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skyline01 Regular Visitor
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account used to develop vs account used to refresh data source

I have a Power BI workbook that I have created in Desktop.  It sources from a SQL Server database.  I can access this database with a particular account / login.  My Azure tenant admin has created a data source for this database in our gateway (within the Power BI service), and I have access to this gateway.  The admin used a service account in creating this data source (i.e., not his or my particular login).  How does this work when I go to refresh the dataset that this workbook creates when I publish it to the service?  That is, when I schedule a refresh on the dataset, will it dial into the SQL Server database using the service account provided in the data source definition (virtually dropping my login account when I first published the workbook to the service)?

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Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: account used to develop vs account used to refresh data source

Hi @skyline01 

I'm afraid i cannot reproduce your scenario.I would suggest you submit a support ticket.

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

Regards,

Cherie

Community Support Team _ Cherie Chen
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