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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

Exporting and importing solutions

Solutions, when you create and edit them, are known as unmanaged solutions. You will typically have a separate sandbox environment to perform your customizations. You need to transfer your customizations to your test environment and then to your production, environment.

You can transfer a solution and all its components by exporting the solution from your sandbox environment.

To export your solution, click on the Export button when editing the solution in the Maker portal, as shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 20.8 – Exporting a solution

The pane shown on the right-hand side of the preceding screenshot will appear and allow you to Publish your changes. Now, you can run the Solution checker tool by simply clicking on Run:

Figure 20.9 – No issues found in the Solution checker tool
Only published customizations can be exported.

Clicking on Next will make the following screen appear. Here, you can set the version...