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  1. Export to PDF via Power BI Embedded API

    The export to PDF feature of Power BI Desktop is awesome. Could we have this PDF support option via the embedded API to generate PDFs into a network location? Say, an UNC path. This would be fantastic for bespoke applications!

    650 votes
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  2. Update Zendesk Beta Plugin to support new Zendesk API changes

    Hi,

    I cannot get data from Zendesk using the Power BI Zendesk Beta plugin anymore, because Zendesk has changed their API, and Power BI will have to make some adjustments for it to work. It's mentioned here: https://develop.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360022563994--BREAKING-New-Search-API-Result-Limits?fl...

    If this isn't updated, we will continue to receive this error when refreshing "OLE DB or ODBC error: [DataSource.Error] Web.Contents failed to get contents from 'https://jssi.zendesk.com/api/v2/search.json?page=11&query=type%3Aticket'; (422): Unprocessable Entity"

    1. Will Microsoft Power BI be creating an update to the Zendesk beta plugin to address this in the near future?

    2. Is there a work around we can use…

    10 votes
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  3. Expose Analysis Services perspective in Power BI REST API

    Currently, the Datasets - Update Datasources In Group functionality in the API doesn't give us access to change a perspective in a AS/SSAS connection, so it cannot be updated programatically. Please expose the perspective via the REST API or preferably PowerShell so we can get and set it. Also, it seems as if the perspective might be also embedded in the report. And Analyse In Excel connection information may be stored elsewhere. I am hoping that having access to set the perspective would update the perspective in every location necessary, if this is stored in multiple places.

    9 votes
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  4. Extract comments from API

    With the newly released functionality of commenting for reports, it would be great to be able to retrieve these using the API in order to create summaries or overviews of the comments in a separate report.

    27 votes
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  5. Return the datasource name and connection string with the response from the GetDataSourcesAsAdmin Api. when the source method is Import

    When calling the GetDataSourcesAsAdmin Api, the datasource name and connection string are blank when the data was sourced using the Import method.

    Per the MSFT senior escalation team and several tests in a MSFT environment "we confirmed that the name and connection string will only come in the response if Direct Query is being used"

    6 votes
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  6. Make Bilk call available to the GetDataSourcesAsAdmin Api

    All of the REST APIs we call allow us to make the call in bulk verses making a separate call for each artifact ID, i.e., we can call pass all group id's in one API call and get all the datasets in all groups.

    The GetDataSourcesAsAdmin Api does not support this bulk call and forces us to make a call for each dataset to get data sources.

    This was originally opened a an issue and MSFT support escalated to the Embedded SMEs who indicated that this is not available.

    6 votes
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  7. Power BI Embeded A1 slower then free embedded tokens

    Using the dedicated azure Power BI Embedded A1 feature is at least 4x slower than the trial (free tokens) feature.

    NOTE *: With only one user generating the report.

    NOTE **: This is happening using resource allocation in South America (Brazil)

    Something that makes no sense, the free and shared feature, being faster than paid and dedicated. Even more starting at $ 735 a month.

    5 votes
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  8. "Import" REST Api call doesn’t work when Importing PBI report consuming existing dataset and with cross tenant

    "Import" REST Api call doesn’t work when Importing PBI report consuming existing dataset and importing with cross tenant account. I have already raised a MS Support ticket (119012526003971) but got response that its not possible at present and need to raise a new idea.
    Scenario:
    • Create Report in Dev Env.
    o Create PBI report (e.g. mypbireport1.pbix) using Powerbi desktop and AAD account (e.g. abcdev@test.com), which is connecting to external Datasource and then publish to a workspace e.g. devws. It creates dataset in Powerbi service with name as mypbireport1. (we can use either PBI desktop or Powershell REST API…

    18 votes
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  9. Row level security (RLS) - automate maintenance

    Given that there is a significant focus on Enterprise features in Power BI, I am surprised that there is not automated solution for row level security (RLS). For datasets that don't use underlying database solution, it is a very manual activity to mange RLS.

    It would be good to have a solution to automate the activities for Row Level security

    - Adding users (including bulk upload)
    - Removing users (including bulk upload
    - Extracting the list of existing users along with the role

    I think the options could be:

    - Rest API
    - Sql Server Management Studio
    - CSV download…

    8 votes
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  10. Use REST API to export report to PowerPoint

    Hi,
    Now that PowerBI Team has made possible to export reports to PowerPoint (GREAT JOB!), it would be awesome to be able to call this function through REST API to an embedded frame. Thanks!

    23 votes
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  11. Embed a Power BI App (with new app navigation)

    The ability to embed a Power BI app is required. This is not a Workspace app, but the separate apps on the side which consolidates different reports and dashboards with the new app navigation.

    It currently is possible to embed reports and dashboards, but it is not possible for a published app. We would like to utilise the new app navigation in our organisation's web portal after embedding the entire app.

    9 votes
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  12. New Admin REST API call to return Gateway connection information

    New Admin API call

    Request:
    PBI On Premises Gateway ID

    Response:
    1. Data Source Name
    2. Server
    3. Database
    4. Data Source type
    5. Authentication method
    6. URL

    3 votes
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  13. Power BI Admin Gateway Rest API

    We need admin APi which we can get all gateway's information (Name ID refresh history)

    4 votes
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  14. Microsoft Word POWER BI Add-on

    Other than the Devscope Power BI addon which does not work the way I expected, Can Microsoft provide a POWER BI Add-on which allows us to insert or copy a particular visual into the word document? I'd like to copy paste a particular chart/graph from power BI web/desktop like we can copy graphs from Excel into Word. I tried to export the Power BI report into a powerpoint file but since we have over 15 pages in this PBI Report this was not allowed.

    Surely Microsoft can provide this integration between their own products?

    I have been using Snagit to…

    115 votes
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  15. Export Power BI report template using PowerShell script

    Export Power BI report as PBIT using PowerShell or C# to automate the process. Power BI is currently supporting manual process to export PBIT files. However, it is tedious process when you have 100s of reports scattered on multiple workspaces.

    11 votes
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  16. Power BI Rest API Get Dataset refresh History

    Power BI Rest API Get Dataset refresh History

    4 votes
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  17. Add a Power Bi Connector in Microsoft Flow that notifies you when a PowerBi Refresh is completed.

    In Microsoft Flow have a connector which can be triggered when a refresh is completed.

    (i.e. Notify the the User that a refresh has been completed for their report more than once per day)

    3 votes
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  18. Return Additional Dataset Meta Data in the Get Dataset REST APIs

    When querying using the Get Datasets REST APIs, such as GetDatasetsAsAdmin, the response includes the following metadata:

    "id": "f807dfc4-b962-4513-88f5-b21771e52dcf",
    "name": "SCNR3_POPL_WITH _50PERCENT_NULLS",
    "addRowsAPIEnabled": false,
    "configuredBy": "linda.sarace@redcross.org",
    "isRefreshable": true,
    "isEffectiveIdentityRequired": false,
    "isEffectiveIdentityRolesRequired": false,
    "isOnPremGatewayRequired": false,
    "targetStorageMode": "Abf"

    We would also like the query or new REST APIs to return:
    1. Endorsement (ex: Certified)
    2. Description
    3. Permissions by email address (ex: linda.sarace@redcross.org:App (build), reshare)

    3 votes
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  19. About Power BI Embedded Peak Renders per hour

    The Peak Renders per hour for Power BIEmbedded A4 is 2400.
    When assigning the same node to multiple workspaces, please make it possible to set Peak Renders per hour for each workspace.

    2 votes
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  20. Allow filters in the url for an embedded report

    Right now it is possible, to open an report through an url filterd by Attributes in the link (add ?filter at the end of the url). This is not possible for a link to an embedded url.

    Please add the same filter function from the standard url to the embedded url.

    4 votes
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