Downloading Notes Attachments using Paging

Introduction This article is about downloading Notes attachment from Dyanmics 365. If you have large number of records from where you want to download attachment, you can face different issues like timeout, slow downloading etc. Here I am going to provide sample code which you can use to download attachments from small set of data. Details To download attachment from… Read more »

Cannot connect to your Azure SQL DB logical server- Azure SQL Server

Recently I setup Azure SQL Server from Azure portal UI and I wanted to access it from outside so I configured all required steps so that it is accessible remotely like following screen: but still I was getting following error while trying to connect to Azure SQL Server from my machine: Cannot connect to your Azure SQL DB logical server/Azure… Read more »

Implementing Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement

Happy to share news that my 3rd book is published now. This book will help you learn about Dynamics 365 Customer engagement implementation options as well as you will learn about how to customize and extend Dynamics 365 CE. This book is divided into following 12 chapters: Introduction to Dynamics 365 CE This chapter will help you to understand basic… Read more »

Bulk Deletion Job Canceled Automatically – {Quick Tip}

Introduction Dynamics 365 allows us to delete our data in bulk. We can define query to select target data which we want to delete. We can also schedule if require and configure notification by providing email, which is used to send notification once bulk job is completed. If you are new to bulk deletion job then you can check this… Read more »

Filtering User Lookup based on the Team

Requirement While working on the Dynamics 365 CE implementation where we are using teams, sometime we want to filter user lookup based on the teams. Our requirement to check security type in our project entity if it is project based we need to filter user lookups based on the project teams which is created using project name, so let’s see… Read more »

Using Configuration with Azure Function


Introduction Sometimes we need want to store configuration data in our Azure Function which we can be referenced in our Azure Function, these configuration data includes storing server urls, connection strings, credentials etc. This is very useful when we want to deploy our Azure function in different environment, we don’t need to do any changes in our Azure function code,… Read more »

Build, Customize and Deploy your Canvas app with CDS

If you don’t know about Power Platform 25 Virtual Conference you are definitely missing lost of valuable contents. Experts from around the globe conducting these session on different topics like Dynamics 365 XrmToolBox Power Apps Power Automate PowerApps Portals Power BI AI Builder Power Virtual Agents You can join them without any registration here You can join session based… Read more »

Developing Scheduler for Dynamics 365 CE using Azure Function Part 2


Introduction This is our second article about developing scheduler for Dynamics 365 CE using Azure Timer Function. In earlier article we developed a simple sample Azure Timer Function, now we are going to discuss how to deploy and configure scheduling for the Azure Timer Function. Solution Let’s first discuss how to schedule Timer to run it on specified times. Based… Read more »

Developing Scheduler for Dynamics 365 CE using Azure Function Part 1


Introduction Sometimes we require to develop scheduler job for Dynamics 365 CE online. Currently we have different options to implement scheduler for Dynamics 365 CE online for example using workflow, Power Automate, Azure etc. In this article we are going to discuss how we can use Azure time trigger to develop scheduler for Dynamics 365 CE. Let’s say we have… Read more »

Fixing : Expected non-empty string regarding OptionSet

Introduction This is quick post about fixing “Expected non-empty string” error. If you are facing same issue this post going to help you!. Solution Recently while removing option from option set which seems to be added during data import, we got this “Expected non-empty string“. First we tried to search regarding this error if someone got it already, we found… Read more »