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  1. 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.

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      14 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Thanks for the feedback on this topic! Let me address a few points here.

      First, a couple of you mentioned the new Table and Matrix visuals, which became generally available in July. I know they’re just one example, but I thought I’d update you about them specifically. We previously communicated that the very next release of Power BI Report Server would support them, and the August 2017 Preview is now available (https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-report-server-august-2017-preview-now-available/). We’re still targeting Q4 CY 2017 for the next production-ready release.

      Second, to confirm our current release and support lifecycle:
      - We plan to release Power BI Report Server “multiple times per year.”
      - Initially, we’ve planned for about 3 releases per year (in other words, on average, every 4 months).
      - We support each release for 12 months, which gives customers up to a year to upgrade to a newer version while receiving any…

    • Email subscriptions for Power BI reports in Report Server

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

      322 votes
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        20 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Support dashboards in Power BI Report Server

        Please add support for Power BI Dashboards to Power BI Report Server.

        398 votes
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          34 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Thanks for sharing this idea! As its name suggests, Power BI Report Server focuses on Power BI reports (the artifacts you create in Power BI Desktop). Nonetheless, we’re always interested in hearing your feedback, so if you’d like to see the Power BI service’s “dashboards” feature in Power BI Report Server, vote here. Even better, post a comment and share a little more about why. Looking forward to the discussion!

        • 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.

          72 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • ESRI ArcGIS maps in Power BI Report Server

            Support ESRI ArcGIS maps in Power BI Report Server.

            89 votes
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              7 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • R visuals in Report Server

              I think it will be great if report server can support custom R visualization for more data insight!

              20 votes
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                2 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 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 ?

                50 votes
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                  4 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Export to Excel from PowerBI Embedded

                  Please provide the ability to export PowerBI Embedded reports to excel. The same functionality that exists on PBI Service.
                  It is important to also increase export limit.

                  73 votes
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                    under review  ·  2 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  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.

                    60 votes
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                      15 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      Thanks for submitting this idea. We’re interested to hear from many of you about why and how you install multiple instances of Reporting Services on the same server. Drop us a comment and tell us a little more about
                      - Why do you install multiple instances of Reporting Services on the same server (as opposed to, say, creating multiple folder trees within the same server and using permissions to isolate users)?
                      - What are the key things you’d need to be able to configure differently/independently across instances?

                      While we could follow the SQL Server approach of enabling you to perform multiple installations of the software on the same server, we could alternatively take a more lightweight approach of enabling you to create multiple “sites” within one installation. (SharePoint uses this latter approach, as did Datazen Server.) The latter approach doesn’t provide quite the same degree of isolation — you can’t…

                    • 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.

                      55 votes
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                        3 comments  ·  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.

                        60 votes
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                          2 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 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.

                          30 votes
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                            5 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Export Power BI report to PowerPoint

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

                            51 votes
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                              2 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Export to PowerPoint with filters applied

                              PowerPoint Export to take into account filters that have been applied to the report prior to export. This is essential for users which need to filter on historic dates and then wish to export the report with those details.

                              592 votes
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                                50 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                Hey all – we’re looking into how best to tackle this and other filter/slicer-related functionality. We’ve put together a short survey to better understand different use cases and what improvements would make the experience better.  If you have a few moments, the survey takes about 10 minutes to complete.  We appreciate your feedback!
                                https://aka.ms/x998cx

                              • 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?

                                25 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Power BI Report Server view Office Docs browser

                                  In the August 2017 preview support was added to view Excel files in the browser with the addition of Office Online Server. Now that we have that ability why are we being limited to just Excel. I would like to be able to view Word, PowerPoint, etc. In the browser and not just have to download them. Thanks.

                                  8 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    Thanks for submitting this idea, Dan!

                                    We’d love to hear more about how people imagine they’d use this feature. What types of Word documents or PowerPoint presentations would you want to store in Power BI Report Server rather than in more general-purpose document storage (SharePoint, OneDrive, file share, etc.)? Comment below!

                                  • Subscribe to email snapshots of reports in *specific filter/slicer states*

                                    Extend the email subscriptions feature, currently in public preview, to include support for email snapshots of reports in specific filter/slicer states.

                                    More information about the feature can be found here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-email-subscriptions-in-power-bi-stay-informed-when-it-matters/

                                    293 votes
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                                      7 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                      Hey all – we’re looking into how best to tackle this and other filter/slicer-related functionality.

                                      We’ve put together a short survey to better understand different use cases and what improvements would make the experience better.  If you have a few moments, the survey takes about 10 minutes to complete.  We appreciate your feedback!

                                      https://aka.ms/x998cx

                                    • Add the ability to categorize reports with virtual categories beside the folder structure

                                      Currently in the report server you are only allowed to group the reports based on folder structures, which we are using currently to manage also the permission needed to access the reports, but what we want as the we want to keep managing the permission based on folder structure but we want to view the reports based on different categorize and sub-categorize,

                                      The reason for this is that you want to manage the permission of reports in a different way than organizing the reports.

                                      we have like 700+ SSRS reports, and it is difficult to tie the permission structure with…

                                      15 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Greater control over the scale and division of axes, especially values less than 1.

                                        Greater control over the scale and division of axes. The MAJORITY of our data is frequency related where we have to display values in scientific notation from the range of 10-9 up to 10-2. Display of numbers greater than 1 creates automatic minor division on the y axis; but if below value of 1, the minor lines on the y axis do not display and there is no control over this. Same applied for x axis. Similar comments have been posted over greater control of the axes values and arrangement, but I have not seen one about small number values.

                                        167 votes
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                                          10 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add Median & Percentile.EXC to the Aggregate Functions in Report Builder/SSRS

                                          From the various blogs and websites I've read over the years being able to calculate a Median and Percentile in Report Builder has been a longstanding issue with attempts to do so through code resulting in glitchy results at best, particularly if you're trying to do so and have several different Row Groups and Column Groups. Couldn't Median and Percentile.EXC Aggregate Functions just be added to Reort Builder so it's a simple to calculate as it currently is to calculate the Average? It seems kind of silly that this hasn't been done after all these years.

                                          6 votes
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