Extend access token lifetime

Imagine you have an external system pushing some customer data to your Dynamics 365 environment overnight and sometimes it requires longer than an hour throwing a 401 error. In this article, I'll describe how you can extend the lifetime of the access token used to connect to the Microsoft Dataverse API in order to resolve … Continue reading Extend access token lifetime

Custom API Enabled for Workflow

Now we can use Microsoft Dataverse Custom API within real-time workflows ("the classic ones"). This is a nice surprise that I've noticed this week while developing a custom API. New "Enabled for Workflow" option in Custom API Notice the new option "Enabled for Workflow" in the Custom API form. To use this new feature, you … Continue reading Custom API Enabled for Workflow

PL-400 Power Platform Developer

Before I started working with Dynamics CRM 3 and 4 back in 2008, I was a .NET developer. So working with plugins ("those Callouts in CRM 3.0"), custom workflow activities and client extensions (HTML, JavaScript) was relatively "familiar" for me. So that I decided to focus on my weakest part: what is the CRM application, … Continue reading PL-400 Power Platform Developer

Governance and Administration

Microsoft Ignite March 2021 has brought many interesting announcements. In this article, I´ll cover some of the content delivered by @clamanna and @JulieStrauss3 highlighting the new enhancements coming in the Power Platform for Governance and Administration. What's new and what's next for the Microsoft Power PlatformEnhancing the Admin experience with Power Platform Governance The last … Continue reading Governance and Administration

2021 release wave 1 coming soon

⏲️ Time flies and the new release 2021 wave 1 is coming, are you getting ready? April 1st will be here very soon 🥳 https://dynamics.microsoft.com/en-us/roadmap/overview/ If you haven't done it yet, you can find all the details about the new changes in the release plans: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plans/ Once you have got familiar with the release notes, … Continue reading 2021 release wave 1 coming soon

Identity, Governance, Privacy, Compliance

Identity, Governance, Privacy, Compliance. These words are not the typical ones that I would use in my technical posts, however they are behind the implementations and projects many of us take part in. Microsoft has made a huge effort to consider these attributes in their Azure cloud platform. As I have been learning and reading … Continue reading Identity, Governance, Privacy, Compliance

Microsoft Dataverse Terminology

Last year we saw some naming changes in the Power Platform regarding the Common Data Service, now finally called Microsoft Dataverse. Because I carry on forgetting the terminology 😵, I have written this simple article with the summary table published by Microsoft: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/data-platform/data-platform-intro#terminology-updates

Unable to install new language

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I was trying to install a new language in my Microsoft Dataverse / Dynamics 365 environment and I carried on getting the error "Duplicate Record. A record with these values already exists". If you are suffering the same, do NOT panic 😀 I also downloaded the log file and it provided some additional technical information: … Continue reading Unable to install new language