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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

Managing audit security

Access to the auditing features is controlled by security. Typically, users will not have access to audit data and will not be aware of data changes being logged in auditing.

There are four privileges in security roles related to auditing:

  • View Audit History: View the audit history within an entity form.
  • View Audit Summary: View the audit summary page.
  • View Audit Partitions: View the audit logs.
  • Delete Audit Partitions: Delete the audit logs. This capability should only be given to an administrator.

These privileges are at the bottom of the general tab in the security role, as shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 7.29 – Audit privileges

These privileges are either onor off. Users do not need any privileges to create audit records as auditing is performed by the system automatically.

The main deficiency of auditing in the CDS is the lack of auditing of data reads. Tracking who is accessing records without updating them is a common compliance request...