Category Archives: Workflows

Working with Workflow and Workflow Assembly Output Parameters

Introduction: Using the OOB Workflow, you can use values that are only accessible under the Workflow context to perform operations. If you want to use values that are not under the context of the Workflow or not related to the entity record for which the Workflow is going be executed, then you will need to write a custom assembly… Read More »

Validating BPF Fields to Restrict Stages through OOB Workflow in Dynamics 365

Introduction: Recently we had business requirement where user should be restricted in moving to the next stage in Business Process Flow if custom field contains value less the 4. We achieved this using OOB workflow by following simple steps instead of writing custom code in JavaScript. Following are the steps to achieve this functionality through… Read More »

Fixed – AADSTS90100: Invalid request. The Accept request parameter value ‘application/x-www-form-urlencoded’ is invalid

The introduction of Representational State Transfer (REST) service has allowed us to remotely interact with SharePoint data and perform basic operations like Create, Delete, Read and Update on SharePoint folders and files. When we use REST, we don’t need to add any references to libraries or client assemblies in SharePoint. In one of our earlier… Read More »

TIP: Setting Value for Option Set in OOB Workflow

Introduction: Recently we had a business requirement to maintain Opportunity Status change history. So, to achieve this, we created a custom entity and developed the OOB workflow to create a custom entity record and Send an email to the owner. First, we created a custom entity ‘Opportunity Status History’ with the below-mentioned fields; 1. Opportunity… Read More »

Using Entity Reference Output Parameter in Workflow Assembly

Introduction: Workflows in Dynamics CRM (now known as Process in Dynamics 365) allow users to create and manage automated business processes. It can be used to update entity records or related entity records. Using the OOB Workflow we can only update records which are accessible under the Workflow context. If you want to update any… Read More »

New Predefined Actions in Dynamics 365 Processes

Introduction With new releases, Microsoft always introduces new features to automate the process and minimize the code required. With this release as well, Microsoft has come up with few more Predefined Actions in the Perform Action step of Workflows. “Perform Action” was introduced in Dynamics CRM 2015 Update 1. For more information, you may refer… Read More »

Scenario where Impersonation in custom workflow can be used for Dynamics CRM

Requirement:  Recently we had a request where client wanted to have an automated process of assigning the case to a team member. To explain further, whenever any case is created in Dynamics CRM and when it is assigned to a team, that case should automatically get assigned to the first team member of that team. Once the… Read More »

Set Email Signature using Workflow in Dynamics CRM 2016 Update 1

Introduction: Email signature is an integral part of every email that we exchange. It adds a professional touch to our Emails. Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 Update 1 introduced Email Signature as an out of the box entity.  So that user can save time and be consistent in response. Previously, to add signatures in their emails user… Read More »