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SMTP connector Solution import issue

Hi, 

 

I created a SMTP connection reference in my solution that I move around from dev - prod environments. My app and tables are within the same solution. One account's credentials are used to send mails within the app, and this works. In all environments the SMTP connector is shared with the whole organization. 

 

Issue: whenever I move my solution to another environment the app will not be connected to the SMTP connector. This basically breaks my app: app will not start and give the error message "your app was not installed correctly, missing connectionreference". Everytime I move the solution I have to edit the app within the environment it was moved to , re add the connector there, and publish. Creating an unmanaged layer over my managed app layer. 

 

Is moving connectors through solutions bugged out? Never had this issue with e.g. dataverse connector, the Mail connector, AD connector,  sharepoint connectors. 

 

BTW, same behavior I have seen with flows that are added in the dev environment and moved as solution to other environments. 

 

regards, 

 

LG

 

 

 

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Solved it. It’s quite tricky

 

Best thing to do was start fresh and delete all SMTP connections from target environments. Note this will break the app in these environments temporarily.

Separate the ‘app solution’ and ‘smtp connector solution’ (not sure whether this is actually necessary)

 

Move the app solution first. Move smtp solution after. A screen will appear asking for the properties.

 

App finds the smtp connector now in target environment.

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Solved it. It’s quite tricky

 

Best thing to do was start fresh and delete all SMTP connections from target environments. Note this will break the app in these environments temporarily.

Separate the ‘app solution’ and ‘smtp connector solution’ (not sure whether this is actually necessary)

 

Move the app solution first. Move smtp solution after. A screen will appear asking for the properties.

 

App finds the smtp connector now in target environment.

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Hello lg-power

 

I have just hit exactly the same problem importing canvas apps that use an SMTP connection.  I've tried to follow your instructions but to no avail....do you mind providing some more info on how you resolved this issue?

 

Many thanks in adcvance

 

Dan

Hello,

 

I am new to solutions and I'm having the same issue. Would you clarify what you meant by 'smtp connector solution'?

 

Kind regards,

Marlon

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