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API provider requires IP Whitelisting

Hi

 

I need to pull some data from an API. The API provider only accepts anonymous logon with an API key.

I can easily refresh the data in PBI desktop, but it fails when I want to use the cloud.

 

The reason, I guess, is due to the API provider requiring that All IP Adresses requesting data through the API, must be whitelisted in their backend. 

 

So... The $1000 question is; How do I whitelist the IP adress of the PBI Cluster URL? Or is there anyone who have expirienced something similar and knows of a workaround?

 

Here's a screenshot. As you can see, it's a simple web query where the API key is applied in the URL.. 

 

 

 

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Any ideas?

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Re: API provider requires IP Whitelisting

Thanks.. 

 

However, I ended up with a workaround, using Power Query and a job scheduler to get the result from the API provider on a daily basis nad then using that result as input to power bi. 

 

 

 

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Re: API provider requires IP Whitelisting

Hi @jeha98,

 

About power bi service refresh, you can take a look at below article to know more about them:

Power BI Security

 

Based on document, I don't think it will use the static ip. So it is hard to achieve your requirement. In addition, you can contact to power bi team for further support.

 

Regards,

Xiaoxin Sheng

Community Support Team _ Xiaoxin
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Re: API provider requires IP Whitelisting

Thanks.. 

 

However, I ended up with a workaround, using Power Query and a job scheduler to get the result from the API provider on a daily basis nad then using that result as input to power bi. 

 

 

 

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