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How to restore a flow from a backup to another environment

In the previous article, we showed and described two flows to backup and restore a flow. This works well when the flow's connections are still in the same environment. But what about restoring a flow in a different environment? This is a typical use case for "moving" flows from a source environment to a target environment, such as from the development environment to the productive or department environment. In this article we show how this works with the restore flow.

How to backup and restore a flow with another flow

Did you know that you can backup and restore a flow (or multiple flows) with another flow in Power Automate? This is very helpful for backing up and restoring important flows in the company. Well, I knew the mechanism. Now I've tested it myself and found that this process is undocumented and I've only found examples that didn't work. Reason enough to develop the process to work and describe it with all workarounds. Here is the guide for real world application.

Governance Toolkit 365-Turn off obfuscation

The Governance Toolkit 365 (GT365) provides many insights from a Microsoft 365 tenant, like users, guests, teams, activities, Power Apps and Flows, Power BI reports and much more. If reports don't show names, IDs, or other details, you'll need to turn off the obfuscation feature in the Microsoft 365 admin center. Here´s how.