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  1. Allow streaming data sets on premise

    As part of the product it would be phenomenal to have constantly refreshing monitors as part of the base product. An example of a monitor that would be great and constantly update is under the monitors section here:

    http://www.poshud.com/Components

    People could use that for tons of functionality.

    After researching this is similar to streaming data sets which seem to have a large set of limitations and set up required. We would just look for a constant updated monitor for things like SCOM monitors.

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  2. Download Button configurable target URLs

    Would it also be posible to make the location of the files behind the download button configurable? In our organisation we do not have a direct connection to internet, but we do use the tools.

    I would like to change the location to a own webserver or maybe a seperate "tools" virtual directory on reportserver itself?

    1 vote
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  3. 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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  4. 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).

    1 vote
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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…

    5 votes
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  13. 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 !

    2 votes
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  14. Add comments function for Ipad Mobile App for PBI ReportServer Reports

    I have the PowerBI mobile app on my Ipad as well as on my Iphone and we are using Power BI ReportServer.

    On my IPhone I have all of the comment functions which I already know from PowerBI Online, but if I open the same Power BI Report Server Report on my IPad with the Power BI app - there isn't any comment function. It is missing, but a really important feature.

    1 vote
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  15. Copy over Name and Description when creating a Linked Report

    When creating a new Linked Report from an existing Paginated Report, it would be sensible to (by default) set the Name and Description fields for the new Linked Report to be the same as those for the original Paginated Report it is linked to, rather than leaving them null by default as is currently done.

    2 votes
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  16. Power BI server hide table / graph

    I want the possibility that a user can hide / show a table or graph. For example if there is a graph and a table that uses the same dimensions / measures I want that a user can hide or have the possibility selection show only table / graph. So a visualisation with the possibility to show a table and a graph with the user option to select what a user want to see. That would be great.

    17 votes
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  17. implement simple page navigation for PBIX reports on the SSRS Edition

    The cloud service offers a simplified page navigation experience when large numbers of pages are present in a PBIX. this feature does not seem to be present in the SSRS edition. When large numbers of pages are present the cloud service shows Page X of Y and if you right click you get a pop up list of the pages available. The SSRS edition just has the page tabs across the bottom and a scroll bar. This just feels very clunky by comparison

    See the screenshots in this thread

    https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Report-Server/Is-the-page-navigation-feature-fomr-the-Cloud-likley-to-appear/m-p/273177#M1376

    3 votes
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  18. Expand Shared with me to Dashboards and reports

    Can Shared with me section have expand capability as Workspace, i.e. Users can see Dashboards and Reports separately so they can go to an underlying report without going to Dashboard first.

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  19. Power BI Server manage Thresholds

    I want the possibility that a user / account can set there own thresholds on the data. For example on a table. The colours on the table can be adjusted by the user logged in.

    8 votes
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  20. Power BI server manages "badges"

    I want the possibility that a user can select from a table a number / month for example they want to monitor specific. This can be added to the Dashboard by the user (user profiles?) like a KPI. The selected month / number is presented on the dashboard and a user can monitor this much easier. This could also be removed by the user.

    4 votes
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