Installing and Using Power Apps in PowerShell for Admins and Creators

PowerShell can be used to manage Power Apps. Let’s look at how to use this, and some of the functions available for both Administrators and Creators of Power Apps. To install, open a PowerShell Command Prompt as Administrator and run the command: Install-Module -Name Microsoft.PowerApps.Administration.PowerShell Install-Module -Name Microsoft.PowerApps.PowerShell -AllowClobber Press Y or A to install: Note you can visit the Power Shell Gallery at https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/Microsoft.PowerApps.Administration.PowerShell/: To see the many functions available: … Continue reading Installing and Using Power Apps in PowerShell for Admins and Creators

Using JavaScript to Go to Next Stage in Business Process Flows

Let’s take a look at how to move a Business Process Flow to the next stage using JavaScript. If you prefer the video version, check out and subscribe to my YouTube channel: Go to https://flow.microsoft.com and select to create a new Business Process Flow: Let’s call it Account BPF: We see: Let’s make 3 stages – Stage 1, Stage 2, Stage 3: . We will add some fields for each … Continue reading Using JavaScript to Go to Next Stage in Business Process Flows

How to Setup Conditional Access with MFA for Regular and Guest Users in Azure AD

Let’s look at how to set up conditional multi-factor authentication (MFA) in Azure AD. This is useful if you want to restrict certain users to use MFA in certain apps in your tenant. First, log into https://portal.azure.com and select Azure AD: Select Security: And select Conditional Access: We will create a new policy: Let’s give it a name, e.g. MFA Conditional Access Policy. We can select to include none, all … Continue reading How to Setup Conditional Access with MFA for Regular and Guest Users in Azure AD

How to Call Microsoft Power Automate Flows from a Business Process Flow

Did you know you can call Microsoft Power Automate Flows directly from Dynamics 365 Power Apps Business Process Flows? In this post, we will look at how to do just that. It’s a useful feature if you want your users to be guided through knowing when to run a flow in a particular business scenario. If you prefer to watch the video on this, check out the video on my … Continue reading How to Call Microsoft Power Automate Flows from a Business Process Flow

Use FetchXML in the Power Automate CDS Connector for List Records

In this post, we will look at how to use FetchXML in the Power Automate Common Data Service Connector to retrieve records using the List Records Action. If you prefer to learn by video, check out my YouTube channel video on how to do this: First, log into https://flow.microsoft.com and go to Solutions and create a new solution: Give it a name and click Create: Open the solution and click … Continue reading Use FetchXML in the Power Automate CDS Connector for List Records

Use List Records in Power Automate Flow to Create and Send CDS Report Data

List Records is an action in the Common Data Service connector in Power Automate Flow that lists records based on a query you provide to the Common Data Service. The results can then be sent somewhere, such as in an email or posted to a Microsoft Teams chat. In this post, we will look at how to use List Records to do both these things. If you prefer video, check … Continue reading Use List Records in Power Automate Flow to Create and Send CDS Report Data

Convert Your Common Data Service Power Automate Flows to Run as Azure Logic Apps

Imagine a situation where you have created a Power Automate Flow, and you want to convert it to an Azure Logic App so you can take advantage of the Azure Logic App features. Let’s look at how to do this with a Common Data Service example. There are a couple of “gotchas” we will note. First, let’s create a simple Power Automate Flow. Our flow will do the following – … Continue reading Convert Your Common Data Service Power Automate Flows to Run as Azure Logic Apps

Make Your Common Data Service Transactions Atomic Using ChangeSets in Power Automate Flows

A new feature in the Common Data Service (Current Environment) connector for Power Automate Flows is the ability to use transactions when performing some platform operations. In this post, we will look at how to use these changeset transactions, which is useful if you need to ensure your create/update/deletes are atomic, meaning if one transaction fails, they all fail, and if one succeeds, they all succeed. This is also useful … Continue reading Make Your Common Data Service Transactions Atomic Using ChangeSets in Power Automate Flows

How to Create Trigger and Run Power Automate Flows in Dynamics 365 and Power Apps

Power Automate Flows have tight integration capabilities with Dynamics 365 and Power Apps. In this post, we will look at how to create a Power Automate Flow that will be used in a Power App / Dynamics 365. We will look at the various options of how to run these flows, including running them on demand in Dynamics 365 / Power Apps and having them trigger on events. If you prefer … Continue reading How to Create Trigger and Run Power Automate Flows in Dynamics 365 and Power Apps

Difference between Instant, Automated and Scheduled Flows in Power Automate and How to Change the Type

Power Automate contains different types of flows. The difference between these flows is how they are run. Let’s look at the different types and the difference in triggering these to run. Go to https://flow.microsoft.com and click on Create. We see there are 3 options of flow types: Automated Instant Scheduled Let’s create one of each to see the differences. Automated Flows These run when an event triggers the flow to run. For … Continue reading Difference between Instant, Automated and Scheduled Flows in Power Automate and How to Change the Type