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georgezefko
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Avoid failed reports send out

Hello,

 

I have started working in a company and we are trying to find a work around or solution with regards to subscriptions on the reports we send out to our customers.

 

Every day we send many reports to our customers automatically. However at the moment we dont have any system to trace whether these mails/reports are valid or contain errors.

 

We are looking for a way that when power bi fail to refresh data or other errors come up to not send out these reports.

Do you know if there is any solution around this within power bi? We have tried to use power automate as well but without

success so far. Below is an example (what i can share at least) of an email of a failed report.

 

  error_powerbi.PNG 

 

Any ideas will be more than welcome.

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V-pazhen-msft
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@georgezefko 
There is no way to detect the error in report or something. Not sure how to automatically sent the report to your customers., In this case, it is recommended to use subscription. For example, subscriptions set to After Data Refresh for your dashboard or report only send an email after the first scheduled refresh.

Subscribe others to your reports and dashboards - Power BI | Microsoft Docs

 

 

Paul Zheng _ Community Support Team
If this post helps, please Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

@V-pazhen-msft  thank you for your reply. We use the subscription already. The problem is that we want to block some of the emails from sending out via the subscriptions in case those mails contain a fail message as the one shown above. 

 

Apparently there is no way to do that in power bi.

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