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aaroh_bits
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Sharing via email/Teams with Power BI Free vs Power BI Pro

Hi All, 

 

Some Power BI Licensing came for a client today. 

 

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Questions:

  1.             Can a user with free licenses read a PBI file from a Pro user? How to achieve this?
  2.             If an external user using Pro licenses shares a PBI file via email, does the receiving party require Pro licenses to read the report?

My understading for 1 point is: Users who has Power BI Pro can still read if PBIX is shared? 
My understading for 2 point is: Power BI Free user can still read via email? 

 

Is my understanding correct? 


@Greg_Deckler  
https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Community-Blog/Power-BI-Licensing-in-Pictures-Updated/bc-p/1355573#...

I reffred to you amazing artcile on licening part. 

 

@GilbertQ   


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Greg_Deckler
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@aaroh_bits 

1. Either with an A SKU (external users), EM SKU (internal users) or P SKU (either) or put it on a file share (PBIX) or send via email (PBIX)

2. No

 

Your understanding

1. Correct, Pro users can always see reports that are shared

2. Yes.


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Greg_Deckler
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@aaroh_bits 

1. Either with an A SKU (external users), EM SKU (internal users) or P SKU (either) or put it on a file share (PBIX) or send via email (PBIX)

2. No

 

Your understanding

1. Correct, Pro users can always see reports that are shared

2. Yes.


@ me in replies or I'll lose your thread!!!
Check out my External Tool for Power BI Desktop!
Microsoft Hates Greg's Quick Measures
Check out my latest book!

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Thanks @Greg_Deckler  a lot for lightning fast reply!! 

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