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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

Updating a managed solution

When you import a later version of a managed solution in the Maker portal, the solution will be updated with no additional steps. If you click Switch to classic and import an updated solution file, you will see a message similar to the one shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 20.18 – Importing an update for a managed solution

Clicking Next will bring up further choices, as shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 20.19 – Solution actions

There are three actions you can choose from, as follows:

  • Upgrade (recommended): Applies all changes in the solution file; any components not in the solution will be deleted. The result will be as if the previous solution had never been imported and the solution had been imported for the first time.
  • Stage for Upgrade: Applies the changes in the solution file but does not apply any deletions. You can apply the upgrade later and the missing components will be deleted.
  • Update (not...