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Dataset Refresh Automation Using Power Automate



I'm currently using Power Automate to kick off dataset refreshes automatically based on keywords used in a group chat. With that said, I'm curious about a few things:


  1. Is there any way to kick off refreshes of data sets without using PowerAutomate in a specific sequence that I choose based on importance in the organization?
  2.  If the above is not possible. Then, is there a way for Power Automate to just add the new datasets to the Flow so that someone doesn't have to manage the flow and constantly add the datasets (we're a big org that creates new data sets daily).

The end goal is this: Refresh all data sets in a programmatic way instead of having to go to the PBI Server and refresh when a report breaks. In this day of technology, I'm sure someone out there is doing this the right, efficient way.

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No on #1. Scheduled Refresh in the service has very limited settings. You want to use Power Automate for this, as you are.


On #2, you'd need to ask in the Power Automate community. Get Help with Power Automate - Power Platform Community ( There might be a way to read all datasets in via the REST API from workspaces, and then in Power Automate do a loop on each of those.

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