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  1. logically group gateway's datasources

    The ability to group the datasources on a gateway to group either by affinity or by a same concept, or same group of sources, etc. This is just a logical aggregation for easy administration purposes only.
    Say I have 10 files the serve for several reports, I'd like to group all those 10 datasources on the gateway to be sure all are ok or to add just there to keep naming convention between them, for instance.
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    1 vote
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  3. Power BI Enterprise Gateway for report on both OnPremise & Cloud data sources

    Power BI Enterprise gateway can not refresh (schedule or on demand) Power BI reports created on both On premise and Cloud data sources. As suggested by Microsoft, as part of a incident, to use personal mode Gateway for such case when a report uses both On premise and Cloud data sources. But personal gateway is not a good solution for business use.
    So can Microsoft implement this feature in Enterprise Gateway that it can refresh a report based on both on premise & cloud data sources.

    2 votes
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  4. Use SQL Server Management Studio a gateway for Power Bi

    Connecting Power Bi to Azure SQL databse is practically impossible. I know you can do it because SQL Server Management Studio CAN connect. Why? Because you can use connection strings. You could either just use what the SSMS folks already did without building a gateway. It is very frustrating how disparate Microsoft apps are. Power BI is infinitely harder to work with.

    1 vote
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  5. Contributor user access level on enterprise gateway

    I think having just two levels of user for the gateway is a bit limiting to the idea of citizen developers.

    Currently my company, and I imagine most companies, IT is in charge of administering the gateway as it sits on one of their servers.

    This means only IT has the ability to add connections and add people onto them. It would be great if they could assign users as a "contributor" type role where they can setup connections and add users to their connections, but they can't access any of the gateway configuration.

    1 vote
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  6. Microsoft Exchange connection for gateway

    Please add a gateway connection to be used with Microsoft Exchange. I have been wanting to connection to particular folders/files within my Office 365 Mail that can be brought in through Power BI Desktop, but then cannot be part of a published model using gateways due to the lack of this Microsoft Exchange Gateway

    7 votes
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  7. support direct query excel

    It wouldb be great to support online excel data source in direct query mode.

    4 votes
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  8. Let "try" and "try otherwise" the Gateway offline situation

    It seems, that currently it is not possible to "try" the situation when Gateway is offline. Now, in case Gateway is offline and I have R.Execute call, PBI service just completely stops refreshment, even if just part of data is gotten from the R script from Gateway.

    It would be great to let a user decide in M code what to do in case there are some troubles with Gateway access, obviously through using "try".

    1 vote
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  9. Allow multiple credentials for the same Database in Enterprise Gateway

    Currently we get a "Duplicate data source" error when trying to create a second connection with different credentials to the same DB.
    The use case is where we have both sensitive and non-sensitive data in a SQL database. We'd like to create two connections to this DB, so that a superset of users can pulish non-sensitive data, but only those authorised can publish sensitive data.

    116 votes
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  10. moving data sources between gateway clusters

    Hello,
    It would be great if we have the ability to move data sources between gateway clusters so that we could use gateway cluster groups as categories etc or merge data sources that have initially been created in different clusters but are using the same gateway into one cluster.

    Thank you

    7 votes
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  11. On-premise data gateway refresh fails when merging two tables from different web content sources

    The problem appears when one of the tables uses two tables, that each of them is from different web.content source by merging them with m language.
    When i try to refresh the model with service i get an error message:
    "Cannot connect to the mashup data source. .."


    When the model is using the same sources without merging them, all works fine.

    2 votes
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  12. Folders to Organize Connections in Gateway

    When the number of connections increases in the gateway, the list gets longer and harder to manage. In my company we have ~40 connections configured and growing quickly.
    I'd like to see ways of organizing the connections into folders (could have it based on a business unit , application etc.) .
    At the very least, please make the sequence of connection names alphabetic

    1 vote
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  13. refresh failed

    Please add the name off Workspace into e-mail about Refresh failed. There is on Activity ID and Request ID and it would be really helpfull to know which workspace has trouble with refresh.

    Thank you

    1 vote
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  14. Row level security

    It would be great if we can have dynamic row level security without adding members each time. I use RLS on a dataset that has 8000 records, and typing each member to a group space is a tedious task!

    3 votes
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  15. View List of Reports Associated with a Gateway

    In the Power BI Service, gear icon menu, under 'Manage Gateways', would you consider adding a 'View Associated Reports' option to the menu that's displayed when "..." is clicked by a data gateway's name?

    Use Case:
    When migrating from an old gateway to a new gateway, the web interface doesn't provide a way to see which reports are associated with the old gateway and so need to be updated to use the new gateway. In the self-service BI world, the IT administrator doing the migration may have no idea which gateway each report uses so may need to visit all…

    6 votes
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  16. Show Power BI gateway region

    Please show the region of the Power BI Gateway in Power BI Web Service : https://app.powerbi.com

    1 vote
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  17. Show Power BI gateway region

    Please show the region of the Power BI Gateway in Power BI Web Service : https://app.powerbi.com

    1 vote
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  18. Start capturing and recording the 'Created Power BI gateway' events in the audit logs

    There is a selection for the 'Created Power BI gateway' activity in the Audit Log Search of the Security & Compliance Center, but the events are currently not being captured or recorded. The Power BI Product Group has confirmed this is by design and stated, “CreateGateway events are not currently being audited in the Audit Logs. It's possible this may be added in the future, but as of right now, there are no plans to add this feature.”

    14 votes
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  19. Segmentation of schedule update time

    The unit of update time using On-premises Data Gateway is [30 minutes], but please allow users to set the range of update time freely, such as 20 minutes.

    2 votes
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  20. Service tags for NSG

    Idea: Service Tags for PowerBI.

    Issue: PowerBI Data Gateway is installed on Azure Server OutBound Security Rule needs to be setup on Server every time new server is set up creating manual work, for setting up outbound ports and IP address. Also Microsoft Azure Datacenter IP list is updated weekly which increases maintenance of updating IP address.

    Solution/Request: Microsoft Provides PowerBI Service Tag which includes all Ports/IP(updated weekly) so that Outbound security rule can be setup in one place and no maintenance is required for weekly update of IP address.

    10 votes
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