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High number of VerifyFilesReference API calls



I'm currently developing a PowerApp which stores its backend data in the dataverse.  Currently I am only using the developer plan so the environment is my own and there's no other apps in it.  

I've noticed that the application I have built has a very high number of VerifyFilesReference API calls in the Dataverse analytics pages which I don't understand the source of.

It's worth me saying that the I've got about 5 or 6 tables and in some of those there's attachments so I wonder if those attachments might be the source.  What baffles me is the constant nature of the API calls - you'll see some and throughout the night when I'm not running the app.

My concern is that once this app is rolled out on a wider scale this VerifyFilesReference API call might quickly consume all the API calls that users are allowed.


If anyone knows the source and what I can do to lower these calls that would be great! Thanks in advance.


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Super User II

Hi @bourne,

It's normal that you see all these APIs calls. These include the calls performed by the platform and system behind the scenes like running system jobs, applying updates, etc. I'm not too sure about the VerifyFilesReference call, but I suspect it has to do with the attachments and/or other file column types. Hope this clarifies a little.

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