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Direct Query - Download pbix - open in desktop error

I have a direct query (SQL) published to the service.  Today i have downloaded the PBIX file and when I open this I get the error below.  Everything was fine 'before' i installed the latest desktop version.  Please fix the problem.

 

 

ERROR

Feedback Type:
Frown (Error)

Error Message:
Alternate credentials for Windows authentication is not supported in DirectQuery mode. Use your current windows credentials, supply a database credential, or switch to import mode.

Stack Trace:
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.AnalysisServices.DirectQueryConnectionStringBuilder.AddCredential(ResourceCredentialCollection credentialCollection, String globalPipe)
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.AnalysisServices.PersistedModelSanitizer.ApplyCredentialsToDataSource(CredentialManager credentialManager, IDataSource dataSource, ModelChange modelChange)
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.AnalysisServices.PersistedModelSanitizer.TryRestoreModel(IDataModel dataModel, ModelChange& modelChange)
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.AnalysisServices.AnalysisServicesDatabaseLocal.BuildActionToRestoreConnectionStringCredentials(Action& restoreCredentialsAction)
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.ReportPreparer.ApplyStoredDirectQueryCredentials(Report report, IPowerBIWindowService windowService)
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.Services.PowerBIPackagingService.Open(FileStream fileStream, IPowerBIWindowService windowService, Nullable`1 entryPoint, Boolean& allCredentialsSatisfied)
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.Services.FileManager.<LoadFromPbix>d__5.MoveNext()
--- End of stack trace from previous location where exception was thrown ---
at System.Runtime.ExceptionServices.ExceptionDispatchInfo.Throw()
at System.Runtime.CompilerServices.TaskAwaiter.HandleNonSuccessAndDebuggerNotification(Task task)
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.Services.UIBlockingService.<>c__DisplayClassa`1.<<BlockUIAndRun>b__9>d__c.MoveNext()
--- End of stack trace from previous location where exception was thrown ---
at System.Runtime.ExceptionServices.ExceptionDispatchInfo.Throw()
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.Services.UIBlockingService.WaitOnUIThreadForTaskCompletion(Task task)
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.Services.UIBlockingService.BlockUIAndRun[T](Func`1 asyncMethod)
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.Services.FileManager.OpenFile(IPowerBIWindowService windowService, IPbixFile fileToOpen, Nullable`1 entryPoint)
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Program.TryOpenOrCreateReport(WindowsHost windowsHost, ISplashScreen splashScreen, IFileManager fileManager, IFileHistoryManager fileHistoryManager, String filePath)
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Program.<>c__DisplayClassa.<Main>b__0()
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.IExceptionHandlerExtensions.<>c__DisplayClass7.<HandleExceptionsWithNestedTasks>b__6()
at Microsoft.Mashup.Host.Document.ExceptionHandlerExtensions.HandleExceptions(IExceptionHandler exceptionHandler, Action action)

Stack Trace Message:
Alternate credentials for Windows authentication is not supported in DirectQuery mode. Use your current windows credentials, supply a database credential, or switch to import mode.

Invocation Stack Trace:
at Microsoft.Mashup.Host.Document.ExceptionExtensions.GetCurrentInvocationStackTrace()
at Microsoft.Mashup.Client.ClientShared.FeedbackErrorInfo..ctor(String message, Exception exception)
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.Telemetry.PowerBIUserFeedbackServices.ReportException(IWindowContainer activeWindow, WindowsHost windowsHost, FeedbackPackageInfo feedbackPackageInfo, Exception e, Boolean useGDICapture)
at Microsoft.Mashup.Client.ClientShared.UnexpectedExceptionHandler.<>c__DisplayClass1.<HandleException>b__0()
at Microsoft.Mashup.Client.ClientShared.UnexpectedExceptionHandler.HandleException(Exception e)
at Microsoft.Mashup.Host.Document.ExceptionHandlerExtensions.HandleExceptions(IExceptionHandler exceptionHandler, Action action)
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Program.Main(String[] args)

Status: New
Comments
Microsoft

Hi @tanyad,

 

The error message is clear: Alternate credentials for Windows authentication is not supported in DirectQuery mode.  Please refer to this post for solution. You can change the credential first and then open the file.

 

Best Regards,

Dale