Easily Automate a Table in SQL Server Management Studio with Power Automate

Easily Automate a Table in SQL Server Management Studio with Power Automate

This Step in this blog shows you how to Update a row in Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio from the response of a Microsoft Forms using Power Automate

Technologies Used

  • Microsoft Form is used to easily create surveys and polls to collect customer feedback, measure employee satisfaction, and organize team events.

  • SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) is an integrated environment for managing any SQL infrastructure.

  • The on-premises Data Gateway acts as a bridge to provide quick and secure data transfer between on-premises data (data that isn’t in the cloud) and several Microsoft cloud services.

  • Microsoft Power Automate is a tool that helps users create workflows between desired applications to synchronize files, get notifications, and collect data.

The Process

Step 1

  • Create a Database in Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
  • Create a Table

SELECT TOP (1000) [ID]

,[Customer Number]













FROM [Practice].[dbo].[SalesOrder]

Step 2

Create a Microsoft Form


Step 3

Install Data Gateway in Power Automate


On the left-hand side of your screen, click on the drop-down Data and Select Gateway

Step 4

Create an automated cloud flow


  • The Trigger for the flow is When a new response is submitted
  • Add the action Get response details to the flow

Step 5

  • Add the action Get user profile to the flow

To the User(UPN), add the dynamic contents Responders Email from the Microsoft Form.

Step 6

  • Add the action Insert Row for SQL Server


  • Make a connection to the SQL Server


  • Add the Authentication type, if you are using Windows Authentication, for the Password use your Laptop Password.
  • Add the Server name
  • Add the SQL Database name
  • Add the Username

NB: To get the Server name and Username you can get it from SSMS.

After the connection, add this to the action, Insert row

  • Add the Server name
  • Add the Database name
  • Add the Table name

Then the action will reveal the rows in your Table

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