Tag Archives: Flow

How to: verify principle object access directly from the Flow

If you ever tried using “List Records” action with the POA table (principalobjectaccess), you might have noticed it’s not showing up in the dropdown list: However, it’s easy to solve. You just need to know the “set” name for that table (which is “principalobjectaccessset”), and, then, you can enter that name as a custom value:… Read More »

Flow connections and CI/CD

I am wondering if PowerAutomate flows can really be part of CI/CD when there are non-CDS connections? There seem to be a few problems here: Once deployed, the flow is turned off, and all non-CDS connections have to be re-wired in order to turn it on. That’s a manual step While re-wiring the connections, we’ll… Read More »

CDS: How to receive notifications when a user gets added to/removed from the AD group team

AD group teams are not managed exactly the same way “native” teams are managed in CDS, and one difference seems to be that associate/disassociate events will not be triggered for such teams. However, this does not mean there is no way to respond to a change in the group membership, it just has to be… Read More »

Can we call a PowerAutomate Flow synchronously on create/update of a record?

It seems like a no-brainer question with a simple “no” answer; however, there was something that came up on Linkedin while discussing my other post about using CDS pre/post images with the Flow: https://www.itaintboring.com/dynamics-crm/cds-post-images-and-cds-pre-images-in-powerautomate-flows/ What if, instead of using the service bus, we tried using “web hook” option in the Plugin Registration Tool? It does… Read More »

CDS Post Images and CDS Pre Images in PowerAutomate Flows

Full disclaimer… this post was triggered by what a fellow MVP, Olena Grischenko, wrote earlier today: https://msolenacrm.blog/2020/06/18/power-automate-for-cds-what-was-it-before-we-run-the-update-or-byebye-no-code/  I am all for plugins, I actually write them every day But, then, should not there be some way to work with pre/post images in PowerAutomate? Without code? And there is one, although “no code” solutions are not,… Read More »