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michaelamyer
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R Script Not Working on Auto Refresh

I have a senerio that I need a daily snapshot view each day for a report I produce in Power BI. Since there's no way to get a snapshot in Power BI at this time, I have written an R Script that filters the data to the snapshot I need and exports it to a folder, saving it with the current date. I then have Power BI look at the folder and combine all the files in the folder to get the report I need. When I publish this to the service and set up my auto refresh with my personal gateway, everything refreshes correctly except that R Script does not export the new file. Therefore I'm not getting the snapshot I need automatically (but again, the refresh doesn't fail). Is there anyway to make this R Script work automatically upon a scheduled refresh? Thanks! 

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sduffy Helper I
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Re: R Script Not Working on Auto Refresh

HI @michaelamyer 

Apologies, if I'm misunderstanding your requirement; however, wouldn't the Subscription feature allow you to Snapshot the report each day?

 

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Regards, Sduffy

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