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Data update error: data source does not have identification information.

Hello,

I'm here to ask for help with updating the data. I seem to have followed the doc but the update still doesn't work. I don't want a scheduled update, just the on-demand update (when refreshing the dashboard).

I have 3 different data sources:
- a MySQL database
- 3 links to a web API
- Python (in order to be able to run Python scripts)

 

When I try to update my dataset, here is the error:

Data source error:Scheduled refresh has been disabled due to at least one data source not having credentials provided. Please provide credentials for all data sources, and then turn scheduled refresh back on.

 

Now it seems to me that the 3 sources have been set up correctly.
- For the database, I filled in the "Database" credentials and a Public privacy level.

 

- For the links to the web API, I'm less sure of what I did:
A bit of context, my web API is accessible such as: https://mywebapi?api_key=XXX&param1=param1. But if the param1 (which is variable: today's date) is not filled in, the link is not accessible.
My data source is filled such as https://mywebapi with basic credentials (username being the content of the api key).
In my queries in power query, I then specify the parameter param1. privacy level: public


- Well, for Python. I simply entered the Windows credentials and a privacy level from Public.

I understood that when you want a scheduled update, it is necessary to have a local gateway because of the use of Python scripts.

 

But this is not my case, so if I understand correctly I don't need a gateway.

 

Can you help me, thank you.

 

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Re: Data update error: data source does not have identification information.

@agathe_oui I do not understand what you mean by Python as a source? Are you saying you have a Python query? If so, what is it actually using as a source?


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Re: Data update error: data source does not have identification information.

I confess I don't really understand. I simply added Python scripts for my data manipulation in Power Query. So I guess that's where it comes from.
Here's what I wanted to describe earlier:
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