Nishant Rana
PowerAutomate: Self-reference is not supported when updating the value of variable
Category: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Author: Nishant Rana Date: 3 days ago Comments: 0

Originally posted on Ajit Patra:
We often come across requirements in which we want to add certain value to the same variable e.g. for integer variable, x=x+5 or for string variable, test=test+”additional”. We were trying to achieve the same thing using PowerAutomate. However, while doing this using Set Variable action, we got an error saying…
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Use custom browser protocol to launch desktop applications from Dynamics 365
Category: Dynamics 365,Microsoft Dynamics 365 Author: Nishant Rana Date: 4 days ago Comments: 0

Recently we had a requirement to launch a .NET desktop application installed in the user’s machine from within Dynamics 365 and also pass parameters to it. One of the ways of implementing is by using the Custom URL Protocol. Modern browsers and operating systems allow us to implement a custom URL protocol and register an … Continue reading “Use custom browser protocol to launch desktop applications from Dynamics 365”
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App Switcher, Back option and other changes in Dynamics 365 – 2020 Release Wave 2
Category: 2020 Release Wave 2,Dynamics 365,Microsoft Dynamics 365 Author: Nishant Rana Date: 5 days ago Comments: 0

Below are some of the updates in the product as part of 2020 Release Wave 2. To switch between the Dynamics 365 Apps, we need to click on down arrow icon next to Dynamics 365. With 2020 Release Wave 2, we can click on the app name i.e. which opens up the pop-up windows listing … Continue reading “App Switcher, Back option and other changes in Dynamics 365 – 2020 Release Wave 2”
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Azure AD – How to create your own SAML-based application using new Azure Portal
Category: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Author: Nishant Rana Date: 6 days ago Comments: 0

Originally posted on tsmatz:
With new Azure Portal (https://portal.azure.com/), Azure AD provides very flexible SAML-based configuration, but some folks ask me where to do that ? In this post, I show you the answer for this question using some bit of SAML-based federation sample code of PHP and Node.js. Note : For the settings using Azure…
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Queue Item details change in Dynamics 365 – 2020 Release Wave 2
Category: 2020 Release Wave 2,Microsoft Dynamics 365 Author: Nishant Rana Date: 1 week ago Comments: 0

Queue Item details for a Queue Item earlier used to open in a new window. Thus losing the context 2020 Release Wave 2 provides an immersive experience for the agents, as the queue item details open in the context of the parent window. Small but nice update for the agents. Check other blog posts on Release … Continue reading “Queue Item details change in Dynamics 365 – 2020 Release Wave 2”
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#PowerBI – External Tool – Open Power BI Report Builder – part 1
Category: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Author: Nishant Rana Date: 1 week ago Comments: 0

Originally posted on Erik Svensen – Blog about Power BI, Power Apps, Power Query:
As you may have noticed I have blogged twice about the new awesome feature in Power BI Desktop where we can build our own external tool buttons in Power BI Desktop. Here is a link to the previous posts. Analyze in…
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Using SQL Server Management Studio to deploy and run SSIS package in Azure Data Factory
Category: Azure Data Factory,Dynamics 365,Microsoft Dynamics 365,SSIS Author: Nishant Rana Date: 1 week ago Comments: 0

In our previous post, we created the SSIS Catalog (SSISDB) in Azure and deployed the SSIS package using SSDT. Supported version for SSDT – SQL Server Data Tools to deploy SSIS package to Azure. For Visual Studio 2017, version 15.3 or later. For Visual Studio 2015, version 17.2 or later. In this post, we’d use … Continue reading “Using SQL Server Management Studio to deploy and run SSIS package in Azure Data Factory”
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