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  1. landing page

    When we enter into a gateway environment or even our own workspace to see reports, the landing page that displays the welcome dashboard is customizable, but it doesn't appear you can click and drag it so you can actually see the reports better on the navigation window on the left. Can we move from a static welcome page to dynamic (stretchable) so that I can see full name titles? I noticed that you can click and make it take up the whole screen, but the reverse isn't true. How about 'Enter Small Screen Mode' or something.

    4 votes
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  2. Serverless Power BI Gateway on Azure Functions

    It would be great to see Power BI Gateway as an event-triggered Azure Function.

    5 votes
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  3. Gateway data source menu dots

    It took me quite a long time to find out how to delete data source in the gateway management. Then I noticed, that there are three very tiny dots (my eyesight is in good shape), which I can use to delete data source. It would be much more friendly if the dots were bigger :)

    7 votes
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  4. Include Report and/or Dashboard name in XMLA RequestProperties

    We run all of our PowerBI reports against SSAS where we control data security via DAX filters.
    Using ASTrace (Codeplex) we assess query performance and user logins (from EffectiveUserName property).
    However we can't tell which Power BI reports are being used.
    Including the report name or guid in the XMLA PropertyList would allow us to analyse Power BI report usage, peak loads and popularity of reports.

    3 votes
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  5. Load Balance Power BI Gateway

    say I have many SSAS Tabular servers, each running the same SSAS tabular databases, then I use Azure AD and Azure load balance service to load balance these servers. Now from Power BI, I need a way to have a relationship of 1 Power BI gateway to many connections, one to each SSAS Tabular Server. this way, my users from the Power BI dashboard can have their queries load balanced (by policies set up by load balancer) and perhaps round robin across the connections - probably easiest to do.

    65 votes
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  6. Group Workspace Schedule Refrersh

    Right now, every data set has to manually be scheduled for refresh. It would save a lot of time if you could schedule a refresh for an entire group that way you do not have to schedule a refresh every time a new data set is added.

    3 votes
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  7. Enterprise Data Control within the Gateway

    Enterprise level controls and audit for what is flowing thru the Enterprise gateway. This would include blocking (black list) access to servers or database. If we have a privacy data source which we do not want expose to PowerBI externally from the company. This might have attributes such as preventing certain columns or tables from being passed thru the gateway. Or it might be controlled at the database or server level.

    Additionally, the classification (public/private/confidential) of the data could also be edited into the data connections. In future iterations, a rule based set of classification could dynamically be applied to…

    8 votes
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  8. Percentage format support in clustered bar chart for live connection

    Percentage format support in clustered bar chart for live connection. Obviously possibility to display percentage values in other charts is welcomed as well.

    12 votes
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  9. Enterprise Gateway for Hadoop HDFS

    Enterprise Gateway for Hadoop HDFS needed soon

    12 votes
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  10. Personal Gateway Scheduling Enhancements

    The "Schedule Refresh" section of the Personal Gateway could be improved. Here are a few suggestions:


    1. "Schedule Refresh" only supports "Daily" and "Weekly". I would like for it to support "Every XXX Minutes", "Hourly", and "Monthly".


    2. Datasets do not support multiple schedules like a SQL Server agent job. You can basically define one schedule with up to 8 times. I would like more flexibility with scheduling.


    3. The maximum number of times you can specify is 8. I want the refresh the data once every hour, but with only 8 options, the most I can do with this is once every…

    105 votes
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  11. Allow Manual Selection of Gateway for Data Source Refresh

    When a user tries to schedule a data set for Excel refresh, the power bi website looks for the gateways set up with the data sources having same Excel paths. Even though it might sound convenient for the users, it creates lots of headache for administration. For example, I had machine crashed and rebuilt and the original gateway lost, or multiple gateways shows the same path in my attempt to recover.

    How about we allow the user to specify one gateway specifically and do not match the gateway behind the scene to decide what gateway to show and what not…

    3 votes
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  12. Enterprise gateway to support OData string with function call

    Right now Enterprise gateway only supports OData string to the root service, it fails with function call in the Odata string, please add support for that.

    11 votes
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  13. Gateway Connections Error Report

    Sometimes the enterprise gateway isn't an available option in the datasets settings menu eventhough all the datasources have been added. There should be an error or status box indicating what specifically is causing the Ent. Gateway from not being an option.

    7 votes
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  14. No notification mechanism in cloud if gateway goes offline

    We have to keep on monitoring at regular intervals which is difficult. It would be good if we get notification from cloud if gateway goes offline.

    17 votes
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  15. Can Power Bi connect to the azure SQL federations using DirectQuery? what are the alternate options?

    How to connect to the Azure SQL federation from Power BI for multi-tenancy implementation? Can we connect using DirectQuery?

    2 votes
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  16. PowerBI personal gateway available through MSDN

    PowerBI personal gateway available through MSDN

    2 votes
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  17. Better gateway / connectivity messages

    When using the enterprise gateway, I was getting a message "the gateway server may be unavailable..." which was completely not the case. The issue turned out to be that a connection setting was missing.

    In general, the gateway interface in the service needs much better messaging. It would be really excellent if I could go in to a given dataset, open up the scheduling options, and see each of the connections listed in the dataset - along with whether it matched up to an existing gateway connection, and if it was successful.

    I would also like to be able to…

    3 votes
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  18. Add Exasol to Gateway Data sources for Live/DirectQuery

    Given that Exasol now has a certified connector to Power BI, please add Exasol to the list of data sources that support Live/DirectQuery in Gateway, in order to give maximum performance for this in-memory DB and so benefit Power BI users for Enterprise ready solutions.

    1 vote
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  19. OOTB option to disable DirectQuery currently on Power BI service

    As a Power BI administrator I want disable the functionality Direct Query when configure a Data Source using an On Premises Data Gateway.

    Example:
    I've a connection to Oracle but we want to be able to avoid Direct Query, just import of the information in the Cloud.

    3 votes
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  20. Map User Name on Gateway for SAAS in Workgroup Server

    We can typically connect via the Gateway to Analysis Services installed on a server outside a domain. But I can not create a dataset. It would be great to be able to map the user to a user in the SERVER\user format. I do not understand why I can not use the gateway if Microsoft allows me to install SQL into Workgroup. This does not make sense because I can install SQL into Workgroup and normally access using other clients. We have hundreds of potential customers today to use a solution built with PowerBI but we will not be able…

    1 vote
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