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China's Great Firewall

Hi everyone,

Does anyone here have experience with sharing a PowerApp with people in China? There is this Great Firewall which could cause issues. It blocks or slows down certain connections.

I have an user in China which uses one of the PowerApps I created. Whenever he wants to upload data to a database (Europe), it takes a very long time. However, when he uses a VPN, it goes much faster, though still quite slow.

Is Powerapps, or Microsoft, perhaps in any way surpressed in China? Does someone know whether there would be a better thing to do than use a VPN? 


Thanks very much!


Microsoft v-siky-msft

Re: China's Great Firewall

Hi @SkiDK ,


As you can known form the wiki, this is China's Internet policy, it restricts access to foreign websites. 

The only way is bypassing the firewall. However, Using VPN over the wall is illegal and can be prosecuted in china, so it is really a mess.

Best regards,



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