Category Archives: Custom Connector

Providing XML as an input to your Custom Connector Actions

One of the projects we were working on was to integrate with a third-party API that accepted input in the XML format. This is a quick tip on how to pass XML in the action body when it expects JSON. When you try to create a request and add XML string to the body, you… Read More »

Formatting Output result for your actions in Custom Connector

Continuing with the series on Custom Connector, today I touch upon output results of your actions. If you have worked with any of the existing connectors including Common Data Service connectors, you will notice that when you choose an action like List or Read, the CRM record object returns individual field values of the record… Read More »

Impersonation within Azure Function or Custom Connector when using AAD authentication

In the earlier blog posts, we discussed setting up an Azure function with AAD authentication and then creating a custom connector for the Azure function that also requires AAD authentication to make a connection to the connector. Given that the Azure function is configured for AAD authentication in the Authentication / Authorization section of the… Read More »

Building Custom Connectors for Power Apps and Power Automate Flows – Part 2

With our Azure function ready in the earlier post. We now look at the steps to create a custom connector for this Azure function. Do remember, we have enabled AAD authentication for our Azure function. The APP registration provided while enabling AAD authentication was set for multi-tenant authentication. While we have an easy way to… Read More »

Building Custom Connectors for Power Apps and Power Automate Flows – Part 1

Custom logic has until now and still being developed mostly as plugin or workflow assemblies. If you wanted to extend the default behavior of the platform on certain actions like create or update record, you developed either a plugin or workflow and then had to use the Plugin Registration Tool to register this on the… Read More »