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abhinaybuiss
Helper I
Helper I

Update a row error: "message": "')' or ',' expected at position...

Hi,

 

Thank you for reading my post.

 

I have a table in Dataverse with primary column PrimaryIdx which is of type Autonumber.

 

I am trying to update that table in a flow and I have passed a string variable with value '2021-04-06-000000037' in the 'Row ID' parameter.

 

The raw input is:

 

{
    "host": {
        "connectionReferenceName": "shared_commondataserviceforapps",
        "operationId": "UpdateRecord"
    },
    "parameters": {
        "entityName": "<somename>",
        "recordId": "2021-04-06-000000037",
        "item/<somecolumn>": <some value>
    }
}

 

 

The step is failing with the following error message:

 

{
  "error": {
    "code": "0x8006088a",
    "message": "')' or ',' expected at position 5 in '(2021-04-06-000000037)'."
  }
}

 

 Am I doing something wrong here?

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abhinaybuiss
Helper I
Helper I

Hi,

 

I was using the wrong column for the value of record id. I fixed it and it worked.

 

With best regards,

Abhinay

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Johnnyg
Community Support
Community Support

Hello abhinaybuiss,

Could you share more field details on this "recordid field"? Please check below similar issue and whether you recordid share the same situation 
https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/General-Power-Automate/Automatically-create-record-in-Dynamics-3... 

Best Regards,
Johnny
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abhinaybuiss
Helper I
Helper I

Hi,

 

I was using the wrong column for the value of record id. I fixed it and it worked.

 

With best regards,

Abhinay

Could you give details on what you mean by wrong column for the value of record id? That way others like myself that are trying to fix a similar error message can replicate your solution. 

dazzerd
Helper I
Helper I

Thanks dataflows works using the actual GUID which I can access, problem is the dataflow updates 1 row at a time... when I need to bulk update 1000+ in one go. Must be some way to update from a spreadsheet then import in bulk.

dazzerd
Helper I
Helper I

hmm ignore wrong post....

From my own error, I had a GUID that somehow got an extra 'f' added to the end. so this error flagged since it was expecting a ) but got an addtl string. when I removed it, no more failures! To be sure of the GUIDs, I ran a manual flow to get row by ID, and found the correct GUID to use, much like this user indicated. they'd used the wrong (value) in their flow, so they had to find the right one for it to function. 

 

3 yrs maybe too late, but glad to offer some closure! 

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