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  1. 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.

    90 votes
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  2. Force dataset takeover to new after manipulation of dataset

    Whenever a user overwrites a dataset in the Power BI Service he should be forced to takeover the dataset, to make sure this user is authorized for the connected data sources.

    Gateway datasource are authorized to certain users only. According to the documentation only these users should be able to publish reports that use the data source and therefore to decide what information is made available to the consumers of the report.
    By downloading the PBIX file, changing and republishing the dataset any edit user of the workspace can extract any data they want from the data source even though…

    2 votes
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  3. 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

    6 votes
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  4. 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…

    2 votes
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  5. Add Email Gateway Admins button/Conversation Thread on Gateway Settings Browser Page

    When accessing the Gateway via App.PowerBI.com, can we add a 'Email Gateway Admins' button in the Administrators tab so that we can quickly notify other admins of issues, or when an admin will be updating the gateway, etc.? Also, would love to have a Teams style conversation thread in this Gateway settings area... Think about it, Admins can be in many organizations, and there is no automatics way to communicate with them at this time!

    1 vote
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  6. Disable/restrict/hide Data Gateway download button on Power BI Service

    Disable/restrict/hide Data Gateway download button on Power BI Service

    1 vote
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  7. Personal gateway on cellphone

    Would like to have a personal gateway on my cellphone. It would make emergency refreshes and refreshes while traveling so much easier

    1 vote
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  8. Ability to amend Gateway Owner

    Provide the ability to change ownership of On-Premise Data Gateway object; right now only the owner (who installed the Gateway) can upgrade the gateway to a new version without creating a new Connection Object in Azure (creating a new connection object would require migration of all connections i.e. LogicApps to this object).

    4 votes
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  9. Show Gateway Version in Manage Gateways

    Add the gateway's version into the area "Managed Gateways". Often we have access to various gateways within the organisation but no way to tell if they are being kept up to date. I know the ones I look after, but nothing about the ones under other staff's responsibility. This would let me troubleshoot issues better.

    24 votes
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  10. 2 votes
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  11. Have one gateway connection for multiple databases in an instance

    Have one gateway connection for multiple databases within an instance so that you don't have to manage multiple database connections for the same instance.

    7 votes
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  12. 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.

    3 votes
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  13. Reset data source setting with same computer

    Currently Power BI have feature it can access only one data source setting from one system and does not have option to edit or delete the data source. Most of the times Database, Server-name are read only mode. if user want to delete all existing settings and re-create one there is not option available in Power BI now. It will be grate if it gives full freedom to reset the account or settings.

    1 vote
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  14. 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…

    39 votes
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  15. 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.

    11 votes
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  16. 1 vote
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  17. 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

    2 votes
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  18. 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.

    168 votes
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  19. 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.

    13 votes
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  20. 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

    12 votes
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