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Support Q&A with Power BI RLS (Row Level Security)

When enabling RLS (Role/Row level security) in Power , Q&A stop working. Can you please fix that ?

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  • Andrew Boothman commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Q&A for RLS datasets is really good news, but unfortunately it doesn't appear to work with embedding Q&A into other apps? When requesting the embed token an error is generated if you supply the effective identity for RLS: "Creating embed token with effective identity for reasources of type Dataset Embedding/Exploration is not supported"

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    this is much needed functionality , please please enable this as soon as possible ??
    are you hearing us ?

  • John Mansfield commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This suggestion has been out here for over 2 years. With the GA release of Q&A, is this on the roadmap yet? It would be nice to hear something from someone at Microsoft.

  • khaled Chowdhury commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    RLS is used with any enterprise level report and it makes no sense that one of the best feature Q&A not work is a real turn off. Would sincerely appreciate your attention in this

  • airfreighter commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Is this on the timeline yet? would be really great to see higher management asking questions to PowerBI instead of writing tons of emails!
    Great feature, but probably useless for a lot of us of RLS is not supported.

  • John Mansfield commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    We are starting to implement RLS with more of our customers and not having the Q&A function really makes it hard for us to build them custom dashboards. We have to upload a non-RLS version of the report, build the dashboards, then upload the RLS version. A real pain!

  • Ray commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    In some businesses there are many users which should only have access to their cases. We need RLS to work with Q&A and Cortana after sharing main data set with those users. They can create their reports, dashboards, insights using Q&A. It is amazing feature for ordinary users to make their discoveries and drive decisions.

  • Mike commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Q&A seems very limited for embedded apps until it supports RLS

  • nithin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is absolutely Required. Not sure why this was missed in the first place. Please have this ASAP

  • Claudine Malzkorn commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Just watch the Tech Thursday on Q&A from guy in a cube and really wanted to test it out - however all my datasets have RLS enabed. So sad :-( ... It should relay work together.

  • Todd Chittenden commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Row Level Security in Power BI Desktop is fairly new, arriving only about May or June of 2016. And Dashboard Q&A is one of the biggest selling features of Power BI, with RLS being another. Microsoft would have a slam DUNK to enable them side-by-side.

  • Barbara Raney (Slalom Consulting) commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I have a Data Model with 4 Roles setup for Row Level Security (RLS). When I load it to the Service, Q&A gives me the error:
    "Q&A is not available for any of the datasets used on this dashboard".
    If I remove the roles and re-upload the file, then Q&A is automatically enabled.

  • Jon commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please! Users want to use both features so badly, it sucks to have to choose one or the other right now.

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