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  1. Page level audit log

    Anyone who uses Power BI and audits its logs will only be able to audit until dashboard level. The idea is to increase the level of detail to page level so that you can know which pages are beeing visited the most/least and by which users. This new information will enable you to modify your dashborads accordingly, enhance them and much more.

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    • Add user groups to workspace members

      It would be helpful to be able to add AD/AAD security groups to App Workspace members/admins. At the moment we are having to manually update users across most of our spaces as the Analytics team require access to all.

      20 votes
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      • password

        Creating an encrypted authentication key that allows users to open a PBIX file or tabs inside it.
        PBIX files hold intellectual properties of organizations and should be protected from unauthorized disclosure or distribution

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        • Limit data sources available to Publish to Web

          There are cases where Publish to Web could be used against the recommendation to only share public data. Either intentionally or unintentionally, users can share enterprise data via Publish to Web by ignoring the current warning message.

          The Admin Portal allows admins to disable Publish to Web completely or limit it to specific security groups. Going a step further, give admins the ability to allow/deny select specific data source connectors for their tenant rather than disable everything.

          For example, an admin set their tenant so that reports that utilize SQL Server, Analysis Services, SAP HANA, etc. would not be allowed…

          12 votes
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          • Edit the 'New User Sign In Experience' to be able to bypass the 'Invite Friends' step on an organizational level

            The New User Sign in Experience includes a page which instructs users to 'Invite More People'. This is an advertising tool intended to help 'spread the word' about Power BI. Unfortunately, for our Enterprise-level clients who are interested in maintaining the perception of a tightly-controlled, permissions-required Power BI environment, this page undermines that perception. Clients are expressing concern that this page appears to allow the user to share the reports they are accessing with other users, and they are receiving questions and concerns from their executive-level users as a result. Even though we have expressly instructed our clients that this…

            10 votes
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            • Power BI admin should be able to proxy a user

              It would be very helpful to have the ability to proxy another user, so we can troubleshoot some dashboards, reports, data-sets ...etc and make some changes on behalf of the requester.

              5 votes
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              • View dataset refresh queue

                It would be great to be able to see the queue of data refreshes in the powerbi.com service and be able to cancel refreshes that have not occurred yet. For example right now you can manually kick off multiple refreshes on the same dataset without knowing how many are queued up or being able to cancel them. These then needlessly execute and the admin has no control over the queue.

                15 votes
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                • Dashboards to monitor Power BI Online Service Performance

                  I am from Tableau Background and i find that the Administrative features in Power BI are very limited.
                  For example, if a user complaints about slowness in a Dashboard, We do not have any Troubleshooting options/parameters to troubleshoot.
                  a. How to deal User complaints if the performance is slow.
                  Possible reasons and metrics to investigate. it can be due to any reason not limiting to
                  o Heavy Dashboard/Poor Dashboard design.
                  o Limited Infrastructure and more traffic.
                  o Network issues

                  In case of Live Connections/Direct query, we should have parameters to measure load times of different users.
                  Users might be connecting…

                  5 votes
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                  • version control (excluding data)

                    It would be extremely useful to have a Power BI version control purely for the definition of the reports, excluding potential data.

                    It is not really practical to version control the data at the same time as the code through the complete pbix files

                    2 votes
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                    • Power BI Admin Takeover App Workspace

                      The Power BI Admin Role should be able to perform an Administrative Takeover of and App Worskspace.

                      Currently the only way to perform administrative tasks in that app workspace is to have the app workspace admins credentials restored/reset. This seems unnecessarily complicated and for some organizations requires approvals from Human Resources or COO. The Power BI Admin role should be a true Administrative user and be able to perform all functions any other role can perform within the Power BI service.

                      4 votes
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                      • enable usage metrics feature in 21 Vianet

                        I would like to consult whether the feature ‘usage metrics’ will be released in Power BI 21 Vianet? Currently, it is not feasible to use it in 21 Vianet Power BI.

                        3 votes
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                        • folders for measures

                          is it possible to have the SSAS folder feature in powerbi which is good for managing too many measures in the right pane. it is much better to organize them into different folders

                          2 votes
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                          • Add the ability for customers to inject custom messages into the popup screen when publishing

                            We want the ability to provide our authors some more details when they click the Publish button.

                            4 votes
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                            • Add RLS roles in the Usage metrics

                              Currently, there is no way to audit users with specific RLS roles. I am currently exploring to role out a report to more than 100 users. One of the key requirement of the governance for this report is the auditability of the users that have access. It is not possible to audit 100 users with multiple RLS roles manually and need something simpler.
                              One option can be to add RLS roles and the users assigned to them in the Usage Metrics report.
                              Thanks for looking into this.

                              3 votes
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                              • Dynamic RLS groups based on in-report dimension

                                Row-level security groups are often set up by an existing dimension on one or more tables in the dataset.

                                Being able to simply pick an existing dimension to use, then have Power BI auto-generate RLS group names based on distinct values from that dimension, and filter that dimension based on the group names, could be a great quick-hit timesaver.

                                2 votes
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                                • Content Author / Dataset Owner Can Turn On/Off Underlying Data Export

                                  We want the ability to allow users to export summarized data, but not the underlying data. Is this functionality possible?

                                  After reading this and other posts, I had our sys admin navigate to Settings -> Admin Portal -> Tenant Settings -> Export Data and disable the Export Underlying data. However, this turned off BOTH of the export functions (summarized and underlying).

                                  We are reporting on employee data. Reporting aggregations and not detail is key. As the content author I can control what visuals teammates have access too. However, if they can export the underlying data, the use of a summarized…

                                  8 votes
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                                  • Archive App Workspace

                                    Allow app workspace admins to archive the workspace. This should: unpublish the app, remove visibility from non-admins to the workspace and its contents, and turn-off dataset scheduled refresh.

                                    Instead of deleting the workspace and its contents this would allow an administrator the ability to remove/restore the content in a non-destructive way.

                                    Also, app workspace admins should be able to restore the app workspace.

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Role/ Account for only viewing shared Reports

                                      We Need a need a new role beside Power BI Pro for only viewing shared Reports/Apps/ Dashboards. The User should use the Filters but noch designen of new Reports.

                                      2 votes
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                                      • Add users belonging to other tenants as PBI capacity admins in Azure

                                        If the user belong to other tenant they are not going to be able to add it as administrator in the tenant which they have Power Bi.

                                        For organizations with separated tenants (for sharing in different geographical regions or seperated internal/external tenant) this is a needed functionality.

                                        7 votes
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                                        • Provide a Power BI Runtime/Viewer Version

                                          Microsoft has a history of providing a runtime/viewer interface for it's product offerings (Access, PowerPoint, Word, Excel). Power BI is the PERFECT example of an application where such a product would greatly benefit the analytic community.
                                          For example, I work in a company with 300 people. One of us (me) builds Access database solutions and thus holds a product license. Everyone else simply uses the MS Access Runtime program (free viewer version) to interact with the databases I build. Talk about a win! WIthout runtime we would simply avoid the program altogether. With runtime, users make great use of the…

                                          19 votes
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