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  1. Allow direct access to the subfolder of the OndeDrive for Business or Personal OneDrive.

    Through the ability to connect to a Sharepoint Folder, we can connect Power BI to the OneDrive for Business root folder. This is excellent and very important, but insufficient. Most projects require that files be organized in subfolders, to which direct access is not allowed. There are ways to do this, but they are not efficient. I suggest that the solution be enhanced to allow direct access to the subfolders located in the root folder of OneDrive For Business or even Personal OneDrive, just as you can with folders and their subfolders located in Drive C on the desktop or…

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    • incremental refresh for Power BI Pro

      Enable Incremental Refresh for Power BI Pro users, not just Premium.

      19 votes
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      • Support the conversion of a data source from import to DirectQuery

        Currently it seems that the only way to change a data source from import to DirectQuery in a PowerBI desktop file is using the method found at https://sqldusty.com/2018/01/30/converting-a-power-bi-desktop-file-from-import-to-live-query/ . It would be helpful if there was some supported way of doing this.

        72 votes
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        • Fully featured webservice connector for SOAP and REST

          As a BI consultant for small to medium enterprises I am running into webservice sources more and more.

          The current web connector in Power BI does not provide for many features to help you in extracting data from webservices.

          Many times we need to use pagination or repeat requests to the service with variable parameters. There is no support for this without scripting.

          In the Netherlands I run into SOAP webservices a lot still. I am a dedicated Power BI consultant but my Qlik colleagues certainly have an edge with webservice extraction.

          We need to change that! Please give us…

          7 votes
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          • Get Data from Amazon Marketplace Web Services (MWS)

            There are thousands of Amazon Marketplace sellers. Amazon provides lots of data to help these sellers understand their sales and sell more. They have an API service - Amazon Marketplace Web Services (MWS) - through which developers and users can communicate with all this data.

            It would be very nice and helpful to have an option to Get Data from MWS by providing MWS authentication. The next step should be setting up the specific reports that the user would like to request.

            My post on the community blog on this topic has hundreds of views: https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Integrations-with-Files-and/Connect-to-MWS-Amazon-Seller-Central-API/td-p/201417

            19 votes
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            • Direct Query conenction with Hive

              In the latest version of Power BI, Direct Query connection with Hive is not possible. We can use ODBC for Hive and only import connection is availble with ODBC.
              So, it will be great if we get Direct Query(Live) connection for Hive.

              7 votes
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              • GraphAPI Data Connector

                It would be great to have a GraphAPI Data Connctor in the Power BI Get Data.

                This would allow all organizations who leverage data to use forA Active Directory Users, Groups, mail, calendar, contacts, documents, directory, devices, and more.

                9 votes
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                • Support Kerberos authentication for Hive, Hive LLAP and Spark

                  Our Hadoop environment (Hortonworks – non-HD Insight) is completely kerberized. Please add Kerberos authentication support to use Hive, Hive LLAP and Spark with Power BI for both direct queries and imported queries

                  15 votes
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                  • SSL option on Impala Connector

                    We cannot use the native Impala connector in our enterprise because our Hadoop environment requires SSL to connect, and there is no option for that in the Native connector. This forces us to use ODBC, which is cumbersome for business users.

                    Adding a checkbox to enable SSL in the native Impala connector would let us use it

                    6 votes
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                    • Allow CTRL + F in the Advanced Editor

                      When modifying queries, it would be nice to have the CTRL + F shortcut available so we would not have to copy everything in NotePad and re-copy in the advanced editor.

                      2 votes
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                      • Support for NETCDF format

                        Data analysts in my company is using lots of data based on the NETCDF format. Extracting data from this format, is complex. Would it be possible to add it to Power BI?

                        3 votes
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                        • Microsoft Planner datasource

                          I want to use Microsoft Planner as Data of Power BI.
                          for publish to web our project status of Planner to Web.

                          Currently, Power BI Service can publish to Web.
                          But, Power BI Service cannot connect to Microsoft Planner as Data.

                          4 votes
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                          • Power BI Redshift Integration

                            Enterprise level security standards are demanding to use SSL certs for connection to data sources, as opposed to plain username/pwd.

                            The current version of Power BI Desktop only allows to connect to AWS Redshift using Username/Password, and not using SSL certs.

                            Would you be able to add this feature for security purposes into power BI?

                            2 votes
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                            • OneDrive Excel

                              I want to use a Excel on OneDrive as Data Source.

                              Currently, It can use, but to use it, specifc tips.
                              I want it without specific tips,
                              By selecting a Excel file on OneDrive as Data Source.

                              2 votes
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                              • Enable Invoke Custom Function in DirectQuery mode

                                We have many complex business rules in SQL Server functions. We can call these from Power BI but cannot do so using DirectQuery. Forces change to Import. Please enable this functionality in DirectQuery. Thanks

                                5 votes
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                                • direct query

                                  Ability to run stored procedure using direct query

                                  6 votes
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                                  • SAP BW Message/Group server connectivity to get advantage of load balancer

                                    Power BI allows us top connect to SAP BW system by providing details of server name, instance & client. But it does not have a mechanism to connect with SAP BW message server or group server (with dynamic selection of application server along with instance). Due to this limitation we are only able to connect with a specific application server. As a result it can create huge load in specific server and crash the same. But otherwise if we could connect to message/group server the Load Balancer would have equally distribute the load.

                                    So can you implement the same for…

                                    39 votes
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                                      • Ability to import SIE files

                                        Help us by using https://github.com/idstam/jsisie or https://github.com/barsoom/sie or some other solution to import SIE-files to Power BI. Please!!

                                        1 vote
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                                        • Enable the image link from the sharepoint

                                          Power BI does not have a mechanism to retain the authentication to the URL with the image. It's by design and only anonymous links can be used with Image URL. But is it able to be enabled the image link from sharepoint.

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