Category Archives: Dynamics 365

Record ownership across business units (aka “matrix data access structure”) – it’s here now

I’ve been diligently checking for this setting in my admin portal a few times per week lately, and, finally, it has arrived: Before you proceed, you might want to read my earlier intro post for this feature: https://www.itaintboring.com/dynamics-crm/matrix-business-units-the-cool-new-way-of-setting-up-user-security-in-microsoft-dataverse/ In this post, I’m just going to show how this works. First of all, don’t be surprised… Read More »

Increased request limits and allocations: 25K –> 40K, and 100K -> 500K

Well, good things just keep coming in. API limits have been increased quite a bit, and, it seems, it just happened yesterday: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/api-request-limits-allocations It’s, now, 40000 calls per Power App / D365 user: And, for the non-interactive/application users, it’s 500000 per day pooled: When did this happen? Looking at the git sources, it seems this… Read More »

Matrix Business Units – cool new way of setting up user security in Microsoft Dataverse

Have you noticed that there is a new feature that’s been added to the security model in Dataverse, and it’s called “Matrix Business Units”? https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/wp-security-cds It is in preview, and it is being rolled out. To be honest, it’s not, yet, available in the environments I have access to, so I’m just waiting to see… Read More »

Using C# code in custom connector to connect to Dataverse?

This one is almost of an academical interest; since, after all, there is Dataverse connector available already. But,  just on the principle, I was wondering if it were possible to use C# code in the custom connector to connect to Dataverse? Actually, there is nothing special about Dataverse – the same approach could be used… Read More »

Dataverse dilemma: should it be a flow or should it be a plugin?

When it comes to implementing business logic In the Dataverse environments, we have a few valid options: Cloud flows Plugins Classic workflows Yes, classic workflows is not at the top of our minds these days, but, with no Flow alternative to the real-time workflows, I don’t see them going away easily yet. However, for all… Read More »