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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

Importing unmanaged solutions

Once you've exported a solution from your development sandbox environment, you can import the solution into other environments for testing and to deploy it to production. 

You can import a solution from the Maker portal. Select the target environment and then click on the Import button of the toolbar, as shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 20.13 – Importing a solution

Clicking on the Import button opens a new window:

Figure 20.14 – Choosing a solution package file

You should browse to your local computer and select the solution ZIP file you exported from your source environment before clicking on Next. This checks that the ZIP file is a valid solution file and whether it is managed or unmanaged. If it is unmanaged, you will see the following screen:

Figure 20.15 – Solution details

When you import an unmanaged solution, all the components in the solution file overwrite the components in the Default solution...