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Making published report READONLY for certain users

  • I am signed in Power BI by using users' credentials who is Global Admin in my Azure subscription.
  • While I was signed in I created a report in power BI and Published it so it is available on the Web.
  • Then I created another user in my Azure subscription which is just regular User (not admin)

If I use credentials corresponding to the regular User (who didn't create the report) and login into the published report then I am able not only view it but also Edit and even see GetData menu available.

 

How to prohibit this regular user from editing anything? I want that user to be able to only view and filter the published report but not to change it.

 

Note that creating and then sharing a Dashboard doesn't seem to be an option because a dashboard is very limited for my needs:

ZoomIn/Exp​and Visualizat​ion in a Shared Dashboard

Unable to filter in Dashboard

 

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Phil_Seamark
Microsoft
Microsoft

You could look into creating Shared Workspaces.  One you have created one of these you can add members as Admins or Members. 

 

Members should only have read-only access and should only.  The shared workspaces probably give you a better environment if you end up looking after more users.

 


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Did you mean Group Worskapces? I have created one and now I understand what you were talking about, yes, it allows me to add users with specific permissions which sounds promising but I have not figured out how I could add an existing report (from another workspace - My Workspace which is default one):

 

GroupWorkspace.png

 

Do I need to create my report from scratch or there are ways to share what I have already done (in another workspace?) ?

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