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ryanchangky Frequent Visitor
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Unexpected Error: Couldn't load the model schema

Upon trying to connect to an SQL Server database using DirectQuery, I encountered an Unexpected Error: Couldn't load the model schema. I had read some of the solutions such as removing the Smiley Tongueort number when entering the server name but it doesn't work for me.

 

I have attached the log below and would appreciate help on how to resolve the error. Many thanks in advance.

 

Feedback Type:
Frown (Error)

Timestamp:
2018-11-19T01:52:19.8854494Z

Local Time:
2018-11-19T09:52:19.8854494+08:00

Session ID:
b16c5674-d2e3-4e20-b0bc-624e7767bbfb

Release:
August 2018

Product Version:
2.61.5192.601 (18.08) (x64)

Error Message:
Couldn't load the model schema.

OS Version:
Microsoft Windows NT 10.0.16299.0 (x64 en-US)

CLR Version:
4.7 or later [Release Number = 461814]

Peak Virtual Memory:
34 GB

Private Memory:
591 MB

Peak Working Set:
740 MB

IE Version:
11.248.16299.0

User ID:
df827a11-f3e8-47d5-8d0f-9050e1429ce7

Workbook Package Info:
1* - en-SG, Query Groups: 0, fastCombine: Disabled, runBackgroundAnalysis: True.

Telemetry Enabled:
True

Model Default Mode:
DirectQuery

Snapshot Trace Logs:
C:\Users\rychang\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Power BI Desktop\FrownSnapShot2112601426.zip

Performance Trace Logs:
C:\Users\rychang\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Power BI Desktop\PerformanceTraces.zip

Disabled Preview Features:
PBI_shapeMapVisualEnabled
PBI_newFromWeb
PBI_SpanishLinguisticsEnabled
CustomConnectors
PBI_variationUIChange
PBI_canvasTooltips
PBI_PythonSupportEnabled
PBI_showIncrementalRefreshPolicy
PBI_compositeModels
PBI_DB2DQ

Enabled DirectQuery Options:
PBI_DirectQuery_Unrestricted

Disabled DirectQuery Options:
TreatHanaAsRelationalSource

Cloud:
GlobalCloud

DPI Scale:
100%

Supported Services:
Power BI

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ryanchangky Frequent Visitor
Frequent Visitor

Re: Unexpected Error: Couldn't load the model schema

Hi Frank, 

 

The error has been resolved when the port number is entered after a comma behind the server name.

servername, portnumber instead of servername: portnumber

 

Regards

Ryan

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Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: Unexpected Error: Couldn't load the model schema

Hi @ryanchangky,

 

What is your vierson of Power BI desktop? Could you please update your power BI desktop and try again. Or you can refer to the blog to check gain.

 

Regards,

Frank

Community Support Team _ Frank
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ryanchangky Frequent Visitor
Frequent Visitor

Re: Unexpected Error: Couldn't load the model schema

Hi Frank,

 

I am currently using Version: 2.61.5192.601 64-bit (August 2018). I will update my Power BI desktop and try again. 

 

Regards,

Ryan

Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: Unexpected Error: Couldn't load the model schema

Hi @ryanchangky,

 

As the support page, that is a known issue. Engineers are working on a fix and expect it to be deployed to all regions by end-of-day 11/30/18. 

https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/support/

 

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Regards,

Frank

Community Support Team _ Frank
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.
ryanchangky Frequent Visitor
Frequent Visitor

Re: Unexpected Error: Couldn't load the model schema

Hi Frank, 

 

The error has been resolved when the port number is entered after a comma behind the server name.

servername, portnumber instead of servername: portnumber

 

Regards

Ryan