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Attribute missing from activity party (activityparties) for CDS current environment connector

When using the standard CDS connector, activityparties entity will return the attribute '_partyid_type' which indicates whether the party is a systemuser or contact. 


When using the CDS (current environment) connector, that attribute it not returned and I cannot see how to distinguish between contacts and users. I want to get the underlying contact or user record from the activityparty record.

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Hi @peteaxtell ,


Could you please share a screenshot of the configuration of your flow?

Which action are you using with CDS connector and CDS (current environment) connector? 

Could please share more details about the CDS connector and CDS (current environment) connector?


Best regards,



Community Support Team _ Alice Zhang
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The connectors/configuration:
































The output from the current environment connector:

  "body": {
    "@odata.context": "$metadata#activityparties",
    "value": [
        "@odata.type": "#Microsoft.Dynamics.CRM.activityparty",
        "": "",
        "@odata.etag": "W/\"16900298\"",
        "@odata.editLink": "activityparties(b72dcc7b-e3de-e911-a812-000d3a86d7a3)",
        "ispartydeleted": false,
        "_activityid_value@odata.type": "#Guid",
        "_activityid_value": "ad2dcc7b-e3de-e911-a812-000d3a86d7a3",
        "participationtypemask": 7,
        "scheduledend@odata.type": "#DateTimeOffset",
        "scheduledend": "2019-09-27T17:00:00Z",
        "addressusedemailcolumnnumber": 15,
        "addressused": "",
        "_ownerid_value@odata.type": "#Guid",
        "_ownerid_value": "b1317c0b-a1e9-45dd-932b-84422c32517e",
        "_partyid_value@odata.type": "#Guid",
        "_partyid_value": "b1317c0b-a1e9-45dd-932b-84422c32517e",
        "versionnumber@odata.type": "#Int64",
        "versionnumber": 16900298,
        "activitypartyid@odata.type": "#Guid",
        "activitypartyid": "b72dcc7b-e3de-e911-a812-000d3a86d7a3",
        "instancetypecode": 0,
        "scheduledstart@odata.type": "#DateTimeOffset",
        "scheduledstart": "2019-09-27T16:00:00Z",
        "activityid_activitypointer@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "activityid_activitypointer@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "activityid_quoteclose@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "activityid_quoteclose@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "activityid_task@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "activityid_task@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "activityid_phonecall@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "activityid_phonecall@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "partyid_equipment@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "partyid_equipment@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "partyid@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "partyid@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "activityid_serviceappointment@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "activityid_serviceappointment@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "partyid_opportunity@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "partyid_opportunity@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "activityid_msfp_surveyinvite_activityparty@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "activityid_msfp_surveyinvite_activityparty@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "activityid_recurringappointmentmaster@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "activityid_recurringappointmentmaster@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "partyid_quote@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "partyid_quote@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "partyid_salesorder@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "partyid_salesorder@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "activityid_opportunityclose@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "activityid_opportunityclose@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "activityid_orderclose@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "activityid_orderclose@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "partyid_systemuser@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "partyid_systemuser@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "activityid_email@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "activityid_email@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "partyid_contact@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "partyid_contact@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "activityid_incidentresolution@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "activityid_incidentresolution@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "activityid_letter@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "activityid_letter@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "partyid_knowledgearticle@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "partyid_knowledgearticle@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "partyid_entitlement@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "partyid_entitlement@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "partyid_campaignactivity@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "partyid_campaignactivity@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "activityid_msfp_surveyresponse_activityparty@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "activityid_msfp_surveyresponse_activityparty@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "partyid_account@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "partyid_account@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "partyid_lead@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "partyid_lead@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "activityid_fax@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "activityid_fax@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "partyid_incident@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "partyid_incident@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "partyid_campaign@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "partyid_campaign@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "partyid_contract@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "partyid_contract@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "partyid_queue@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "partyid_queue@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "partyid_bulkoperation@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "partyid_bulkoperation@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "resourcespecid@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "resourcespecid@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "partyid_invoice@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "partyid_invoice@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "activityid_appointment@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "activityid_appointment@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "activityid_campaignactivity@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "activityid_campaignactivity@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "activityid_socialactivity@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "activityid_socialactivity@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "activityid_campaignresponse@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "activityid_campaignresponse@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "ActivityParty_SyncErrors@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "ActivityParty_SyncErrors@odata.navigationLink": "",
        "userentityinstancedata_activityparty@odata.associationLink": "$ref",
        "userentityinstancedata_activityparty@odata.navigationLink": ""


The output from the standard connector:

  "body": {
    "@odata.context": "https://azureurl/apim/commondataservice/shared-commondataser-testguid/$metadata#datasets('default.cds')/tables('activityparties')/items",
    "value": [
        "": "",
        "@odata.etag": "",
        "ItemInternalId": "b72dcc7b-e3de-e911-a812-000d3a86d7a3",
        "ispartydeleted": false,
        "_activityid_value": "ad2dcc7b-e3de-e911-a812-000d3a86d7a3",
        "_activityid_type": "activitypointers",
        "participationtypemask": 7,
        "_participationtypemask_label": "Organizer",
        "scheduledend": "2019-09-27",
        "addressusedemailcolumnnumber": 15,
        "addressused": "",
        "_partyid_value": "b1317c0b-a1e9-45dd-932b-84422c32517e",
        "_partyid_type": "systemusers",
        "versionnumber": 16900298,
        "activitypartyid": "b72dcc7b-e3de-e911-a812-000d3a86d7a3",
        "scheduledstart": "2019-09-27"

As you can see, the CDS output includes "_partyid_type": "systemusers" but there is nothing to give me this attribute from the CDS current environment output.

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