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How To Trigger A Logic App From A Power App?

Hi I'm new to Power App and Logic App. Recently I start developing a Power App, the basic idea is that when a user clicks a Button control, it will trigger a Logic App to ingest data into a data store. 

 

Unfortunately that I don't see a direct way to trigger a Logic App from the Power App UI, and only the Power Automate flow (MS flow) is supported. Then I noticed that there's a Custom Connector concept in Power App, i'm not sure if  I can define a custom connector for my Logic App, and run it in the Power App. 

 

Does anyone ever try it? If so, what the steps should i follow? 

 

If custom connector isn't an option, is there any other workaround?

 

I appreciate your help!

 

Thanks!

 

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Pstork1
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Azure Logic Apps and Power Automate flows are very similar to each other.  And you can easily attach a Power Automate flow to a button in a Power App to trigger the flow.  Unless there is a specific reason it needs to be a Logic App you should look into using a flow.  Here's documentation that explains how:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/canvas-apps/using-logic-flows



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Because MS flow can't run in Torus tenant, it only runs in Microsoft tenant. In order to meet with our compliance requirement, that's why we're looking into how to trigger a Logic App which runs in a JIT enabled subscrption in Torus tenant, from a Power App. 

Have figured it out. Thanks! 🙂

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Hi @zhowe

What was the solution? I am planning on something similar to what you have mentioned here?

 

It's a little unfair of you to just say "I have figured it out". Please post the solution.

Bmarsoner
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Hi @zhowe can you please add the solution here as other people is interested too in figuring out how to do this 😉

hi @Bmarsoner,

You first add a custom connector in power automate. Use "Create from Azure" if you can. Otherwise set it up manually.
Then when you add an action in the flow, your logic app will be available under Custom actions.

Hi , Can you please provide the details on how did you bale to achieve this? since we also have a business need which needs to be implemented like this. I want to trigger a logic app from power app button click. Kindly help 🙂

Appreciated the response please.

 

Thank you so much 🙂

I haven't done it from a Power Apps button click but I have invoked a logic app from a power automate flow.

From memory, create the logic app with an http request trigger. This becomes a connection for an Http manual-invoke action in power automate. You use the url that the logic app trigger provides you, in the http request.

I vaguely recall that the logic app trigger becomes a connection in power automate that you can add as an action from the action picker. I don't remember if this appears automatically or if you have to create the connection first from the connections menu. I suspect it's the latter.

 

I hope this helps in some way.

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