This article provides a rundown of options for managing the Microsoft Flow and PowerApps. As with many enterprise tools, administrators have a number of options available for managing and administering this powerful tool set.
We’ve been discussing governance, management and administration of the Power Platform with a number of clients lately. We thought the timing was right to list these all together in one place!
Connectors and Actions
Here are the Connectors of choice for creating automations for administering PowerApps and Microsoft Flow
Connector: PowerApps for Admins
Here is the Connector’s reference page for more details.
Edit App Role Assignment as Admin
Edit Connection Role Assignment as Admin
Edit Connector Role Assignment as Admin
Get App Role Assignments as Admin
Get App as Admin
Get Connection Role Assignments as Admin
Get Connections as Admin
Get Connector Role Assignments as Admin
Get Custom Connectors as Admin
Remove App as Admin
Remove Connection as Admin
Set App Owner
Connector: Power Platform for Admins
Edit Admin Data Loss Prevention Policy
Edit Environment Role Assignment
Get DLP Policies
Get Environment Role Assignments
Connector: Microsoft Flow for Admins
Disable Flow as Admin
Edit Flow Owner Role as Admin
Enable Flow as Admin
Get Flow Owner Role as Admin
Get Flow User Details
Remove Flow Approval
Remove Flow User Details
Remove Flow as Admin
Connector: PowerApps for App Makers
Not to be forgotten, this connector also offers more great management and administration capabilities. (View complete details here)
Edit App Role Assignment
Edit Connection Role Assignment
Edit Connector Role Assignment
Get App Role Assignments
Get App Versions
Get Connection Role Assignment
Get Connector Role Assignment
Restore App Version
Set App Display Name
The Connector Browser Tool
Get Started Right Away with the Connector Browser PowerApp
You can use the actions above yourself or take advantage of the Connector Browser PowerApps created by Microsoft (find a link to the download page below). The app has been built my Microsoft and uses the Connectors mentioned above to report on your Flow and PowerApps.
PowerShell Cmdlets for PowerApps and Flow
Another popular option with administrators and IT Pros looking to manage their PowerApps and MS Flow implementation is PowerShell. Microsoft has covered this option as well with a complete set of cmdlets that can downloaded and installed.
A separate set of cmdlets are available for makers and admins.
Don’t take our word for it, this article by Microsoft will provide you with all you need to know to get started with PowerApps and Flow.
PowerApps and Flow Admin Center
Although evolved from it’s original announcement (here). The Admin Center provides another layer of options for administering and managing what happens in your Flow and PowerApps environments.
Within the Admin Center, users have the ability to:
Create Data Loss Prevention Policies
Created CDS Databases
Verify usage quotas
Analytics for MS Flow and PowerApps
If you’re interested in gaining more insight into what it is you’re administering and managing, don’t forget about the Analytics features available for PowerApps and Microsoft Flow.
From the context menu for your PowerApps and Flows, you’ll find an Analytics options. You’ll receive instant insight into the usage of an app or Flow. In the case of Microsoft Flow, you are also provided reporting on Errors.
Microsoft has provided excellent resources for managing and administering your MS Flow and PowerApps environments with.
If we’ve missed you’re favorite, feature, technique or method for administering MS Flow or PowerApps, please let us know and we’ll update the list!