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Vinothsusai
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External data source Failed We were unable to refresh one or more data connections in this workbook.

Hi,

When i open the excel workbook in power bi service, I am always getting the error "External data source Failed We were unable to refresh one or more data connections in this workbook". In the excel, i have used Pivot table referring to the power bi connection and set auto refresh when open the excel.

Could you please advise. 

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Thanks

Vinoth

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v-xuding-msft
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Hi @Vinothsusai ,

Please check if the settings is matched.

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If there are correct, please try to remove refresh to check if you can open it.

 

Best Regards,

Xue Ding

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Best Regards,
Xue Ding
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Hi,

Thank you for your reply.

When i open the settings -> workbook -> there is nothing. Please see the screen shot below. Actually I have imported excel from Local drive.

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Please advise.

 

Thnaks

Vinoht

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