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RWidmer
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Initialize data as part of a solution deployment

I have a product I'm building on top of Power Platform and I want to be able to bundle solutions with a set of initialization data for things such as Lookup tables, or possibly even sample data.

 

Is there any mechanism to be able to bundle initialized data as part of a solution? What would be the easiest way to do something like this at scale?

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a33ik
MVP

Hello,

I'm afraid there is no way to load dictionary/sample data when you just import the solution - at the moment it would be required to involve a human being in this process and there are few ways you can do it:

1. Export "Dictionary" and "Sample" data from your system using CrmDataMigration tool that is the part of the SDK and use the same tool to import the data to the system of your customer.

2. Develop some functionality that will import the data into customer's instance and ask a person who installs the solution to run script/command/whatever to import the data.

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