Combine WinAutomation and Power Automate

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Effective November 2020

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This module shows how to use the WinAutomation connector to run WinAutomation from a Power Automate flow. It shows how to create a flow in Power Automate which passes arguments through the command line to WinAutomation, and how to retrieve those arguments from the command line in WinAutomation.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Create a flow in Power Automate that passes arguments through the command line to WinAutomation.
  • Create a process in WinAutomation that retrieves arguments from the command line.
  • Use arguments as variables in a WinAutomation process.

Prerequisites

  • Either a paid or trial Power Automate plan.
  • A work or school account to sign into your Windows device with administrator privileges and Power Automate.
  • A device that runs Windows 10 Pro, Windows Server 2016, or Windows Server 2019.
  • Microsoft Edge (version 80 or later) or other supported browser.
  • An environment with a Microsoft Dataverse database.