On-premises Data Gateway Installation and Configuration for Microsoft Flow

In this Microsoft Flow tutorial, We will discuss what is on- premises Data Gateway?, How we can install and configure this data gateway required for Microsoft Flow?

What is On-premises Data Gateway in Microsoft Flow?

While one or multiple Microsoft Flow Analysis Services Servers work in the same region connect to on-premises data sources, at that time the on-premises data gateway is required. This on-premise gateway works with various analysis services as like Power BI, Power Apps, Azure Logic Apps, Microsoft Flow etc. You can Sign in to multiple services in the same subscription and same region with a single gateway.

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Installation and Configuration of On-premise Data Gateway in Microsoft Flow

Prerequisites of On-premises Data gateway:

Minimum Requirements:

.NET 4.5 Framework
64-bit version of Windows 7 / Windows Server 2008 R2 (or later)

Recommended:

8 Core CPU
8 GB Memory
64-bit version of Windows 2012 R2 (or later)

Download and Install the Gateway

You can download the on-premises Data Gateway from the below link:

Download Gateway

Once you downloaded the Gateway in your Local System, Open and Run the File.

on-premises data gateway azure
on-premises data gateway azure

After clicking on “Run” button, It will give a reminder before you install the On-premise data gateway. The reminder is: “Make sure to install the gateway on a comupter that is alway on” which you can see in the below screenshot. Click on “Next“.

On-premise data gateway azure
On-premise data gateway azure

Select a location where you want to install the data gateway, accept the terms, and then click on “Install“.

on-premises data gateway installation
on-premises data gateway installation

The below screenshot represents the installation of On-premises data gateway. Wait for some time to complete the installation process.

on-premises data gateway azure installation
on-premises data gateway azure installation

After a while, the installation will successful. Sign in your Office 365/Azure account where you wants to work on this data gateway. Enter Email address to use this gateway. Click on “Sign in“.

gateway installation
gateway installation

To create a data gateway resource in Office 365/Azure, you must register the local instance you installed with the Gateway Cloud Service. Select “Register a new gateway on this computer” option and click on “Next” as shown in below.

gateway register new
gateway register new

Enter a new data gateway name and Recovery key for your data gateway. By default, the gateway uses your subscription’s in the default region. If you want to choose a different region, select “Change Region”. Click on “Configure“.

on premises data gateway download
on premises data gateway download

Now, you can see in the below screenshot that, the On-premises data gateway is online and also ready to use. Just Close it.

 On-premises data gateway download
On-premises data gateway download

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Hence in this Microsoft Flow tutorial, We discussed what the on-premises Data Gateway, the whole installation and configuration steps of on-premise data gateway in Microsoft Flow. Hope, this Microsoft Flow tutorial may help you.

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Bijay Kumar

I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site SharePointSky.com

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