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#msdyn365bc 2021 Release Wave 2 - New automation API to create user groups Permission.

Hi Readers,

In this series we will discuss what's new in Business Central 2021 (Wave 2) a.k.a BC19.

This article we will discuss about - New automation API to create user groups Permissions.

With this series we will understand what's new the product and learn it before it becomes available for customers.

#msdyn365bc #2021RW2

Feature Details - 

This contributes to decreasing the total onboarding time of new customers and takes away manual labor on the partner side.

Explanation -

  • Automation APIs provide capability for automating company setup through APIs. There are multiple Automation API which were available till business central 18.

  • With Business Central 19, Microsoft Added a New Automation API to Create User Group Permission in business central tenants.

  • Automation APIs are placed in the microsoft/automation API namespace. 

Automation API's Available till Business Central - 

  • entityDefinitions - Localization Information Used in API.
  • companies - Handle Companies in Tenant.
  • subscriptions - Subscriptions in the tenant.

  • configurationPackages - Upload and Apply a RapidStart Package.
  • file  - Used for Configuration file.
  • automationCompanies - Create or Modify companies in Business Central Tenant.

  • extensions - Installing and uninstalling published add-on extensions.
  • extensionUpload - Upload and install a per-tenant extension.
  • extensionDeploymentStatus - Monitoring extension installation progress.

  • users - Modifying user properties.
  • userPermissions - Assigning permission sets.
  • userGroups - retrieve the list of user groups.
  • userGroupMembers - Assign user permissions and user groups.
  • userGroupPermissions - User Group Permission Management. (* New in BC 19)

  • permissionSets - Manage Permission Set in Business Central Tenant.
  • scheduledJobs - Check the Status of Schedule Jobs.

  • profiles - Profiles Management in Business Central Tenant.(* New in BC 19)

Hope you learn and will be able to utilize automation API's with Business Central 19.  

For other articles related to What's New in Business Central 19, refer here.

Saurav Dhyani


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