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  1. support for SAP BW SSO using sapcrypto

    Please start supporting sapcrypto in the setup of SSO SAP BW connections. Currently only gsskrb5 is supported by Microsoft, which is no longer actively supported by SAP.

    More details:

    We need to establish Direct Query for SAP BW using SSO, in order to respect the user authorizations in SAP.
    Below is an extract from steps required to configure SSO:

    "gsskrb5 is no longer actively supported by SAP. For more information, see SAP Note 352295. Also note that gsskrb5 doesn't allow for SSO connections from the data gateway to SAP BW Message Servers. Only connections to SAP BW Application Servers are…

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  2. More control of SSAS direct query cache refresh

    There needs to be more control over the automated cache refresh for Direct Query connections, specifically to SSAS.

    At present Power BI reruns all recent queries (for each individual user, when there's row level security) as soon as it detects any processing on the cube.

    If a cube is processed in separate batches then this adds an incredible load on the SSAS box when we're trying to continue processing.

    Additional options are required including:
    - Disable auto cache refreshing
    - Disable auto cache refreshing between certain times
    - Only auto refresh the cache when measure groups are processed, not dimensions…

    38 votes
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  4. Cancel an ongoing refresh

    Ability to cancel an ongoing refresh. This would give the ability to look into an issue without waiting on the error to appear after a considerable amount of time.

    53 votes
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  5. Details on refresh time

    I would like to see time it took to refresh each dataset in auto-refresh. This will help me identify if I need to optimize my queries or use different data source etc. For my application, refresh duration of 5 min vs 10 min makes a huge difference.

    10 votes
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  6. Chose the TIME for a scheduled refresh on more than the hour and half hour mark

    ///// WHY? Our people have lunch break from 12 - 12:30. So I shouldn't schedule a refresh of their time sheet data at either time. It should be 12:15. That's currently impossible with the gateway connector. Other similar scenarios beg for the ability to schedule a refresh during the workday at an odd time. Please, please AT LEAST give us the quarter hour as an option.

    1 vote
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  7. Implement Live/DirectQuery for Postgres

    Currently only scheduled refreshes are possible.

    Please enable DirectQuery for Postgres in Enterprise and Personal Gateways so we can leverage Postgres db's running on Azure.

    Thank you.

    151 votes
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  8. 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.

    2 votes
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  9. 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

    3 votes
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  10. Schedule data refresh cancellation update

    I have multiple reports that update hourly. These cannot be direct query due to different data type requirements. Our gateway often (not always) shuts down in the weekend or at night. Since my report updates hourly, the dataset will disable refresh. I would prefer is the disable was setup so that it lessened the frequency of the refresh (hourly to daily) after 2 failed refreshes, and then only disabled after 2,3 more tries. That way, one gateway reset did not disable the auto refresh

    5 votes
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  11. Refresh Failure Email Summary

    It would be great if instead of one email per failure, we could get a summary email of all failures. I am the "owner" of close to 100 reports and when there is a gateway (or other) issue I receive close to 100 emails.

    11 votes
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  12. Problems to connect the gateway with analysis services (Discover Method)

    I'm trying to connect the analysis services, but when I configure my user in Gateway in Power BI On line give this error:

    Não é possível conectar: Encontramos um erro ao tentar conectar a . Detalhes: ""Ocultar detalhes
    ID da atividade: b2dd5e35-7581-45bd-b3ae-99464b2c08c6
    Solicitar ID: 5f789075-f508-7dd7-7866-24f377efb120
    Cluster URI: https://wabi-south-central-us-redirect.analysis.windows.net
    Código de status: 400
    Código de Erro: DMTS_UpdateClusterDatasourceCredentialsErrorCode
    Hora: Fri Feb 08 2019 09:23:14 GMT-0300 (Horário Padrão de Brasília)
    Versão: 13.0.8234.157
    DashboardProjetos: Atingimos o gateway de dados, mas o gateway não pode acessar a fonte de dados local.
    Código de erro subjacente: -1055391722
    Mensagem de erro subjacente: O usuário 'username' não tem…

    2 votes
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  13. Additional Data Set Refresh Metadata (Rows Refreshed/Loaded)

    Need to be able to monitor health of refreshed dashboards and troubleshoot if necessary. From time to time a dataset will successfully refresh with zero rows due to operational issues. Can additional dataset refresh metadata be made available to give visibility?

    1 vote
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  14. Better Tools for IT to Support Gateway Refresh issues

    We need better/more enterprise tools for IT to SUPPOT all of BI; especially the disabled gateway refreshes after a connectivity/ server issue. We are supporting 30+ workspaces and that is growing every day. When the schedule report refreshes are automatically disabled we have to manually access each workspace, each report etc. to turn the refresh back on. We need enterprise views to support and fix issues like this across all of our workspaces, gateway tools etc. to review total space utilization etc.

    1 vote
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  15. Reenable Scheduled Refresh After Updating Shared Access Signature

    The problem:

    1) Create a report with a shared access signature URL (see https://ideas.powerbi.com/forums/265200-power-bi-ideas/suggestions/9953427-connect-to-azure-tables-via-shared-access-signatur).

    2) Publish the report with auto refresh enabled

    Now, when the shared access signature expires, the auto refresh fails, and the web site disables scheduled refreshes, saying that you need to go to Settings->Datasets->Data Source Credentials and reenter the credentials.

    HOWEVER, that is not where the credentials are stored (they are part of the URL). Updating the URL and re-publishing the pbix doesn't re-enable auto refresh.

    FURTHER, the Data Source Credentials setting is greyed out, so there is absolutely no way to update the credentials.

    1 vote
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  16. Named Databse connection in Gateway

    Allow "Named" Connections in Gateway. This way we don't need to change the connections when moving from Dev to Prod.

    Example:
    Assume I build a report and am testing it through my test Gateway and test database (DB_TEST).
    Now I want to start using my Prod Gateway and use the Prod database(DB_Prod).

    Currently I need to change the DB Connection in all the reports to DB_Prod to start using Prod.

    It would be simpler, if the connection was not based on the Database directly, but based on the names in Gateway.

    Then Test Gateway would have a connection named DB…

    30 votes
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  17. Allow individuals to be set as Data Source Admins

    Currently there are admins for the gateway who can admin the environment and the data sources and users who can access specific data sources. There should be an intermediate level of admin capabilities that would allow PBI Gateway admins to assign users the rights to administer specific data sources. Our issue is that the passwords for the service accounts that are used in the DSN change regularly. As usage of the gate2way grows it will become unworkable for an individual or group to manage all the various DSNs in an organization. The DSN admin should have rights to modify any…

    20 votes
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  18. автопереключение между щлюзами

    При сбое на корпоративном сервере обновление не осуществляется. Предлагаю сделать автопереключение между шлюзами при неудачной попытке обновления по одну из них. Для набора данных указывается приоритетный шлюз, например корпоративный, и если по нему возникает ошибка, автоматически осуществляется попытка обновиться через локальный и наоборот.

    1 vote
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  19. You have no personal gateways installed

    There is a prompt says that "you have no personal gateways installed" , but as you know ,I have installed the On-premises data gateway and it is running smoothly ,and I think this prompt is confusing

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  20. 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…

    10 votes
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