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MadhanSA
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How to make the Canvas App id constant across environments?

Hi,

 

I have an embedded canvas app in my development environment. When I export this app as a package and import it in my test environment, the App ID is getting changed. Because of this, I need to manually change the App ID in the form where I am using it. Is there any way to export the app with the same ID?

Thanks,

Madhan

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I'd love to do it! I haven't been able to determine how to apply Environmental Variables in the Component configurations on a form.

Do you know of any documentation on this?

Do you happen to know if this ensures that the canvas app link stays the same across environments regardless of new imports?

 

Context:

I have a dev and prod environment for my canvas app. Within those environments I have a solution folder that houses the application, to move the application from one environment to the next I simply export the solution folder in dev then import it to prod. However when I do this the link to the canvas app changes 😞 As you can imagine this presents an issue because every business user who has the app bookmarked no longer can access the app via the old link.

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