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Backup production CDS environment and restoring on test environment causes severe issues with flow

Hi Flow team,


I'm not sure this is the right place to post but a colleague found an issue:

Context: The customer we are helping implementing dynamics 365 has a DTAP street. Within our solution we are using many Flows.

They wanted to create equal environments after the system went live in production.


"We did a back-up restore from production to test environment. After a few days we saw some strange records in production environment. After some research we found out that entering data in test environment triggers the flow from production environment and vice versa.

Entering data in production also triggers the same flow. It looks like the Flow connection creates it's own environment  settings which are not changing by back-up restore to other environment.
We are just 2 days in production, so we did a quick ‘shutdown’ of the test environment and we didn’t have a chance to test some fix scenario’s."


I do not have time to recreate this issue in our environments but I did want to bring this to your attention.

Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: Backup production CDS environment and restoring on test environment causes severe issues with flow

Hi @BenDenBlanken,


For some points need to confirm:

  • Where is these data store in?
  • What's the trigger are you using?
  • Is the Flow in the production environment exported from the test environment? Or a Flow rebuilt according to the Flow in the test environment?

Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ Lin Tu
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