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SHOOKANSON Frequent Visitor
Frequent Visitor

Track Data Exports

Hi everyone,

 

I am wondering if anyone knows of a way to track when and/or what a user is exporting from a PBI report to excel? Or if there is a way to restrict what a user can export into Excel? As of right now, I am aware that you can disable exporting all together, but not disable the underlying data without also removing the summarized data option.

 

My boss would like to track and/or restrict people's usage while still giving them general access to the data.

 

TIA!

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Super User
Super User

Re: Track Data Exports

Hi @SHOOKANSON

 

If you only want to share the read only data, you could possibly create an App from an App Workspace.

 

In terms of tracking the usage there is a new Content Pack with a link below, which will track and use all the metrics and events happening in the Power BI Service.

https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-the-power-bi-usage-metrics-solution-template/

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Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: Track Data Exports

Hi @SHOOKANSON,

 

Another approach is the audit logs. Please refer to the snapshot below.

Track_Data_Exports

 

Best Regards,

Dale

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