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Essbase Connector



I have Power BI Version: 2.70.5494.761 64-bit (June 2019). with the april release now I beleive we can connect to Essbase for Directquery.  I am have tried multiple urls but not able to connect, we have load balancing. below are some of the error messages.


what should be correct URL format? what server should we try to or essbase? what should be the username and password....service account or Personal ID?


http://Server:19000/aps/XMLA     Error:Unexpected Error, Data at the Root Leve is invalid.Line 1, Postion1.

Http://Server:19000/workspace/XMLA  Error: showed me an OAC folder but couldnt see any cubes.

http://Server:19000/Workspace/            Error: An Error Occurred while parsing EntityName. Line 82, Position 84.


Http://EssbaseServer:19000/aps/XMLA  Error: Unable to connect to the remote server.


Thank You for your help!



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Re: Essbase Connector

Hi @HTop ,

It seems like you are test to use server name to connect to database, have you try to use ip address to connect to datasource? 

In addition, you can also use fiddler to trace connection operate or check database logs to find out some detailed error messages.


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