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Email subscriptions for Power BI reports in Report Server

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

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    Anonymous shared this idea  ·   ·  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.

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      • Graham commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Is there any update on this? The last update was almost a year ago and we cannot move away from SSRS reporting until we can do basic things like use a shared datasource and enable email subscriptions for Power BI. (well unless we give in to the business demands and scrap Microsoft reporting altogether)

      • Jasjit commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        How Microsoft can sell a product which is incomplete. Report Subscription is such a basic but most important feature. No wonder Tableau is the clear winner.

      • Amy commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Another supporter of bringing this to on-premise Power BI Report server please

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please bring to on-premise PowerBI Report server. This is very basic feature of reporting. I am not sure why MS hangs Customers in middle always and doesn't release basic feature in start itself. Please do add this functionality.

      • Jason Howard commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        The more we use PowerBI, the more we find glaring holes in it as a product. We'll have to stick with Tableau until this feature is available in PowerBI.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Hi, any updates on this? Holds our implementation process due lack of email subscriptions on live connections and also printing from reports...

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Come on, Microsoft definitely can do it. Bring it to Power BI Reporting Server. We do need it as it a on premise server.

      • Alexander Wahyudi commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Email subscriptions is a crucial reporting requirement, please introduce this as this is literally holding up migration of a lot of SSRS reports to Power BI.

      • slarkin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Riccardo's comment was posted in March. It is now December. When can we expect this feature to be added? It is not in the August 2018 version.

      • Leonardo Marques de Souza commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I need too. What i doint is import webpage using PowerShell and then export to PDF and sent to email... why not put this direct in Reporting Server?

      • harry G commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Agreed with so many others that this is a vital feature, other wise we are stuck with SSRS clunky reports which are very static and extremely difficult to theme and template.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Subscriptions are a huge part of SSRS. Why was it not a basic feature of Power BI? Makes me wonder if Microsoft really has a clue about its customers needs.

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