 Portals, PowerApps Portal, Uncategorized

Power Apps Portals: where do I find my portal current version?!

It's a very simple question indeed. If you think you can just go to the Admin portal and check... If you think you can find it in the portal Overview or settings ... It's a very simple thing, indeed. So why it's so not easy to find this information?! As you probably know we are… Continue reading Power Apps Portals: where do I find my portal current version?!

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.

Dynamics 365 Portals, PowerApps Portal

Locking Out setting for Power Apps Portal for confused developers

It came back to me from PROD saying it didn't pass some last minute tests. After 5 attempts to login to the system user account was locked as it was expected but remained locked for much longer which was an unpleasant surprise to me. I remember setting login attempts to 1000 on the request from… Continue reading Locking Out setting for Power Apps Portal for confused developers

Dynamics 365 Portals, PowerApps Portal

Power Apps Portal. “Value cannot be null” error.

Breaking Power Apps portal is easy. But it takes time to fix what's broken and sometimes it takes longer than you expected. I broke my portal couple of months ago and I thought I manged to repair it somehow. But some bits and pieces remained broken. Sometimes things stay broken but you don't see it… Continue reading Power Apps Portal. “Value cannot be null” error.