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matDutch
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Usage report shared dataset self service

Hello community,

 

If your organization use shared datasets for self service, how do you track the usage of the dataset? 

 

thanks. 

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Hi, @matDutch 

 

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If you want to know which reports a dataset is used in, you can directly click on the dataset to see all related reports.

Like this:

vjaneygmsft_1-1641870118240.png

In addition, if you are an administrator, then you can also view the user's activity in powerbi in the audit log.

Like this:

vjaneygmsft_3-1641870235675.png

 

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https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/admin/service-admin-auditing 

These methods can basically meet your needs.

 

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If not, please feel free to ask me.
 
Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ Janey

 

 

 

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v-janeyg-msft
Community Support
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Hi, @matDutch 

 

If you connect powerbi dataset in powerbi desktop to create a report and publish it to service, you can still use the 'view usage metrics report' function.

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Reference:

Monitor usage metrics in the new workspace experience (preview) - Power BI | Microsoft Docs

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Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ Janey

Hi Janey,

 

Correct, but the user would use the dataset only. Can we track the DATASET instead of the report? they would make a live connection to the shared dataset and I would like to know if we can track which user uses a particular shared dataset?

Hi, @matDutch 

 

vjaneygmsft_0-1641869927533.png

If you want to know which reports a dataset is used in, you can directly click on the dataset to see all related reports.

Like this:

vjaneygmsft_1-1641870118240.png

In addition, if you are an administrator, then you can also view the user's activity in powerbi in the audit log.

Like this:

vjaneygmsft_3-1641870235675.png

 

vjaneygmsft_2-1641870173062.png

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/admin/service-admin-auditing 

These methods can basically meet your needs.

 

Did I answer your question? Please mark my reply as solution. Thank you very much.
If not, please feel free to ask me.
 
Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ Janey

 

 

 

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