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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

Integrating Microsoft Teams with the Common Data Service 

The integration between Microsoft Teams and the Common Data Service shares documents between the Common Data Service record and the Microsoft Teams channel:

  • Documents show in the Files tab in Microsoft Teams.
  • Documents show under Documents in the model-driven app.

The integration between the Common Data Service and Microsoft Teams is disabled by default. You have two options for integrating with Microsoft Teams:

  • Basic: Configuration must be performed in Microsoft Teams.
  • Enhanced: Configuration is driven by a wizard in the model-driven app.

The following screenshot shows the options to enable Microsoft Teams integration in the system settings:

Figure 19.20 – Microsoft Teams integration settings
If Microsoft Teams integration is not enabled, users can still add a Common Data Service record to a Teams channel, but the common file functionality is not enabled. All the user will be able to do is view and update...