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vansheer
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Data Refresh Confusion - Data Source Updated but Data Imported Not

So my usual data feed is endpoints on a server that query the database, and Power BI consumes the endpoints.

I do most data manipulation on the endpoints, so Power BI can receive the cleanest data possible. 

But whenever I update the endpoints for an existing report (say adding a few columns) and refresh the report on Power BI desktop, the data never gets updated. If I do "Get data" from the same endpoint, the new query gives me the updated data.

Initially I thought it was because of old cache, but after I clean the cache, things are still the same. 

I'm not sure if it's this way by design, or am I missing something here.

What I hope now is for the existing queries to update after the endpoints are updated, so I don't have to create visuals from the new query and delete the old ones. 

Appreciate any help.

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v-angzheng-msft
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HI, @vansheer 

 

Here are some references that might help

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/connect-data/refresh-desktop-file-local-drive#how-do-i-sch...

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/connect-data/refresh-desktop-file-onedrive

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/connect-data/refresh-data

 

 

Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ Zeon Zheng
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