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mbalslow
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Start and control flow from command line

Is it possible (or will it become possible) to control Power Automate Desktop and start flows from the CMD (e.g. batch files) like it is with its predecessor WinAutomation?

 

Without this, it seems like you can only trigger Power Automate Desktop to start from the cloud, which is definitely a shame and a frustrating limitation.

 

Link to how it works in WinAutomation: https://docs.winautomation.com/en/controlling-winautomation-from-the-command-line.html#controlling-w...

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Mike_G
New Member

A glaring shortcoming indeed. I hope Command line activation comes soon. It's the first thing I looked for after creating my first flow, so it can run on reboot/startup. The flow is 100% desktop focused with no cloud resources involved.

tsundara
New Member

Looking forward to the command line option to start/stop individual flows. Well, you can "automate" every other desktop app except power automate. That seems like a bummer. 

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