Tag Archives: Power Platform

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 »

How to: add a ribbon button that calls a Power Automate flow (and downloads generated document as a result)

If you ever wanted to add a ribbon button that would be calling a flow (one usage scenario for this is to start sing Power BI Paginated Reports and/or Power Automat Word Templates to generate documents/reports), there is a sample script below which you could use to achieve just that. Here is how the user… 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 »

Here is an Azure Function that’s using Power BI Rest API. Although, it is still no faster than Power BI connector

Earlier this month, I blogged about how “Export to File for Paginated Reports” action seems to be relatively slow (even when compared to doing the export manually from the Power BI Service): https://www.itaintboring.com/power-automate/export-to-file-for-paginated-reports-execution-time/ So, I thought, maybe an alternative could be to write custom code which would be using Power BI Rest API to do… Read More »