Granting Access to a Business unit Team via C#

Hi Folks,

I hope there isn’t any one who doesn’t know about security roles and access privileges being in Dynamics space. Most of the people should be aware of doing this via application, in this post, sharing one simple way to grant access to the records using C# code. Please use the below code to achieve the same.

private void ShareRecordtoBUTeamofRequestorUser(Guid Targetid, Guid TargetShare, IOrganizationService orgService)
                if (Targetid != null && TargetShare != null)
                    GrantAccessRequest grant = new GrantAccessRequest();
                    grant.Target = new EntityReference(MetadataHelper.VolunteerList.EntityLogicalName, Targetid);

                    PrincipalAccess principal = new PrincipalAccess();
                    principal.Principal = new EntityReference(MetadataHelper.Team.EntityLogicalName, TargetShare);
                    principal.AccessMask = AccessRights.ReadAccess;
                    grant.PrincipalAccess = principal;

                        //GrantAccessResponse grant_response = (GrantAccessResponse)orgService.Execute(grant);
                    catch (Exception ex)
                        throw ex;
            catch (Exception ex)
                throw ex;

I have commented below lines in try block above and avoid using them because you will get an error for the same…

GrantAccessResponse grant_response = (GrantAccessResponse)orgService.Execute(grant);

An unhandled exception has occurred during execution of the plugin.
An error occured while getting default Team of Requestor BusinessUnit[A]Microsoft.Crm.Sdk.Messages.GrantAccessResponse cannot be cast to
[B]Microsoft.Crm.Sdk.Messages.GrantAccessResponse. Type A originates from ‘Microsoft.Crm.Sdk.Proxy, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35’ in the context ‘Default’ at location ‘C:\Microsoft.Crm.Sdk.Proxy.dll’. Type B originates from ‘Hisol.SCS.CRM.Plugins, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=bb2727b96c9cb15e’ in the context ‘LoadNeither’ in a byte array.

Thank you.




Author: Pavan Mani Deep Y

Technology geek who loves sharing my leanings, quick tips and new features on Dynamics 365 & related tools, technologies. An Azure IOT Enthusiast....

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