Latest Microsoft Flow Interview Questions and Answers
by Sachin, on Jul 29, 2022 10:29:08 PM
Q1. What is Microsoft work flow?
Q2. What are the types of Microsoft Flow?
- Schedule Flow. Schedule Flow is exactly what it sounds like.
- Automated Flow. There are a lot of automated flow triggers, but every one of them starts with “when”.
- Instant Flow.
- UI Flow.
- Business Process Flow.
Q3. What is the difference between workflow and Microsoft Flow?
Both Microsoft Flows and Workflows work with on-premise and online Microsoft Dynamics systems. Workflows are available within any Microsoft Dynamics 365/CRM environment. Microsoft Flow comes within Office 365 and there are additional plans that can be added based on the volume of use.
Q4. What is difference between flow and workflow?
Unlike workflow rules, which always execute behind the scenes, flows can provide screens to guide users through your business process. Flows aren't tied to any one object. They can look up, create, update, and delete records for multiple objects. You build flows using Flow Builder, which is a point-and-click tool.
Q5. What is MS flow in SharePoint?
Q6. What are the main four pillars in Power Automate?
- Automated at scale
- Seamless and secure integration
- Accelerated productivity
- Intelligent automation.
Q7. Point out the main differences between Power Automate and Power Automate for desktops.
|Power Automate||Power Automate for Desktop|
|Power Automate is mainly used through API automation which is based on cloud.||Power Automate for desktop used through UI automation for web or windows terminal.|
Q8. What is a Power Automate environment?
It is a space that stores and manages the business data. All these data are coming from chatbots, apps, and flows. It keeps separately more apps that are for different purposes. We can have a separate environment for security requirements: target variables and development production.
Q9. Explain the different types of flow on Power Automate.
- Business process flows: It helps users to get scheduled work done. Then, it breaks the work into steps to get the best output.
- Cloud flows: Here, the flows are automatically executed by triggering up the workflow in schedule or currently.
- Desktop flows: It is from a powerful platform that helps to automate web tasks or desktop tasks.
Q10. Tell me the components of cloud flow.
- Trigger: This is an event that states the flow in the cloud.
- Action: Once a trigger is called on, the action will start working.
- Conditions: This is the logical set that asks actions to start as per logic.
Q11. Name all Power Automate panes.
- Action pane
- Variable pane
- UI elements pane
- Images pane
- Errors pane
Q12. Name the standard variables data types available in Power Automate?
- Text Value.
- Numeric Value.
- Boolean value.
- Data Table
- Data Row
- Custom Object
- Mail Massage
Q13. What do you know about UI elements?
It helps to identify and interact directly with windows and the data resorting to the particular images recognized by methods.
Q14. Describe UI Flow Services.
This is a Windows-based service installed in Power Automate that runs to make the browser automated. It starts automatically to run the UI Flow services during installation. Mainly it supports Power Automate to make it smooth in the cloud environment. It can be done through an on-premises data gateway.
Q15. What is an exception in Power Automate?
Exceptions are an event that occurs in inflow. The main reason for this is miss handling of events. It may be due to wrong values, unpredictable output, system failures, inconvenient resources, etc. All these events create dissertation inflow which results in a slow process. This mechanism permits Power Automate to manage and retrieve data from unexpected errors. It can be best collected at the action level based on the particular error. We can also apply exceptions to the whole block.
Q16. Explain the different Data Loss Prevention ( DLP)?
DLP policies always protect the flow group as per business or mark actions. In Power Automate administration, these policies are implemented. Therefore, any non-business activity can not be associated with these policies in Power Automate.
Q17. Explain Process Advisor.
The process advisor will guide you to understand the business properly, and accordingly, you can do optimization in your industry. In addition, process advisors offer many scheduled tasks on mining.
Q18. What do you know about AI builders?
AI builder is an inbuilt feature in Power Automate that helps to design optimized business processes. It runs your business with AI in Power Automate app. We don't need to choose any models or don't need to configure any model because all related models are inbuilt in AI builder.
Q19. What are some of the prebuilt AI models that is available in Power Automate?
Some of the prebuilt AI models include business card reader model, category classification model, entity extraction model, ID reader model, key phrase extraction model, language detection model, receipt processing model, sentiment analysis model, text recognition model and text translation model.
Q20. What is the difference between task mining and process mining?
Task mining enables you to understand how your company performs its process tasks through monitoring recorded user actions. You’ll gain insights from this data that will let you know how processes are performed and identify tasks that can be automated.
Process mining allows you to take the event data from your system of records and visualize the processes happening in your organization. Process mining provides novel insights that can help you identify automation opportunities, and address performance and compliance opportunities.
Q21. What is Process Advisor?
Process Advisor allows you to gain a better understanding of your business processes so you can optimize them. It can also help you improve how you work by finding opportunities for automation. Process advisor offers task mining and process mining capabilities to do this.
Q22. What are sensitive variables?
Within the Variables pane, users can mark both input/output and flow variables as sensitive. The values of sensitive variables will not be visible in the flow designer during debugging. Nor will the values be logged for desktop flows triggered by the Power Automate web portal or the console.
Q23. What are actions?
Actions are the basic building blocks of a desktop flow. Actions are categorized based on the following action groups – Variables, Conditionals, Loops, Flow control, Run flow, System, Workstation, Scripting, File, Folder, Compression, UI automation, HTTP, Browser automation, Excel, Database, Email, Exchange ,Outlook, Message boxes, Mouse and keyboard, Clipboard, Text, Date time, PDF, CMD session, Terminal emulation, OCR, Cryptography, Windows services, XML, FTP, CyberArk, Active Directory, AWS, Azure, Google Cognitive, IBM Cognitive and Microsoft Cognitive.