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  1. Folders to Organize Connections in Gateway

    When the number of connections increases in the gateway, the list gets longer and harder to manage. In my company we have ~40 connections configured and growing quickly.
    I'd like to see ways of organizing the connections into folders (could have it based on a business unit , application etc.) .
    At the very least, please make the sequence of connection names alphabetic

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    • Power BI Enterprise Gateway for report on both OnPremise & Cloud data sources

      Power BI Enterprise gateway can not refresh (schedule or on demand) Power BI reports created on both On premise and Cloud data sources. As suggested by Microsoft, as part of a incident, to use personal mode Gateway for such case when a report uses both On premise and Cloud data sources. But personal gateway is not a good solution for business use.
      So can Microsoft implement this feature in Enterprise Gateway that it can refresh a report based on both on premise & cloud data sources.

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      • refresh failed

        Please add the name off Workspace into e-mail about Refresh failed. There is on Activity ID and Request ID and it would be really helpfull to know which workspace has trouble with refresh.

        Thank you

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        • Allow admin to disable Direct Query mode on Gateway

          We configured an enterprise gateway to allow analysts to do schedule refreshes of their PBI reports. However, they've discovered direct query mode and so now they're hammering our database with a ton of direct queries that seem to be being refreshed constantly.

          I'd like to see a way to configure a gateway to only accept reports published in import mode

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          • Show Power BI gateway region

            Please show the region of the Power BI Gateway in Power BI Web Service : https://app.powerbi.com

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            • Show Power BI gateway region

              Please show the region of the Power BI Gateway in Power BI Web Service : https://app.powerbi.com

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              • Have one gateway connection for multiple databases in an instance

                Have one gateway connection for multiple databases within an instance so that you don't have to manage multiple database connections for the same instance.

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                • On-premise data gateway refresh fails when merging two tables from different web content sources

                  The problem appears when one of the tables uses two tables, that each of them is from different web.content source by merging them with m language.
                  When i try to refresh the model with service i get an error message:
                  "Cannot connect to the mashup data source. .."


                  When the model is using the same sources without merging them, all works fine.

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                  • Schedule data refresh cancellation update

                    I have multiple reports that update hourly. These cannot be direct query due to different data type requirements. Our gateway often (not always) shuts down in the weekend or at night. Since my report updates hourly, the dataset will disable refresh. I would prefer is the disable was setup so that it lessened the frequency of the refresh (hourly to daily) after 2 failed refreshes, and then only disabled after 2,3 more tries. That way, one gateway reset did not disable the auto refresh

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                    • Display the versionnumber of the power bi gateway in the powerbi portal

                      In the power bi portal, under tools, manage gateways, make it visible that you can see the current version number of the gateway. Also show what the latest version is. And provide a download link.
                      Finally give a small message / notification that your gateway is not update.

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                      • Add Exasol to Gateway Data sources for Live/DirectQuery

                        Given that Exasol now has a certified connector to Power BI, please add Exasol to the list of data sources that support Live/DirectQuery in Gateway, in order to give maximum performance for this in-memory DB and so benefit Power BI users for Enterprise ready solutions.

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                        • Segmentation of schedule update time

                          The unit of update time using On-premises Data Gateway is [30 minutes], but please allow users to set the range of update time freely, such as 20 minutes.

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                          • Map User Name on Gateway for SAAS in Workgroup Server

                            We can typically connect via the Gateway to Analysis Services installed on a server outside a domain. But I can not create a dataset. It would be great to be able to map the user to a user in the SERVER\user format. I do not understand why I can not use the gateway if Microsoft allows me to install SQL into Workgroup. This does not make sense because I can install SQL into Workgroup and normally access using other clients. We have hundreds of potential customers today to use a solution built with PowerBI but we will not be able…

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                            • Cancellation of updates in progress via Gateways

                              Portuguese

                              Seria interessante nas atualizações agendadas e manuais via Gateways uma maneira de parar a atualização, temos várias situações que o carregamento fica lento ou instabilidade do nosso banco de dados e é necessário aguardar o tempo de time-out que no Premium é de 5 horas.
                              Sugestão poderia ter um botão dentro do histórico de atualizações para cancelar a atualização que está em andamento.

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                              It would be interesting in the scheduled updates and manuals via Gateways a way to stop the update, we have several situations that the loading is slow or instability of our database and it is…

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                              • Incremental update working with paramaterized database names

                                I need to change the database in the Power Bi Server using a parameter (Impala database). Incremental update fails hard. Cannot even set it up.

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                                • enter credentials once or at least attempt to apply them to all "invalid" sources

                                  When I setup a gateway for a data set - I am asked to validate credentials to the n datasources it connects to - in this set I have about 15 separate files and folders - and I need to refresh each one. in my case, all my files are in sharepoint, so it would be fantastic if I could have the option to tell it to apply credentials to all outstanding items

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                                  • Oracle realtime at gateway

                                    Create a possibility to set a realtime gateway for Oracle DB.

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                                    • Better gateway / connectivity messages

                                      When using the enterprise gateway, I was getting a message "the gateway server may be unavailable..." which was completely not the case. The issue turned out to be that a connection setting was missing.

                                      In general, the gateway interface in the service needs much better messaging. It would be really excellent if I could go in to a given dataset, open up the scheduling options, and see each of the connections listed in the dataset - along with whether it matched up to an existing gateway connection, and if it was successful.

                                      I would also like to be able to…

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                                      • OOTB option to disable DirectQuery currently on Power BI service

                                        As a Power BI administrator I want disable the functionality Direct Query when configure a Data Source using an On Premises Data Gateway.

                                        Example:
                                        I've a connection to Oracle but we want to be able to avoid Direct Query, just import of the information in the Cloud.

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