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Server Errors with lookup() and refresh() to SQL connectors - System BUG!

I am getting errors when running my powerapp.  It seems to apply to commands that are using SQL connectors.  After running, Edit mode shows a red "X" on those controls, and highlight shows "Server Error".  Other functions are working.  Is this related to other issues with Flow that are currently happening?   This is an App that I have not changed.  Whats up?


Session ID: 29284e24-1a3b-4acf-a681-1f23088e952b
PowerApps 3.18122.23

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Hi @martinav,

Could you please share more details about the error message within your app?

Do you mean that the issue occurs within your LookUp() formula and Refresh() formula in your app?

Based on the issue that you mentioned, I think there is someting wrong with your SQL table connection within your app.

Please take a try to turn off/disable the "Explicit column selection" option and "Improved app rendering (final validation)" option within Advanced settings of App settings of your app, then try your app again, check if the issue is solved.

In addition, please take a try to re-create a new connection to your SQL table within your app, then run your app again, check if the issue still exists.

Also please check if your Network is in a good state.


Best regards,


Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
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Hi @martinav are you still experiencing this issue? Please let me know so I can have someone from the Product Team take a look if they haven't reached out already. 





Sure am.  Thanks for asking.  I have had some reply on forum today, but still stuck on the license questions, which I think were resolved on Tuesday.


Thank you,


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Thanks for the quick reply @martinav. I'm going to add in @GregLi here as well to review and assist with the SQL issue. 





I still look forward towards someone helping me with my issue.  In the mean=time, the issue remains.  Strongly.  In all apps.  


Session ID: 9da652c8-33c1-4dd1-bc35-9104ebfc1df1
PowerApps 3.19012.18



Is anyone really working this?  This is quite odd.  I generally find help extremely quickly.  I have heard absolutely nothing.  I'm starting to feel a little uncomfortable with this as a production system.  The server errors need explained!


Session ID: e44344be-8b46-42cc-b05c-cc6f2463a4ee
PowerApps 3.19012.18

Is there a phone number to call?  I need some help its been a week now.

@GregLi ,


Am I in your queue for help on this?  


THank you.

@GregLi, @Anonymous,


My tolerance is now over.  I am now getting server errors like this when I try to go to just an app list:


Encountered internal server error. The tracking Id is '1fa01a67-5cde-4a8e-a321-7b0dbcbe1712'.

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