RetrieveMetadataChangesRequest Class

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

Contains the data that is needed to to retrieve a collection of metadata records that satisfy the specified criteria. The RetrieveMetadataChangesResponse returns a timestamp value that can be used with this request at a later time to return information about how metadata has changed since the last request.

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

protected RetrieveMetadataChangesResponse getMetadataChanges(
 EntityQueryExpression entityQueryExpression,
 String clientVersionStamp,
 DeletedMetadataFilters deletedMetadataFilter)
{
 RetrieveMetadataChangesRequest retrieveMetadataChangesRequest = new RetrieveMetadataChangesRequest()
 {
  Query = entityQueryExpression,
  ClientVersionStamp = clientVersionStamp,
  DeletedMetadataFilters = deletedMetadataFilter
 };

 return (RetrieveMetadataChangesResponse)_service.Execute(retrieveMetadataChangesRequest);

}

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 RetrieveMetadataChangesResponse.

Notes for Callers

Inheritance Hierarchy

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

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

RetrieveMetadataChangesRequest Members
Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.Messages Namespace

Other Resources

Query and Capture Changes to Metadata
Sample: Query Metadata and Detect Changes
Customize Entity Metadata
Customize Entity Attribute Metadata
Customize Entity Relationship Metadata

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