Wed, 05/26/2021 - 16:40 By Amaury Veron

Dataverse PowerDataOps

Let me introduce you a PowerShell module for Dataverse: PowerDataOps. PowerShell has many benefits: you can edit and run script on Windows servers, execute .Net code, use it easily in many tools, ... 

You can find the GitHub for the project here: https://github.com/AymericM78/PowerDataOps. As you will quickly see, the module is very well documented.

This module provides various features to:

  • Execute CRUD operations on Dataverse data
  • Work with solutions
  • Administrate/manage the environment
  • Perform DevOps operations

You can find the exhaustive list of commands in this file of the GitHub.

The module is built on top of Microsoft PowerShell modules: 

It also uses some C# libraries such as Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.Entity.

 

This module allows to use very easily the features described above.

To explore and discover the module, I would advise you to start by having a look at these two great samples:

  • Working with data.md
    • In just a few lines, performs the following operations:
      • Connect to Microsoft Dataverse
      • Create a record
      • Retrieve all records and output in a gridview
      • Update a record
      • Retrieve a specific record
      • Delete record
  • Working with solutions.md
    • In just a few lines, performs the following operations:
      • Connect to Microsoft Dataverse
      • Retrieve a solution record (row) with its uniquename
      • Increase version number
      • Export in managed

 

I hope you will enjoy this module. Don't hesitate to go in the GitHub and explore it more!

Dataverse PowerDataOps

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