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DominikPetri
Frequent Visitor

Premium connectors in community plan not available?

I've created a developer environment (https://powerapps.microsoft.com/de-de/communityplan/) but when I try to use a premium connector in Power Automate (aka Flow), I am "offered" a free trial 😞 

 

On the other hand in Power Apps, I can connect to premium connectors without the prompt 🙂

 

Are the Power Automate(!) premium connectors not / no longer available under the community plan?

 

Thanks for any clarification/solution

Dominik Petri.

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cmv
Advocate I
Advocate I

MS changed it’s pricing on 10/1/2019, all new accounts PowerApps and Flows will be under the new license pricing. All Apps built before 10/1/2019 are grandfathered in (that’s why your apps are working) until 2024 and can use SQL connectors, new apps created after 10/1/2019 will need new pricing. It's a disaster!

My cost is going from.
Flows was $165 a yr now will cost us $30,000 a yr (30 flows)
Users was $3,000 a yr, now will cost us $24,000 a yr (50 users)
$3,165 to $54,000 and that does not count my Azure SQL Cloud Server.

Be sure to understand new pricing before agreeing to the trial.

 

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/new-licensing-options-for-powerapps-and-flow/

PowerApps plans

New and renewing customers will have the flexibility to choose PowerApps per app or per user plans.

  • PowerApps per app plan.Allow individual users to run applications for a specific business scenario based on the full capabilities of PowerApps. Pricing will be $10 user/app/month.
  • PowerApps per user plan.Equip individual users to run an unlimited number of apps, without any feature restrictions. This takes the place of existing P1 and P2 plans and will be $40 /user / month.

 

Microsoft Flow plans

New and renewing customers will have the flexibility to choose Flow per user or per business process plans:

  • Flow per user plan.Equip individual users to create unlimited workflows and business processes based on their requirements. This means the existing Flow P1 and P2 plans will collapse into a single simplified per user plan. Pricing will be $15 user/month.
  • Flow per business process.Implement critical business processes with capacity that serves teams, departments or the entire organization, for an unlimited number of users. Pricing will be $500 business process/month for up to 5 active workflows.

Discuss on new pricing https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Building-Power-Apps-Formerly/Help-understanding-powerapps-licens...

Good luck

DominikPetri
Frequent Visitor

I created the community plan (developer) AFTER 10/1/19 so the grandfathering doesn't apply here. All Flows / Power Apps are built newly.

 

Thanks cmv for your help and the links!

Asimansari
Helper I
Helper I

Hi, did you get the answer to this one? I am also facing the same problem. In my individual environment i am unable to test the premium connectors.

Unfortunately not 😞

 

I can use the premium connectors in Power Apps, but not in Power Automate 😞

SimonChalfont
Regular Visitor

I had something similar and posted my experience here: Re: PowerApps Community Plan not working?? - Power Platform Community (microsoft.com)

 

The short-version is that I could accept the trial in the Power Automate UI for my Community plan environment but not in the Power Apps UI. I could then build the flows using premium connectors but currently unsure whether they will stop working after the "trial" ends.

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