Step by Step Procedure to Export a Microsoft Flow as JSON and Import as Logic App in Azure


Sathish Nadarajan
SharePoint MVP
Published On :   21 Mar 2018
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In this article, let us see how to export a Microsoft flow and import as a Logic App in Azure.

Let us see by step by step.

1. Assume that we have created a Microsoft Flow. The below is a simple flow.

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2. On the top right corner, click on the Settings->Export->Logic Apps Template(.json)

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3. Download the JSON file in the disk.

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4. Login to https://portal.azure.com with valid azure credential. Create a separate Resource Group. (This is not mandatory. But it will be easy for us to cleanup the tenant). I have created a Resource Group called “FlowDemo”

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5. Click on Create a resource on the top left hand side.

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6. Search for “Template Deployment” on the search box.

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7. Click on Create.

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8. Click on “Build your own template in the editor”

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9. The template will be shown as below.

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10. Click on “Load File” and select the json file which we exported from flow.

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11. The data from the json will be loaded as below.

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12. Click on Save

13. Select the resource group and the name appropriately.

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14. Click on the “I agree” on the Terms and conditions as usual without reading the terms and conditions. ( J Just kidding)

15. Click on Purchase.

16. Once the deployment succeeds, we can see the Logic App got created under the resource group “Flow Demo”

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17. The flow which we created will imported here with broken connections.

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18. We need to establish the connections once again here and the flow is ready to use as a Logic App.

19. After establishing the connections, the Logic App will look as below.

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20. Now, save the flow and execute it.

In this article, thus we saw how to export a flow and import as logic app in azure.


Happy Coding,

Sathish Nadarajan.

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