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Cannot link to a datasource URL housed by SPO Modern

Power Bi is not accepting the Modern SPO URL format as a datasource / example our Excel file is at:



Is there a work around here? Tks

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That's because unfortunately Sharepoint online is not listed as a supported data source for PBIRS. The only options I'm aware of is to either move the file to a supported location like a local file share or to host your report on 

Interesting, our xlsx file previously connected to Bi fine from:


It would be good to know why the Modern SPO URLs do not work.

It looks like you are a Microsoft employee so you could probably find out more about this internally.


But my understanding is that the issue is around storing and forwarding Azure AD credentials for scheduled refreshes. I believe that on this is handled by functionality in Azure which does not exist in the on-prem environment. 

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