Using Power Automate to Automatically Move Note Attachment in Dynamics 365 to SharePoint

This post show how you can extract documents from Dynamics 365 to SharePoint. Reasons behind the flow: Issue with storage space in Dataverse. Storage in Dataverse costs money Remove third party applications like Attachment Extractor from MSCRM.ADDONS Prerequisites A SharePoint site is created and accessible to the organization is required If you use standard SharePoint …

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Study preparations for Power Platform Fundamentals (PL-900)

Took the Microsoft PL-900 Power Platform Fundamentals exam some time ago and took some notes during the study and thought I share how I studied for the exam. The way I like to learn is to see video lections, examples and hands on practice. So what I did first was to read through the Microsoft …

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Replace special characters in a string with Power Automate

Faced an error regarding special characters while creating a new document location in Dynamics 365 CE with Power Automate Flow. To get some context; the reason behind the flow is to extract attachments related to notes and email from Dataverse and store them in SharePoint to save space in Dataverse. The error occurred when I …

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How to display total count of related entities in Dynamics without Calculated Fields

Have you used calculated fields to show how many open opportunities that are related to an account or related closed quotes? Perhaps experienced the field is not up to date with current related entities? Or maybe just find the calculated field does not look satisfying? Counting related entities can easily be solved by using Javascript …

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Working with bindings on Windows Web Server IIS with PowerShell

Short post today about how you can get, add and remove bindings with PowerShell on Windows Server running IIS (Internet Information Server). I find it more effective to add bindings through PowerShell rather than clicking through the user interface, especially if a website contains a lot of bindings and you have to scroll and look through the list manually to find the binding you want to delete.

What is Infrastructure as Code (iac)?

Infrastructure as Code (IaC) can be described with the following: IaC defines your environments, to include network, servers, storage and other computer resources as a text file, this can be in a form of a script or definition, which is checked into version control and used as the base source for creating or updating environments.

Getting started with Azure Resource Management Templates | ARM templates

Tried out Azure Resource Management templates this evening, to learn more about the “Infrastructure as Code” topic. A Resource Manager template is a JSON file that defines the resources to be deployed together through a declarative syntax. A templates can then be deployed via code. I started simple by creating a Resource Group in Azure first and then deployed a Storage Account with Azure PowerShell and an ARM template.

How to convert IDN Domains to ACE encoding with PowerShell

The other day I needed to lookup a lot of domains regarding changes to DNS. The list was long and contained plenty of IDN (International Domain Name) which contains special characters such as “æøå”. I used the command Resolve-DnsName, and for this to work one must use the ACE-encoded version of the domain to make it resolve. So, this ended with two small scripts that converts domains such as “krø” to “xn—” and “xn—” to “krø”

How to create shortcuts in PowerShell

Find yourself repeatedly manually accessing often used folders by using cd and tab completion? For instance when you open a new console and have to access a file or folder like the “repo” folder or the “hosts” file. Instead of typing the path each time. I found that creating simple aliases for paths I often use spares a lot of punching.

8 Useful network troubleshooting tools

Good evening folks! This evening I am going through 8 command line tools for you can use to diagnose and resolve many network-related issues. Are you new to networking like me and need a helping hand with troubleshooting? This post goes through 8 command line tools and what purpose their serve, to get you started with network troubleshooting in Windows.