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Program Manager, Power BI
Hi there , this is fanatastic feature and i love how it has developed . I do however have a small problem, When unticking the option to "Also give access to this dashboard" and then Save and Close, it reverts back to been ticked when i go back in it the subscription options. The dashboard and report that feeds it are both in workspace. Am i missing something ?
thank you in advance .
We use Power BI with an on Premises server.
Is this feature available in the On Premises platform? Or is it planned to be in the next release? Or is it planned to not be offerred at all?
We deliver everything to our customers through a content pack, which I understand does not allow them to subscribe to the dashboards or reports delivered to them. The workaround of creating a copy is not feasible based upon the large number of users and their technical abilities. We need to serve things up to them.
If we delivered the content via a workspace, would they be able to subscribe to email notifications for either dashboards or reports?
I've noticed that the email's received differ from the actual dashboard.
For example, on my dashboard I have a table with figures which is current, however, despite this being current the email subscription often shows outdated figures (from the day before).
I'm unsure what the cause of this is - the dashboard itself is accurate but the email subscription is often outdated or only parts of it are accurate - strangely *some* tables are often current with others outdated, never the entire thing.
I really like the idea of email subscription's but at the moment the accuracy of the subscription appears to be wrong as it is often outdated.
Thanks for reaching out! We would love to investigate the issue you are having.
Could you please contact us via email@example.com with the details, and preferably the relevant PBIX file?
I have a report that has multiple subscribed to it. One person is able to view the snapshot on the email and open up the attachment to see the pic. However, the two other people subscribed to it are getting a blank pic. However, when they log in they are able to view the report. What would cause this?
Can you please forward us such an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will reply from there and continue the invetigations.
E-Mail Subscription doesn't work with a report based on "Power BI Service" as a datasource (like in https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/powerbi-desktop-report-lifecycle-datasets/).
Maybe the trigger that the underlying dataset has been updated is missing?
I have recently started using power bi and the feature are good but very limiting.
With the subscription, I would like to configure the template that is being used for people who subscript to my report or dashboard.
I just want the subscribers to receive the image only. None of the additional context in the body just the report. (that is, the attached email as the body.)
The OOB KPI visual still does not render well in the email subscriptions:
1) The KPI font size does not scale properly in the email version which results in truncation for items which display fine in the web view.
2) The "Goal" and "Distance" values do not display on the subscription version.
I am having this problem of not receiving any email from both reports and dashboards, I am currently using the pro free version for 60 days and I am trying to send emails from my reports, but I have not received anything for days.
My email is the same as my UPN, I contacted GMAIL to check if there is a blocking filter and nothing, I have already changed the alternative email in administration by putting a second email and nothing too.
I'm using Import with gateway updating daily.
Someone could tell me if the problem exists and if Microsoft is handling on some call and has not yet been resolved or everyone is getting to use the functionality except me.
thank you everyone for the attention.
I enabled email subscription on our dashabord which refreshes data twice per day but I never received a single email...
I have data driven alert email on some visuals and they work fine.
Please let me know how to make it working.
Thanks for reaching out.
Can you please send more details (license type you are on, dashboard you are trying to send etc.) to email@example.com. so we can investigate theissue?
1st Still having an issue with iphone, image of a previous mail is displayed, while attached image is ok.
2nd Subscription mail from a dashboard shows time last refreshed as 'one minute ago' which is obvious as the mail is sent just after the first dataset refresh, would be more logical to display the actual refresh datetime, or just suppress it. Display of the refresh datetime in the service is ok.
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