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  1. Email notifications on auto-refresh failure

    The scheduled data source failure notification is only sent to the data source owner, it would be more useful if you could specify the recipient(S) or group.

    422 votes
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      9 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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      Connect to SAP BW with single-sign-on via on-premise gateway

      Large SAP BW installations with thousands of users are often accessed via single-sign-on (SSO) e.g. the users windows credentials are used to authenticate to BW. SSO simplifies the user experience and reduces user administration costs. These users should be able to setup on-premise gateway connections that can be used to refresh data sets in the Power BI Service. The connections should leverage that individuals BW roles & authorizations and not require a BW password i.e. automatically associate the Power BI user ID to the associated SAP user ID.

      771 votes
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        51 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Gateway Usage monitoring tools for Power BI Service

        As Power Bi and other applications in the Power Platform become more prolific within the BI Cloudscape and Landscape integration, gateways will become used more and more. Having visibility to the capacity of a gateway, the volume of traffic through the gateway, which datasources are used more frequently than others, which types, etc would be a very useful resource to have within the Gateway management system.

        126 votes
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          2 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Please allow monthly refresh of data on the schedule refresh option in server. (and let us choose the date, like 4th of every month)

          It is a suggestion for allowing monthly refresh where the user can select the date on which it needs to be refreshed as well

          51 votes
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            2 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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            7 votes
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              72 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Activity Monitor Enterprise Gateway

              It would be very interesting to have the option to see the activity carried out through the gateway in the Power BI service, so that it can be seen in a simple way, the actions of updating the data sets that has been carried out from a gateway / connection, by way of the update history of the data sets but from the administration of the gateway.

              Regards

              96 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Progress bar when refreshing datasets in Power BI Service

                It would be very useful to have a progress bar when refreshing a dataset in the Power BI Service interface.
                A step further would be to have the progress in general for the dataset and separately for each of the data sources in the dataset.

                27 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Live refresh monitoring!!

                  We need ability to monitor gateway refreshes in real-time:
                  -have an overall view of what's running right now: datasets, workspace, gateways, memory, CPU. We have it in the PBI capacity metrics, but only, the day after that is not helping for live monitoring.
                  -ability to cancel a refresh when it has started
                  -use past stats to provide some ETA on refresh currently running, and provide a way to display that ETA on a report
                  -see the "true" current state (not just the wheel running) often it's broken but we see the error only 2 hours after
                  Thanks!

                  5 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Enterprise Gateway - Active Directory Security Groups as Users

                    In the gateway data source I am forced to add each user individually to allow them to create a report off that data source.
                    Alternately I can create custom groups in o365.
                    We have already established security groups on our system would it be possible for these groups to be used?
                    This is an extra layer of security for hundreds of users that has already been solved through active directory synchronization with office 365.

                    The use case is to add a security group or multiple group to be authorized to create reports off the data source. When we add or…

                    21 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • List all Power BI Gateways

                      As a Power BI Administrator I want to be able to view all of the Enterprise & Personal Gateways associated to our tenancy.

                      5 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Feature to disable connection in Power BI Gateway

                        In Power BI gateway we have available features to add and remove connection; but we do not have anything like enable/disable. However a feature to be able to disable connection will be helpful when resetting/changing password in a connection. Or sometime we want to hold a particular database to be accessed from Power BI when some maintenance activity is in progress in that database. So it would be helpful if we can control the connectivity to different sources in the gateway using disable/enable.

                        22 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Multiple connection per system on gateway

                          Currently only one connection is allowed on a system in the gateway. We have multiple market implementation which requires different logon id for each market but connecting to the same system. Currently this is not possible on a single gateway. This requires adding additional gateway.

                          20 votes
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                            5 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • more specific info about why scheduled refresh failed

                            Hi, I really appreciate the email that is generated when the scheduled refresh failed. Would it be possible to add there:
                            - name or ID of workspace failed report is in?
                            - information why it failed (eg. "Could not resolve QueryDefinition due to invalid SourceEntity reference '<pi>_MyMeasures</pi>'. This error often happens after the Entity was renamed or deleted. Please update the query/visual to use the new name or undo the name change. - Source: 'User' "

                            It would be very helpful for us, who have many workspaces and need to know what is wrong.

                            Thank you,
                            Zuzana

                            22 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Disable End Users from Installing/Configuring Personal Gateways

                              As a Power BI administrator I don't want end users installing and configuring Personal Gateways. Please can an option be created to restrict who can install and configure Gateways.

                              4 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • gateway usage

                                Usage Report for Enterprise Gateway - The log data should be available so that we can create dashboards based on Gateway Usage data.
                                Metrics like the datasets name using Gateway, workspace name, owner, scheduled refresh frequency, adhoc refresh, run duration and other parameters for all dependent reports should be available. This will help in scaling the Enterprise Gateway correctly and avoid bottlenecks. Currently there is no visibility to the work spaces for which we don't have access however responsible for maintaining gateway.

                                22 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • when a gateway refresh fails email gateway administrators

                                  Currently when a refresh fails only the owner of the report/dataset is sent an email to let them know.
                                  An email should also be sent to the enterprise gateway administrators so they are aware of the failure.

                                  81 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Show Gateway Version in Manage Gateways

                                    Add the gateway's version into the area "Managed Gateways". Often we have access to various gateways within the organisation but no way to tell if they are being kept up to date. I know the ones I look after, but nothing about the ones under other staff's responsibility. This would let me troubleshoot issues better.

                                    21 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Approval Process for Gateways / Prevent Personal Gateways

                                      Build an approval process for Gateways before they become Active on a tenant. The approval process would be manged by the Power BI Admin. This approval process could be a feature the Power BI Admin can enable / disable, defaulting to disabled to retrain backward compatibility.

                                      Current reality allows anyone with a Pro License to push any internal data they have access too to the service. With the right permission they can then push this data public without restrictions.

                                      This feature is a must have in an Enterprise concerned about how data is used / managed. Just because some has…

                                      112 votes
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                                        10 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Removal of mandatory UPN authentication in SSAS reports via gateway

                                        It would be very useful if users mapped in SSAS reports do not require belonging to an active directory, not all server users have UPN and we believe it would be a beneficial improvement to implement in future versions of the gateway, since from the data source of the service it gives as correct but since the connection from the gateway with SSAS gives authentication errors and that is an inconsistency

                                        2 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Dataset refresh schedule option for refreshing every 15 or 30 minutes with a start and stop time.

                                          The dataset refresh only allows 8 scheduled times throughout the day. Either on the hour or half hour. It would be great to have a start time and end time with an interval time, like 10, 15, 20, 30, 45, etc. when to run this.

                                          3 votes
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