Power Apps Portals

Extend access to your organization data from any app in the Microsoft Dynamics 365 suite over the web to your vendors, partners and clients, while maintaining full access control using out-of-the box templates, or create your own from the scratch. Power Portals is a low-code website platform with out-of-the box authentication that easily integrates into the Dataverse. Previously only available as a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement Apps add-on, Power Portals are now offered on a standalone basis with a free 30-day trial.

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What are Power Apps Portals

Power Apps Community Portal

Power Portals is a low-code website platform with out-of-the box authentication that easily integrates with Dataverse. Previously only available as an add-on, it is now offered as a standalone product and starts as 30-day free trial.

The following portal templates are available and could be customized and provisioned almost instantly:

If none of the templates suite your organizational needs, a low-code Portals Studio allows for building a website from scratch in portal from blank option.

Why Use Power Apps Portals

  • Availability

    The portal is available outside of business hours  so your clients, vendors and partners can continue doing business with you 24/7/365

  • Bypass the call center

    Providing portal users with ability to self-service is known to reduce call center load by 50 – 90%. Moreover, a customer could be granted access to the areas of information the live agent is not allowed to see.

  • Fast and easy to build
    The out-of-box functionality, native Dataverse integration and ability to quickly customize enables for a fast deployment of the portal.
  • Native integration with other Microsoft solutions
    Display user-specific reports from Power BI, trigger a flow built with Power Virtual Agents , store user data in Azure Blob or Sharepoint – the possibilities indeed are endless.
  • Embedded security
     It is important to note the granular level of the security that exists in Power Apps Portals due to Dataverse: you can set permissions for a user, team, organization or account on a per-column level. 
Portals Studio Overview

Use Cases for Power Apps Portals

Power Portals Use Case Scenarios

Free 30-day Trial of the Portals

Currently Microsoft is offering a free trial of Power Apps for individual and development use under the community license. It allows for building unlimited number of apps and includes Dataverse, It also allows building one portal from blank even if you don’t have licenses for the relevant Dynamics 365 products.

Power Portal Lifecycle Create to Delete

On creation, the portal is provisioned in a Development Environment and is, by default, a 30-day free trial. It has complete functionality of a Production Portal and is accessible to external and internal users via the link you pick on creation.

After the trial is over, the portal is suspended for 7 days. It can be converted to Production environment at any time during the Trial or Suspension periods. If not converted, the portal is automatically deleted.

On conversion to Production, the portal is no longer free and requires your organization to obtain appropriate license. It remains free for external users as long as your organization has paid for the access.

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Licensing costs

Portals are provisioned without a license needed for external users. The access is charged to the organization, providing the portal. Authenticated external users (those with a login and password tied to a security role) are consuming a per-login allowance available in different tiers. Multiple logins with the same credentials over the 24-hour period count as a single login. Portal use rights are included in the Power Apps license for the internal users. Please view our Power Platform Licensing page for more details.

Power Apps Portals

For authenticated users
$ 200 Per 100 logins

Power Apps Portals

For anonymous users
$ 100 Per 100,000 Page Views

Power Apps Portals

For internal users
$ Free* *requires Power Apps license

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