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kakirr
Microsoft
Microsoft

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: https://microsoft.sharepoint.com/:x:/r/teams/SteyerFinancials/_layouts/15/Doc.aspx?sourcedoc=%7B10FF...

 

 

Is there a work around here? Tks

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d_gosbell
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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 PowerBI.com. 

Interesting, our xlsx file previously connected to Bi fine from: https://microsoft.sharepoint.com/teams/SteyerFinancials/Shared%20Documents/General/Steyer_PO_INVOICI...

 

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 PowerBI.com this is handled by functionality in Azure which does not exist in the on-prem environment. 

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