Allowed Custom Processing Step Type (AllowedCustomProcessingStepType) property of Custom API in Dynamics 365 / Microsoft Dataverse


Continuing our previous posts, let us check the AllowedCustomProcessingStepType attribute in this blog post

https://nishantrana.me/2021/01/13/use-custom-api-to-create-custom-messages-in-dynamics-365/

https://nishantrana.me/2021/01/14/execute-privilege-name-executeprivilegename-property-of-custom-api-in-dynamics-365-microsoft-dataverse/

Allowed Custom Processing Step Type attribute of custom API allows us to control whether other plugins can be registered or not against the custom message

  • 0 – None – No custom processing steps are allowed.
  • 1 – Async Only– Only Async processing steps are allowed.
  • 2 – Both Async and Sync custom processing steps are allowed

Let us create a custom API with the value of “Allowed Custom Processing Step Type” as None.

If we check inside the Plugin Registration tool, we will not find the above message that we registered i.e. my_sampleAPI there.

Let us create another custom API and specify “Allowed Custom Processing Step Type” as Async Only.

As expected we can find the message available there.

As it is Async Only, if we try to register the step with Synchronous mode, we will get the below error.

Custom SdkMessageProcessingStep is not allowed on the specified message and entity.

As expected it allows us to register the step in asynchronous mode.

Get more details –

Create and use Custom APIs

Hope it helps..

Execute Privilege Name (ExecutePrivilegeName) property of Custom API in Dynamics 365 / Microsoft Dataverse


In the previous post, we created a simple custom API  https://nishantrana.me/2021/01/13/use-custom-api-to-create-custom-messages-in-dynamics-365/

Let us look at its different properties starting with ExecutePrivilegeName

Execute Privilege Name attribute of custom API allows us to specify the name of the privilege that allows execution of the custom API.

Let us update the custom API and specify the privilege name.

For simplification, we have used prvCreateIncident here i.e. Create Case / Incident Privilege.

To get the Privilege name

https://%5Borgname%5D.api.crm.dynamics.com/api/data/v9.1/privileges?$select=name


To test, we updated the security of the Application User to Sales Manager role which doesn’t have the create incident privilege.

Calling the custom API this time as expected gave us the below error

{“error”:{“code”:”0x80040220″,”message”:”Principal user (Id=0f377e29-5545-eb11-a813-000d3a9bf733, type=8, roleCount=1, privilegeCount=727, accessMode=4), is missing prvCreateIncident privilege (Id=6cf9442b-e690-4cad-8b0a-e60464960b93) on OTC=112 for entity ‘incident’. context.Caller=0f377e29-5545-eb11-a813-000d3a9bf733″}}


If we specify an incorrect privilege name we would get the below error and will not be able to save the record.


Hope it helps..


 

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