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Power Platform governance 05 - Set up security groups for your environments
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Oct 6, 2022 2:21 PM

Power Platform governance 05 - Set up security groups for your environments

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Power Platform environments are a great data security layer to separate data, apps, flows and other components of Power Platform solutions.

Environments for Power Platform

Security groups are a great way to control which users have access to which of your environments. If you have multiple environments and not every user is allowed to have access to any, security groups will help us achieve this goal.

  • Security groups
  • Why should we care?
  • How to set up a security group
  • Create a group from the Microsoft 365 admin center
  • How to add a security group to an environment
  • Bonus: How to link a security role to a security group

Read the full article:

https://www.michaelroth42.com/post/2022-07-03-set-up-security-groups-for-your-environments/

Useful resources

Role-based security

Dataverse uses role-based security to group together a collection of privileges. These security roles can be associated directly to users, or they can be associated with Dataverse teams and business units.

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/wp-security-cds#role-based-security

Groups in Microsoft 365 and Azure, and Which is Right for You

Azure and Microsoft 365 are the culmination of decades of technical evolution and the desire to be as backwards compatible as possible.

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/community/all-about-groups

Control user access to environments: security groups and licenses

If your company has multiple environments, you can use security groups to control which licensed users can be a member of a particular environment.

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/control-user-access