SharePoint Use Power Automate to approve hub-site joins

New SharePoint Feature

MC199669, Microsoft Bulletin, Published date: Jan 9, 2020

From Microsoft Corporation:

“We’re introducing Use Power Automate in Office 365 to approve hub site joins in SharePoint Online. To ensure the best experience we have updated the roll out timeline for this feature. We apologize for any inconvenience.We began gradually rolling this out to targeted release customers in October 2019, as announced in MC190936.We will begin rolling this out to all customers in early January 2020 (previously late October 2019).The roll out will be complete worldwide by the end of January 2020 (previously the end of November 2019).

This message is associated with Office 365 Roadmap ID 30552.

How does this affect me?

With this feature enabled, hub site owners will have the ability to create approval workflows that designate who can approve a SharePoint site association request.

Administrators can enable or disable hub join approvals for all SharePoint Online site admins in their tenant using the controls in the hub site settings. This feature is off by default.

SharePoint sub-site joins
SharePoint Use Power Automate to approve hub-site joins

What do I need to do to prepare for this change?

There is nothing you need to do to prepare for this change, but you may consider updating your user training and notifying your help desk.”

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