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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

Understanding how auditing works

Auditing creates a log record for every change to a field value on a record. This audit history is a log of all user data changes. By default, the auditing feature is disabled, and no changes are logged.

To enable auditing, you must enable auditing at three levels:

  • Organization: Off by default. Start Auditing in Audit settings turns auditing on for the organization.
  • Entity: Off by default. Each entity must be enabled for auditing. This cannot currently be done in the Power Apps maker portal; you must switch to the classic solution explorer.
  • Field: On by default. Fields can be enabled and disabled for auditing in the Power Apps maker portal.

To enable an entity for auditing, choose the Auditing option in the properties for an entity. The following screenshot shows how to enable an entity for auditing:

Figure 7.24 – Enabling an entity for auditing
Enabling an entity for auditing is not yet available in the Power Apps maker portal and you need to...