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HTTP Request OR custom Connector

Hello,

 

As far as I know, We use HTTP request while consuming the First party/third party API, then when should we use custom connector?

 

What are those business cases where one should use HTTP request in PowerAutomate and use in PowerApps Or use custom connector and use in PowerApps and Power Automate? 

 

What are the pros and cons HTTP Request OR custom Connector?

 

Thanks and Regards,

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Hi @dave8 

 

Custom connectors are intended for communicating with services that don't have a prebuilt connector in PowerApps, with the HTTP action you can send requests but not everything that you require might have a listening service available to be consumed.

You can check on the custom connector overview on the following URL: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/connectors/custom-connectors/

As far as pros and cons, that depends on your specific scenario and if you can achieve it using HTTP action will be easier, that deploying a custom connector.

 

Best Regards

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Hi @dave8 

 

Custom connectors are intended for communicating with services that don't have a prebuilt connector in PowerApps, with the HTTP action you can send requests but not everything that you require might have a listening service available to be consumed.

You can check on the custom connector overview on the following URL: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/connectors/custom-connectors/

As far as pros and cons, that depends on your specific scenario and if you can achieve it using HTTP action will be easier, that deploying a custom connector.

 

Best Regards

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