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Niko_Dog
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Flow to check if desktop is attended vs unattended

Hi There, 

 

I am relatively new to Power Automate.  What I am trying accomplish is the following: 
Run a desktop flow from the cloud whether or not I am signed in on my desktop (I have the correct licensing so I can get it to work in un attended or attended mode).

But:  What I would like to do is have a check to see whether my desktop is in unattended mode or attended mode. 
I would then like to run the flow whether or not I am logged in.   

Is there is a variable or method to check so i can set the error handling to run in attended mode if I happen to be logged in?

Your advice is appreciated.

- I figured another potential solution is to create a userid on my desktop

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Niko_Dog
Regular Visitor

To clarify above: 

"Is there is a variable or method to check so i can set the error handling to run in unattended mode if I happen to be logged in?

Henrik_M
Super User
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Not as far as I am aware, but I think the solution could be to just put two Run flow built with PAD actions into your cloud flow, then edit the Configure run after settings on the bottom one, to only run if the first one failed or timed out.

Thank you Henrik,

 

I implemented a similar solution of just having two separate flows scheduled to run knowing one would fail.  A similar but less than elegant solution.

 

I tried creating a parallel conditional action but it was immediately after a trigger which prevented me from specifying when it would run.

 

I will look into the run-after configuration.  Thank you!

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