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dmcdivitt
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Can I use a local or on-site SQL Server for PowerApps data?

We have a vast number of Microsoft SQL Servers at our organization, but they are all of course behind a firewall. How can PowerApps reach these if an app runs from the cloud?

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v-xida-msft
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Community Support

Hi @dmcdivitt,

Do you want to use On-premise SQL Table as data source of your app?

 

If you want to access On-premise SQL table from your app, you must firstly install an On-premise data gateway within your computer. More details about installing a On-premise data gateway within your computer, please check the following article:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/canvas-apps/gateway-reference

 

In addition, more details about connecting SQL Server from PowerApps, please check the following article:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/canvas-apps/connections/connection-azure-sqldatabas...

 

Please also check and see if the following video would help in your scenario:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqx_h4Ym8ng

 

Best regards,

Kris

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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timl
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Hi @dmcdivitt

You can access internal SQL Servers by installing the on-premises data gateway. Here is a link to more information.

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/connect-to-your-on-premises-data-sources-using-on-premise...

 

v-xida-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @dmcdivitt,

Do you want to use On-premise SQL Table as data source of your app?

 

If you want to access On-premise SQL table from your app, you must firstly install an On-premise data gateway within your computer. More details about installing a On-premise data gateway within your computer, please check the following article:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/canvas-apps/gateway-reference

 

In addition, more details about connecting SQL Server from PowerApps, please check the following article:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/canvas-apps/connections/connection-azure-sqldatabas...

 

Please also check and see if the following video would help in your scenario:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqx_h4Ym8ng

 

Best regards,

Kris

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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