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AlB
Super User
Super User

Error when trying to download pbix from service

Hi all,

We are trying to download the pbix from a report in the service but are getting an error saying "Can't export to pbix format"

The reported Status code is 500

Any idea what might be causing this?

Many thanks

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Ailsa-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @AlB 

You can troubleshoot through the limitations of Download the .pbix file in Service .

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/create-reports/service-export-to-pbix#limitations

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Community Support Team _ Ailsa Tao

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AlB
Super User
Super User

Thanks very much @Ferenco 

I'll give that a try. How big was your big complex pbix file?

Thanks

Ferenco
Regular Visitor

Hi @AlB 

 

The size is around 25 mbs. But model is complex - 15 tables, most of them from different SQL servers and 2 different sharepoint sites was connected as data sources.

Ferenco
Regular Visitor

Just downloaded after turn-off "Large Dataset storage format" in dataset settings.

Ferenco
Regular Visitor

Hi,

 

Just checked. I have the same issue. I can't download big complex .pbix files. With small reports everthing is fine. Same status code 500

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