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Microsoft Dynamics CRM v2 component

Microsoft Dynamics CRM v2 component

Microsoft Dynamics CRM v2 Component is designed to use Web API from Microsoft.

Credentials

Microsoft Dynamics CRM APIs uses the OAuth 2.0.

During credentials creation you would need to:

  • select OAuth2 drop-down list Type.
  • select existing Auth Client from drop-down list Choose Auth Client or create the new one. For creating Auth Client you should specify following fields:
Field name Mandatory Description
Name true your Auth Client’s name
Client ID true your OAuth Client ID
Client Secret true your OAuth Client Secret
Authorization Endpoint true set: https://login.windows.net/common/oauth2/authorize?resource=https%3A%2F%2Forg1.crm4.dynamics.com%2F, where org1.crm4.dynamics.com it is URL of your MS Dynamic CRM organization
Token Endpoint true set: https://login.windows.net/common/oauth2/token
  • fill field Name Your Credential
  • fill field Base URL - required, field indicates what URL base needs to be used. Example https://org1.crm4.dynamics.com/api/data/v9.2 or https://org1.crm4.dynamics.com/api/data (without version)
  • fill field API version - optional, API version to use. Right format is vXX.XX. By default, v9.2
  • click on Authenticate button - the process would take you to Microsoft Dynamics to log-in and give permissions to the platform to access your service.
  • click on Verify button for verifying your credentials
  • click on Save button for saving your credentials

Triggers

Get New and Updated Objects Polling

Retrieve all the updated or created objects within a given time range.

Configuration Fields

  • Object Type - (dropdown, required): Object-type to poll on. E.g Accounts.
  • Emit behavior - (dropdown, required): list with options: Emit page - all found values will be emitted in one array results, and Emit individually - each found object will be emitted individual.
  • Size of Polling Page - (string, optional): Indicates the size of pages to be fetched. Defaults to ‘odata.maxpagesize’ preference value equals 5000
  • Process Single Page Per Execution - (checkbox): Indicates that if the number of changed records exceeds the maximum number of results in a page, instead of fetching the next page immediately, wait until the next flow start to fetch the next page.
  • Start Time - (string, optional): The timestamp, in ISO8601 format, to start polling from (inclusive). Default value is the beginning of time (January 1, 1970 at 00:00.000).
  • End Time - (string, optional): The timestamp, in ISO8601 format, to end at (inclusive). Default value is never.
  • Timestamp field to poll on - (string, optional): Can be either Last Modified or Created dates (updated or new objects, respectively). Defaults to Last Modified.

Input Metadata

There is no Input Metadata

Output Metadata

Depends on Object Type and Emit behavior fields. If Emit behavior field is equal to Emit page - object with property results that contains array of selected objects will be returned, if to Emit individually, metadata for selected Object Type will be returned.

Actions

Lookup Objects (plural)

Lookup a set of object by defined criteria list. Can be emitted in different way.

Configuration Fields

  • Object Type - (dropdown, required): Object-type to lookup on. E.g Contacts.
  • Emit Behavior - (dropdown, required): Defines the way result objects will be emitted, one of Emit all, Emit page or Emit individually.

Input Metadata

  • Search Criteria - (array of strings, required): Search terms to filter objects. Search terms are array which will be used as value for filter param of search. Be default, mapping configured to combine all search terms with and logical operator, if you want to use another behavior - proceed to advanced mode. Example Search Criteria: [{ fieldName: 'createdon', operator: 'gt', fieldValue: '2022-08-28T14:27:45Z' }, { fieldName: '_primarycontactid_value', operator: 'eq', fieldValue: 'd1bf9a01-b056-e711-abaa-00155d701c02' }]

If selected Emit Behavior is Emit page additionally fields will be added:

  • Page Number - (number, defaults 0): Indicates number of page to fetched.
  • Page Size - (number, defaults to 5000): Indicates amount of objects per page. Value from 0 to 5000.

Output Metadata

For Emit All mode: An object, with key results that has an array as its value. For Emit Page mode: An object with key results that has an array as its value (if Page Size > 0). Key totalCountOfMatchingResults which contains the total number of results (not just on the page) which match the search criteria (if Page Size = 0). For Emit Individually mode: Each object which fill the entire message.

Lookup Object (at most one)

Lookup a single object by a selected field.

Configuration Fields

  • Object Type - (dropdown, required): Object-type to lookup on. E.g Users.
  • Lookup Criteria - (dropdown, required): A list of object parameters by which object could be searched.
  • Allow criteria to be omitted - (boolean, optional): If selected field Lookup Criteria Value becomes optional.
  • Allow zero results - (boolean, optional): When selected, if the object is not found - an empty object will be returned instead of throwing error.

Input Metadata

  • Lookup Criteria Value - (string, required unless Allow criteria to be omitted is selected): Value for unique search criteria in Lookup Criteria configuration field.

Output Metadata

Object with result of lookup as value.

Delete Object By ID

Delete a single object by its ID.

Configuration Fields

  • Object Type - (string, required): Object-type to lookup on. E.g Accounts.

Input Metadata

  • ID Value - (string, required): Value for ID of the object to delete.

Output Metadata

  • id - (string, required): ID of deleted object.

Make Raw Request

Executes custom request.

Configuration Fields

  • Don’t throw error on 404 Response - (optional, boolean): Treat 404 HTTP responses not as error, defaults to false.

Input Metadata

  • Url - (string, required): Path of the resource relative to the base URL.
  • Method - (string, required): HTTP verb to use in the request, one of GET, POST, PUT, PATCH, DELETE.
  • Headers - (object, optional): Headers of the request to send.
  • Request Body - (object, optional): Body of the request to send.

Output Metadata

  • Status Code - (number, required): HTTP status code of the response.
  • HTTP headers - (object, required): HTTP headers of the response.
  • Response Body - (object, optional): HTTP response body.

Extract Raw System Metadata

Read the large XML-only document located at /api/data//$metadata and place the raw XML contents into either an attachment or into a JSON string.

Configuration Fields

  • Output - (dropdown, required): Where the fetched metadata should be placed

Input Metadata

There is no Input Metadata

Output Metadata

Depends on selected Output:

  • As Attachment
    • content-type (string, required): Hard-coded to application/xml
    • type (string, required): Hard coded to .xml
    • size (number, required): Length of the attachment in bytes
    • url (string, required): Maester URL with the contents
  • In Body
    • metadata (string, required): An XML string with the retrieved contents.

Limitations

  1. Output metadata for Lookup Object (at most one) Action can be inaccurate because:
    • some of the fields may have another name. E.g ownerid will look like _ownerid_value, so extra symbols could be added
    • microsoft schema has too much data types, most of which doesn’t supported by platform so they are set to ‘string’

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