Within the past month, warning messages have appeared in Power Apps Studio with the following message, as illustrated in the screenshot beneath.
Power Platform will start relying on a new cloud service dependency
for data residency compliance, evaluate adding/updating URLs to your
When exactly does this mean, and do we need to take any action?
Power Apps relies on a host of backend services which are documented in the following link:
In the corporate world, it's not uncommon for organisations to strictly manage access to online resources or the Internet. These organisations will whitelist the IP ranges/web URLs of the essential services that are documented through the above link.
upcoming change is that the Power Platform will start to use a service for data storage. For organisations with firewall rules in place, they will need to amend their rules to include the new service endpoints.
Therefore, if you're a typical Power Apps end user, there's generally no action that you need to take. However if you're a system administrator and you've implemented firewall rules, it's important that you review the documentation to ensure that your firewall exception rules are up to date.