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  1. Export Report Server Power BI report to PDF

    Please add the capability to export Report Server PowerBI reports to formats like pdf, word, powerpoint. Some of this functionality exists in the service but please add it to Report Server.

    2,424 votes
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      83 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Thanks for the feedback – we have this in our plans for the service and a future release of Power BI Report Server. I will update the status as soon as we’ve started work on this highly requested feature!

    • Email subscriptions for Power BI reports in Report Server

      Be able to create email subscriptions for the PBIX reports in the Report Server

      1,257 votes
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        144 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        backlog  ·  Riccardo Muti responded

        Thanks for your votes and comments! We’re building out our email subscriptions feature in the Power BI cloud service. For example, today, you can subscribe only yourself to a report, but we’re working on enabling you to subscribe other people as well. There are also some technical barriers to integrating the current implementation into an on-premises server. Once it’s a little further along, it’s something we’d love to bring to Power BI Report Server. For now, consider it on our backlog.

      • Dynamic row-level security for Power BI Report Server

        Power BI Desktop (optimized for Report Server) allows you to define roles with DAX filters. However, when reports are published to the Report Server, there is no way to assign these roles to specific users/groups, so we can't yet implement row-level security on the Report Server. It would be great it Report Server was able to support dynamic row-level security similar to the Power BI Service.

        987 votes
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          66 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • PowerBI Report - Scheduling and Send by Email on specific date and time

          PowerBI Report - Scheduling and Send by Email on specific date and time for the particualr users .EX : Salary slip report should get generated on every month of 1 st date at some time for the group of employess.

          715 votes
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            9 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            Hi everyone,

            Thanks for your feedback on this. We don’t have this feature in our short term plans, but it’s something on our long term backlog that we’ll consider for a future release.

          • Updates to Report Server should be available more frequently

            It seems unfair that Power BI desktop is updated each month with new and improved visuals but we will have to wait several months longer to have these improvements in Power BI Report Server. For example the new matrix visual is big improvement but those with Report Server will have to wait about 6 months before it is available to them. I'd like Report Server updates in parallel to Desktop updates.

            618 votes
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              35 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              under review  ·  Riccardo Muti responded

              Hi everyone!

              Just sharing an updated status on this topic:

              - We plan to release Power BI Report Server roughly every 4 months.
              - We’ve just released the March 2018 update: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-report-server-update-march-2018/.
              - We support each release for 12 months, which gives customers up to a year to upgrade to a newer version while receiving any necessary security patches for the version they’re using. We performed extensive customer research and explored other options, including an 8-month support period, and customer feedback indicated that many enterprises needed 12 months of support to deploy Power BI Report Server.
              - (See here: powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/r..)

              Some important context from our previous update:

              Your feedback is completely valid. I appreciate why you’d expect and want monthly releases of Power BI Report Server, and I’d love the same! At the same time, I can shed light on the problem that’d create. One benefit of the cloud…

            • Hide Filters pane on Power BI Report Server

              Is there any possiblity to hide Filters pane in Power BI Report server. We don't want to show the filters been used to external clients in our report for unnecessary discussion on calls.

              Something like &filterPaneEnabled=false in Power BI Report Server

              616 votes
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                33 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Full Screen mode in Power BI Report Server

                Power BI Report Server should have an option to open the report in Full Screen mode just as it has an option in Power BI Service . When we open reports in Power BI Report Server , we can view page in 3 options 1:) Fit to Width , 2:) Fit to Page and 3:) Actual size . Issue with these three mode is the page and header consumes a lot of space and we need to scroll to view to full report .

                412 votes
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                  36 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  backlog  ·  Riccardo Muti responded

                  Thanks for the feedback! We have this on our backlog to consider for future releases.

                • Export Power BI report to PowerPoint

                  Support for exporting Power BI report to PowerPoint. The feature is available in Power BI service (Preview).

                  407 votes
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                    49 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    under review  ·  Riccardo Muti responded

                    Thanks for submitting this idea! Others, chime in with your votes and comments here.

                  • Shared data source connection (live to Tabular SSAS) for reports published on Power BI Report Server

                    Currently each Power BI report published to the Report Server has its own data source embedded within the report. Any change in the source would require us to change hundreds of published reports individually. Could we have a shared data source/connection similar to SSRS Reports that would help us manage deployment and changes much more efficiently.

                    366 votes
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                      52 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Increase the data export row limit (30,000 rows max) in Power BI Report Server

                      The capability to export raw data from Power BI is an important function for many users.

                      Presently, the export data limits are as follows and confirmed at the community link below.

                      - Power BI Service (cloud platform): 150,000 row maximum
                      - Power BI Report Server (on-premise platform): 30,000 row maximum

                      Please increase the export limit setting on Report Server to match that of Service. Better yet, increase them both to a much higher limit as requested by others in separate idea posts.

                      http://community.powerbi.com/t5/Report-Server/What-is-the-Export-data-row-count-limit-for-Power-BI-Report/m-p/343951

                      339 votes
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                        16 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Embed Power BI Report Server reports into extranet apps

                        Allow Embedding of Power BI Report Server Reports for Extranet Apps. Because of our clients needs data cannot leave our servers and be put on the cloud. Our existing SSRS reports are displayed using a report viewer object, however this will not work for PBIX. We need to ability to embed PBIX and display it externally. Is this going to be possible with Power BI report Server?

                        333 votes
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                          32 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          Wanted to post an update to one of the pieces called out for this item – In a future update for the product, we’re planning to do work to introduce support for ADFS/AAD in Power BI Report Server, and at the same time do work to enable your app to override user authentication in a secure way.

                        • Data Alerts in Power BI Report Server

                          Hi,

                          If a specific threshold is exceeded I want to receive a email / message that this is happening on my Dashboard. It would be better if there is a default threshold for this and that a user can set up a specific threshold also.

                          275 votes
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                            18 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Support Power BI Report Server multiple instances on a single server

                            Please add support for Power BI Report Server multiple instances on a single server. Like SQL Server Reporting Services : ability to change name, location, add, remove instance. On a mid/large report server farm, multiple instance helps a lot for progressive patching, ssrs subscription launch on different sql engine, etc.

                            206 votes
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                              52 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              planned  ·  Riccardo Muti responded

                              Tons of helpful feedback here. Thank you!

                              Several people asked why we removed support for multiple instances. Rest assured, we had no desire to do so. To release Power BI Report Server every few months, independently of SQL Server, we needed to develop a new installer separate from the SQL Server installer. (There was other customer feedback that called for a separate installer as well.) There’s simply more work for us to do to reintroduce multi-instance support within this new installer. We don’t yet have a timeframe to share, but yes, we do plan to reintroduce multi-instance support!

                            • Power BI JavaScript API support for Report Server

                              At the moment to embed reports in a intranet webpage we only have the option to put ?rs:Embed=True at the end of the url.

                              I have read (on this website) that there are plans to extend this so parameters could also be passed in the url, in a similar way that the current SSRS works.

                              Could we also have the Power BI JavaScript API enabled for Power BI Report Server, in a similar way to the Azure service has ?

                              161 votes
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                                20 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                under review  ·  Riccardo Muti responded

                                Thanks for submitting this idea! Others, chime in with your votes and comments here.

                              • Edit Power BI report in the browser in Report Server

                                Ability to edit the powerbi report in the browser without the need to use the power bi desktop similar to what you can do in the powerbi service. This will allow for an on prem web based self service solution.

                                147 votes
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                                  8 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  under review  ·  Riccardo Muti responded

                                  Thanks for the feedback! We have this on our backlog to consider for future releases.

                                • Provide option to 'Publish to Report Server' instead of 'Save As' on Power BI Desktop for Report Server

                                  While using PBI Desktop for PBIRS would be a lot better to have an option under the menu Publish rather on Save As in order to save a report to the Power BI Report Server.

                                  120 votes
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                                    9 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • R Script in Power BI Report Server

                                    Enable R Script in Power BI Report Server - In the manufacturing environment quality tools are essential, specific S.P.C. (Statistical Process Control). So, for example Quality Control Charts library help us with statistical data analysis in Power BI Desktop, but in Report Services R Script is not enabled. This is an incredible opportunity to delivery assertive information to data customers make their quick decisions based on Power BI RS. In the other post R Visual is not planned, but think fondly in this possibility!

                                    110 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Give Power BI desktop for Report Server also the Preview options

                                      Hi,

                                      At the moment there is a difference between PowerBI Desktop for Report Server and the "normal" PowerBI Desktop. I want to use the ShapeMaps, Visio Visual also. But this is not possible yet.

                                      107 votes
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                                      • Add ability to import themes in PowerBI Desktop Optimized for Report Server

                                        With the regular desktop version (not optimized for Report Server), I was allowed to import color Themes. This is useful b/c I could load my companies colors to the desktop and all my visuals take on the colors themes I imported. I'm requesting this feature be added to the Desktop optimized for Report Server.

                                        93 votes
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                                          11 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Show thumbnails of Power BI reports (same as the Mobile Reports)

                                          Mobile Reports have a sample preview of what the underlying report looks like. Users find this useful when looking for the report they need. Can this be done for the Power BI tiles?

                                          93 votes
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