RetrieveRelationshipRequest Class

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online

Contains the data that is needed to retrieve entity relationship metadata.

Namespace: Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.Messages
Assembly: Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk (in Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
<DataContractAttribute(Namespace:="http://schemas.microsoft.com/xrm/2011/Contracts")> _
Public NotInheritable Class RetrieveRelationshipRequest
    Inherits OrganizationRequest
[DataContractAttribute(Namespace="http://schemas.microsoft.com/xrm/2011/Contracts")] 
public sealed class RetrieveRelationshipRequest : OrganizationRequest

Example

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.


//You can use either the Name or the MetadataId of the relationship.

//Retrieve the One-to-many relationship using the MetadataId.
RetrieveRelationshipRequest retrieveOneToManyRequest =
    new RetrieveRelationshipRequest { MetadataId = _oneToManyRelationshipId };
RetrieveRelationshipResponse retrieveOneToManyResponse =
    (RetrieveRelationshipResponse)_serviceProxy.Execute(retrieveOneToManyRequest);

Console.WriteLine("Retrieved {0} One-to-many relationship by id", retrieveOneToManyResponse.RelationshipMetadata.SchemaName);

//Retrieve the Many-to-many relationship using the Name.
RetrieveRelationshipRequest retrieveManyToManyRequest =
    new RetrieveRelationshipRequest { Name = _manyToManyRelationshipName};
RetrieveRelationshipResponse retrieveManyToManyResponse =
    (RetrieveRelationshipResponse)_serviceProxy.Execute(retrieveManyToManyRequest);

Console.WriteLine("Retrieved {0} Many-to-Many relationship by Name", retrieveManyToManyResponse.RelationshipMetadata.MetadataId);

'You can use either the Name or the MetadataId of the relationship.

'Retrieve the One-to-many relationship using the MetadataId.
Dim retrieveOneToManyRequest As RetrieveRelationshipRequest =
 New RetrieveRelationshipRequest With {.MetadataId = _oneToManyRelationshipId}
Dim retrieveOneToManyResponse As RetrieveRelationshipResponse =
 CType(_serviceProxy.Execute(retrieveOneToManyRequest), RetrieveRelationshipResponse)

Console.WriteLine("Retrieved {0} One-to-many relationship by id",
                  retrieveOneToManyResponse.RelationshipMetadata.SchemaName)

'Retrieve the Many-to-many relationship using the Name.
Dim retrieveManyToManyRequest As RetrieveRelationshipRequest =
 New RetrieveRelationshipRequest With {
  .Name = _manyToManyRelationshipName
 }
Dim retrieveManyToManyResponse As RetrieveRelationshipResponse =
 CType(_serviceProxy.Execute(retrieveManyToManyRequest), RetrieveRelationshipResponse)

Console.WriteLine("Retrieved {0} Many-to-Many relationship by Name",
                  retrieveManyToManyResponse.RelationshipMetadata.MetadataId)

Remarks

Message Availability

This message works regardless whether the caller is connected to the server or offline.

Usage

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

Privileges and Access Rights

To perform this action, the caller must have privileges listed in RetrieveRelationship Privileges.

Notes for Callers

You can use either the Name or the MetadataId of the relationship.

Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
   Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.OrganizationRequest
    Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.Messages.RetrieveRelationshipRequest

Thread Safety

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

Platforms

Development Platforms

Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7 (All Versions), Windows 8 (All Versions)

Target Platforms

Windows Server 2008, ,Windows Server 2012, ,Windows 7 (All Versions),

Change History

See Also

Reference

RetrieveRelationshipRequest Members
Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.Messages Namespace

Other Resources

Sample: Create Entity Relationships
Customize Entity Relationship Metadata

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