BookRequest Class

 

Updated: November 29, 2016

Applies To: Dynamics 365 (online), Dynamics 365 (on-premises), Dynamics CRM 2016, Dynamics CRM Online

Contains the data that is needed to schedule or “book” an appointment, recurring appointment, or service appointment (service activity).

For the Web API use the Book Action.

Web API support for this message was added with Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online 2016 Update 1 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 Service Pack 1

Namespace:   Microsoft.Crm.Sdk.Messages
Assembly:  Microsoft.Crm.Sdk.Proxy (in Microsoft.Crm.Sdk.Proxy.dll)

System.Object
  Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.OrganizationRequest
    Microsoft.Crm.Sdk.Messages.BookRequest

[DataContractAttribute(Namespace = "http://schemas.microsoft.com/crm/2011/Contracts")]
public sealed class BookRequest : OrganizationRequest

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodBookRequest()

Initializes a new instance of the BookRequest Class.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyExtensionData

Gets or sets the structure that contains extra data. Optional.(Inherited from OrganizationRequest.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyItem[String]

Gets or sets the indexer for the Parameters collection.(Inherited from OrganizationRequest.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyParameters

Gets or sets the collection of parameters for the request. Required, but is supplied by derived classes.(Inherited from OrganizationRequest.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyRequestId

Gets or sets the ID of an asynchronous operation (system job). Optional. (Inherited from OrganizationRequest.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyRequestName

Gets or sets the name of the request. Required, but is supplied by derived classes.(Inherited from OrganizationRequest.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyReturnNotifications

For internal use only.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyTarget

Gets or sets the record that is the target of the book operation. Required.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object)

(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

(Inherited from Object.)

Message Availability

For this message to work, the caller must be connected to the server.

Usage

Pass an instance of this class to the Execute method, which returns an instance of the BookResponse class.

Privileges and Access Rights

To perform this action, the caller must have privileges on the specified entity in the Target property and access rights on the specified record in the Target property. For a complete list of the required privileges, see Book message privileges.

Supported Entities

The following table shows the default entities that support this message. For the listed entities, the caller must be connected to the server for this message to be available.

Entity

Availability

appointment

Server

recurringappointmentmaster

Server

serviceappointment

Server

The following example shows how to use this message. For this sample to work correctly, you must be connected to the server to get an IOrganizationService interface. For the complete sample, see the link later in this topic.




// Get the current user information
WhoAmIRequest userRequest = new WhoAmIRequest();
WhoAmIResponse userResponse = (WhoAmIResponse)_serviceProxy.Execute(userRequest);

// Create the ActivityParty instance.
ActivityParty party = new ActivityParty
{
    PartyId = new EntityReference(SystemUser.EntityLogicalName, userResponse.UserId)
};

// Create the appointment instance.
Appointment appointment = new Appointment
{
    Subject = "Test Appointment",
    Description = "Test Appointment created using the BookRequest Message.",
    ScheduledStart = DateTime.Now.AddHours(1),
    ScheduledEnd = DateTime.Now.AddHours(2),
    Location = "Office",
    RequiredAttendees = new ActivityParty[] { party },
    Organizer = new ActivityParty[] { party }                        
};                    

// Use the Book request message.
BookRequest book = new BookRequest
{
    Target = appointment
};
BookResponse booked = (BookResponse)_serviceProxy.Execute(book);
_appointmentId = booked.ValidationResult.ActivityId;

// Verify that the appointment has been scheduled.
if (_appointmentId != Guid.Empty)
{
    Console.WriteLine("Succesfully booked {0}.", appointment.Subject) ;
}

Any public static ( Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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