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  1. Ability to add shortcuts to online reports in Power BI Report Server

    We have a number of Power BI reports published either to our on-premises report server, or to Power BI Web. It would be great if we could publish shortcuts to the web reports in the Report Server portal so that users only had to go to one location. This would allow them to easily search for a report across all the reports (they have access to) published either on-prem or to the web.

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    • Add streaming analytics to Power BI Report Server

      Streaming analytics are important to many of our workflows. Our customers still want on-premise solutions. Can we get streaming analytics add to Power BI Report Server?

      17 votes
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      • Power BI Report Server view Office Docs browser

        In the August 2017 preview support was added to view Excel files in the browser with the addition of Office Online Server. Now that we have that ability why are we being limited to just Excel. I would like to be able to view Word, PowerPoint, etc. In the browser and not just have to download them. Thanks.

        18 votes
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          under review  ·  Riccardo Muti responded

          Thanks for submitting this idea, Dan!

          We’d love to hear more about how people imagine they’d use this feature. What types of Word documents or PowerPoint presentations would you want to store in Power BI Report Server rather than in more general-purpose document storage (SharePoint, OneDrive, file share, etc.)? Comment below!

        • Power BI Report Server - Expose rest to fetch Tabular connection

          We are embedding power bi report server reports in our internal applications. In order to enhance data analytics on the model that was created (when using import mode) we need a rest API to get the cube information. This will allow us to directly connect to the model.
          Currently I do not see the APi under https://app.swaggerhub.com/apis/microsoft-rs/SSRS/PBI3.0
          Thanks
          sagi Karni

          2 votes
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          • Comments section to show Full Name of users instead of username in Power BI Server reports

            The comments section in Power BI Server reports displays username only. There is no way to change this to show Full Name of the users.
            It is difficult to find out who posted the comments by looking at the usernames.
            It will be very useful if this can be changed to display Full Name of the users posting the comments.

            7 votes
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            • Export underlying data from card - specify order of fields

              When 'exporting underlying data' from a card on the Power BI online service it would be valuable to have the exported columns be in a particular order every time that the user specifies or that is based on a known way that the user influence change (similar to how the export order from a table is determined by the order that the fields are brought into the table).

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              • Publishing errors

                Error to publish a report on server : what is the problem? Is it temporaly or reccurent as in November?

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                • Modify Datasource

                  Allow for data sources expressions to allow dynamically changing end points being either a Web URL or in Direct Query the servername and databasename

                  5 votes
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                  • Support HTTP (msmdpump) connections to AS

                    My customers have strict 3 tier architecture requirements and have implemented Excel connecting to SSAS tabular over HTTP (msmdpump.dll). While evaluating PBI Report Server, this become a technical blocker and it will be great to have PBI Report Server supporting this!

                    6 votes
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                    • Allow easy lookup of all unique permissions (non-inherited items, folders)

                      When you break inheritance on folders or items you are unable to easily see all of these unique secured items.

                      In SharePoint integrated mode this was possible in SharePoint by clicking the "Show me uniquely secured items of this list" and it would give you all folders and items that were uniquely secured.

                      This is a necessary feature to replicate security permissions to other environments.

                      2 votes
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                      • Power BI Server user profiles

                        I want the possibility that a user can save their own dashboard settings / filters or remove tables / graphs from a dashboard. For example if the selected one time only their own department and Power BI server saves this, the next time they open the dashboard it is filtered on the department selected earlier.

                        33 votes
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                        • Improve the Report Servers Authentication setup + solution

                          If people are having too many Active Directory Groups, e.g. very experienced top management then it might happen that the October release of Power BI Report Server cannot serialize the authorization header.

                          The user will experience only "Error 400 - Authorization header is too big"

                          The problem is stated - and hereby I confirm - here: https://www.qumio.com/Blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=52

                          You can run into REAL trouble if you want to present a solution you tested before with a lot of people and it fails because a manager has too many AD groups.

                          I changed the registry settings according to the manual and now…

                          3 votes
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                          • Active Directory filter on Report Server

                            Manages access / filtering based on Active Directory user group / users. Use the information from the Active Directory to use as a filter in Report Server.

                            7 votes
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                            • Renaming of Measures in Report Server

                              Renaming of Measures are working in Power BI services. But still this feature is not available for Power BI report server. In SSAS tabular Model we can not create measures with same name but there should be way to rename Measures in Power BI Visual. Power BI desktop for report sever Aug preview is supporting the feature but when deployed on Reports server measures are not getting renamed.

                              4 votes
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                              • Security issue for PowerBI report display in Microsoft Edge

                                This is an issue of displaying the published report on PowerBI report server in Microsoft Edge.

                                I simply create a powerbi report with the desktop (released in Oct 2017) with Direct query to SQL Server database, then I publish it to the latest release of PowerBI Report Server (Oct, 2017). The database connection string was set as Windows Authentication and I configured the dedicated user name and password on the data source settings on report server portal.

                                When I use Microsoft Edge the default browser to view the PowerBI report, it first pops up a window asking me to fill…

                                4 votes
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                                • Default Drill Through option for selected views

                                  I have a report where it has multiple views in it. I just want to make default Drill Through option for Map View and Pivot View. When I selected drill through option and saves report. It's working till I refresh my screen. Once I refresh it's coming back to normal drill. It's causing the issue for users to select that option again.

                                  If we have save option that would be really good

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Allow connection to Sharepoint for version control on Report Server like the service

                                    PowerBI Service links to OneDrive/Sharepoint where I can post new pbix in sharepoint and it automatically updates in the PowerBI Service. We use sharepoint to maintain version control so it's great that Sharepoint and PowerBI Service link together. Now the problem is that we moved to Report Server. I have been unable to find this capabilty in Report Server. Essentially, Sharepoint and Report server isn't linked. So everytime I have a new update, I must upload it to Report Server and then update sharepoint with the updated pbix (to maintain version control). I can't just do it once likeI did…

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                                    • Data Sources Credentials must support Integrated Security

                                      Data Sources Credentials must support Integrated Security

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                                      • Text wrapping in tables, matrix, cards etc. for Power BI Report Server

                                        Text wrapping capabilities need to be able to be made available in Report Server. Not all data can be displayed graphically and some need to be able to see the words simply. This also needs to apply when showing records.

                                        10 votes
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                                        • user alias name/additional metadata for Power BI server security

                                          When applying roles for users so they can access the folders/reports, we only now the user name inside the organization.
                                          in some cases the "user name" is not really a name but more of a number (example un123@myorg). so if as admin I want to know who is that person I need to take that user code and go to my AD and check his/her name.
                                          If we can add user alias name or additional metadata for Power BI server security it would be great !

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