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Accesing Project on the web via CDS in Powerapp

Hi,

 

I'm trying to create a powerapp that pulls a list of current projects in Project on the web to populate a dropdown list. In the design studio it works perfectly however when I try to use the app from a sharepoint list I get a message saying that "This app uses feature that come with a Power Apps premium plan. Start a trial to use these features"

I have an E3 O365 license, and a P3 project license. 

The app only has a connector to Sharepoint online and to the CDS:

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What do I need to get this working for my customer?

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Hello, 

If you have added CDS to your Office license and fall within the constraints below you may be hitting an issue that support will need to take a look at; https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/pricing-billing-skus. 

 

You can contact a support engineer by creating a support ticket here: 

https://support.powerapps.com 

 

 

 

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Common Data Service capabilities with Microsoft 365 licenses

As Common Data Service continues to grow, more Microsoft applications like Microsoft Project are using Common Data Service. To enable these Microsoft applications, limited Common Data Service functionality is added to select Microsoft 365 licenses. This is achieved by adding a new service plan named "Common Data Service" to the Microsoft 365 licenses. To see the new service plan in the Microsoft 365 admin center, select a user, select the Licenses and Apps tab, and then scroll down and expand the Apps section.

 

 

Capabilities included

Common Data Service functionality required by other Microsoft 365 applications appears as the "Common Data Service" service plan in the Apps section of the Microsoft 365 admin center.

This new service plan allows select Microsoft 365 applications to take advantage of Common Data Service as a platform for storing application data and use the underlying business logic tier as part of extending application capabilities. This extension also helps these applications to use Common Data Service instances within the default environment. However, if you need to create a Common Data Service instance within production or sandbox environments (other than the default environment), you're still required to have a premium Power Apps or Power Automate license.

These limited capabilities of Common Data Service are only available through select Microsoft 365 licenses and can't be used to run any custom Power Apps applications or Power Automate flows, or run any Power Virtual Agent bots, or use any other data that doesn't belong to the Microsoft 365 applications that take advantage of these capabilities.

These limited capabilities aren't the common set included with every Office application. They can be different based on the Microsoft 365 applications that use these capabilities. For the complete list of various limited capabilities, customers should refer to the service description of these Microsoft 365 applications that contain these Common Data Service plans. These limited capabilities of Common Data Service don't entitle the licensed user to run standalone Power Apps or Power Automate, or any other Microsoft Power Platform applications that use Common Data Service.

Review the Microsoft Project Service description for more details on the limited use of Common Data Service that comes with Project.

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Super User II
Super User II

Hi @SuzanneHunt76,

Common Data Service (CDS) connector is a premium connector where users require a license that gains access to premium connectors such as Power Apps Per App / Per User license. For more info, suggest to review the licensing overview and guide:

Overview: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/pricing-billing-skus

Guide: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2085130

Hope this helps...

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Thanks Eric, I thought I had read that the CDS connector for project wasn't a premium connector but I got that wrong.
Will review the powerapps plans to see which is right for my customer
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I believe though MS recently made CDS access available only in the Default environment. If your CDS is installed on the Default environment then you should be able to access it with Office E licenses. More details in on the licensing overview page.

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Thanks again Eric, I think, going by what I read there and in the project online service description that I should be able to access the project list with a CDS connector...

 

"4 Building and using custom PowerApps mobile applications that access Project for the web data requires a PowerApps subscription and a Project Plan 3 or Project Plan 5 subscription."

 

Have also reached out to the Power Apps team via twitter so hopefully someone can clarify it for me

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Hello, 

If you have added CDS to your Office license and fall within the constraints below you may be hitting an issue that support will need to take a look at; https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/pricing-billing-skus. 

 

You can contact a support engineer by creating a support ticket here: 

https://support.powerapps.com 

 

 

 

common-data-service-license.png

 

Common Data Service capabilities with Microsoft 365 licenses

As Common Data Service continues to grow, more Microsoft applications like Microsoft Project are using Common Data Service. To enable these Microsoft applications, limited Common Data Service functionality is added to select Microsoft 365 licenses. This is achieved by adding a new service plan named "Common Data Service" to the Microsoft 365 licenses. To see the new service plan in the Microsoft 365 admin center, select a user, select the Licenses and Apps tab, and then scroll down and expand the Apps section.

 

 

Capabilities included

Common Data Service functionality required by other Microsoft 365 applications appears as the "Common Data Service" service plan in the Apps section of the Microsoft 365 admin center.

This new service plan allows select Microsoft 365 applications to take advantage of Common Data Service as a platform for storing application data and use the underlying business logic tier as part of extending application capabilities. This extension also helps these applications to use Common Data Service instances within the default environment. However, if you need to create a Common Data Service instance within production or sandbox environments (other than the default environment), you're still required to have a premium Power Apps or Power Automate license.

These limited capabilities of Common Data Service are only available through select Microsoft 365 licenses and can't be used to run any custom Power Apps applications or Power Automate flows, or run any Power Virtual Agent bots, or use any other data that doesn't belong to the Microsoft 365 applications that take advantage of these capabilities.

These limited capabilities aren't the common set included with every Office application. They can be different based on the Microsoft 365 applications that use these capabilities. For the complete list of various limited capabilities, customers should refer to the service description of these Microsoft 365 applications that contain these Common Data Service plans. These limited capabilities of Common Data Service don't entitle the licensed user to run standalone Power Apps or Power Automate, or any other Microsoft Power Platform applications that use Common Data Service.

Review the Microsoft Project Service description for more details on the limited use of Common Data Service that comes with Project.

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Thanks Chass, I've logged a ticket with support 🙂

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That is great and thank you!

Please do let us know the results

Thanks, 

Chuck 

 

 

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