Data loss prevention policies for desktop flows


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Business value

Data loss prevention policies in Microsoft Power Platform give additional control to administrators who wish to limit their users beyond the standard policies that govern access to their data.

Feature details

In 2021 release wave 2, admins will be able to create new policies to govern desktop flows. These policies will allow environment admins to perform the following actions:

  • Classify Power Automate Desktop modules into either business, non-business, or blocked categories
  • Block specific actions in modules
  • Set the default rules for new actions and new modules

As with cloud flows, there will be some built-in actions that cannot be blocked by admins. If a desktop flow is in violation of one or more policies, it will not run.

Pane for configuring options for a module in data loss prevention for desktop flows.

See also

Data loss prevention DLP policies (docs)