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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

Monitoring flows

In the Power Automate portal,, you can view and monitor flows.

If you select a flow, you can see the flow runs and the status of each run. You can filter the runs to just see the failed runs. The following screenshot depicts a sample run history:

Figure 12.23 – Run history

You can click on a flow run and see how the flow progressed and, if the flow failed, see the step at which the error was detected and the details of the error.

You can edit the flow from within the flow run, fix the error, and save. You can then re-run the flow by clicking on the Resubmit button.

If several flow runs failed, you can click on the test icon, then select each failed run and click on Test to re-run the flow. The following screenshot shows the list of previous flow runs from which you can select and test:

Figure 12.24 – Test flow

When you create a flow, you are the owner, and others cannot see and monitor flows. You need to share...