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RIYxWRK
Helper II
Helper II

Licensing question for model driven apps

Hi

 

Hoping someone can help.

 

I want to create a model driven app for my organisation but, although we have D365 CE(Sales and ProjOps) it has nothing to do with them or the processes they hold.

 

I understand that D365 Team member licenses have a restriction where a model driven app a user access must be in the context of D365.

 

So if we want all users in our org to access a model driven app that is not in the context of D365, do we need to get everyone a Power Apps Per user license or is it just not allowed period?

 

Appreciate any help on this.

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joe_hannes_col
Super User
Super User

Hello,

 

Yes, you can build and use apps outside of the context of D365, but you will have to license your users for them in addition to your D365 licenses. You can do this using Power Apps Premium licenses (formerly known as Per User), or you can also use per-app and consumption based licenses, which would be cheaper if this is the only app you want to share with your users. Here's a link to the Power Platform licensing guide which compares the different licensing options available to you.

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joe_hannes_col
Super User
Super User

Hello @RIYxWRK,

 

According to the licensing guide:

"Dynamics 365 licenses include Power Automate use rights for the purpose of customizing and extending Dynamics 365
applications. Power Automate use within Dynamics 365 is limited to the context of the embedding Dynamics 365
application. For both triggers and actions, flows included within the Dynamics 365 application can connect:
• To any data source within the use rights of the Dynamics 365 application
• Directly with the Dynamics 365 application (via built in trigger/action)
If the embedded flow is not within the context of the Dynamics 365 application, then full Power Automate licenses will
need to be purchased."

The same applies to Power Apps.


@RIYxWRK wrote:

We have been told that our A5 subscription seeds each user with the ability to use a D365 context related model driven app.


My understanding is that A5 licenses do not give you use rights to premium connectors, but you need premium connectors to access a model-driven app.


 

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joe_hannes_col
Super User
Super User

Hello,

 

Yes, you can build and use apps outside of the context of D365, but you will have to license your users for them in addition to your D365 licenses. You can do this using Power Apps Premium licenses (formerly known as Per User), or you can also use per-app and consumption based licenses, which would be cheaper if this is the only app you want to share with your users. Here's a link to the Power Platform licensing guide which compares the different licensing options available to you.

Many thanks for confirming that. 

RIYxWRK
Helper II
Helper II

@joe_hannes_col 

 

Re: Context

Do you know what's the definition of this?

Looking up a table in Dynamics? Writing back? Part of a process defined in Dynamics? What's the minimum requirements?

 

We have been told that our A5 subscription seeds each user with the ability to use a D365 context related model driven app.

joe_hannes_col
Super User
Super User

Hello @RIYxWRK,

 

According to the licensing guide:

"Dynamics 365 licenses include Power Automate use rights for the purpose of customizing and extending Dynamics 365
applications. Power Automate use within Dynamics 365 is limited to the context of the embedding Dynamics 365
application. For both triggers and actions, flows included within the Dynamics 365 application can connect:
• To any data source within the use rights of the Dynamics 365 application
• Directly with the Dynamics 365 application (via built in trigger/action)
If the embedded flow is not within the context of the Dynamics 365 application, then full Power Automate licenses will
need to be purchased."

The same applies to Power Apps.


@RIYxWRK wrote:

We have been told that our A5 subscription seeds each user with the ability to use a D365 context related model driven app.


My understanding is that A5 licenses do not give you use rights to premium connectors, but you need premium connectors to access a model-driven app.


 

RIYxWRK
Helper II
Helper II

Thanks again.

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