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Understanding why export paginated report to file is failing

I have a set of paginated reports that I am exporting in our API layer via the following documentation


I have all of them working via this method, but on the intial setup it is hard to understand sometimes when polling for the ExportStatus, if it fails, why in fact it failed. I am using the following method to poll for the status

var httpMessage = await Client.Reports.GetExportToFileStatusInGroupWithHttpMessagesAsync(groupId, reportId, exportId);


I see the body of this i the exportStatus but all that tells me is if it succedded or failed. Is there a way to tell why is failed anywhere in the API or PowerBI istelf?

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Hi @ajn4704 ,


Is the returned ExportStatus always failed?


Best regards,
Lionel Chen

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No, I am wondering how to to tell why it failed when it does fail.

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