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  1. Custom Connectors should offer the possibility to get authenticated username

    A very usefull feature would be if the m-language would allow to get the username of the currently logged in user in the Power BI service to implement Row Level Security for DirectQuery datasources. A corresponding issue was originally raised at github https://github.com/Microsoft/DataConnectors/issues/182 .

    This request would allow all custom connector authors to see if this can be handled in their source.

    9 votes
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    • xero power bi desktop

      Develop a Get Data to Xero API's using importing data data connectivity mode.

      16 votes
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      • Export a report directly in Excel (not only via csv file) with all charts/table format

        Export a report directly in Excel (not only via csv file) with all charts/table format

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        • Add Sprint meta data to Azure DevOps Connector

          An Azure DevOps connector (currently in beta) is available for testing. We can extract a lot of data about the work items, and that is fine.

          However - to provide more high-level insights to users, we need Sprint data as well.

          So in short:

          Please add these data artifacts to the possible items to extract:

          Sprints
          * start time
          * end time
          * work items associated

          Also - it would be great if numbers like "Team velocity" could be extracted as well.

          Thank you :-)

          3 votes
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          • Create a FTP connector

            Please create a FTP connector to read/write files.

            3 votes
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            • Docebo Connector

              Please create a Docebo Connector

              2 votes
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              • Enable Advanced Options for MarkLogic ODBC connector

                The Advanced Options feature is not available with the MarkLogic connector. We would like to connect using custom SQL

                3 votes
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                • 2 votes
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                  • Snowflake connector should not require On-Premises gateway

                    Connecting to snowflake is great in Development.
                    It did require a download of the ODBC connector. Is there a way, that we could have this baked in when publishing the report, otherwise I need to do this locally and then publish, or establish an On-Prem gateway.

                    I would really love if Snowflake connections did not require an On-Premises gateway

                    30 votes
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                    • SAP Business Warehouse connector include SAP router string

                      My organisation only allows connectivity to the SAP BW system (or any SAP system) using the SAP router string. It would be beneficial to allow this type of connectivity rather than just providing the application server.

                      43 votes
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                      • Enable alternate credentials when connecting to OLAP cubes/SSAS

                        For now, it is only possible to connect to SSAS using windows credentials, we need improved connectivity, as like in Excel SSAS connections

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                        • Connector for Denodo

                          Connector for Denodo

                          5 votes
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                          • Connector for Alteryx DB file (.yxdb)

                            It would be super helpful to be able to connect to the Alteryx DB file type (.yxdb)!

                            3 votes
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                            • Social Media Connectors

                              It would be great to have connectors for Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube like there is for Facebook. Data fetch to include number of followers and likes on the different posts.

                              5 votes
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                              • Need connector for Google Spanner

                                Hi Team,
                                I really appreciate Power BI has made available Google Big Query custom connector.

                                I want to recommend, if Power BI comes up with Google Spanner connector.

                                I am requesting every one else to vote for this requirement.

                                Regards,
                                Shamsu Zoha

                                2 votes
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                                • Custom Connector as a Portable Library of Functions

                                  Currently, a custom connector requires a Data Source and a Authentication record associated to a function in order to be Published or exposed in the 'Get Data' dialog/window.
                                  This is perfectly fine for data sources, but if I want to create a custom connector that creates data using native M functions, like. List.Generate or List.Dates, then I shouldn't have to define a Data Source nor an Authentication which complicates things and is an unnecessary step for the end user.

                                  Here are 2 videos showcasing 2 functions that do not need any sort of authentication, but due to the way custom…

                                  144 votes
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                                  • Allow SSO from Power BI Service to Denodo

                                    Currently a fix credential is used to configure connectivity from Denodo connector in Data Gateway to Denodo Server. It is not able to capture login user in Power BI service and allow pass through down to Denodo Server so that only authorized rows/dataset is return. Please work on this ASAP as we want to leverage the row level data access control built in Denodo centrally rather than recreating at Power BI level.

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                                    • Add optional input parameters in Power BI Service

                                      You may need to create optional input parameters in your custom connector. For instance, when you want to offer two connection modes: DSN and connection string. Each method uses different parameters, therefore you have to display inputs to cover the needs of these two methods.

                                      Optional input parameters are not shown in the form when setting up the connector via a Gateway in Power BI Service.

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Salesforce and Power BI integration to pull data from Power BI to update data in Salesforce

                                        Salesforce and Power BI integration to pull data from Power BI to update data in Salesforce.

                                        1 vote
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                                        • Delve User Profile Connector

                                          Currently there is a way to get user information from SharePoint and Active Directory but there is not a way to pull info from Delve. Flow allows you to get task information from it to set that into a SharePoint list, but the user is displayed as GUID. PowerBI allows you to pull info from the UserSPList, but the GUID is different from the one pulled from Planner. Which is the same GUID that delve uses in their page.

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