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Python on Scheduled Refresh

On PowerBi Desktop we can get data using Python Scripts, but after published we can't schedule a refresh data for this connection. The PowerBI returns:
"Query contains unknown funtion name: Python.Execute."
It would be better if all features on desktop would work on web too.

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  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please don't mark this as completed. Not supported by Power BI service. Please make it available as soon as possible.

  • Viet Pm commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This function is still not available. I don't understand why admin marked it completed above.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Is the ability to do a scheduled refresh for a python script in the pipeline? On the ideas forum it's marked as completed - but refreshing the data inside the web application does not work.

  • Viet Pm commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This function should be added ASAP. I wrote lots of Python code to analyze my data and then realized that I need to refresh it by hand everyday because schedule refresh for Python is not available.

  • Darin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Adding python to PowerBI without allowing it to run on the web update defeats the purpose; if I have to run it manually, I'd just use a Jupyter Notebook... I use PowerBI to allow for daily updates and to share with my team in real-time.

    Please allow python scripts to run on the web app as you have done with R.

    Also, there needs to be a way to upload models made in sklearn [or other packages] to run on this, so that we can train our models offline and just run them on the updates.

  • Rob Charlton commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Ditto to the other comments. If python features can't be used in the webservice, it's much more limited in its usefulness.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes! This is very much needed if the python feature will be of use to our company.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It's cool to have Python in Power BI Desktop, but if it doesn't work on Power Bi Service, it's pointless!

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