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  1. .xlsb Excel file data refresh support

    .xlsb Excel files can be loaded in Power Bi Desktop. Unfortunately the data refresh via a gateway is not possible and fails.

    4 votes
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  2. Service principal with Power BI and Data Gateway

    Currently the Service principal account cannot leverage the On-Premises Data Gateway since it is not a mail-enabled account. This prevents a Power BI Embedded solution to leverage an on-premises SSAS tabular model leveraging the service principal. Instead we need a full-blown power BI pro license for a service account. I would like the capability to leverage the data gateway added to the service principal Power BI authentication.

    5 votes
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  3. Multiple connection per system on gateway

    Currently only one connection is allowed on a system in the gateway. We have multiple market implementation which requires different logon id for each market but connecting to the same system. Currently this is not possible on a single gateway. This requires adding additional gateway.

    21 votes
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  4. Combine multiple Gateway in single dataset/report

    Currently, all data sources in a Power BI report/dataset, that are not on cloud, must be available in a single Gateway to work.

    But if the datasources in the report are coming from different Gateways, that doesn't work. It is not possible to combine them for refresh.

    Say I have a Sales Report. It connects to DB A, B and C.

    DB A and B is configured in Gateway X
    DB C is configured in Gateway Y.

    The report creator have been provided access to all of them.

    Now if I try to configure data refresh in PBI Service, it…

    1 vote
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  5. gateway usage

    Usage Report for Enterprise Gateway - The log data should be available so that we can create dashboards based on Gateway Usage data.
    Metrics like the datasets name using Gateway, workspace name, owner, scheduled refresh frequency, adhoc refresh, run duration and other parameters for all dependent reports should be available. This will help in scaling the Enterprise Gateway correctly and avoid bottlenecks. Currently there is no visibility to the work spaces for which we don't have access however responsible for maintaining gateway.

    24 votes
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  6. Force dataset takeover to new after manipulation of dataset

    Whenever a user overwrites a dataset in the Power BI Service he should be forced to takeover the dataset, to make sure this user is authorized for the connected data sources.

    Gateway datasource are authorized to certain users only. According to the documentation only these users should be able to publish reports that use the data source and therefore to decide what information is made available to the consumers of the report.
    By downloading the PBIX file, changing and republishing the dataset any edit user of the workspace can extract any data they want from the data source even though…

    2 votes
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  7. Provide enterprise gateway support for power bi python scripting

    Provide enterprise gateway support for python scripting - currently only personal gateways are supported

    2 votes
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  8. Disable/restrict/hide Data Gateway download button on Power BI Service

    Disable/restrict/hide Data Gateway download button on Power BI Service

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  9. Personal gateway on cellphone

    Would like to have a personal gateway on my cellphone. It would make emergency refreshes and refreshes while traveling so much easier

    1 vote
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  10. Provide option to set primary gateway in Gateway Cluster

    According to document: "The Power BI service always uses the primary gateway in the cluster, unless it’s not available. In that case, the service switches to the next gateway in the cluster, and so on." We're hoping to have option to assign Primary gateway, then if service switches to other gateway, it can change back to primary gateway after service working well. The reason is some DB are restricted for specific IP connection within firewall setting, and our secondary gateway is float IP configuration, which will not access to DB data source.

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  11. Bug refreshing R stats source

    After publishing a PBIX with an R script as a data source the refresh fails in the service with exception below after entering credentials : RException.....NotValidRException

    This using R-3.6.0 64bit in Windows 10 with the PersonalGateway 3000.6.202. Note, R script runs fine in the PBIX file as well as R Studio.

    1 vote
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  12. Send Refresh Failure Notifications to Distribution List

    It would be helpful to be able to set up a distribution list of those to send refresh failure notifications to. Currently, only the owner receives an email, but we have several administrators that require notification when certain reports fail.

    1 vote
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  13. Approval Process for Gateways / Prevent Personal Gateways

    Build an approval process for Gateways before they become Active on a tenant. The approval process would be manged by the Power BI Admin. This approval process could be a feature the Power BI Admin can enable / disable, defaulting to disabled to retrain backward compatibility.

    Current reality allows anyone with a Pro License to push any internal data they have access too to the service. With the right permission they can then push this data public without restrictions.

    This feature is a must have in an Enterprise concerned about how data is used / managed. Just because some has…

    135 votes
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  14. when a gateway refresh fails email gateway administrators

    Currently when a refresh fails only the owner of the report/dataset is sent an email to let them know.
    An email should also be sent to the enterprise gateway administrators so they are aware of the failure.

    82 votes
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  15. 2 votes
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  16. Show Gateway Version in Manage Gateways

    Add the gateway's version into the area "Managed Gateways". Often we have access to various gateways within the organisation but no way to tell if they are being kept up to date. I know the ones I look after, but nothing about the ones under other staff's responsibility. This would let me troubleshoot issues better.

    22 votes
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  17. Dataset refresh schedule option for refreshing every 15 or 30 minutes with a start and stop time.

    The dataset refresh only allows 8 scheduled times throughout the day. Either on the hour or half hour. It would be great to have a start time and end time with an interval time, like 10, 15, 20, 30, 45, etc. when to run this.

    4 votes
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  18. Refresh Schedule frequency option for setting at any time instead of 30 mins interval.

    Right now Power BI allows scheduling refreshes for every 30 mins. It would be great if we could set refresh at any time , without restricting for every 30 mins

    2 votes
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  19. Reset data source setting with same computer

    Currently Power BI have feature it can access only one data source setting from one system and does not have option to edit or delete the data source. Most of the times Database, Server-name are read only mode. if user want to delete all existing settings and re-create one there is not option available in Power BI now. It will be grate if it gives full freedom to reset the account or settings.

    1 vote
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  20. support for SAP BW SSO using sapcrypto

    Please start supporting sapcrypto in the setup of SSO SAP BW connections. Currently only gsskrb5 is supported by Microsoft, which is no longer actively supported by SAP.

    More details:

    We need to establish Direct Query for SAP BW using SSO, in order to respect the user authorizations in SAP.
    Below is an extract from steps required to configure SSO:

    "gsskrb5 is no longer actively supported by SAP. For more information, see SAP Note 352295. Also note that gsskrb5 doesn't allow for SSO connections from the data gateway to SAP BW Message Servers. Only connections to SAP BW Application Servers are…

    1 vote
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