Same issue here. Just after creating a new view in SQL Server doesn't show up as a valid object to connect to in PowerApps. If I close the app and reopen it, disconnect the datasource and reconnect, sometimes I'm lucky and it will be there relatively soon, other times it takes hours.
PowerApps could be such a game changer! Every year I revisit it and start to prototype a really exciting solution, then I run into ridiculous issues like this one that make it impossible to realistically and efficiently deploy solutions. I've only successfully launched and managed the most basic use cases where you probably shouldn't be building an app in the first place because of continual roadblocks like this one.
This is really an annoying bug and VERY time consuming, to get the table updated.
It seems to be completely random when changes are reflected. Restarting the gateway might force it, but not always.
Is anyone from Microsoft even reading this thread???
Same problem for me! I renamed a column in one of my tables an tried to access it under the new name - no success.
Updating the connection in power apps to this table and also deleting and add the connection again did not solve the problem.
I also use a on-premise sql server but do not have any access to the data gateway cause it's managed by our company IT-department.
Any workaround or a fully functional solution is needed for this bug!
An employee was encountering this issue. While the employee was at my desk, I started Power Apps and created a new project pointing to the same data source as she. My app saw the new field. When she refreshed her app, the new field appeared. This hints at being a Data Gateway issue. Perhaps when I created the new app, it forced the gateway to refresh the schema?
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