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Ghislain Regular Visitor
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How to get data from SQL Server from an external server ?

Hi Power Bi community !

 

I'm dealing with a problem today but i don't have any issue. Indeed I want to know how to get data from SQL Server from an external server in Power Bi Desktop. Do I enter the Ip adress in the server name ? or IPADRESS:ServerName ? If not where I have to mention th ip adress ?

 

 

Thanks in advance,

Ghislain

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v-ljerr-msft Super Contributor
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Re: How to get data from SQL Server from an external server ?

Hi @Ghislain,

 

I just verified that I can connect successfully to one of my remote SQL Server by IP address with my Power BI Desktop. I'm using (IP,Port) for the Server field in Power BI Desktop.Smiley Happy

 

sqlip1.PNG

 

Regards

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v-ljerr-msft Super Contributor
Super Contributor

Re: How to get data from SQL Server from an external server ?

Hi @Ghislain,

 

I just verified that I can connect successfully to one of my remote SQL Server by IP address with my Power BI Desktop. I'm using (IP,Port) for the Server field in Power BI Desktop.Smiley Happy

 

sqlip1.PNG

 

Regards

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Ghislain Regular Visitor
Regular Visitor

Re: How to get data from SQL Server from an external server ?

@v-ljerr-msft Thanlks for your answer ! But where I can find the port ?

v-ljerr-msft Super Contributor
Super Contributor

Re: How to get data from SQL Server from an external server ?

Hi @Ghislain,

 

Here a good article about how to identify SQL Server TCP IP port being used for your reference.Smiley Happy

 

Regards

Ghislain Regular Visitor
Regular Visitor

Re: How to get data from SQL Server from an external server ?

Thx I find it in Sql Server Config !!! 

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