In this article, we discuss how to catch errors during Power Automate flow executions and send information via email. The method involves incorporating error handling and tracking in a log table or SharePoint list, as well as sending an email with error details. If you haven't already, you should read the previous article on "Power Automate - Try Catch."
The Power Automate flow we are using has a manual trigger that fetches weather information and logs it in a SharePoint list. According to the previous article, we should add "Try Catch" scopes to our flow. With the "Catch" scope added, it is now configured to execute only in case of:
You can now add actions to track if your flow is experiencing any issues.
The article details a method for catching errors during Power Automate flow executions and communicating the information via email. The author employs a manual trigger Power Automate flow that records weather information in a SharePoint list, and uses "Try Catch" scopes for error handling. The author instructs on creating a "Catch" scope that will trigger if the flow fails, is skipped, or times out.
To gain error details, the article suggests adding a "Compose" block within the "Catch" scope, which fetches output from the "Try" scope and filters to extract error details. A "Filter array" action is used to filter results from the "Try" scope for failures. This information can be used to send detailed error alerts via email or track them in a list.
The author concludes by displaying the final flow with error handling and some sample error details. The author encourages feedback, suggestions for improvement, and invites questions.
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Learn about Power Automate – Get Action Error Details
Power Automate is a powerful tool that allows users to automate their processes and tasks. With it, users can create flows that can be triggered manually or automatically. The main purpose of Power Automate is to save time and resources by automating repetitive tasks. In this article, we will look at how to catch errors during flow executions and send information via email. We will also discuss how to incorporate error handling and track errors in a log table or SharePoint list. Additionally, we will look at how to add a Try Catch scope to our flow, as well as how to set up email notifications in case of errors. Finally, we will discuss how we can add actions to track if our flow is going as expected.
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