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adimira
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Publish from Power BI Desktop May 2020 to Power BI Report Server May 2021

Hi ,

Is there any harm on publishing reports from Power BI Desktop May 2020 version to Power BI Report Server May 2021.

I did test and it worked for me but maybe I can get into issues long term ?

Thanks,

M

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Icey
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Community Support

Hi @adimira ,

 

For a better user experience, it is recommended to upgrade to the version of Power BI Desktop for Power BI Report Server that matches the server.

 

Compared with May 2020, Power BI Desktop (optimized for Power BI Report Server) May 2021 has many updates and many bug fixes. In order not to miss them, it is recommended to use the new version.

 

For more details, please check: Change log for Power BI Report Server - Power BI | Microsoft Docs.


May 2021

  • Power BI Desktop (optimized for Power BI Report Server)

    • Version: 2.93.1681.0 (May 2021), Released: July 6, 2021
      • Contains fix for Google Auth: Google Auth is moved to System Browser (non embedded) to allow users to log into Google Analytics and Google Big Query.
    • Version: 2.93.982.0 (May 2021), Released: May 27, 2021
      • Contains changes required for connection with Power BI Report Server (May 2021).
      • "Models with enhanced metadata" is now the only option for modeling in Power BI Desktop for RS.
      • Bug fixes
    • Version: 2.93.3901.0 (May 2021), Released: October 25, 2021
      • Contains changes required for support Chromium 89.

January 2021

  • Power BI Desktop (optimized for Power BI Report Server)

    • Version: 2.88.2361.0 (January 2021), Released: March 12, 2021 - Bug fixes
    • Version: 2.88.1382.0 (January 2021), Released: January 28, 2021 (new build and new version) - Contains changes required for connection with Power BI Report Server (January 2021)

October 2020

  • Power BI Desktop (optimized for Power BI Report Server)

    • Version: 2.86.3481.0 (October 2020), Released: March 31, 2021 - Bug fixes
    • Version: 2.86.2841.0 (October 2020), Released: Feburary 5, 2021 - Bug fixes
    • Version: 2.86.1321.0 (October 2020), Released: November 18, 2020 - Bug fixes
    • Version: 2.86.961.0 (October 2020), Released: October 27, 2020 (new build and new version) - Contains changes required for connection with Power BI Report Server (October 2020)

 


 

Best Regards,

Icey

 

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adimira
Frequent Visitor

Thanks, much appreciated the answer

Icey
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @adimira ,

 

For a better user experience, it is recommended to upgrade to the version of Power BI Desktop for Power BI Report Server that matches the server.

 

Compared with May 2020, Power BI Desktop (optimized for Power BI Report Server) May 2021 has many updates and many bug fixes. In order not to miss them, it is recommended to use the new version.

 

For more details, please check: Change log for Power BI Report Server - Power BI | Microsoft Docs.


May 2021

  • Power BI Desktop (optimized for Power BI Report Server)

    • Version: 2.93.1681.0 (May 2021), Released: July 6, 2021
      • Contains fix for Google Auth: Google Auth is moved to System Browser (non embedded) to allow users to log into Google Analytics and Google Big Query.
    • Version: 2.93.982.0 (May 2021), Released: May 27, 2021
      • Contains changes required for connection with Power BI Report Server (May 2021).
      • "Models with enhanced metadata" is now the only option for modeling in Power BI Desktop for RS.
      • Bug fixes
    • Version: 2.93.3901.0 (May 2021), Released: October 25, 2021
      • Contains changes required for support Chromium 89.

January 2021

  • Power BI Desktop (optimized for Power BI Report Server)

    • Version: 2.88.2361.0 (January 2021), Released: March 12, 2021 - Bug fixes
    • Version: 2.88.1382.0 (January 2021), Released: January 28, 2021 (new build and new version) - Contains changes required for connection with Power BI Report Server (January 2021)

October 2020

  • Power BI Desktop (optimized for Power BI Report Server)

    • Version: 2.86.3481.0 (October 2020), Released: March 31, 2021 - Bug fixes
    • Version: 2.86.2841.0 (October 2020), Released: Feburary 5, 2021 - Bug fixes
    • Version: 2.86.1321.0 (October 2020), Released: November 18, 2020 - Bug fixes
    • Version: 2.86.961.0 (October 2020), Released: October 27, 2020 (new build and new version) - Contains changes required for connection with Power BI Report Server (October 2020)

 


 

Best Regards,

Icey

 

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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