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Resolver II

Data Flow Linked Entity "Unexpected Error"



I am trying to use the Power BI Service to create a data flow. I am adding a linked entity (another data flow) as a data source. The service prompts me to sign in to select the appropriate data flow, but when I click "sign in" and enter my credentials, I get an error "Unexpected Error" as seen below.

What is interesting is that I can use a different account and successfully link to the other data flow. The credentials do not fail. Both users have admin access to the workspace and have a premium per user license.


Thanks in advance,


Unexpected Error (Session ID: ad6c4813-3e0d-44e3-a13f-e61b7b186f69)




Community Support
Community Support



Actually I need more details such as :

1. In which workspace? New or Classic or both?

2. How do you create the new data flow? 

  • Define new tables --> From Power BI dataflows
  • Define new tables --> From Power BI Platform dataflows
  • Link tables from other dataflows



Since everything works fine on my side:

data flow.PNG




Please make sure the gateway is the latest version and then take a look at the limitations about data flow :

dataflow limits.PNG


Refer to :

Dataflows Limitations, restrictions and supported connectors and features - Power BI | Microsoft Doc...

Error when connecting sharepoint list to dataflows | Power BI Exchange

Dataflow: unexpected error - Microsoft Power BI Community


Best Regards,
Eyelyn Qin
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