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Helper II

What is the difference between Sandbox and Production environment?



Can you please share the technical difference between Sandbox and production environment apart from sandbox is used for dev/test and prod for live ?


In short, why developer environment can not be used as a production environment?



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Apart from the sandbox being used for development and prod for Go Live,  there is one major technical difference which is you can not register C# plugins assemblies pipeline events on Production, it has to register and test only on Sandbox, and with Solution deployment, Plugin Assembly will be to move into production.


The Production environment lets you create two production environments and two trial environments with your Power Apps P2 license, it can be created and owned by an administrator or anyone with a Power Apps license and will provide you with 1 GB database capacity. While Sandbox offer features like copy and reset (because it is a non-production environment), it requires 1GB of Dataverse database capacity to provision and can be restricted to admins.
Basically both of them have full control, with those said differences.



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