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Workflow Automation with Microsoft Power Automate

By : Aaron Guilmette
Book Image

Workflow Automation with Microsoft Power Automate

By: Aaron Guilmette

Overview of this book

Microsoft Power Automate is a workflow automation solution included in Microsoft 365. This book explores the core concepts of workflow automation, such as working with connectors, triggers, and actions, along with their practical implementation in automating business tasks and simplifying digital processes to boost enterprise productivity.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)
Section 1 - What is Power Automate?
Section 2 - Basic Flow Concepts
Section 3 - Intermediate Flow Concepts
Section 4 - Administering the Power Automate Environment

Sharing a flow with run-only permissions

The run-only permissions feature allows you to grant a very limited set of permissions to manually-triggered flows (such as button and instant flows). With this option, users can only execute the flow. They cannot edit or modify any part of the flow and will only be granted permission to trigger it.

To grant run-only permission to a button or instant flow, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to the Power Automate web portal ( and select My flows.
  1. Select the ellipsis for a button or instant flow, such as the Out Sick instant flow you created in Chapter 5, Creating Button Flows. Select Details to open the Details page:
  1. In the Run only users section, click Edit:
  1. In the Manage run-only permissions panel, add the user or group for which you want to grant run-only access. For connections that require credentials to data sources, the run-only user will need to provide them. The credentials provided are only in the context of...