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Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant: PL-200 Exam Guide

By : Julian Sharp
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Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant: PL-200 Exam Guide

By: Julian Sharp

Overview of this book

The Power Platform Functional Consultant Associate (PL-200) exam tests and validates the practical skills of Power Platform users who are proficient in developing solutions by combining the tools in Power Platform and the Microsoft 365 ecosystem based on business needs. This certification guide offers complete, up-to-date coverage of the PL-200 exam so you can prepare effectively for the exam. Written in a clear, succinct way with self-assessment questions, exam tips, and mock exams with detailed explanations of solutions, this book covers common day-to-day activities involved in configuring Power Platform, such as managing entities, creating apps, implementing security, and managing system change. You'll also explore the role of a functional consultant in creating a data model in the Microsoft Dataverse (formerly Common Data Service). Moving ahead, you'll learn how to design the user experience and even build model-driven and canvas apps. As you progress, the book will show you how to manage automation and create chatbots. Finally, you'll understand how to display your data with Power BI and integrate Power Platform with Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Teams. By the end of this book, you'll be well-versed with the essential concepts and techniques required to prepare for the PL-200 certification exam.
Table of Contents (34 chapters)
Section 1: Introduction
Section 2: Microsoft Dataverse
Section 3: Power Apps
Section 4: Automation
Section 5: Power Virtual Agents
Section 6: Integrations

Administering a portal

The configuration for the portal app is held in entities in the CDS. This configuration needs to be synchronized to the actual portal website that is running inside Azure. The portal website caches the data from the CDS. It can take a few minutes for the portal website to reflect any changes made to its configuration.

To control the portal website, you need to access the Power Apps Portals admin center page. In the Power Apps maker portal, click on the ellipses () next to the portal app and select Settings and then Administration. The following window will open:

Figure 11.4 – Power Apps Portals admin center

In this admin center, there are maintenance and configuration tasks that you can perform, including the following:

  • Change base URL: Changes the URL address for your portal.
  • Restart: Restarts the portal. If your changes to the portal are not being shown in the portal website, restarting the portal will normally resolve any issues.
  • Reset Portal...