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Many thanks to everybody who attended our Flow web seminar! For individuals who couldn’t attend, you are able to see it on-demand here. Continue below for solutions to the best questions we’ve got throughout the presentation!

Are you able to produce a Team or corporate Flow that is not originated or certain to a particular account? 

At this time this isn’t possible, however, you could produce a service account for authentication to trace activity and your Flow connections organized. Keep in mind that for each Flow there are lots of methods and tools for recording who ran that Flow.

You should use Dynamic Content for particular users. Including using “From” emails, “Created By,” authoring or submitting user information, and recording information via needed fields on the Microsoft Form or SharePoint list. The data for that user that ran the Flow could then easily be put into a SQL database or SharePoint List that will function as a task log for the Flow or many Flows.

What are the security risks with using non-Microsoft templates?

Generally, there aren’t any more security risks with using non-Microsoft Templates than you will find building the very same Flow on your own yourself. The templates are basically just Flows with a few pre-populated dynamic content with no authentications setup.

That stated, to know the way a Flow will affect your atmosphere, it is best to study and run test runs for just about any Flow that you’re creating before putting it into production. This will include a minimum of a fast inspection from the dynamic pre-populated content in almost any template–Microsoft Templates incorporated. It’s also wise to remember to determine the security/permissions associated with a content, lists or libraries which are attached to the Flow under consideration (particularly if you’re getting together with sensitive information).

Can you really make use of the approval tactic to obtain exterior approvals too?

You can do this while using “Send Email With Options” selection. You might want to produce a step to be able to include any comments. There’s a lot of this available locally here.

Can there be in whatever way to alter the “From Address” when an e-mail is distributed from MS Flow?

Not at the moment, but you should use a free account designated for this function like a service account (example: [email protected]) and employ dynamic content in your body or susceptible to communicate the preferred information.

Can there be in whatever way an approver can edit the written text on the requester’s account and approve?

There’s an agreement Flow walkthrough to help you learn how to personalize this method here.

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What is the debugger for Flow while you create them? Or perhaps is it learning from mistakes?

Flow has needed fields and lots of Dynamic Content options to assistance with the development of Flows that won’t throw errors. If you are making more complicated Flows which have lots of expressions and fasten to exterior applications, for example, you be capable of run “Test” runs to trobleshoot and fix your Flows.

For more help, there’s articles on troubleshooting available here. In addition, there’s a very active and knowledgeable community of users and Microsoft professionals that will help with the most complicated of workflows.

Can the Flow speak with JDE (i.e. read from JDE increase to JDE)?

I believe the solution to this is you can read to Oracle Databases. Flow can write and obtain information from Oracle Databases, but there aren’t any triggers to start a Flow from your Oracle Database. With Microsoft and Oracle working more carefully together as was lately announced, I expect that people could see more abilities with this within the forseeable future.

What is the limit to the amount of Flows that may be performed inside a with time period? Performs this incur any extra costs?

There’s info on the amount of runs and licensing costs available here.

What is the method to disable the trust pop-up when users attempt to connect to the PowerApp?

This only happens the very first time you communicate with the application, and it is essential to authorize the bond for that application. There is a good thread detailing a workaround and information on this in the Microsoft community.

Are you able to allow PowerApps forms to become updated by exterior users?

Not presently, but there’s a rumor this is incorporated in the roadmap for PowerApps. Meanwhile, Microsoft Forms is really a easily method of getting exterior users to input information, and you may use Flow to update any connectable databases with this information. From my experience, this is among the more prevalent use cases with Microsoft Flow. It’s a procedure that accustomed to take hrs to setup correctly in SharePoint that is now able to completed with ease within a few minutes! There’s an excellent template with this here.

Many thanks to everybody who became a member of our web seminar! For documentation and knowledge concerning the roadmap or more-and-coming features for Flow, take a look at the discharge Plan.

You are able to follow Melissa, Jon, and Hunter on Twitter and look for the Microsoft Flow Community for additional use cases, walkthroughs, tips, troubleshooting advice and a whole lot!


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