Using Action to trigger Plugin in CRM 2013\2015


We recently had a requirement to call Plugin on execute of an Action.

To implement this,

We created a blank Action named Trigger Plugin for custom entity named Security Entity.

Open Plugin Registration Tool and connect to the Org and we will have our action available there as message for our Plugin Step

We can execute our Action from C# and Jscript which in turns will call our Plugin.

C# Code:

Jscript Code:

<p>var xml = "" +<br />
"&lt;s:Envelope xmlns:s=\"\"&gt;&lt;s:Body&gt;&lt;Execute xmlns=\"\" xmlns:i=\"\"&gt;&lt;request xmlns:a=\"\"&gt;&lt;a:Parameters xmlns:b=\"\"&gt;&lt;a:KeyValuePairOfstringanyType&gt;&lt;b:key&gt;Target&lt;/b:key&gt;&lt;b:value i:type=\"a:EntityReference\"&gt;&lt;a:Id&gt;1c54dadd-f91b-e511-a5ca-c4346bacae20&lt;/a:Id&gt;&lt;a:LogicalName&gt;tk_securityentity&lt;/a:LogicalName&gt;&lt;a:Name i:nil=\"true\"/&gt;&lt;/b:value&gt;&lt;/a:KeyValuePairOfstringanyType&gt;&lt;/a:Parameters&gt;&lt;a:RequestId i:nil=\"true\"/&gt;&lt;a:RequestName&gt;new_TriggerPlugin&lt;/a:RequestName&gt;&lt;/request&gt;&lt;/Execute&gt;&lt;/s:Body&gt;&lt;/s:Envelope&gt;" +<br />
<p>var xmlHttpRequest = new XMLHttpRequest();</p>
<p>"POST", Xrm.Page.context.getClientUrl() +"/XRMServices/2011/Organization.svc/web", false);<br />
xmlHttpRequest.setRequestHeader("SOAPAction","");<br />
xmlHttpRequest.setRequestHeader("Content-Type", "text/xml; charset=utf-8");<br />
xmlHttpRequest.setRequestHeader("Accept", "application/xml, text/xml, */*");<br />
xmlHttpRequest.setRequestHeader("Content-Length", xml.length);<br />
<p>var resultXml = xmlHttpRequest.responseText;<br />

Use the SoapLogger tool to get the Soap request

Hope it helps..



Author: Nishant Rana

I love working in and sharing everything about Microsoft.NET technology !

7 thoughts on “Using Action to trigger Plugin in CRM 2013\2015”

  1. Hi Nishant, I am new to CRM development and thanks for this post. how ever, where did you put the C# and JavaScript codes? How these C# and JavaScript component are integrated with CRM?


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