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Migrate CDS entity from one user environment to another one

I'm trying to migrate my app that uses a CDS entity to one user environment to another one. Suppose I'm user A and I have my app on my environment X. What I want is another user B to have my app (as a owner) on his environment Y and also the CDS entity that are used by the app.

I exported my app as a package from environment X and successfully imported it to environment Y. Now I want to migrate the CDS entity so the app can use it in the new environment. I tried to follow the instruction in this page: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/environment-and-tenant-migration but I cannot see what is mentioned on the first point of the chapter "Importing Common Data Service customization and model-driven apps". In particular, I cannot see in Home the "Model-driven (preview).

How can I migrate my CDS? Is there another way or can you give me the specific link?

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Continued Contributor
Continued Contributor

You need to use a Solution to move components between environemnts. (Be it an entity, form, view, field, scripts, plugins etc.). 

 

In Source Environment:

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1. Create a Solution

2. Add your entities and apps

3. Export

 

In Target

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1. Import Solution

2. Publish Solution 

 

Go through this article on Microsoft Docs...

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/common-data-service/use-solution-explorer

 

Thanks

Satish Reddy

Microsoft Dynamics 365, PowerApps Trainer and Architect

https://www.dynamicslabs.io/

 

Community Support
Community Support

Hi @Mh2 

 

Do you test with @Satish-Reddy 's suggestion?

You can aslo reference this case:

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/General-Discussion/Export-Import-CDS-Entities-across-environment...

 

Hope this could be helpful.

 

Best Regards.

Yumia

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