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How to get Solution ID inside of Flow

Hey all,

 

Currently working on error handling for a flow by pushing details about the error into a SharePoint List.  One of the properties I'd like to push is a link to the Flow run.  Before Solutions, this was easy to do. I could build the flow run URL by using the workflow() function to get the Environment, Flow, and Flow Run IDs.  In order to build a link to a flow run in a Solution, I need the Solution ID as well.  I could hard code this, but I'd rather have it populate dynamically, as I'm going to be moving this through DEV > QA > PROD throughout its life cycle.

 

TLDR; Is there any way to get Solution ID inside of a flow?

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Anonymous
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Looks like the old URL structure environment/flow/flowrun actually still works, but I'd still like to know if there's a way to get the solution guid/display name from within a flow.

Jcook
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Hello @Anonymous
Here is the expressions:
Flow name:
workflow()?['tags']['flowDisplayName']

Link to flow run:
concat('https://us.flow.microsoft.com/manage/environments/',workflow()?['tags']['environmentName'],'/flows/',workflow()?['name'],'/runs/',workflow()?['run']['name'])

You can copy and paste the exact expressions I pasted above. The only thing you got to check is the main URL per region
Mine is:
https://us.flow.microsoft.com/

If yours is also us.flow. Than you do not have to change anything.

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Hey @Jcook ,

 

I might be missing something, but this looks like it grabs the environment name, but not the solution name.

Jcook
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Hi,

I have tested this on a flow inside a solution.
This will generate the flow run

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Anonymous
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This answer seems to have helped me locate running jobs in the Solution area.  Thank you.

@Jcook That trick works for me  👍

It looks like since you posted this something has changed with the expression builder. To get this to work, I had to write the expression as:

concat(concat(concat(concat('https://make.powerautomate.com/environments/', workflow()?['tags']['environmentName'],'/flows/',workflow()?['name'],'/runs/',workflow()?['run']['name']))))

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