🔐How to secure the Inputs and Outputs of your flows

In this post I’ll show you how to secure the inputs and outputs of your Power Automate flows so you can protect sensitive or confidential information. By enabling secure inputs and outputs, you can ensure that your data is not visible in the run history.

By default you can see the inputs and outputs of your flow actions in the run history:

By default you can see the inputs and outputs of your flow actions in the run history

You can hide sensitive or confidential inputs and outputs (like passwords) from the run history.

You can enable secure inputs and outputs to work with sensitive data so when someone tries to look into the inputs and outputs they only see the following message “Content not shown due to security configuration”:

You can enable secure inputs and outputs to work with sensitive data so when someone tries to look into the inputs and outputs they only see the following message "Content not shown due to security configuration"

How to enable Secure Inputs and Outputs for the Compose Action

For the Compose action you only need to enable Secure Inputs only:

How to enable Secure Inputs and Outputs for the Compose Action
Securing the Inputs

Don’t enable the Secure Outputs or you wont be able to save the flow:

Don't enable the Secure Outputs or you wont be able to save the flow:

How to enable Secure Inputs and Outputs for other actions

Here is another example using the Get secret action where both Secure Inputs and Outputs have been enabled:

How to enable Secure Inputs and Outputs for other actions
Example runtime of How to enable Secure Inputs and Outputs for other actions

If you have confidential data that you don’t want to be visible to your users, you can hide that data using secure input and output settings in Power Automate.


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