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Power Automate button in Power BI



We have built a report which includes Power Automate buttons that generate the pdf report, stores in Sharepoint and then sends the reports as emails to a mailing list.


We could only create the power automate flow in the default environment of our organization. Instead, we want to keep the flows in a dedicated environment. Please let me know how that is possible.

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Hi @prathyoo ,


Please take a look at the considerations for custom environments:

  • Work with the project teams or business units to establish if they require dedicated development, test, and production environments or if a dedicated development environment and shared test and production environments are more suitable to their use case.
  • Consider dedicated environments for critical projects and workloads. Developers have Environment Maker access in the development environment, but only user access in the test and production environments. End users only have end user access to the production solution so no one can modify the production applications.
  • Consider sharing test and production environments between important but medium complex apps. Individual projects and business units have their own development environment to protect data, but solutions are deployed to shared test and production environments. Developers are end users in the test environment, and end users only have basic user access to solutions and data in the production environment.
  • Work with the business unit to establish which connectors are required and create an exception policy.
  • Work with the business unit to establish who will be a maker in this environment, and who will be the environment administrator.
  • Each environment consumes 1 GB of data capacity, so manage custom environments wisely.

Refer to:

What Is Power Automate or Microsoft Flow? - Whizlabs Blog

Establishing an Environment Strategy for Microsoft Power Platform | Microsoft Power Apps

Microsoft Power Automate Tutorials || Module 19 : Create and Manage Environments - YouTube

Create a dedicated Custom Connector – Encodian Customer Help


Best Regards,
Eyelyn Qin
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Hi Eyelyn,


This did not answer my question. Mine was a specific question regarding the addition of a flow button in Power BI report like below -



When we want to associate a flow to the button, Power BI is only allowing us to pick flows in the orgs default environment. We are unable to choose a flow from one of our dedicated environments.

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