cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Reply
lordneeko1
New Member

Power Automated needs an ability to "Run As" the person who initiates the flow versus the person who created it

Creating useful "bots" and flows is extremely limited when they are all tied to the user which created them.  Many times, the users which create them are either contractors or IT professionals which are not the ones which will actually be benefiting from the process automation.  The flow needs to have an option to "Run As the Initiator" vs "Run as the Owner." 

 

Another great benefit of this is that (for example) the flow can be made available for an entire sharepoint site or MS Teams channel, but only those with permissions (for example to modify a list item) would be able to successfully execute the Flow.  For a MS Teams channel, a flow running as the initiator could serve actions for the user from resources only that user can access, such as adding a reminder to their calendar.

1 REPLY 1
Pstork1
Dual Super User
Dual Super User

If the flow is started manually using a Button on Mobile or a Power Apps Button it will run in the context of the user who presses the button.  But if a flow is automatically started by a trigger then it will run in the context of the original maker.



-------------------------------------------------------------------------
If I have answered your question, please mark your post as Solved.
If you like my response, please give it a Thumbs Up.

Helpful resources

Announcements
Power Platform Conf 2022 768x460.jpg

Join us for Microsoft Power Platform Conference

The first Microsoft-sponsored Power Platform Conference is coming in September. 100+ speakers, 150+ sessions, and what's new and next for Power Platform.

May UG Leader Call Carousel 768x460.png

June User Group Leader Call

Join us on June 28 for our monthly User Group leader call!

MPA Virtual Workshop Carousel 768x460.png

Register for a Free Workshop

Learn to digitize and optimize business processes and connect all your applications to share data in real time.

Power Automate Designer Feedback_carousel.jpg

Help make Flow Design easier

Are you new to designing flows? What is your biggest struggle with Power Automate Designer? Help us make it more user friendly!

Top Solution Authors
Top Kudoed Authors
Users online (3,395)