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rhiheu
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Advocate III

How to measure API Requests for licencing

Hi,

I'm looking at the number of API requests allowed per 24 hours on https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/power-platform/admin/api-request-limits-allocations

E.g. Office licenses (that include Power Apps/Power Automate) are allowed 2000 API Requests in 24 hours.

How do you measure this? E.g. My Power Automate flow has two connections: Office 365 Outlook and SharePoint Online. It includes:

  • 1x SharePoint trigger
  • 5/6x SharePoint actions (depending on the flow branch)
  • 1/2x Outlook actions (depending on the flow branch).

So each time the flow triggers, is it just 2 API Requests because it uses 2 connections, or more because of the amount of actions?

If this is the only flow running in an account with an Office licence assigned as described above (2000 requests/24 hours), will the flow be allowed to run 1000 times every 24 hours, or much less because of the number of actions?

Thanks!

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RezaDorrani
Dual Super User II
Dual Super User II

@rhiheu 

 

It is based on the number of flow actions not on the number of connectors.

 

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Hi @RezaDorrani, thanks for your reply. And I guess a trigger counts as an action? So for my example above, based on it taking the heavier branch, this flow would use 9 actions each time, it would allowed to run 222 times in 24 hours for it to fit within an Office licence that includes Power Apps/Power Automate?

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