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  1. Make Data-Gateway refreshes work with Mixed-Sourced Appended tables

    I have found that appending tables from mixed sources (as opposed to homogenous sources) breaks the PBI Service's Data-Gateway refresh functionality.

    For instance, an appended table pulling from two DB2 tables and an appended table pulling from two Dynamics Odata tables will both refresh just fine when published to Service.
    However, if you have an appended table using both DB2 and Dynamics sources, the dataset manager complains,
    "You don't have any gateway installed or configured for the data sources in this dataset. Please install a new data gateway, or configure the data source for an existing data gateway."

    The only…

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      0 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Option to disable parallel loading or limit data source connections.

      Currently the on-premises gateway opens more Oracle connections that we have license for.

      10 votes
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        5 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • On Premises Data Gateway/Dataset - Email notification when failure improvment

        I have just experienced a bad weekend return. All users complaining that their reports/dashboards were not operating anymore.

        I quickly discovered that both On Premises Gateways (DEV and PROD) were "down", "Unable to connect: The gateway is either offline or could not be reached".

        Microsoft support did not provide a reason, but instead suggested frequent update of the OPG, as well restart of the associated Services on the machines when something is going wrong.

        I asked why should we wait for end users to complain, prior taking action, as PowerBI service knows there are some refresh issues, as this is…

        56 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Personal Gateway Installation option should be included in Tenancy Setting

          Standard user should not be able to install Personal Gateway. This should be part of Tenancy setting. So if required, organisation can restrict this setting

          The impact of allowing this is that business user are able to connect to data sources and share data outside of data governance which doesn't comply with information security policies.

          Our client, has policy to restrict standard user to install and run any exe files. However this doesn't work with Personal Gateway

          4 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Gateway Location tip

            A former colleague installed the gateway and forgot write a maintenance guide on his exit. Our IT Team has been unable to find the gateway on our servers.

            There should be a tip on the Power BI service, on the settings area of the Gateway, to show which server the gateway exists.

            3 votes
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            • When adding a datasource to a gateway, allow the 60 second timeout to be changed

              When adding a datasource from my on-premise MySQL database, Power Bi will send a query to my Information.Schema table that can take over 60 seconds to query (depending on the database). Since it keeps timing out, I am unable to add the datasource which prevents me from setting up scheduled refresh times. It would be nice to either have the option to change this timeout interval or change the default query Power Bi makes to my database.

              5 votes
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              • DirectQuery mode for Impala over the Gateway

                PowerBi Desktop is working with Impala in SSO/kerberos using Import or DirectQuery mode.

                The gateway only accept Import mode for Impala.
                Please develop the DirectQuery mode for the Gateway

                5 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Rotate Recovery Key On-Premise Data Gateway

                  The recovery key on the On-Premise Data Gateway is used to authenticate a On-Premise service to the Power BI service. We have a security requirement that encryption/authentication keys must be periodically changed to prevent outside parties to gain access to our systems/data. While there is a two step authentication needed (you must 1st have authentication into the tenant) and conditional access rules are in place, we still need the ability to change the recovery key without having to re-setup all connections that use the existing gateway.

                  4 votes
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                  • Users on Enterprise Gateway to enter their domain credentials

                    Allow Users added to the Enterprise Gateway connections to enter their own domain credentials when scheduling data set refreshes. For both Import and direct query.
                    Currently they will use the credentials captured by admin when creating the connection but the User might not have the same access as the account used to set up connection.

                    3 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Provide full Personal Gateway functionality for those with 32-bit Windows

                      Due to the limitations of other business applications that may not have been upgraded or can not be upgraded, many business users are forced to stay with a 32-bit Windows.

                      By limiting the Personal gateway to only 64-bit, it prevents the use of this feature by those that may be best argue for upgrades to other applications by using Power BI to show the metrics and other data to make the business case for being current.

                      124 votes
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                        26 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • gateway multiple domains

                        Change how the PowerBI service looks at gateways and allow multiple gateways to be shown if the server name matches more than one gateway. Our use case is we have separate domains for DEV and PROD, but our DNS names are the same we do not have to change configuration when moving items in environments. Today the only way to leverage a DEV/QA gateway is to name the Server name different and then we have to match that in the PBIX file. That causes that we have to change out PBIX in each environment thus adding risk to a change…

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                        • Automate the data gateway recovery

                          No options for automating the Power BI Recovery if the gateway has broken and need to restore using the recovery key . Currently this needs to be carried as a manual process , adding this as a automated process will helps with deploying instances on AWS using the Auto scaling group.

                          2 votes
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                          • Use Integration Runtime instead of PowerBI Gateway

                            It would be greate to use the Azure Integration Runtime instead of the Gateway. The Integration Runtime looks like the same as the Gateway, but it is more comfortable to use and more stable.

                            3 votes
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                            • Suporte Gateway para Cliente 32 Bits

                              Gostaríamos de ter Suporte para Clientes Oracle 32 Bits, seria uma boa pra avarias empresas

                              2 votes
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                              • Gateway Error Notifications

                                Is there an option to alert few users when the gateway is not reachable/error/stopped. We are not having any way to monitor the gateway now. If Power BI can send an alert to the admins if the gateway is not reachable then that would help. I am seeing this issue a lot for direct connections

                                90 votes
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                                  7 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Enhance Refresh Failed Email Notification to Inclue a Link to the Dataset

                                  Include a link in the body of the Refresh Failed email notification to the actual dataset that failed in order to save time trying to figure out which workspace a dataset resides.

                                  24 votes
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                                    4 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • App Workspace Report Level Permissions

                                    Currently --- In an APP Workspace we can set APP Workspace permissions. "Members Can Edit Power BI Content" or "Members can only view Power BI Content".

                                    We need to be able to set permissions on a Report (Individual R/W or R/O) to "lock down" the reports in case someone edits or deletes someone else's report. This would also allow creating a "Template" report that is R/O so that users could "Save AS" and use it to create their own. Default permission would be R/O for everyone except "Owner" and "Admin"

                                    21 votes
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                                    • Power Query functions in URL using a web data source under on-premise data gateway

                                      Add the ability to use Power Query functions in the source string not only for the PowerBI Desktop, but also to on-premise data gate
                                      Now It's not supported to type Power Query functions as web URL when we create a web data source under on-premise data gateway

                                      231 votes
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                                        8 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Enterprise Gateway Refresh and Direct Query of Active Directory

                                        While the personal gateway is able to pull on Premise Active Directory, the Enterprise Gateway cannot. We cannot rely on an end user to keep their workstations on to report AD information.

                                        18 votes
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                                        • Enterprise Gateway: Allow Map User Names to enable CustomData to used when Effective User Name needs rules.

                                          Currently if you put a rule on the Effective User Names, it does not allow you to enable CustomData feature which also denies the ability to invoke rules as well to CustomData. It would great to let both set of rules be allowed together.
                                          Use case: we need to minipulate Effective User Name due to UPN conversion or want to make all as a local service account, but also need to pass in Customdata as well to allow the ability to do some Dynamic RLS based on passing username through customdata.

                                          3 votes
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