Installing an on-premises data gateway
On-premises data gateways allow users in your organization to connect Power Platform apps to on-premises data that is otherwise unavailable to the cloud-based apps. In this recipe, we'll install an on-premises data gateway on a server so that users can connect local data to Power Automate, Power BI, and Power Apps.
You'll need local admin access to a server that's always powered on. We'll install the gateway on this server, and the account you use to do so will automatically be made a gateway admin. It's recommended to use a service account if possible, but you can always change the service account used by the gateway later.
How to do it…
- Log in to the server on which you'll install the gateway.
- Navigate (and sign in if needed) to app.powerbi.com | the download icon | Data Gateway:
- Select Download...