Sunday, 30 September 2018

Send to Azure Service Bus in #MSDyn365FO

Sending a message to Azure Service Bus is really simple in FinOps.

Below is the job I wrote to send a message to the service bus. It takes a connection string and a queue name for connecting. The message string and key value pair list can be supplied to the properties.


    static str connectionString = 'Endpoint=sb://navaxservicebus.servicebus.windows.net/;SharedAccessKeyName=RootManageSharedAccessKey;SharedAccessKey=h5KwXSEFIHxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx';
    static str queueName = 'navaxqueue';

    /// <summary>
    /// Runs the class with the specified arguments.
    /// </summary>
    /// <param name = "_args">The specified arguments.</param>
    public static void main(Args _args)
    {
        if (connectionString && queueName)
        {
            Microsoft.ServiceBus.Messaging.QueueClient queueClient = Microsoft.ServiceBus.Messaging.QueueClient::CreateFromConnectionString(connectionString, queueName);
            Microsoft.ServiceBus.Messaging.BrokeredMessage brokeredMessage = new Microsoft.ServiceBus.Messaging.BrokeredMessage("My Message");
            
            var properties = brokeredMessage.Properties;

            properties.Add("MyKey1", "MyValue1");
            properties.Add("MyKey2", "MyValue2");
            
            queueClient.Send(brokeredMessage);
        }
    }

Using Service Bus Explorer you can see the result.

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At the moment Microsoft is working on event based triggers. One of the possible solutions they presented was writing to the service bus. Looking forward to it.

I took inspiration from one of the standard classes I noticed in in 8PU15. It subscribes to the insert/delete of a user record to send the user detail to a service bus. The big bonus is that service bus assembles are included on the machine. I won’t dive any deeper into this class in this blog post.

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