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Helper II
Helper II

Multiple logins for Power Automate Desktop

Hi All,


I have added a custom button in Dynamics 365 forms. 

On click of this button ->Power automate flow is triggered which then triggers the Power Automate Desktop(Attended).

The Power Automate desktop is configured to run on a computer which can have many logins. All logins would be using this custom button.


Reading the Microsoft documentation :
"To run an attended desktop flow, you need to have an active Windows user session that matches the name of the user configured for your connection. The session must not be locked."


I have below two queries :

1. In my case, there could me multiple logins. Will Power automate desktop be triggered for all users logging and clicking on the custom button.

2. I'm using PAD for recording some manual steps. On trigger(by clicking on the custom button) PAD takes the control and perform the steps. Can these steps be done in the background without user seeing it.


Kindly suggest. I'm new to Power Automate Desktop.

Helper II
Helper II

Kindly suggest.

Memorable Member
Memorable Member

1. The gateway connection configuration is user specific, so you would need to configure all connections before running the flow:

This might change in the future:

Theoretically, you could create a flow that creates all gateway connections as modules upfront and then a dispatcher calls those modules.


2. This highly depends on the actions used:

Maybe a virtual desktop can help?


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