cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Reply
AlexisOlson Member
Member

Connect to a XMLA Endpoint with Python

Since the announcement about XMLA endpoints, I've been trying to figure out how to connect to a URL of the form powerbi://api.powerbi.com/v1.0/myorg/[workspace name] via Python, but I can't find anything that works.

 

I have a workspace in a premium capacity and I am able to connect to it using DAX Studio as explained here, but I haven't figured out how to do it with Python. I've tried installing olap.xmla, but I get the following error when I try to use the Power BI URL as the location using either the powerbi or https as the prefix.

import olap.xmla.xmla as xmla
p = xmla.XMLAProvider()
c = p.connect(location="powerbi://api.powerbi.com/v1.0/myorg/[My Workspace]")
[...]
TransportError: Server returned HTTP status 404 (no content available)

 

I'm sure there are authentication issues involved, but I'm a bit out of my depth here. Does anyone know of any blog posts or other resources that demonstrate how to connect to a Power BI XMLA endpoint specifically using Python? My searching has failed me, but surely I can't be the only one who is trying to do this.

2 REPLIES 2
Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: Connect to a XMLA Endpoint with Python

@AlexisOlson ,

 

This error should caused by invalid URL or workspace, please refe to power bi rest api for more details.

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/rest/api/power-bi/

 

Community Support Team _ Jimmy Tao

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

AlexisOlson Member
Member

Re: Connect to a XMLA Endpoint with Python

@v-yuta-msft 

 

I'm using exactly the same URL that works with DAX Studio, so that doesn't seem like it would be the problem.

Helpful resources

Announcements
Can You Solve These Challenge

Challenge: Can You Solve These?

Find out how to participate in the first Power BI 'Can You Solve These?' challenge.

Community News & Announcements

Community News & Announcements

Get your latest community news and announcements.

Virtual Launch Event

Microsoft Business Applications October Virtual Launch Event

Join us for an in-depth look at the new innovations across Dynamics 365 and the Microsoft Power Platform.

Community Kudopalooza

Win Power BI Swag with Community Kudopalooza!

Each week, complete activities and be qualified in the drawing for cool Power BI Swag.

Users Online
Currently online: 232 members 2,123 guests
Please welcome our newest community members: