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  1. MariaDB support

    Add MariaDB to the supported database engines for extended connection report and Direct refresh

    26 votes
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      2 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Gateway on Linux, and Multiple Domain Account on one Gateway

      We need:
      - create gateway for Linux (we have linux enterprice PCs, but we must have hole Windows-machine only for using Power BI GateWay)
      - add multiple accounts from different domain support (we cant create different pay subscriptions even we have several domains, so we must register separate subdomains. But in this case we have to use two gateways, and as result - two windows machines only for gateways)
      - add possibility to set custom emails for error notification after update error (now email notification after gateway update error not works)

      9 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Support for multiple instances of the On-premise data gateway on one server

        We host data and tabular models for multiple customers on one server. Each need their own tenant with different domains. This in turn requires us to have multiple servers just to host the on-premise data gateway.

        Would be great to be able to have multiple instances of the on-premise data gateway running on one server.

        This I imagine would also be useful for testing/preprod deployments in smaller setups where a dedicated server just for the gateway is overkill.

        116 votes
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          14 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • View Username Of A Gateway In Data Source Settings

          The username used for the enterprise gateways on the Data Source Settings page of the Gateways management page of the online Power BI management page shows only dots and masks username.

          This requires referencing the username used in the credentials in the title of the gateway name to ensure everybody knows which account is being used for that connection. Having the username actually shown in this page would greatly simplify the gateway management process.

          19 votes
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            2 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add Translations support to Gateway

            The translations of multidimensionnal cubes seems not supported by any gateway. Could you please provide this kind of functionality ?

            10 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Refresh Power BI Dashboard that contain R scripts via Enterprise Gateway

              It would be great if Power Bi reports and dashboards that contain R visuals and R scripts could be refreshed through the Enterprise Gateway.

              29 votes
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                3 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • scheduled refresh Event Based

                There needs to be a way to do event based scheduling instead of just specific time. For example, after a data warehouse has been updated. One way to implement this is to ability to trigger a refresh via an Web Service API call. This way companies can trigger the refresh via PowerShell or SSIS after the data warehouse has been loaded.

                79 votes
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                  5 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Gateway Update Notification and Auto update for Enterprise Gateway

                  We should be notified when there is a new version of both gateways. In addition, the Enterprise gateway should be updated automatically (admins should be able to turn this on/off).

                  222 votes
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                    13 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • fast combine data management gateway

                    Allow Fast Combine to be turned on in the Data Management Gateway.

                    17 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • SSAS Gateway data source CustomData setting is broken

                      If you have an SSAS cube and you setup a gateway data source then go to User Mapping and switch the radio button to CustomData, the connection string used is now:

                      EffectiveUserName=user@domain.com;CustomData=user@domain.com

                      Basically turning on CustomData should stop emitting the EffectiveUserName property which is the whole point of switching to CustomData! Please fix this bug.

                      13 votes
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                        6 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Version history

                        It would be nice with version history of the “Power BI On Premise Data Gateway” on the download webpage (and not very hard to implement).
                        Since the first thing to consider when having problems with “Direct Query” is to have the latest version of the program it’s difficult to know if you do have the latest version.
                        It is also not very efficient to have to reinstall on the server every time you have a problem if you are unsure which version is the newest …

                        24 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Route "Analyze in Excel" ODC through Power BI API & on-premises Gateway

                          When clicking "Analyze in Excel" on a dataset connected to an on-premise data source with the gateway, the ODC file generated points directly to the datasource rather than routing through the Power BI API like the in-model dataset does. This is generally a local connection string that would not work for external users. Also, it effectively circumvents the user name mappings we have created on the gateway data source. Ideally there would be an option on the dataset to have the ODC file either point directly to the datasource or route through the Power BI API & Gateway.

                          41 votes
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                            4 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Organizational Authentication for Enterprise Gateway

                            Enable Organization Authentication in the Enterprise Gateway. Currently any pbix in which I call an on-premises data source and one in either CRM Online or Sharepoint Online cannot use this enterprise gateway. This is a very regular occurrence, since I support a lot of CRM Online instances. Instead I have to continue to "rely" on the very unreliable Personal Gateway running on my laptop.

                            108 votes
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                              9 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Data Modelling when connecting to SSAS Tabular

                              We need to be able to mashup data online with enterprise data in a SSAS cube. To do this, we'll need the data modelling feature accessible when connecting to SSAS Tabular.

                              102 votes
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                                8 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Enterprise Gateway - adding new data sources

                                Current pain: when adding a report (and data set) that rely on on-premise data sources, PowerBI assumes that a personal gateway will be used. This is not often correct. However, in order to make the dataset use an Enterprise Gateway, one has to be configured with matching data sources. To do this one needs to inventory data sources from the dataset and then create them (or add missing ones) to an enterprise gateway. It is painful today to determine what sources are missing (especially if something is misspelled slightly) and this is critical to ensure that the gateway can be…

                                9 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Failover is not available with the current Enterprise Gateway, this make it challenging when we want to use EntGW in scale. High Availabili

                                  Failover is not available with the current Enterprise Gateway, this make it challenging when we want to use EntGW in scale. High Availability critical aspect for company whom want to adopt PBI as enterprise solution. Please consider.

                                  47 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Move UPN mapping configuration to Enterprise Gateway level

                                    Currently the UPN mapping configuration has to be set per data source.
                                    Let's say you have: 2 SSAS data models, you make a data source for each data model and a group of 30 users who have access to both data models.
                                    Then you are currently forced to duplicate the complete UPN mapping configuration for these 2 data sources in the gateway.
                                    Correct administration of the duplicate UPN mapping configurations will be very difficult.

                                    It would be better to make the UPN mapping configuration an Enterprise Gateway level configuration.

                                    I thought about making it a tenant-wide configuration, which makes sense.…

                                    54 votes
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                                      8 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Schedule Refresh Overview Screen / Tool

                                      When you have multiple data sets set to Schedule Refresh across multiple workspaces it can quickly become difficult to keep track of what is scheduled to run when. It can also become difficult to manage older versions of reports that no longer need to run, and ensure only what is required is scheduled.
                                      Other BI tools have a screen where you can see and manage all scheduled refreshes in one place. Without this some companies many struggle to replace other tools with Power BI.

                                      48 votes
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                                        2 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Restrict who can create an Enterprise Gateway

                                        According to documentation, anyone in an organization can create an Enterprise Gateway. I suggest this should be a special permission so departments or individuals can't go around installing gateways without central approval from a Power BI admin.

                                        40 votes
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                                          5 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Edit data sources in Enterprise Gateway

                                          I want to be able to edit server & database setup in the Enterprise Gateway. Currently, I can add new ones, but not edit ones already setup.

                                          188 votes
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                                            15 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            I modified the post to only show “Edit” . You can delete data source by clicking on “…” next to the Data source instance

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