常见问题Frequently asked questions

受众和策略Audience and strategy

Microsoft Flow 是什么?What is Microsoft Flow?

Microsoft Flow 是一种基于云的简单且实用的服务,适合业务线用户生成工作流,以便自动完成各种耗时且跨应用程序和服务的业务任务和过程。Microsoft Flow is a cloud-based service that makes it practical and simple for line-of-business users to build workflows that automate time-consuming business tasks and processes across applications and services.

Microsoft Flow 的目标受众是谁?Who is the intended audience for Microsoft Flow?

Microsoft Flow 有两类不同的受众:Microsoft Flow has two distinct audiences:

  • 企业型组织中的业务线“普通集成商”,他们需与 IT 部门合作,使业务解决方案更切合业务本身。Line-of-business “Citizen Integrators” in enterprise organizations who partner with IT to move responsibility for business solutions closer to the business itself.
  • IT 决策者,他们需为创建自己的解决方案的业务线合作伙伴提供支持,让 IT 专业人员和集成专家能够将精力集中于更高级的集成工具(例如 Azure 逻辑应用)。IT decision makers who want to empower line-of-business partners to create their own solutions so IT professionals and integration specialists can focus their expertise on more advanced integration tools, such as Azure Logic Apps.

Microsoft Flow 和逻辑应用彼此的关系如何?How do Microsoft Flow and Logic Apps relate to each other?

Microsoft Flow 提供的功能适合业务线用户创建自动化工作流。Microsoft Flow provides features that help line-of-business users create automated workflows. 逻辑应用是一种 Azure 服务,可提供与 Microsoft Flow 一样的强大功能,也可提供其他功能,例如集成 Azure 资源管理器和 Azure 门户、PowerShell 和 xPlat CLI、Visual Studio 以及其他连接器。Logic Apps is an Azure service that provides the same great features of Microsoft Flow, plus features such as integration with Azure Resource Manager and the Azure Portal, PowerShell and xPlat CLI, Visual Studio, and additional connectors. 详细了解逻辑应用Learn more about Logic Apps.

Microsoft Flow 在 Microsoft 的总体业务应用程序平台策略中的地位如何?How does Microsoft Flow fit in Microsoft’s overall business application platform strategy?

Microsoft Flow 是该商业应用程序平台的一部分,该平台功能强大且适应性强,其中包括 PowerApps、Common Data Service、Dynamics 365 和 Office 365。Microsoft Flow is part of a powerful and adaptable business application platform that includes PowerApps, the Common Data Service, Dynamics 365, and Office 365. 该平台可以方便客户、合作伙伴、ISV 合作伙伴创建适合自己公司、行业、职能角色甚至特定地理位置的专用解决方案。This platform allows our customers, our partners, and our ISV partners to create purpose-built solutions for their own companies, their industry, for functional roles or even for specific geographies. 业务线用户对自己的业务需求了解最深,因此可以轻松地分析、组合和优化数据和流程。Line-of-business users, who understand their business needs best, can now easily analyze, compose, and streamline data and processes. 专业开发人员可以轻松地对自动化、分析和业务线应用进行扩展,充分利用函数、应用服务和逻辑应用之类的 Azure 服务。Professional developers can easily extend the automation, analytics and apps line-of-business to leverage Azure services like Functions, App Service, and Logic Apps. API 连接器、网关和 Microsoft Common Data Service 方便用户充分利用已经在云中或本地使用的服务或数据。API connectors, gateways and the Microsoft Common Data Service make it possible to get more value out of services or data already in use, either in the cloud or on-premises.

功能Functionality

使用 Microsoft Flow 有哪些要求?What do I need to use Microsoft Flow?

只需一个 Web 浏览器和一个电子邮件地址即可使用 Microsoft Flow。To use Microsoft Flow, all you need is a web browser and an email address.

哪些浏览器和设备可以与 Microsoft Flow 一起使用?What browsers and devices can I use with Microsoft Flow?

可以在所有现代设备和浏览器上运行 Microsoft Flow。You can run Microsoft Flow on all modern devices, and browsers.

支持的设备Supported devices

Microsoft Flow 在现代设备上运行出色。Microsoft Flow runs great on modern devices. 如果需要从移动设备管理 Microsoft Flow,请尝试在 iPhoneAndroidWindows Phone 上可用的 Microsoft Flow 移动应用。If you need to manage Microsoft Flow from a mobile device, try the Microsoft Flow mobile app that's available on iPhone, Android, and Windows Phone.

支持的浏览器Supported browsers

我们建议使用与操作系统兼容的最新浏览器。We recommend that you use the most up-to-date browser that's compatible with your operating system. 我们支持以下浏览器:We support the following browsers:

  • Microsoft EdgeMicrosoft Edge
  • Internet Explorer 11Internet Explorer 11
  • SafariSafari
  • ChromeChrome
  • FirefoxFirefox

支持哪些电子邮件地址?Which email addresses are supported?

Microsoft Flow 支持不以 .gov 和 .mil 结尾的电子邮件地址。Microsoft Flow supports email addresses that end with anything except .gov and .mil.

Microsoft Flow 是否可在本地使用?Is Microsoft Flow available on-premises?

Microsoft Flow 是只能公用的云服务。Microsoft Flow is a public cloud service only. 但是,用户可以通过本地数据网关安全地连接到自己的本地服务。However, you can securely connect to your own on-premises services through the on-premises data gateway.

Microsoft Flow 可以连接到什么服务?What services can Microsoft Flow connect to?

Microsoft Flow 可以连接到 100 多个现成的数据源,这些数据源的数目仍在增加。Microsoft Flow connects to more than 100 data sources out of the box, and we’re adding more all the time. 数据源和服务的部分示例如下:Some examples of data sources and services include the following:

  • SharePointSharePoint
  • Dynamics 365Dynamics 365
  • OneDriveOneDrive
  • OneDrive for BusinessOneDrive for Business
  • Google DriveGoogle Drive
  • Google SheetsGoogle Sheets
  • TrelloTrello
  • TwitterTwitter
  • BoxBox
  • FacebookFacebook
  • SalesForce.comSalesForce.com
  • MailchimpMailchimp
  • 自定义 APICustomer APIs

如需可用连接器的完整列表,可单击此处You can find a full list of available connectors here.

可以通过本地数据网关访问用户自己的 IT 基础架构中的数据源。You can access data sources in your own IT infrastructure through the on-premises data gateway.

模板是什么?What are templates?

模板是预生成的流,适合流行的和常见的方案。Templates are pre-built flows for popular and common scenarios. 使用模板时,只需获得模板中服务的访问权限并填写所需设置即可。Using a template only requires you to have access to the services in the template and to fill out any required settings.

可以连接到哪些数据源?What data sources will I be able to connect to?

可以连接到 Microsoft 和第三方提供的 100 多种标准服务,例如 Office 365、Twitter、SharePoint、OneDrive、Dropbox、SQL Server 等。You can connect to more than 100 standard services from Microsoft and third parties, such Office 365, Twitter, SharePoint, OneDrive, Dropbox, SQL Server, and more. 用户还可以连接到高级服务,如 Salesforce 和 PowerApps 的通用数据服务。You can also connect to premium services such as Salesforce and the Common Data Service for PowerApps.

如何在流中连接到 REST API?How do I connect to a REST API in my flow?

你可以连接到任何 REST API,只要该 REST API 使用 JSON 并通过创建自定义连接器支持 10 多种身份验证方法中的至少一种。You can connect to any REST API that uses JSON and supports at least one of more than 10 authentication methods by creating a custom connector.

如何连接到 SQL Server 以及其他本地数据源?How do I connect to SQL Server and other on-premises data sources?

可以使用本地数据网关连接到本地网络中的服务。You can connect to services on your local network using the on-premises data gateway.

能否共享创建的流?Can I share the flows I create?

可以通过下述方法之一共享流:You can share flows in either of these ways:

  • 可以将组织中的同事或组作为流的所有者来添加,使之也能编辑和管理流。You can add co-workers or groups in your organization as owners on your flows, so they can also edit and manage the flow.
  • 对于可以手动运行的流,也可向组织中的其他人员或组授予运行该流的相应权限。For flows that can be run manually, you can also grant other people or groups in your organization permission to just run the flow.

可以有多少个流?How many flows can I have?

Microsoft Flow 最多可以有 50 个流。Microsoft Flow comes with up to 50 flows. 如需更多流,可提出相关请求。If you need more, you can request them.

学习 Microsoft Flow 该从何处着手?Where do I get started with Microsoft Flow?

可以从以下资源着手:Get started with the following resources:

适用于 Microsoft Flow 的移动应用支持哪些操作系统?What operating systems does the mobile app for Microsoft Flow support?

Microsoft Flow 移动应用可以在 AndroidiOSWindows Phone 上使用。The Microsoft Flow mobile app is available on Android, iOS, or Windows Phone.

可以关闭流或者禁用流吗?Can flows be turned off or disabled?

可以,每个流都有一个 on/off 开关,你可以从正在处理的请求中停止流。Yes, each flow has an on/off switch that enables you to stop the flow from processing requests.

请查看下表,理解流在重新打开时的响应方式。See the following table to understand how your flow responds when it's turned back on.

触发器类型Trigger type 说明Description
轮询,例如重复触发器Polling, such as the Recurrence trigger 再次打开流时,会处理所有未处理/挂起的事件。When the flow is turned on again, all unprocessed/pending events are processed. 如果不希望处理挂起项,请删除流。Delete your flow if you don't want to process pending items.
WebhookWebhook 再次打开流时,只处理在打开流以后生成的新事件。When the flow is turned on again, it only processes new events that are generated after the flow is turned on.

Microsoft Flow 支持哪些区域和语言?What regions and languages does Microsoft Flow support?

Microsoft Flow 支持 42 种语言,已在六个区域发布。Microsoft Flow is available in 42 languages and six regions.

Microsoft Flow 与 SharePoint Designer 2013 相比如何?How does Microsoft Flow compare to SharePoint Designer 2013?

Microsoft Flow 是 SharePoint Designer 的接替版本,适合许多常见业务情况,如审批、文档审阅和入职/离职。Microsoft Flow is the successor to SharePoint Designer for many common business scenarios such as approvals, document review, and onboarding/offboarding. 它是在 SharePoint 中生成先进的业务自动化方案的默认工具。It will be the default tool for building business automation in SharePoint moving forward.

Microsoft Flow 如何确保公司数据不会意外发布到社交媒体服务?How does Microsoft Flow ensure that corporate data isn't accidentally released to social media services?

管理员可以创建数据丢失防护策略,确保在 Microsoft Flow 中只使用认可的服务。Administrators can create data loss prevention policies to ensure that only sanctioned services are used in Microsoft Flow.

Microsoft Flow 是否支持服务帐户?Does Microsoft Flow support service accounts?

虽然可以使用服务帐户创建流,但如果共享服务帐户的凭据,我们不建议这样做。While you can create flows with a service account, we don't recommend doing so if the credentials for the service account are shared.

授权Licensing

Microsoft Flow 是否仍有免费或试用版本?Will Microsoft Flow still have a free or trial option?

是。Yes. 你可以使用用户权限受限的免费产品/服务,也可以注册 Microsoft Flow 的 90 天免费试用版。You can use our free offering, which has limited user rights, or you can sign up for a free 90-day trial of Microsoft Flow. 在试用期间,用户可以随时激活订阅。You can activate your subscription at any time during your trial.

提供哪些定价计划?What pricing plans do you offer?

Microsoft Flow 提供免费和付费服务级别。Microsoft Flow offers both free and paid service levels. 详细了解定价Learn more about pricing.

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