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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

Adding sample data

Common Data Service comes with a set of sample data to use for trials and testing. This sample data is small, with around 10 accounts, 15 contacts, and some opportunities, products, cases, and activities.

You can add this sample data from the Power Platform admin center. Open the settings for the environment and expand Data management as shown in the next screenshot:

Figure 6.14 Data management settings

Clicking on Sample data will open a new window as shown in the following figure:

Figure 6.15 – Installing sample data

Clicking on the button will start a series of import jobs that you can monitor for success, as shown in the next figure:

Figure 6.16 – Sample data import jobs

If you want to remove the sample data, then you can click on Sample data and the window is shown in the following figure will open:

Figure 6.17 – Removing sample data 

You can click on the Remove Sample Data button to trigger the deletion of the sample data...