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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

Environment operations

There are many operations that can be performed on environments:

  • Create: New environments can be created. You can specify that the environment is a trial, production, or sandbox. You can optionally create a CDS database.
  • Switch: You can edit an environment and switch environment type but only switch between sandbox and production and vice versa.
  • Delete: Sandbox, trial, and support environments can be deleted. You cannot delete a production environment, but you can change it to a sandbox and then delete it. You cannot delete the default environment.
  • Convert: You can convert a trial environment to production.
  • Reset: Sandbox environments can be reset, which will delete all customizations, data, apps, and flows from the environment. 
  • Copy: You can copy a production or sandbox environment to a sandbox environment. There are two options when copying: copy over everything or copy over customizations and schemas only. After the copy, the environment will be in administration...